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September 14, 2017 5:21 PM On rate-cut tweets and monetary policy YouTube videos

That era may well have passed with the advent of social media. While the central bankers themselves remain rather circumspect while talking, their official communication channels are creating quite a cyber-buzz. Most of the central banks across the world are using social media platforms such as Twitter, YouTube and Facebook as a medium of communication 2

September 7, 2017 6:30 AM Moses Kuria blasts Raila Odinga as Kenyans reacts to legislator’s comments

Controversial Gatundu South MP Moses Kuria is not mincing his words and is spoiling for a fight after he launched a scathing attack on the opposition as the campaign fever hit Kiambu. “Kiambu has spoken. They have said Wembe ni Ule Ule. Wangige and Kiambu people are seething with anger. 1 million of their votes were cancelled by four people. Kuria stated 2

August 20, 2017 6:15 AM IEBC ICT Manager Chris Msando was killed because of elections, says Raila

National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders have claimed that former Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) ICT manager Chris Msando was killed after he refused to surrender a password that was to used to rig the presidential elections. The Alliance’s presidential candidate, Raila Odinga and co-principals Moses Wetang’ula and Musalia Mudavadi 4

August 15, 2017 7:37 PM Indian prime minister pledges to wipe out graft from country as he underlines vision for 'New India' by 2022

Narendra Modi urged people to help him build a prosperous and united India as he promised to wipe out corruption and protect the nation from threat in an impassioned Independence Day speech. Thousands of people packed into the Red Fort in the heart of New Delhi on Tuesday to watch the Prime Minister address the nation on the 70th anniversary since the end of British 2

August 7, 2017 8:09 AM Kenyans take no chances ahead of high-stakes election

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Nairobi, Kenya, Aug 7 – In recent days, the queues of early morning travellers at Nairobi’s long-distance bus stations have been thick with people seeking to leave the city. In supermarkets, the aisles are cramped with shoppers pushing convoys of trolleys stacked high with provisions. In the runup to Tuesday’s elections the signs 11

August 6, 2017 6:53 AM NASA's final plea ahead of Tuesday's General Election

National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders ended their campaigns on Saturday with a clarion call to supporters to turn out in large numbers to vote for change. NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga, his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka and co-principals Musalia Mudavadi and Moses Wetang’ula implored Kenyans to give them a chance to transform the country 7

August 6, 2017 2:48 AM The Latest: Trump tweets support for North Korea sanctions

U.S. President Donald Trump is tweeting his support for tough new sanctions against North Korea unanimously approved by the U.N. Security Council. "The United Nations Security Council just voted 15-0 to sanction North Korea. China and Russia voted with us. Very big financial impact!" he said on Twitter. The sanctions against North Korea for its escalating 10

August 4, 2017 6:00 AM Rwanda: Elections a Safe Bet for Rwanda's President Paul Kagame

Rwandans head to the polls on Friday, but there won't be any surprises: President Paul Kagame is expected to win by a mile. Still, opposition candidate Frank Habineza has also been trying to mobilize support. Two tents, a ramshackle stage and booming loudspeakers have drawn about a hundred people to the small village center. Young people sway to the music 4

August 2, 2017 3:01 AM 5-yearly power transfer looms in China

When Xi Jinping was settling in as China’s new president in 2013, an animated cartoon went viral that presented his path to power as much more challenging than that of newly re-elected US President Barack Obama. The message for Chinese viewers was clear: Xi had worked his way through 16 grinding jobs over a 40-year political career, while Obama had somehow 6

August 1, 2017 9:13 AM Palestinians in Jerusalem Got a Taste of Victory on Temple Mount, and They're Hungry for More

“I’m 28 and I’ve never felt anything like this before, a feeling of pride, that we’re here and that we have the ability to express our opinion and say what’s important to us. The people have had their say at this place, Al-Aqsa, it’s important to us and it belongs only to us,” said Tamer Said, of the East Jerusalem village of Isawiyah, as he described 47 1