Raila Odinga

Kenya Has 'No Problem' With Trump Racist Remarks

United States President Donald Trump<p>Kenya says it has no problem with the obscene word used by US President Donald Trump to describe African …

Donald Trump

African Press Review 19 January 2018

Will the ANC's national executive committee discuss the question of Jacob Zuma's survival as South African president at its ongoing meeting? Why is …

Africa

Kenyan Opposition Vows to Proceed With Odinga Swearing-In Plans

Kenya’s main opposition alliance said it will proceed with plans to swear-in Raila Odinga as the so-called people’s president as it reiterated calls …

Africa

WATCH: New water target is 50 litres per person, per day - De Lille

18 January, 12:14 PM<p>During an update on the ongoing water crisis in the Western Cape, Mayco member Xanthea Limberg has said the Cape Town CBD would …

News (South Africa)

I Will Form My Govt Even Outside of Kenya, Says Odinga

"This is no joke. An illegitimate government is in office, and the one that the people actually wanted to be there is outside. On January 30, we will …

Uhuru Kenyatta

Kenya: I May Form a Government From Exile - Opposition's Odinga

Nasa leader Raila Odinga addressing supporters at Uhuru Park on October 25, 2017.<p>Opposition leader Raila Odinga has vowed to form a rival government …

IEBC

Africa:Democracy in Decline in Kenya, NGO Finds

(Photo: Raphael Njoroge/The Nation)Democratic rights are increasingly not respected in Kenya, states a new report on the global status of freedom.The …

Africa

Kenya:Raila Junior, Boniface Mwangi Fight Online Over Child's Toy

[Nairobi News] An online war of words has erupted between Human Rights activist Boniface Mwangi and Raila Junior over a toy, whose access the …

Kids

Freedom in the World 2018

Key Findings<p><b>Democracy faced its most serious crisis in decades</b> in 2017 as its basic tenets—including guarantees of free and fair elections, the …

Geopolitics

Kenya: Oppostion Holds Crisis Talks Over 'People's President' Ceremony

A woman hands a Bible to Nasa leader Raila Odinga during a Christmas service at St Peter’s ACK in Bondo, Siaya County.<p>Principals of the National …

Ask your Question: Prof Kivutha Kibwana

In Summary<p>In this interactive series, we invite our readers to send in questions to select public figures.<br>• In this interactive series, we invite our …

Africa

Kenya’s opposition leader wants to swear himself in as president. That would be a terrible idea.

Like President Trump, Kenya’s opposition leader, Raila Odinga, has a nuclear button, one that he now says he is not afraid to use. He has refused to recognize President Uhuru Kenyatta’s controversial reelection and has vowed to have himself sworn in as president by the end of the month. This has …

Opinion

Kenyatta and Zuma talk trade and connectivity to boost growth

"We talked about how we can increase connectivity on our continent because that is something that is critical to our industrial development, which …

Business (South Africa)

African Press Review 11 January 2018

South Africa's economic prospects are better but still not great. Last year's presidential election saga weakened democracy in Kenya. The death toll …

Africa

EU observers say Kenya stymied visit to present final election report

NAIROBI (Reuters) - European Union observers of Kenya’s 2017 presidential and parliamentary elections said on Wednesday that a lack of government cooperation meant they were unable to travel to the East African nation to present their final report on the vote.<p>Chief observer Marietje Schaake said …

Africa

Kenya Votes Marred by Threats, Police Violence, Monitor Says

Kenya’s 2017 elections were marred by the police using disproportionate force and the intimidation of independent institutions by both sides, a …

Africa

EU monitors say Kenya’s flawed election ‘weakened’ the country’s democracy

Schaake said Kenyan authorities were "not prepared" to receive her and her team for the launch. The EU monitors came under fire from both sides …

Business (South Africa)

Kenya:Uhuru Abused Power in Police Changes, Raila Claims

(Photo: Daily Nation)Opposition chief Raila Odinga has opened a new war front with President Uhuru Kenyatta, whom he accuses of abusing his powers by …

Uhuru Kenyatta

ANC's 106th: As tectonic plates are shifting, Zuma pulls State Capture Commission move

President Jacob Zuma’s sometimes baffling grip on power isn’t due to his chess skills or even his ability to see into the future. He takes …

South Africa

Kenya's Main Opposition Party Reveals Odinga's Swearing-In Date

Nation, 29 December 2017<p>The National Super Alliance's plans to swear in opposition leader Raila Odinga early next year received a huge boost on …

Kenya: Here's What Kenyans Wished Baba On His 73rd Birthday

Kenyans from all walks of life are taking turns on social media to wish Nasa leader Raila Odinga a happy birthday as he turns 73.<p>Among those who sent …

Kenya: Cabinet Raises Doubts About Uhuru Strategy for Healing Nation

President Uhuru Kenyatta has made a move towards constituting a Cabinet that he proposes for his second term in office, retaining six of those who …

Africa

Kenya:Electoral Body Starts Post-Poll Assessment to 'Salvage Image'

[Nation] Smarting from a disputed presidential election eventually won by Jubilee's Uhuru Kenyatta last October, the electoral commission has …

IEBC

Plans for Odinga’s counter swearing-in complete

More unrest appears on Kenya’s political horizon following confirmation that plans for the counter swearing-in of Kenyan opposition leader Raila …

News (South Africa)

China-backed Kribi port project in Cameroon leaves locals frustrated

Chinese investors want to transform the Cameroonian city of Kribi into to the largest seaport in central Africa. But after initial promises of an …

Africa

African press review 3 January 2018

Today's African papers look at the tense political situation in Kenya, plus some good news from Egypt.<p>Kenyan newspaper the <i>Standard</i> revealed yesterday …

Africa

US, UK and Norway warn South Sudan to stop violating truce

The three countries have issued the statement amid ongoing violations of the ceasefire from both sides. The civil war in South Sudan has now entered …

Africa

Agenda 4: Forgotten trigger of poll violence

In Summary<p>Formally, the negotiations were known as the Kenya National Dialogue and Reconciliation (KNDR).<p>Mr Annan was leading the African Union’s …

Africa

Mali names new prime minister after government resigns

Mali's prime minister and government resigned without providing a reason. The country is months from a presidential election that will take place …

Africa

The Photos That Tell Some Of 2017's Biggest International Stories

As 2017 draws to a close, we take a look at powerful photos from around the world that tell some of the year's most important stories.<p><b>The toll of Syria's civil war</b><p>The war between Syrian rebels and government forces began in 2011 and has displaced millions and left hundreds of thousands dead. Much …

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