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August, 2017

  • 13 August

    John Kerry reassures Kenyans vote was not rigged

    Former US Secretary of State John Kerry said he was confident in the "overall integrity" of the Kenyan elections and praised the country's election commission for its transparency and diligence on Thursday.

  • 8 August

    South African President Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote by Parliament – Washington Post

    Washington PostSouth African President Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote by ParliamentWashington PostPRETORIA, South Africa — South African President Jacob Zuma survived a parliamentary vote Tuesday that could have pushed him from office, hanging on to sufficient backing within his African National Congress amid growing claims of corruption and ...South Africa's Jacob Zuma Survives No-Confidence Vote (Again)Council on Foreign Relations (blog)South Africa's president survives no-confidence motion againCP24 Toronto's Breaking NewsJacob Zuma Beats Back No-Confidence Vote in South AfricaNew York TimesMail & Guardian -NPR -San Francisco

  • 8 August

    Kenya election 2017: Kenyatta ahead as votes counted – BBC News

    BBC NewsKenya election 2017: Kenyatta ahead as votes countedBBC NewsKenya's incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has taken an early lead as votes are counted after Tuesday's election. With more than half the results in he has 55% of the vote against 44% for his rival, Raila Odinga, figures show. Mr Kenyatta is hoping for ...After Campaign Full Of Drama, Kenyans Head To PollsWABE 90.1 FMKenya'

  • 7 August

    South Sudan rival forces trade accusations over ceasefire violations after Pagak’s capture – Sudan Tribune

    New VisionSouth Sudan rival forces trade accusations over ceasefire violations after Pagak's captureSudan TribuneAugust 7, 2017 (JUBA) - South Sudanese rival forces on Monday traded accusations in which each side attempted to portray the other as the cause of the military attacks leading to the fall of the rebel headquarters. The South Sudanese warring parties ...South Sudan army captures rebels' main bastion

  • 6 August

    Suspected MDC-T Youth Beat Up VP Thokozani Khupe – VOA Zimbabwe

    VOA ZimbabweSuspected MDC-T Youth Beat Up VP Thokozani KhupeVOA ZimbabweSome activists linked to the Movement for Democratic Change led by Morgan Tsvangirai on Sunday allegedly beat up party vice president Thokozani Khupe for holding an unsanctioned feedback meeting on the signing of an MDC Alliance by various ...Violent clashes erupt at MDC meeting in Bulawayo; day after coalition agreementThe Zimbabwe MailBREAKING NEWS – BLOODY ATTACK: “Tsvangirai Thugs” Drive From Harare, Beat Up Thokozani Khupe, Office ...ZimEye - Zimbabwe Newsall 5 news

  • 1 August

    Trump’s funding cuts will mean HIV infections flourish, experts warn

    Fear and concern are consuming the minds of many experts in the field of HIV control and it's not just because of the 1.8 million people that became newly infected with the virus, nor the 1 million who died of AIDS, in 2016.

  • 1 August

    Boniface Mwangi: Kenya’s populist candidate

    Boniface Mwangi is Kenya's most famous provocateur; a poverty-boy done bad -- at least in the eyes of the political elite.

  • 1 August

    Using tech to stop election fraud

    Kenya's last two general elections have been tarnished by allegations of fraud and outbreaks of violence, which have divided the nation since.

  • 1 August

    BREAKING! Zimbabwe on the brink as army and police clash in the Capital – The Zimbabwe Mail

    The Zimbabwe MailBREAKING! Zimbabwe on the brink as army and police clash in the CapitalThe Zimbabwe MailHARARE – There were violent clashes between Zimbabwe National army members in uniform and police in Harare central business district on Tuesday as President Mugabe's regime collapses amid reports soliders were deployed by the under-fire ...Zanu PF factional wars suspected as soldiers beat up police officers in HarareNew Zimbabwe.comBREAKING NEWS

July, 2017