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August 19, 2017 10:30 AM Nigeria leader to fly home after UK treatment

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari will return home on Saturday after spending more than 100 days in London receiving treatment for an undisclosed ailment, his office said. The 74-year-old left for the British capital on May 7 with his prolonged absence causing tensions back home where calls have grown for him to either return or resign. A presidency

August 19, 2017 4:09 AM The Latest: Steve Bannon returns to Breitbart News site

Breitbart News says Steve Bannon has returned to the website after leaving his position as President Donald Trump’s chief strategist. The conservative news site says Bannon is back as its executive chairman, and says he led an editorial meeting Friday evening. Bannon left Breitbart just a little over a year ago to join Trump’s presidential campaign

August 18, 2017 9:25 PM The Rise and Fall of Steve Bannon

In March, I went to the White House to visit Steve Bannon, who today was fired by President Trump. After Bannon showed off his office and his famous whiteboard, we sat down at a wooden conference table in the large corner office of Reince Priebus, who was then the White House chief of staff. Moments earlier, Priebus had left the building, and Bannon 1

August 18, 2017 4:33 AM The Latest: Catalan govt ties attacks in Cambrils, Barcelona

The Catalan government says an attack in the seaside resort town of Cambrils is linked to the vehicle attack on a popular Barcelona promenade that killed 13 people. The region’s Interior Minister Joaquin Forn told local radio RAC1 early Friday that the Cambrils attack “follows the same trail. There is a connection.” He did not explain what connected

August 17, 2017 4:23 PM As Rain Keeps Falling, Sierra Leone Scrambles To Find Mudslide Survivors

Search and rescue team members and soldiers work near a mudslide site and a damaged building near Freetown, Sierra Leone, on Aug. 15. Sierra Leone, a country that has been battered by Ebola, civil war and massive floods suffered yet another tragedy this week. Government and international aid workers are racing the clock to find survivors after a mudslide

August 16, 2017 9:00 PM EU puts pressure on IEBC to publish result forms 34A

The European Union has asked the electoral agency to ensure all result forms on the disputed presidential election are published promptly. EU's Election Observation Mission (EOM) yesterday joined the list of parties pushing the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to make all the documents available for public scrutiny. EU chief observer 1

August 16, 2017 9:00 PM Raila takes Presidential battle to Court

The dispute over the presidential election will be placed in the hands of seven judges after the opposition coalition announced it would file a petition at the Supreme Court. Ahead of Friday’s lapsing of a deadline to lodge a petition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga Wednesday said the group had resolved to challenge 1

August 16, 2017 8:22 AM Government suspends clampdown on NGOs after the police and KRA officers raid AfriCOG offices in Lavington, Nairobi

Hours after police and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officers on Wednesday morning raided Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) offices in Lavington, Nairobi, the Government beat a retreat and acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i asked the NGO Coordination Board to immediately halt its moves against the civil society. Matiang’i’s order

August 16, 2017 8:22 AM Police and KRA officers raid AfriCOG offices in Lavington, Nairobi

Police and Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) officers on Wednesday morning raided Africa Centre for Open Governance (AfriCOG) offices at Lavington in Nairobi a day after NGOs Coordinating Board had requested Director of Criminal Investigations Ndegwa Muhoro to halt its operations. Human rights lawyer Maina Kiai asked why the tax authorities had to bring 2

August 15, 2017 9:00 PM Trump joins leaders in saluting Uhuru for win

World leaders continued to congratulate President Uhuru Kenyatta for his re-election. The leaders asked Kenyans to reject violence and those with disputes to petition the courts. US President Donald Trump’s administration described the election an important step forward and acknowledged statements by international observers terming the elections credible