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September 20, 2017 5:08 PM NANJIRA: The choice of economic development over justice is unjust

As the initial excitement of the Supreme Court ruling starts to wane and as the full decision is published, some people will seek to cope through the familiar cynicism with which they navigate their citizenship. Others still might be propelled by the winds of change that blew on that historic day. All the reactions, as the people in whom they reside

September 20, 2017 2:50 PM Justice Ojwang: Errors in presidential results not enough to nullify elections

The presidential results announced by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) met all the required standards, a Supreme Court judge has said. Supreme Court judge Justice Jackton Ojwang in his full ruling on Wednesday said the errors that occurred during August 8 presidential elections were not enough to nullify elections. The Supreme

September 20, 2017 10:15 AM KNEC dismisses claims of KCSE leakage

The Kenya National Examination Council – KNEC has rubbished claims that the upcoming Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education- KCSE exam has been compromised following claims of leaked exam papers found in circulation in Mbooni, Makueni County. KNEC chairman Prof George Magoha says purported leaked exam papers were not similar to the questions set in the upcoming

September 20, 2017 9:42 AM The Latest: Kenya Supreme Court says why it nixed poll

Kenya’s police tear gassed opposition and ruling party supporters outside the Supreme Court as it delivered its full judgment Wednesday on why it annulled President Uhuru Kenyatta’s re-election in August. The court annulled Kenyatta’s victory in the August 8 election saying there were irregularities and illegalities. It made the decision in response

September 20, 2017 8:28 AM Mum left horrified after hidden camera 'catches nanny violently throwing baby like a doll'

A nanny is facing charges of attempted murder after she was allegedly filmed violently throwing a baby into a cot. Mum Annemarie Theron set up a hidden camera after she noticed bruises on her nine-month-old daughter Laila's neck, shoulders and under her feet. Footage captured at her home in Namibia appears to show the family's nanny manhandling the tot, tossing

September 20, 2017 6:39 AM Supreme Court rules that dismissal of former police chief 'valid'

Supreme Court has upheld the High Court verdict on former police intelligence chief Mohamed "MC" Hameed, saying that his dismissal 'over suspicion of leaking confidential information' was fair. Hameed was dismissed back in August 2012, with the Civil Court ordering to reinstate him in September 2013, ruling that he was dismissed unfairly. The Civil Court

September 20, 2017 5:54 AM 11 critical questions still linger after Chebukati orders suspension of IEBC ICT boss

On Tuesday, September 19th 2017, a memo from the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission, ordering for the firing of ICT boss James Muhati leaked to the media. Though the IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati was quick to state that the leaked document was an internal issue and was still under discussion by the Commission, several questions still linger

September 19, 2017 7:01 PM Togolese to vote on presidential term limits, opposition angry

LOME (Reuters) – Togo will hold a referendum in the coming days to limit presidential terms, after parliament failed on Tuesday to agree the reform that the opposition says would still let Faure Gnassingbe remain head of state for years. Announcing the decision to put the constitutional changes to a popular vote, parliament head Drama Dramani told lawmakers

September 19, 2017 8:28 AM Kenya election: Voting system ‘cannot be ready’ for October re-run

The company providing the voting system for the re-run of Kenya’s presidential election says the equipment will not be ready in time, putting the planned date in jeopardy. The Supreme Court annulled last month’s vote, citing irregularities. It was won by the incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta. French firm OT-Morpho says it needs to reinstall the complex voting

September 19, 2017 7:16 AM Rwanda: Fiba Africa Zone V Club Championships Set for October

The 2018 FIBA Africa Zone Five Club Championships will be held from October 1-7 at Lugogo Indoor Stadium in Kampala, organizers, Federation of Uganda Basketball Association (FUBA) have confirmed. The competition for both women and men returns to Uganda after five years. The country hosted the 2012 edition when Rwanda's Espoir scooped the men's tourney