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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 1

October 17, 2017 4:51 PM Out of Tragedy, An Opportunity for Somalia

In the wake of the Mogadishu bombing, can its embattled government restore trust with its citizens? Saturday’s twin-truck suicide bombings in Mogadishu, Somalia’s capital, have so far killed at least 320 people and injured hundreds. The assault took place at a buzzing intersection on a busy afternoon during peak traffic, causing maximum damage to people 1

October 15, 2017 9:39 AM Opposition MPs threaten court action against amendments to poll law

By CORRESPONDENT, MACHAKOS, Kenya, Oct 15 – Opposition leaders are planning to file a case in court on Monday to block President Uhuru Kenyatta from signing into law electoral changes. Speaking in Makueni county, Makueni Member of Parliament Dan Maanzo said the ruling party did not put in consideration the Constitution while passing the amendments to electoral 3

October 14, 2017 8:47 PM Nkatha Maina: Low voice but loud actions at IEBC

Although she is a communication expert, the little-known Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) vice chairperson Consolata Nkatha Maina prefers to keep her voice low but her actions loud—very much like a submarine. And it is not surprising that someone cannot pick her out from the team of IEBC commissioners, whose vocal and most visible 2

October 14, 2017 7:00 PM Opposition authoritarianism’ newest threat to democracy

The anti-IEBC protests signal the rise of “opposition authoritarianism”. Certainly, authoritarianism is as old as the hills. What is new is the phenomenon of opposition parties within liberal democracies adopting authoritarian strategies and technologies of hard power (violent protests) to capture power. “Opposition authoritarianism” is the newest threat 2

October 14, 2017 6:53 AM Nissan Match Zone: Jamie Carragher meets Jurgen Klopp ahead of Liverpool v Man Utd

Jamie Carragher sat down with Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp in our new Nissan Match Zone to discuss Philippe Coutinho's best position, Man Utd's style of play and more... We will be taking our touchscreen analysis on the road throughout the Premier League season, providing in-depth interviews with players and managers to bring you closer to action 1

October 13, 2017 9:10 PM Raila Odinga: Why there will be no repeat presidential polls on October 26

NASA leader Raila Odinga and former UN Deputy Secretary General, Lord Mark Malloch Brown. (Photo: Courtesy) National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential candidate Raila Odinga has said the polls agency would be performing an illegality if it goes on with the October 26 presidential election. In an interview with Saturday Standard at The Conrad Hotel in St James 6

October 13, 2017 9:00 AM Why smelling like rotten eggs after a mud bath can be good for you!

Thoughts of sulphur often conjure up aromas of rotten eggs. So why would you voluntarily soak in a natural sulphur spring, and proceed to slather thick and slimy mud all over your body? From the small town of Dalyan on the southwest coast of Turkey, we navigate on the river through the maze-like water passages of the Dalyan Delta, passing the ancient 2

October 11, 2017 12:58 PM Nasa protests as IEBC mulls next move

Kenyan police fired teargas at opposition protesters who burned tyres and lobbed stones, a day after their leader Raila Odinga announced his withdrawal from the presidential race, plunging the country into uncharted waters. As poll officials mulled their next move, opinions were split on what the veteran opposition leader's move could mean for a dramatic 9

October 9, 2017 10:25 AM Nasa leaders want reforms at IEBC before repeat presidential election

NAIROBI, KENYA: The National Super Alliance coalition (Nasa) supporters and leaders took to the streets of Nairobi on Monday demanding exit of top Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials. Carrying placards, they marched along university way in Nairobi chanting no reforms, no election slogans. Police surrounded the Anniversary 3