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Kenya's Election System Hacked, Raila Odinga Declares

0 Visits: 120 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 12:46:20
NAIROBI - Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga said on Wednesday hackers broke into election commission computer systems and database overnight, leading to "massive" vote fraud that nullified the lead in results for President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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KENYA: Kenyatta Maintains Strong Lead in Polls, Says Election Commission

0 Visits: 113 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 09:00:51
NAIROBI - Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta maintained his strong lead in the presidential election count on Wednesday with 85 percent of polling stations reporting, the election commission said.

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Kenya Opposition Leader Rejects Poll Results as President Kenyatta Takes Lead

0 Visits: 112 | Wednesday August 09, 2017 - 06:26:57
NAIROBI - Kenya's president took an early lead as results from national polls rolled in Wednesday, the election board said, but the opposition dismissed the numbers as "fake" and said their own tally showed they were winning.

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Kenya: As Vote Counting Starts, Kenya's Opposition Satisfied With Polls

0 Visits: 108 | Tuesday August 08, 2017 - 19:51:57
NAIROBI - Jittery Kenyans queued in large numbers to vote on Tuesday in an electoral showdown between the country's foremost political dynasties, as the opposition said it was broadly satisfied with the vote so far.

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Kenya: Millions of Kenyans Go to the Polls as Long Queues Reported

0 Visits: 150 | Tuesday August 08, 2017 - 07:28:20
NAIROBI - Millions of people go to the polls in Kenya on Tuesday amid fears that the latest electoral clash between its foremost political dynasties could once again descend into violence.

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Foreigners Working with Kenyan Opposition Manhandled by Police and Deported

0 Visits: 102 | Monday August 07, 2017 - 09:19:35
NAIROBI - Two foreign advisers to Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga, who were expelled from the country days before Tuesday's election, said they had been seized from their homes by plainclothes policemen who also confiscated their computers.

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Dozens Killed in Ethnic Violence in Eastern Congo

0 Visits: 88 | Monday August 07, 2017 - 09:06:46
KINSHASA - More than 50 people have been killed in clashes between ethnic groups in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, three local aid workers said on Sunday, the largest death toll in fighting between the two groups for months.

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U.N. Condemns Brutality of Yemen Conflict After Airstrikes on Civilians

0 Visits: 114 | Monday August 07, 2017 - 09:03:36
DUBAI - A top United Nations official in Yemen said reported airstrikes in which at least 12 civilians were killed, including children, were an example of the "disregard" for civilians' safety shown by all the combatants in Yemen's civil war.

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Kenyans Take no Chances Ahead of High-stakes Election

0 Visits: 50 | Monday August 07, 2017 - 08:51:52
NAIROBI - In recent days, the queues of early morning travellers at Nairobi's long-distance bus stations have been thick with people seeking to leave the city.

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Kenya: Five Things to Know

0 Visits: 135 | Sunday August 06, 2017 - 16:19:21
NAIROBI — Kenya, which holds elections on Tuesday a decade after deadly post-vote violence, is one of east Africa's leading economies with a crucial tourism sector based on safaris and tropical beaches.

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