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  • NASA supporters in day long wait for Raila's highly anticipated Supreme Court petition

    August 18, 2017 5:15 PM 2

    Staunch NASA supporters were left disappointed after they camped at the Supreme Court grounds fopr a better part of Friday, August 18 awaiting the coalition leaders to file their petition against the Presidential election results. The day began with mass optimism from supporters who graced the Supreme court with placards bearing all sorts of messages

  • Stabbing Attack in Turku, Finland, Leaves Two Dead, Six Wounded

    August 18, 2017 4:33 PM 3

    LONDON — Two people are dead and six were wounded in a stabbing in the city of Turku, western Finland, police said Friday. A hunt was underway for potential attackers, they added. One suspected attacker was shot in the thigh, according to police who urged citizens to leave the immediate area in the center of the city while they searched for "possible

  • Anti-poaching activist shot dead in Tanzania; motive unclear

    August 18, 2017 1:31 PM 2

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - A prominent conservationist who worked on high profile ivory smuggling cases has been shot dead in Tanzania, colleagues said on Tuesday, although the motive for the killing was unclear. "We are heartbroken to share the news that PAMS Foundation co-founder, Wayne Lotter was shot and killed last night," said a statement on the website

  • In aftermath of Barcelona attack, unease over Ramblas security

    August 18, 2017 1:25 PM 3

    BARCELONA (Reuters) - Spanish authorities came under fire on Friday from shocked Barcelona residents and holidaymakers for not better protecting the city's most famous thoroughfare against a deadly van attack in the heart of a packed tourist haunt. Thirteen people were killed on Thursday afternoon when a van driven by a suspected Islamist militant mounted

  • Paul Kagame is serving a third term as President of Rwanda

    August 18, 2017 1:14 PM 4

    President Uhuru Kenyatta has travelled to Kigali, Rwanda, to attend the inauguration ceremony of President Paul Kagame. The President was accompanied by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta. They left the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport shortly before 9:00 am. Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i and Chief of Defence Forces, General Samson Mwathethe

  • Moi hospital nurses sign deal, call off strike

    August 18, 2017 1:07 PM 4

    Nurses at Moi Teaching and Referral Hospital in Eldoret ended their strike on Friday after signing a return-to-work agreement. The health workers, who have been on strike for the past two months, will receive their June and July salaries in August. Hospital CEO Dr Wilson Aruasa said the deal was with officials of the Kenya National Union of Nurses

  • Elephant conservationist in Tanzania gunned down by suspected ivory poachers

    August 18, 2017 1:05 PM 3

    A renowned conservationist who devoted his life to stopping the runaway slaughter of elephants in East Africa has been shot and killed by suspected ivory poachers. Wayne Lotter, a 51-year-old South African, was killed Wednesday night in Tanzania. His two killers ambushed him in a taxi heading to his hotel in Dar es Salaam. He had received death threats

  • Rwanda's Kagame begins new term amid questions of election rigging

    August 18, 2017 10:34 AM 3

    Rwandan President Paul Kagame is being inaugurated Friday after winning re-election with nearly 99 percent of the vote. Many African leaders are expected to attend the ceremony in Kigali, the capital. The longtime president had described the Aug. 4 election as "a formality" while campaigning. The East African nation has virtually no political opposition

  • Zim's first lady Grace Mugabe remains out of sight amid assault claims

    August 18, 2017 10:30 AM 2

    Johannesburg - Zimbabwe's first lady remained out of sight on Friday, several days after a young model claimed Grace Mugabe whipped her with an extension cord in a luxury hotel in South Africa. South African authorities are weighing a request by Zimbabwe's government for diplomatic immunity for the first lady, who has not commented since the alleged

  • Renowned anti-poaching leader murdered by gunmen in Tanzania

    August 18, 2017 9:15 AM 2

    NAIROBI — A leading wildlife conservationist who pioneered new techniques to catch elephant poachers and ivory smugglers was shot and killed in Tanzania on Wednesday. Wayne Lotter, a 51-year-old South African, was in a taxi in Dar es Salaam when it was stopped by another vehicle. Two men opened the car door and one shot him. Lotter had for years received