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October 8, 2018 9:55 AM Erdogan says closely following case of missing Saudi journalist, murdered at a Saudi consolate in Instanbul

President Tayyip Erdogan said on Sunday he was closely following the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi after Turkish officials said they believed he had been killed at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. Erdogan told reporters that authorities were examining camera footage and airport records as part of their investigation into the disappearance 94

October 8, 2018 9:23 AM China says ex-Interpol chief focus of bribery probe back home

China said on Monday it was investigating former Interpol chief Meng Hongwei for bribery and other violations, days after French authorities said the Chinese official had been reported missing by his wife. On Sunday, Interpol, the France-based global police coordination body, said that Meng had resigned as its president. China said had said on Sunday 86

October 8, 2018 6:42 AM Former Nigerian minister and Chibok girls champion to vie for presidency in 2019

Former Nigerian minister Obiageli Ezekwesili, co-founder of a group to raise awareness about more than 200 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram in 2014, announced on Sunday that she will run for president next year. Ezekwesili, 55, a former vice president for Africa at the World Bank, said she would run as the candidate of the Allied Congress Party of Nigeria 88

November 1, 2017 8:20 PM Liberia's Supreme Court halts election preparation over fraud accusations

MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia’s Supreme Court has halted preparations for next week’s presidential run-off vote between former soccer star George Weah and Vice President Joseph Boakai until it considers a challenge to first round results by a losing candidate who alleged fraud. The decision casts further doubt on the Oct. 10 poll that losing parties say was marred 101

November 1, 2017 10:21 AM My Mao suits are custom made on order from Hong Kong- Lawyer PLO

One of Kenya's finest legal minds spoke to The Nairobian. His office has the pictures of the most influential people in his life: Martin Luther King Jr, Mahatma Gandhi and Julius Nyerere. Is your admiration of Congolese freedom fighter Patrice Lumumba the source of your name? Patrick Loch Otieno Lumumba is my name. Remember Patrice Emerile Lumumba was an active 93

October 31, 2017 7:38 AM Tanzanian Opposition Leader Arrested for Inflammatory Speech

Tanzania’s opposition Alliance for Change and Transparency said its leader, Zitto Kabwe, was arrested on Tuesday and is being questioned over a speech he gave on Oct. 29. “He talked about the quality of life of Tanzanians, the state of the economy and how to defeat the ruling party,” Abdallah Khamis, the party’s spokesman, said by phone. Kabwe has been arrested 70

October 31, 2017 5:00 AM Aukot concedes to Kenyatta, asks him to unite the nation

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 31 – Thirdway Alliance presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot has conceded defeat to President Uhuru Kenyatta who was Monday declared winner of last week’s presidential election, after garnering 7.4 million votes. Aukot who came in third after National Super Alliance’s Raila Odinga said in a statement following the announcement 66

October 29, 2017 8:25 PM Kenya: Raila Odinga Demands New Election in 90 Days

The National Super Alliance was on Sunday rooting for a new presidential election in 90 days even as its leader Raila Odinga told off those demanding his retirement from politics. Mr Odinga, who spoke in the city's violence-hit Kawangware 56 neighbourhood, said President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto had lost the mandate of talking on behalf 58

October 28, 2017 11:44 PM Wahome is accused of insulting IEBC officer in repeat presidential poll

Kandara MP Alice Wahome seems to court controversy and is also known for her all-out war against Deputy Chief Justice Philomena Mwilu’s nomination. The latest controversy involving Kandara MP Alice Wahome is one among many that have catapulted her to national limelight, albeit in not so good grounds. A second term MP, Wahome, who currently finds herself 46

October 28, 2017 9:04 PM We need more patriots like Akombe, new Kenyan heroine

Last week, Dr Roselyn Akombe, then an IEBC commissioner, did what Kenyans in high office never do. She quit her lofty appointment at the IEBC. She wasn’t fired — she quit voluntarily. She resigned because she believed the IEBC could not — even if struck by a miracle — organise a credible, free and fair election on October 26. Since her resignation, Dr Akombe 62