Kenya’s Deputy President William Ruto has been declared winner of the 9 August presidential election, albeit in a contested process against ... Raila Odinga. Ahead of the announcement, four commissioners from the seven-member team addressed the media distancing themselves from the outcome that was yet to be announced by the electoral body chairman Wafula Chebukati. What does this mean for the presidential transition?
After nearly a week of tallying ballots, Kenya's Independent Electoral Bureau Commission (IEBC) has officially declared Deputy President William ... Ruto of the Kenya Kwanza Alliance as the fifth president of the country.
The naming of the no-nonsense former Justice Minister Martha Karua as the running mate of former Prime Minister Raila Odinga in this year’s ... general election elicited excitement. However, the euphoria did not translate into votes. What went wrong for the ‘Iron Lady’?
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After years of walking different paths, Uganda’s opposition doyens: Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine of National Unity Platform (NUP) and veteran ... opposition leader Dr. Kizza Besigye have pledged to work together as they continue refining strategies of ousting president Yoweri Museveni.
The Embobut Forest, one of the largest remaining blocks of indigenous woods in East Africa, is replete with natural springs and lush grass. However, ... even this arcadia is not immune to Kenya’s ongoing battle with forest loss: More than 53 square miles (about 7.4% of Kenya’s land area) of forest cover have disappeared over the past 37 years.
Both civilians and police officers were killed during anti-government protests on 11 and 12 August in Sierra Leone. Hundreds of people took to ... the streets on Wednesday 11 August to protest against economic conditions in the country.