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August 16, 2017 9:00 PM Raila takes Presidential battle to Court

The dispute over the presidential election will be placed in the hands of seven judges after the opposition coalition announced it would file a petition at the Supreme Court. Ahead of Friday’s lapsing of a deadline to lodge a petition, the National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga Wednesday said the group had resolved to challenge 1

August 16, 2017 7:47 PM Pence cuts short Latin America trip and pressures Chile to sever all ties to North Korea

SANTIAGO, Chile — Vice President Pence is cutting short his Latin America trip by one day to return to Washington for a strategy meeting Friday at Camp David with President Trump and the national security team. Pence also has canceled two scheduled political appearances on Saturday in Virginia — a campaign stop with Republican gubernatorial nominee Ed Gillespie

August 16, 2017 5:51 PM Donald Trump disbands business and manufacturing councils as CEOs begin to jump ship

President ends two panels after a number of CEOs resign from advisory roles U.S. President Donald Trump announced he is disbanding two advisory panels full of business executives after a number of high-profile CEOs either quit the panels or criticized his response to last weekend's tragic events in Charlottesville, Va. The president announced he would

August 16, 2017 2:15 PM NASA to challenge election results at Supreme Court

The National Super Alliance (NASA) has resolved to move to the Supreme Court to challenge results of Kenya’s presidential election. NASA leader Raila Odinga said the alliance would not accept ‘computer-generated leaders’ saying there was a glaring fraud with the results transmission system. “The IEBC streamed provisional presidential results that were not backed 1

August 16, 2017 11:29 AM The Latest: EU urges Kenya to publish all election results

The European Union’s election observer mission in Kenya is calling on the government to promptly publish all results forms of the disputed Aug. 8 vote. Opposition candidate Raila Odinga has claimed that the election was rigged in favor of President Uhuru Kenyatta, who won a second term. The EU mission statement on Wednesday says the timing of the release 2

August 16, 2017 6:42 AM Five Kenyan police killed in suspected Islamist ambush

Nairobi - Five police officers were killed on Tuesday when their patrol was ambushed by suspected Shabaab Islamists in eastern Kenya, police said, the latest in a string of similar attacks in the area. The attack occurred in Ijara, in the county of Garissa, and led to a firefight between the officers - two of whom escaped - and their assailants 2

August 16, 2017 1:47 AM Trump provokes new furor by giving foes of white supremacists equal blame for Charlottesville violence

President Trump on Tuesday forcefully blamed counter-protesters as well as white supremacist groups for the weekend’s deadly violence in Charlottesville, Va., abandoning his scripted condemnation just a day earlier of the neo-Nazis, Ku Klux Klan and other racist groups widely seen as responsible. Trump reverted instead to his initial stance, which he articulated

August 15, 2017 9:00 PM Why NASA postponed election results briefing

A delay by the electoral commission to provide all requested documents to facilitate verification of the presidential results reportedly prompted Opposition leaders to postpone their briefing yesterday. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) was unable to immediately furnish the National Super Alliance (NASA) with all the forms 34A that detail

August 15, 2017 6:29 PM Britain Offers Plan to Avoid Immediate ‘Brexit’ Trade Chaos

On Tuesday, Mr. Hammond seemed to emerge the victor in one battle, securing cabinet support for the soft transition from membership of the customs union. Introducing the plan, David Davis, Britain’s main Brexit negotiator, noted that other European Union nations, which export more goods to Britain than it sends back, have an interest in making it work. Under 1

August 15, 2017 9:58 AM Election 2017: Kisumu man who sold land to campaign for Uhuru wants him to deliver on promises

A Kisumu man who sold his land to campaign for President Uhuru Kenyatta has pledged to push the president-elect to deliver promises he has made to the people of Nyanza over the past five years. Michael Ochieng' who sold two acres of land at Sh200,000 to campaign for Mr Uhuru in Kisumu said he was happy that he had played a role in getting the president 1