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Kenya's Election Body Appoints Key Personnel for Presidential Vote Re-run

0 Visits: 127 | Tuesday September 05, 2017 - 23:15:42
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's election commission said on Tuesday that different staff will be in charge of the Oct. 17 re-run of the presidential election, after the country's top court last week nullified the result of the August vote.

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Somalia: MP Survives in a Drive-by-Shooting Attack in Mogadishu

0 Visits: 210 | Tuesday September 05, 2017 - 18:07:23
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — A member of Somalia's Upper House has today narrowly survived an attempt on his life following a drive-by-shooting attack which left at least two injured in Mogadishu.

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Somalia's Farmaajo: Natural Famine, Fear and Violence

0 Visits: 446 | Tuesday September 05, 2017 - 09:00:50
MOGADISHU — Despite of countless allegations about Somalia and its leaders about corruptions the Somalia society's life becomes a chain of never- ending miseries and misfortunes. The country had experienced perpetual crash poverty and nicknamed the dwelling place of migrants and wanders.

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Rwanda Police Arrest Critic of President for Forgery, Tax Evasion

0 Visits: 153 | Tuesday September 05, 2017 - 08:21:59
KIGALI (Reuters) - Rwandan police on Monday arrested Diane Shima Rwigara, a leading critic of President Paul Kagame, charging her with forgery and tax evasion.

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Kenyan Election Commission Sets Oct. 17 as Date for New Vote

0 Visits: 132 | Tuesday September 05, 2017 - 08:03:12
NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's election commission on Monday set Oct. 17 as the date for a new vote ordered by the Supreme Court when it annulled an August poll won by President Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Somalia: Lawmakers' Views Differ on Extradition of ONLF Officer to Ethiopia

0 Visits: 529 | Monday September 04, 2017 - 18:36:10
MOGADISHU (Somali Update Online) — Members of Somali Parliament have differed views towards the extradition of Ogaden National Liberation Front (ONLF) official Abdikarim Sheikh Muse who was captured and then extradited to Ethiopia by Somali government last week.

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Kenya: A Historic Decision, A Tough Road Ahead

0 Visits: 189 | Monday September 04, 2017 - 14:35:38
NAIROBI — The 1 September decision by Kenya's Supreme Court to annul the results of the 8 August presidential election and order a fresh vote was at once unexpected, historic, bold and – by African and almost any other standard – unprecedented.

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Gunmen Kill Two Policemen at Church on Kenya's Coast

0 Visits: 121 | Sunday September 03, 2017 - 21:06:57
MOMBASA (Reuters) - Gunmen killed two police officers guarding a church on Kenya's southern coast on Sunday in an attack that police said bore the hallmarks of Somalia's Islamist militant group al Shabaab.

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Somalia: Scores Killed as Al-Shabaab Attacks Military Base near Kismayu

0 Visits: 184 | Sunday September 03, 2017 - 20:47:41
NAIROBI — Al Shabaab militants attacked a military base near Somalia's southern port city of Kismayu early on Sunday, a Somali army officer said, adding that he did not immediately have details of any casualties.

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Ethiopia's General Gabre Mocks Somalis and Somali Government

0 Visits: 1182 | Sunday September 03, 2017 - 14:18:18
MOGADISHU — The Ethiopian General who months ago declared to have left the Somali affairs when he quit his position as an official at the Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD), is now back.

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