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November 1, 2017 5:29 PM Eritrea opposition: Security forces kill 28 protesters

Groups raise alarm as security forces open fire on protesting students after government crackdown on Islamic school. Security forces killed at least 28 people in rare protests in the Eritrean capital, an opposition group has claimed, raising concerns from human rights groups and activists. The violence witnessed in demonstrations in Asmara on Tuesday 25

November 1, 2017 2:00 PM Gunfire as rare protests hit streets of Eritrea's capital

Addis Ababa - The United States embassy in Asmara has issued a warning about protests and gunfire in the Eritrean capital, though details of the rare bout of unrest remain unclear. Eritrea is one of the world's most repressive countries and demonstrations are uncommon, but the embassy had on Tuesday issued a statement about "gunfire at several locations 24

October 30, 2017 6:31 AM Why Mugabe has appointed a ‘Minister of WhatsApp’

A spoof government notice hit social media as soon as President Robert Mugabe announced he had set up a new ministry responsible for Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. Zimbabweans reacted with customary humour to the letter, which faked the signature and letterhead of the newly appointed cyber minister – Patrick Chinamasa – and instructed 10

October 30, 2017 4:02 AM Meet Zimbabwe's 'Minister of WhatsApp'

A spoof government notice hit social media as soon as President Robert Mugabe announced he had set up a new ministry responsible for Cyber Security, Threat Detection and Mitigation. Zimbabweans reacted with customary humour to the letter, which faked the signature and letterhead of the newly appointed cyber minister - Patrick Chinamasa - and instructed 8

October 28, 2017 11:03 AM Police hunting for politician accused of planning, financing Kawangware violence

By JOSEPH MURAYA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 28 – Police are pursuing a Nairobi based politician accused of financing and funding gangs to cause violence in the informal sector of Kawangware, around Congo and Area 56. The politician, according to detectives has been holding night meetings with the leaders of the gangs in one of the posh estates in Nairobi 2

October 27, 2017 8:24 AM Anti-repeat presidential election protests held in London

The Kenya High Commission in London on Thursday closed early as NASA supporters protested outside. This was the second time NASA supporters were holding a demonstration in London. "We just saw the national flag beingl lowered and the entrance door shut when we started to assemble outside," said Geroge Osore, the chairman and leader of the demonstration 18

October 25, 2017 9:04 PM Nine hurt in Nyanza anti-IEBC protests

Nine people were seriously injured as police and anti-IEBC demonstrators engaged in running battles across Nyanza. A nurse at the Jaramogi Oginga Odinga Teaching and Referral Hospital's casualty department, Henry Ondieki, said those injured suffered gunshot wounds and injuries from blunt objects. He said they were aged between 18 and 30. One of the victims 5

October 25, 2017 9:04 PM Coast leaders call for poll boycott as Marwa issues stern warning

Coast Opposition leaders have rallied their supporters to stay away from today’s presidential poll, terming it 'flawed and illegitimate'. And a demonstration planned by NASA leaders in Mwatate town, Taita Taveta County on Wednesday was postponed at the eleventh hour. NASA leaders had planned to demonstrate at the Taita Taveta county tallying centre in the town but instead 7

October 25, 2017 10:28 AM Raila's advice to voters ahead of repeat poll

National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga led his team to Kitui and Makueni counties, urging residents to boycott Thursday’s repeat presidential election. Mr Odinga urged the Kamba to heed the call by opposition leaders, including his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka and Kitui Governor Charity Ngilu, by staying away from polling stations in order 18

October 22, 2017 5:49 AM Police brutality rears ugly head again

Kenyans are still dealing with the aftermath violence meted on demonstrators as the country approaches the October 26 presidential election. Gains made from the new Constitution, which included changing its name from the Kenya Police to National Police Service (NPS), are slowly being watered down courtesy of Parliament’s amendments of the laws that created 25