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Eyes on Odinga as Kenya Election Board CEO Takes Leave Before Vote

0 Visits: 89 | Friday October 20, 2017 - 20:36:38
NAIROBI - Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga, who says he will boycott a presidential election re-run due next week, said on Friday he would announce a "way forward" the day before the scheduled poll, raising the possibility he might participate after all.

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Kenyan Election Board Chairman Says Hard to Guarantee Free Election

0 Visits: 96 | Wednesday October 18, 2017 - 22:24:46
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's election board chairman Wafula Chebukati said on Wednesday ahead of a repeat presidential poll on Oct. 26 that it was "difficult" to guarantee the election would be free and fair.

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Kenya Election Official Resigns, Says New Vote not Credible

0 Visits: 131 | Wednesday October 18, 2017 - 10:36:20
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A top Kenyan electoral official resigned Wednesday, charging the presidential vote just eight days away cannot be credible as planned.

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Neigboring Kenya on Alert After Deadly Mogadishu Bombing, Police Say

0 Visits: 151 | Tuesday October 17, 2017 - 08:08:55
NAIROBI — Security agencies in Kenya have been placed on high alert after a truck bomb exploded in Mogadishu, Somalia, killing 276 people.

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US Military Ready to Increase Support for Somalia Following Mogadishu Bombing

0 Visits: 151 | Tuesday October 17, 2017 - 07:58:27
WASHINGTON — The US military has said it is ready to boost its support for the Somali government after at least 276 people were killed in a massive truck bomb in Mogadishu.

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Somalia: World Leaders Condemn Deadly Mogadishu Truck Bombing

0 Visits: 166 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 09:52:24
MOGADISHU — World leaders from the United States, Britain, Canada and France have strongly condemned the weekend suicide bombing in Somalia, the worst attack in the country to date with more than 230 deaths.

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AU Calls More Coordinated, Robust International Support for Somalia Following Deadly Mogadishu Bombing

0 Visits: 156 | Monday October 16, 2017 - 09:16:42
ADDIS ABABA — The Chairperson of the African Union (AU) Commission, Moussa Faki Mahamat, condemns in the strongest terms the attack that killed scores of innocent civilians and wounded many more in Mogadishu, Somalia.

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Somalia: Huge Car Bomb Kills at Least 20, Destroys Buildings in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 136 | Saturday October 14, 2017 - 18:57:08
MOGADISHU — At least 20 people have been killed and several others wounded in a massive car bomb attack outside a hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu, police said, with officials fearing many casualties from the unusually large explosion.

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Yemen's Ex-president Saleh Stable After Russian Medics Operate

0 Visits: 135 | Saturday October 14, 2017 - 17:14:45
DUBAI - Yemen's ex-president Ali Abdullah Saleh has had a successful operation at a Sanaa hospital after a Russian medical team was flown in to perform it, government sources said on Saturday.

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Kenya Police Shoot Dead Two During Opposition Protest: Commissioner

0 Visits: 117 | Friday October 13, 2017 - 20:26:41
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police shot dead two people and wounded a third when a crowd tried to storm a police station during an opposition protest against a looming presidential vote re-run, a senior official said.

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