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October 31, 2017 9:05 PM IEBC allows agents, observers to access servers

The electoral commission has opened its results transmission servers for scrutiny by presidential candidates in the October 26 repeat election. The access was given on Tuesday, just hours after Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati declared President Uhuru Kenyatta president-elect after polling 7,483,895 votes 10

October 28, 2017 2:10 PM Anthony Martial's message to Jose Mourinho as Man United beat Spurs

Anthony Martial could have been scoring the winner for Tottenham against Manchester United at Old Trafford on Saturday, rather than the other way around, had Mauricio Pochettino been successful in his attempts to sign the French forward during the summer. With Harry Kane sidelined with a hamstring injury, Martial would almost certainly have stepped into the breach 7

October 26, 2017 8:37 PM Danone Invests $60M in Plant-Based Beverage Factory Expansion

French multinational food and dairy firm Danone plans to invest $60 million in an expansion of the company’s Mount Crawford, VA facility to increase the site’s production capacity for plant-based beverages and add on warehouse space, Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe announced in a Oct. 18 press release. Operated by DanoneWave, a White Plains, NY-based business 4

October 26, 2017 1:35 PM Monaco striker Falcao suffers thigh injury

Monaco captain and top-scorer Radamel Falcao will miss Saturday’s Ligue 1 clash at Bordeaux with a thigh injury, coach Leonardo Jardim said on Thursday. The Colombian striker leads the way in the Ligue 1 scoring charts with 13 goals in only nine outings this season. The French champions trail league leaders Paris Saint-Germain by four points, but face a crucial 36

October 20, 2017 10:47 PM What the Hell Happened in Niger?

Rumors are swirling over what took place in the final hours before four U.S. servicemen died—but a clear picture of what actually took place is only beginning to emerge. On October 4, a small group of U.S. troops were preparing to leave a meeting with community leaders near the small town of Tongo Tongo in Niger. They were close to the Malian border 6

October 18, 2017 10:14 PM Why Isn't Somalia's '9/11' Drawing as Much Global Attention?

Somalians are calling the twin truck bombing—one of the world’s deadliest attacks in years—their 9/11, but the assault has drawn little global attention compared to extremist attacks in the U.S. and Europe. Hashtags like #PrayForSomalia and #IAmMogadishu, referring to the eastern African country’s capital where more than 300 were killed, failed to trend 5

October 18, 2017 2:20 PM Orange invests $33 million in Sierra Leone expansion

FREETOWN, (CAJ News) – ORANGE has invested US$33 million in modernisation and expansion projects to enhance the reliability, coverage and network quality following its acquisition of Orange Sierra Leone. The majority of investments have already been realised with 30 new radio sites on air and over half of the entire mobile network upgraded. Bruno Mettling 2

October 18, 2017 8:38 AM Final vote set for France’s new anti-terror law

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Paris, France, Oct 18 – France’s parliament is set to pass a new controversial anti-terror law on Wednesday pushed by President Emmanuel Macron which has been criticised by rights groups. The final vote on the legislation is to be made in the upper house Senate after the lower house National Assembly overwhelmingly approved it last week. The new anti-terror 4

October 16, 2017 8:42 AM Kenya condemns killing of 300 people in Mogadishu attack

President Uhuru Kenyatta has strongly condemned the weekend truck bombing in the Somali capital, Mogadishu, which left about 300 people dead. The massive bomb attack took place on Saturday living hundreds wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel. President Kenyatta took to his Twitter account to condemn what he termed 9

October 16, 2017 6:57 AM At least 230 dead in Mogadishu blast

A massive bomb attack in a busy area of the Somali capital Mogadishu on Saturday is now known to have killed at least 230 people, police say. Hundreds more were wounded when a lorry packed with explosives detonated near the entrance of a hotel. It is the deadliest terror attack in Somalia since the Islamist al-Shabab group launched its insurgency in 2007. President 7