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November 1, 2017 4:25 PM Togo, Guinea leaders mediate deepening Liberia election dispute

Vice-President Boakai was due to face former international footballer Weah in the November 7 runoff vote. The presidents of Guinea and Togo held mediation talks Wednesday with all sides involved in Liberia's disputed election, following a Supreme Court announcement it would summon the country's electoral commission to explain alleged fraud and irregularities 56

October 30, 2017 9:12 AM Bishop Cornelius Korir to be remembered for his mediation role

President Uhuru Kenyatta has joined other leaders and Kenyans in mourning Bishop Cornelius Korir of the Catholic Diocese of Eldoret. The President said he was deeply saddened by the death of Bishop Koriri, describing him as a great religious leader and an excellent peacemaker. “I join the Catholic Church in mourning a great religious leader whose exemplary 20

October 29, 2017 7:34 AM Has the West abandoned Raila for calling street protests?

Diplomats, including British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson and EU president Jean-Claude Juncker, urged the NASA leader to rejoin the race but he refused to budge. The last two weeks have been a diplomatic nightmare for National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga as he seemed to lose his allies in the West. But the writing has been on the wall since 21

October 29, 2017 7:28 AM Hillary Clinton marks painful date with Twitter quip

By AGENCE FRANCE PRESSE, Washington, United States, Oct 29 – Hillary Clinton got a reminder that exactly one year ago, then FBI director James Comey said he was re-opening a probe into her emails. “Oh is that today?” the former Democratic presidential candidate quipped on Twitter late Saturday, in response to a post by election forecaster Nate Silver 31

October 26, 2017 3:49 PM IEBC deferres polls in Homa Bay, Migori, Siaya, Kisumu Counties

National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders on Thursday 26 accused the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) of ethnic profiling by deferring polls in Homa Bay, Migori, Siaya and Kisumu Counties. Suna East MP Junet Mohammed pointed out that IEBC CEO Ezra Chiloba had been calling county coordinators especially in NASA strongholds asking them to ensure 26

October 24, 2017 12:25 PM AC Milan announce end of Adidas kit sponsorship and future new agreement

AC Milan have just announced the end of their kit sponsorship with Adidas. A few weeks ago we had anticipated that the rossoneri would have changed their kit sponsor from next season and today the confirmation has arrived. AC Milan are in talks with Puma for the new kit sponsorship. This is the club’s official announcement. “AC Milan has mutually agreed 22

October 24, 2017 12:25 AM Ugandan girls forced into child marriage because they can't afford sanitary pads

LONDON, Oct 24 (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - When Ugandan schoolgirl Auma got her first period she asked her mother for sanitary pads. Her mother suggested she find herself a husband to pay for them. Auma was just 12. Auma's story is not uncommon. Many girls in Uganda drop out of education when they begin menstruating because their schools lack proper 17

October 23, 2017 7:14 PM Politicians driving Kenya into ditch: diplomats

Foreign envoys on Monday sent out a tough warning to politicians, saying they risk driving the country into a ditch. They asked leaders to resolve their disagreements through the courts, saying solutions to Kenya’s current challenges must be found in its Constitution, not outside it. “Kenyans — and particularly Kenya’s politicians — should be careful 30

October 23, 2017 2:54 PM Gen Mwathethe asked to keep off politics

Kilifi politicians want Chief of Defence Forces Samson Mwathethe to distance himself from Coast politics and remain professional. Speaking during an anti-election rally at Madunguni in Malindi, Kilifi Governor Amason Kingi, who led a team of nine Opposition MPs, said the military should restrict itself to its duty of protecting citizens from external 5

October 23, 2017 10:24 AM Uhuru: When I will talk with Raila

President Kenyatta says he will only talk with National Super Alliance (Nasa) leader Raila Odinga after Thursday's repeat presidential election. The president made the remarks while addressing all Mount Kenya FM stations at State House Nairobi on Monday morning. “The Constitution has vested all power in the people and it is the people to decide the direction 26