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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 6:15 AM Raila's staunch supporter predicts doom for NASA at Supreme Court

NASA coalition principals were on Friday night led by a team of at least 20 lawyers as they filed their petition at the Supreme Court, challenging the declaration of Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of the August 8th 2017 elections. The team prepared more than 25,000 pages of interventions for the supreme court, most of which the legal team comprising of senior

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 9:34 PM Msando body arrives in Kisumu for final journey

?Family and friends of the slain electoral commission ICT manager Chris Msando fought back tears as his remains landed at the Kisumu International Airport yesterday on his final journey to Lifunga home in Siaya County where he will be buried on Saturday. NASA leader Raila Odinga is expected to lead a host of politicians at the burial of a man whose murder 1

August 18, 2017 8:59 PM NASA files petition challenging Uhuru's win

NASA has filed a petition at the Supreme Court challenging the declaration of President-elect Uhuru Kenyatta as the winner of the just concluded General Election. Raila Odinga alleged that the electronic results transmission system was hacked to generate fake results. The petition which was filed just one and a half hours to the midnight deadline on Friday 1

August 18, 2017 5:26 PM Bannonism lives on in the White House

Steve Bannon may be out as a senior White House adviser, but Bannonism - if that's what it can properly be called - is still firmly entrenched in the White House. Donald Trump, in a series of tweets on Thursday, bashed his Republican opponents and the media and defended Confederate Civil War monuments - the cause for which white supremacists and neo-Nazis 1

August 18, 2017 10:34 AM Rwanda's Kagame begins new term amid questions of election rigging

Rwandan President Paul Kagame is being inaugurated Friday after winning re-election with nearly 99 percent of the vote. Many African leaders are expected to attend the ceremony in Kigali, the capital. The longtime president had described the Aug. 4 election as "a formality" while campaigning. The East African nation has virtually no political opposition 1

August 18, 2017 9:15 AM Renowned anti-poaching leader murdered by gunmen in Tanzania

NAIROBI — A leading wildlife conservationist who pioneered new techniques to catch elephant poachers and ivory smugglers was shot and killed in Tanzania on Wednesday. Wayne Lotter, a 51-year-old South African, was in a taxi in Dar es Salaam when it was stopped by another vehicle. Two men opened the car door and one shot him. Lotter had for years received

August 18, 2017 2:42 AM Kenya police watchdog probing at least 28 election-related deaths

NAIROBI – A Kenya police monitor has begun investigating at least 28 deaths following last week’s disputed elections, and investigators have already attended the autopsies of a young girl and a baby allegedly killed by the police, officials said on Thursday. The government-funded but civilian-run Independent Police Oversight Authority (IPOA) is fast-tracking 1

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