Mozambique preliminary elections results to be released on Thursday

16 October 2019, 9:56 PM
Mozambique is getting closer to knowing who won Tuesday's poll. Preliminary results from different voting stations are being tallied and will be officially released on Thursday.
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Violence casts shadow over Kenya elections: Mbeki 27 October 2017, 6:50 AM

The head of the African Union elections observer mission to Kenya, Thabo Mbeki, has expressed concern over violence that marred voting in several parts of Kenya during a re-run of the presidential elections. Mbeki says the violence casts a shadow over the elections. At least three people have been killed so far. Friday 27 October […]

Violence casts shadow over Kenya elections: Mbeki 27 October 2017, 6:50 AM

The head of the African Union elections observer mission to Kenya, Thabo Mbeki, has expressed concern over violence that marred voting in several parts of Kenya.

Teen killed in violent clashes in Kenya 26 October 2017, 3:45 PM

A teenage boy has been killed in Kenya as clashes between opposition protestors and police continue on election day. The incident happened in Kimusu in the western parts of the country which is a stronghold of opposition leader Raila Odinga. The head nurse at the New Nyanza General in Kimusu – Henry Omosa, says a […]

Teen killed in violent clashes in Kenya 26 October 2017, 3:45 PM

A teenage boy has been killed in Kenya as clashes between opposition protestors and police continue on election day. The incident happened in Kimusu in the western parts of the country which is a stronghold of opposition leader Raila Odinga. The head nurse at the New Nyanza General in Kimusu – Henry Omosa, says a […]

Teen killed in violent clashes in Kenya 26 October 2017, 3:45 PM

A teenage boy has been killed in Kenya as clashes between opposition protestors and police continue on election day.

Security tight as Kenyans head to polls 26 October 2017, 6:44 AM

Tensions are high in some parts of Kenya as the nation heads to the polls on Thursday. On Wednesday night there were clashes between police and supporters of the opposition leader Raila Odinga in Mombasa and Homa Bay counties, southern Kenya. Security forces are on high alert. The country is holding a re-election after the […]

Security tight as Kenyans head to polls 26 October 2017, 6:44 AM

Tensions are high in some parts of Kenya as the nation heads to the polls on Thursday. On Wednesday night there were clashes between police and supporters of the opposition leader Raila Odinga in Mombasa and Homa Bay counties, southern Kenya. Security forces are on high alert. The country is holding a re-election after the […]

Security tight as Kenyans head to polls 26 October 2017, 6:44 AM

Tensions are high in some parts of Kenya as the nation heads to the polls on Thursday.

Kenya elections to go ahead as planned 25 October 2017, 8:39 PM

Chairman of the Kenya’s electoral commission says presidential elections will go on as scheduled on Thursday. Wafula Chebukati made the announcement hours after the Supreme Court was unable to hear a petition filed by three human rights activists to cancel the elections due to the lack of a quorum. Chief Justice David Maraga says only […]

Kenya elections to go ahead as planned 25 October 2017, 8:39 PM

Chairman of the Kenya’s electoral commission says presidential elections will go on as scheduled on Thursday. Wafula Chebukati made the announcement hours after the Supreme Court was unable to hear a petition filed by three human rights activists to cancel the elections due to the lack of a quorum. Chief Justice David Maraga says only […]

Kenya elections to go ahead as planned 25 October 2017, 8:39 PM

Chairman of the Kenya's electoral commission says presidential elections will go on as scheduled on Thursday.

“Kenya’s political crisis could lead to election-related violence” 25 October 2017, 9:57 AM

International elections observers to Kenya’s elections are calling for dialogue among the country’s political leaders and the electoral commission, hours to the country’s repeat presidential elections. Statements by the European Union Observer mission to Kenya and the US based Carter Centre have warned against political rhetoric and called for calm ahead of a Supreme Court […]

“Kenya’s political crisis could lead to election-related violence” 25 October 2017, 9:57 AM

International elections observers to Kenya’s elections are calling for dialogue among the country’s political leaders and the electoral commission, hours to the country’s repeat presidential elections. Statements by the European Union Observer mission to Kenya and the US based Carter Centre have warned against political rhetoric and called for calm ahead of a Supreme Court […]

“Kenya’s political crisis could lead to election-related violence” 25 October 2017, 9:57 AM

International elections observers to Kenya's elections are calling for dialogue among the country's political leaders and the electoral commission.

