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Kenya: Pressure Grows on Opposition Leader Raila Odinga to Concede Election Defeat

0 Visits: 53 | Sunday August 13, 2017 - 20:32:42
NAIROBI — Kenya was largely quiet on Sunday following violence in the aftermath of elections, as opposition leader Raila Odinga came under growing international pressure to concede defeat.

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Rights Group Calls Kenya to Investigate Police Killings of Pro-opposition Protesters

0 Visits: 74 | Saturday August 12, 2017 - 14:59:35
NAIROBI — The Kenyan authorities must investigate reports that police shot dead demonstrators protesting against the outcome of the presidential election last night, said Amnesty International today as protesters started gathering again in opposition strongholds.

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Kenya's Dogged Opposition Leader Raila Odinga at a Crossroads

0 Visits: 82 | Saturday August 12, 2017 - 09:51:57
NAIROBI — Raila Odinga has been Kenya's prime minister and longtime opposition leader, but with results in from Tuesday's general election, it seems he has once again failed to get the one job he's always wanted: the presidency.

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Kenyan Opposition 'Will not be Party' to Election Result

0 Visits: 134 | Friday August 11, 2017 - 23:10:56
NAIROBI/KISUMU, Kenya (Reuters) - Kenya's opposition said on Friday it would "not be a party" to any imminent announcement of results of the presidential vote by the election commission and rejected the idea of taking its challenge to court.

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Uhuru Kenyatta Declared Winner of Kenya Presidential Elections, Reaches out to Opposition

0 Visits: 114 | Friday August 11, 2017 - 22:52:36
NAIROBI - Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta offered an olive branch to the opposition on Friday after being declared winner of this week's elections, and urged national unity and peace in the wake of a divisive dispute over the fairness of the poll.

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African Leaders to Strive and Propose Better Life for the Youth

0 Visits: 96 | Friday August 11, 2017 - 19:10:05
RABAT, Morocco — This year 2017, the theme of the African Union Decentralization Day celebrated today 10 August is "Youth Participation".

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Congolese Radio Raided after Reporting New Tax

0 Visits: 108 | Thursday August 10, 2017 - 21:15:54
NAIROBI — Authorities in the Democratic Republic of the Congo should thoroughly and credibly investigate an August 5 police raid on Radio Télévision Chrétienne (RTC), return all seized equipment, ensure the protection of journalist José Mbuyi, and hold all those responsible to account, the Committee…

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VIDEO: Kenya's Opposition Demands Odinga Declared President

0 Visits: 51 | Thursday August 10, 2017 - 20:18:46
NAIROBI (Somali Update Online) — Kenyan opposition coalition on Thursday demanded the election commission declare that the opposition leader Raila Odinga as the President-elect of Kenya, claiming election victory of Tuesday's election.

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KENYA: Two Shot Dead in Nairobi as Protests Erupt over Disputed Poll

0 Visits: 146 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 19:00:03
Nairobi - Two protesters were shot dead by police in the Kenyan capital Wednesday as unrest broke out after opposition claims of massive rigging in an election that President Uhuru Kenyatta looked certain to win.

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Kenyan Police Tear-gas Chanting Odinga Supporters in Opposition Stronghold Town

0 Visits: 99 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 12:59:08
KISUMU, Kenya - Kenyan police fired tear-gas on Wednesday at a group of 100 chanting supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga, shortly after their political leader claimed "massive" fraud in this week's elections, a Reuters witness said.

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