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September 21, 2017 10:18 AM Nepalese celebrate transformation from kingdom to republic

Nepalese Embassy commemorates third anniversary of adoption of new constitution Abu Dhabi: As Nepalese in the UAE commemorated their National Day on Thursday, it was also an occasion to celebrate their reputation as a law-abiding and peaceful community, a senior diplomat told Gulf News on Wednesday. “Around 200,000-strong community is growing gradually

September 21, 2017 8:37 AM Raila: I’ll win repeat presidential poll

National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga has exuded confidence that he will win the fresh presidential poll set for October 17. However, Mr Odinga maintained that he will only participate in the poll if all the orders by the Supreme Court are adhered to. “I am not afraid to face Uhuru Kenyatta in the repeat poll. However I will not go into an election 1

September 21, 2017 7:13 AM Modi Wants India To Be 'Vishwa-Guru'. This Policy Belies That

There are two things about the Rohingya issue that struck me. One, the response of the central government in the Supreme Court that Rohingya refugees are a national security threat. In its 15-page affidavit, the Home Ministry has said in court that "Many of the Rohingyas figure in suspected sinister designs of ISI/IS and other extremist groups who want to achieve

September 21, 2017 7:05 AM Kenya Supreme Court nixed election result after commission refused to allow investigation, judges say

NAIROBI, KENYA—Kenya’s Supreme Court said Wednesday it nullified President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election largely because the electoral commission refused to allow an investigation of its computerized system that transmitted results. The court judges said because the electoral commission refused to allow scrutiny of its computer servers it had no option

September 21, 2017 6:45 AM Tanzania: JPM Directs Fencing of Mirerani Tanzanite Mine

Dar es Salaam — President John Magufuli has directed the Tanzania People's Defence Forces (TPDF) to build a wall perimeter around the Mirerani Tanzanite Mine in Simanjiro District, Manyara Region. The fence will cover blocks A, B, C and D at the 81.99km square of the Mererani mining site. Dr Magufuli made the directive Wednesday September 20 as he was launching

September 21, 2017 6:41 AM Babu Owino to lose his seat over careless blunder

The vocal legislator failed to respond to a petition on time Embakasi East Member of Parliament Babu Owino’s risks losing his seat after he failed to respond to a petition within the stipulated time. His political rival, Francis Wambugu Mureithi, filed the case in court challenging Owino who won in the August 8 elections on an ODM ticket. The petitioner 1

September 21, 2017 4:12 AM Trump urges 'strong & swift' UN action to end Rohingya crisis

The violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state began on 25 August and forced 422,000 Rohingya into Bangladesh, fleeing a military offensive the UN has branded ethnic cleansing. UNITED NATIONS - US President Donald Trump wants the United Nations Security Council to take “strong and swift action” to end violence against Myanmar’s Rohingya Muslims, Vice President

September 20, 2017 8:56 PM After one failed election, can Kenyans come together to make the redo succeed?

After Kenya’s Supreme Court invalidated last month’s election because of mass irregularities, President Uhuru Kenyatta was angry and pained. It was as if a thief had stolen his cow and he couldn’t get it back, Kenyatta said last week. He has declared that Kenya has “a problem” with the Supreme Court, calling the judges crooks who stole the election from him and threatening

September 20, 2017 5:20 PM Justice Njoki Ndung’u: Judges had no basis to overturn the will of the voter

Supreme Court judge Njoki Ndung’u criticised the nullification of the presidential election without scrutiny of ballots to verify the claims of rigging. Njoki who alongside Justice Jackton Ojwang dissented with the majority decision to invalidate President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election, argued that the will of the voter is supreme and in the absence of evidence 2

September 20, 2017 5:20 PM Our peers erred in taking such drastic action: Njoki, Ojwang

By OLIVE BURROWS, NAIROBI, Kenya, Sep 20 – Supreme Court judges Njoki Ndung’u and Jackton Ojwang on Wednesday detailed the reasons why they hold that their colleagues on the bench erred in ordering for a fresh presidential poll. Both Ndung’u and Ojwang found that Raila Odinga failed to prove his case that the August 8 presidential election was so fundamentally