SADC motivating for a rapid force in the DRC 24 October 2017, 8:20 PM

Southern African Development Community and the Great Lakes region are expected to lobby against cutting down the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Monusco) and to motivate for the deployment of a Rapid Force. As the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley travels to Ethiopia, South Sudan, and the […]

SADC motivating for a rapid force in the DRC 24 October 2017, 8:20 PM

Southern African Development Community and the Great Lakes region are expected to lobby against cutting down the UN Stabilization Mission in the Democratic Republic of Congo (Monusco) and to motivate for the deployment of a Rapid Force. As the United States Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley travels to Ethiopia, South Sudan, and the […]

SADC motivating for a rapid force in the DRC 24 October 2017, 8:20 PM

SADC and the Great Lakes region are expected to lobby against cutting down the UN Stabilization Mission in the DRC (Monusco) and to motivate for the deployment of a Rapid Force.

SA, Senegal review bilateral relations 24 October 2017, 6:01 PM

President Jacob Zuma and his Senegalese counterpart, Macky Sall, have committed themselves to working together to pursue peace, stability and economic development on the African continent. The relationship between the two countries dates back to the years of the liberation struggle. The two leaders met at Tuynhuys in Cape Town to discuss various issues and […]

SA, Senegal review bilateral relations 24 October 2017, 6:01 PM

President Jacob Zuma and his Senegalese counterpart, Macky Sall, have committed themselves to working together to pursue peace, stability and economic development on the African continent. The relationship between the two countries dates back to the years of the liberation struggle. The two leaders met at Tuynhuys in Cape Town to discuss various issues and […]

SA, Senegal review bilateral relations 24 October 2017, 6:01 PM

President Jacob Zuma and his Senegalese counterpart, Macky Sall, have committed themselves to working together to pursue peace, stability and economic development on the African continent.

Libyan hospital struggling to treat mass food poisoning 24 October 2017, 5:21 PM

Ghat Hospital in south-western Libya is struggling to cope with an influx of about 50 food poisoning cases due to insufficient supplies and a shortage of trained staff, the Libya Herald reports. Insufficient IV fluids and other medication was hampering the treatment of the first patients who were rushed to the hospital’s emergency room on […]

Libyan hospital struggling to treat mass food poisoning 24 October 2017, 5:21 PM

Ghat Hospital in south-western Libya is struggling to cope with an influx of about 50 food poisoning cases due to insufficient supplies and a shortage of trained staff, the Libya Herald reports. Insufficient IV fluids and other medication was hampering the treatment of the first patients who were rushed to the hospital’s emergency room on […]

Libyan hospital struggling to treat mass food poisoning 24 October 2017, 5:21 PM

Ghat Hospital in south-western Libya is struggling to cope with an influx of about 50 food poisoning cases due to insufficient supplies and a shortage of trained staff, the Libya Herald reports.

US Ambassador to UN to visit African countries 24 October 2017, 7:01 AM

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will travel to Ethiopia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo from this Tuesday up to Friday. Haley will witness first-hand the UN operations addressing the conflict and devastation in these countries, including visits with UN peacekeeping missions and UN agencies providing humanitarian aid. The […]

US Ambassador to UN to visit African countries 24 October 2017, 7:01 AM

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will travel to Ethiopia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo from this Tuesday up to Friday. Haley will witness first-hand the UN operations addressing the conflict and devastation in these countries, including visits with UN peacekeeping missions and UN agencies providing humanitarian aid. The […]

US Ambassador to UN to visit African countries 24 October 2017, 7:01 AM

US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley will travel to Ethiopia, South Sudan and the Democratic Republic of the Congo from this Tuesday up to Friday.

UN, African Union call for peace ahead of Kenyan election 23 October 2017, 10:13 PM

A joint statement between the United Nations (UN) Secretary General and the African Union (AU) Commission Chair has urged political actors and stakeholders in Kenya to work together towards the preservation of calm and peace in the country. This as international pressure and concern continues to build ahead of Thursday’s rerun of the Presidential election, […]

UN, African Union call for peace ahead of Kenyan election 23 October 2017, 10:13 PM

A joint statement between the United Nations (UN) Secretary General and the African Union (AU) Commission Chair has urged political actors and stakeholders in Kenya to work together towards the preservation of calm and peace in the country. This as international pressure and concern continues to build ahead of Thursday’s rerun of the Presidential election, […]

UN, African Union call for peace ahead of Kenyan election 23 October 2017, 10:13 PM

A joint statement between the UN Secretary General and the African Union Commission Chair has urged political actors and stakeholders in Kenya to work together.

Kenya heads to elections, again 23 October 2017, 7:10 PM

Chairman of Kenya’s electoral Commission Wafula Chebukati has warned that it is difficult to guarantee that the upcoming presidential elections in the country will be credible because the electoral board is divided and officials who bungled the August elections have refused to step down. Chebukati spoke hours after another commissioner resigned and fled the country […]