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September 19, 2017 7:01 PM Togolese to vote on presidential term limits, opposition angry

LOME (Reuters) – Togo will hold a referendum in the coming days to limit presidential terms, after parliament failed on Tuesday to agree the reform that the opposition says would still let Faure Gnassingbe remain head of state for years. Announcing the decision to put the constitutional changes to a popular vote, parliament head Drama Dramani told lawmakers

September 18, 2017 1:56 PM Sonko changes mind, suspends ban on matatus in CBD

Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has ceded to pleas by matatu owners to suspend the ban on public service vehicles in the city centre for a month. Governor Sonko gave the matatu owners a one-month grace period to regulate the traffic of their vehicles in the Central Business District. He vowed to enforce the ban if the matatu owners would not have worked

September 17, 2017 9:02 PM Raila plotting to disrupt elections: Ruto

Deputy President William Ruto claims Opposition candidate Raila Odinga was either plotting a coup or chaos to disrupt the October 17 presidential elections. He said the stand by the National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders that they will not allow the repeat election to take place until major poll reforms are implemented is an indication they have 'planned

September 17, 2017 11:41 AM Kenya Election Rerun In Doubt As Acrimony Deepens

Doubts are growing over Kenya’s ability to hold a rerun of its presidential election in just one month as key players remain unable to agree on how to conduct a credible vote, analysts say. Bickering on all sides and confusion over the process have only increased as the clock ticks down to the October 17 vote, called after the Supreme Court annulled 2

September 17, 2017 3:06 AM Angola's opposition drops boycott threat

The leading opposition party in Angola said Saturday its lawmakers would take their seats in parliament, withdrawing a threat to boycott the assembly to protest last month's election outcome. The National Union for the Total Independence of Angola (Unita), which won 27 percent of the vote, also said it was dropping its call for supporters to take to the streets 1

September 16, 2017 5:50 AM NASA reveals what they have collected from MPESA donations

The National super Alliance recently presented a till number to Kenyans, a platform they intended to use to garner enough cash to use in preparedness for the October 17th repeat presidential election. NASA CO-Principal and also Amani National Congress leader Musalia Mudavadi, revealed that the coalition had managed to collect Sh20 million so far and was grateful

September 15, 2017 5:27 AM Uhuru digs in as NASA vows to pull out of repeat presidential election

Jubilee Party has dared the Opposition to make good its threat to boycott the October 17 election. Jubilee Secretary General Raphael Tuju said if the National Super Alliance (NASA) confirmed in writing that it would not participate in the repeat presidential poll, President Uhuru Kenyatta’s swearing-in would go on as planned. Tuju said there was no need for the country

September 15, 2017 4:56 AM Government announces when prosecution of IEBC officials over August polls will begin

The Director of Public Prosecutions (DPP) has announced when investigations against the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials that bungled the August 8 polls will begin. Responding to concerns by Kura Yangu Sauti Yangu lobby group and the National Super Alliance (NASA), Keriako Tobiko indicated that the probe will commence

September 14, 2017 8:18 AM Jubilee MP petitions JSC for Maraga removal

A Jubilee MP has filed a petition seeking the removal of the Chief Justice over alleged gross misconduct following nullification of the presidential election results. The Nyeri Town MP, Ngunjiri Wambugu, wants the Judicial Service Commission (JSC) to launch process to sack Chief Justice David Maraga for allegedly ‘orchestrating regime change’ plot over the nullification

September 14, 2017 2:03 AM Sudan's key elections under threat

Khartoum, Sudan - Sudan's first multi-party elections in decades have been thrown into disarray by allegations of government violations and opposition threats of a boycott. The disputes wreck hopes of transforming a conflict-plagued nation and could instead end up fuelling violence in Darfur and the south. The election, set to begin April 11, had been billed 1