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Kenya on edge after Ruto wins narrow election victory

Nairobi (AFP), Aug 16 – Kenyans were on Tuesday braced for a potential period of uncertainty after William Ruto was proclaimed winner of the...

Ruto Declared President-Elect After Attaining 50pc Plus One Threshold

By JEREMIAH WAKAYA / Capital FM NAIROBI, Kenya, Aug 15 – Deputy President William Ruto has been declared President-Elect after sailing past the ‘50 per...

Ruto pulls ahead in Kenya’s presidential vote count as tempers fray

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's Deputy President William Ruto has edged ahead in a tight presidential race, according to official results reported by Kenyan media...

At least five people killed, 100 hurt in Somaliland protests

By Abdi Sheikh And Daud Yussuf / Reuters At least five people were killed and 100 injured in Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region when security forces...

Kenya elections 2022: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in tight presidential race

By Dickens Olewe / BBC With more than a third of the results from Kenya's presidential election now confirmed, the two main candidates are running...

Ex-Aljazeera journalist voted in as Wajir South MP

By BERTHA OCHOMO Ex Aljazeera journalist has been elected as Wajir South member of parliament. Mohammed Adow who was a correspondent of the international media won...

One million people displaced by drought in Somalia, says UN

A historic drought in Somalia has now displaced one million people and left the country in the shadow of famine, the United Nations said...

Uganda, Somalia ink MoU on Defence Cooperation

Somalia and Uganda have signed defence cooperation agreement following talks between Somali Defence minister, Abdulkadir Mohamed Nur and Ugandan counterpart Vincent Ssempijja at Speke...

FAO appeals for over $130M to assist 882,000 people across drought-hit Somalia

By - Mohammed Dhaysane  / AA The UN Food and Agriculture Organization's (FAO) office in Somalia said on Friday that it urgently required $131.4 million...

Kenyan presidential candidates in final dash before vote to succeed Kenyatta

Flanked by cheering crowds, the frontrunners in Kenya's presidential election sought to make their final push for votes Saturday under tight security, capping months...

Somalia backs China over US, reaffirms its supports for one-China policy

Somali government has expressed its support for China’s sovereignty, calling for “adherence to relevant united Nations (UN) and African Union (AU) resolutions following the...

Over 800 Al-Shabab’s Militants Killed Including 24 Top Leaders

More than 800 militants of the terrorist al-Shabab group have been killed, including twenty-four leaders of the group, following the measure taken by security...

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First ship bound for Africa leaves Ukraine port

By Pavel Polityuk and Daren Butler / Reuters KYIV/ISTANBUL (Reuters) - The ship Brave Commander has left the Ukrainian port of Pivdennyi, carrying the first...

Leading Taiwanese weapons developer found dead in hotel room

By Wayne Chang / CNN Hong Kong (CNN)The deputy head of Taiwan's government-controlled weapons developer has died after suffering a heart attack on a trip...

Palestinian militants fire rockets at Israel after Gaza air strikes

By Nidal Al-Mughrabi / Reuters Palestinian militants in Gaza fired dozens of rockets into Israel on Friday in response to Israeli airstrikes which killed at...

Russian foreign minister arrives in Ethiopia in last leg of Africa tour

Russia’s Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov arrived in the Ethiopian capital on Tuesday for a two-day visit in the last leg of his 4-nation Africa...

Ukraine’s President says no ceasefire without reclaiming land lost to Russia

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said a ceasefire with Russia without reclaiming lost territories would only prolong the war, according to an interview with the...

Biden tests positive for covid-19, White House says

By John Wagner, Tyler Pager and Ashley Parker President Biden tested positive for the coronavirus Thursday morning and is experiencing “very mild symptoms,” White House...

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African leaders hail win, pledge to work with Ruto

Congratulatory messages continue to pour in from across the...

Kenya on edge after Ruto wins narrow election victory

Nairobi (AFP), Aug 16 – Kenyans were on Tuesday...

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Ruto pulls ahead in Kenya’s presidential vote count as tempers fray

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At least five people killed, 100 hurt in Somaliland protests

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Kenya elections 2022: Raila Odinga and William Ruto in tight presidential race

By Dickens Olewe / BBC With more than a third...

Ex-Aljazeera journalist voted in as Wajir South MP

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One million people displaced by drought in Somalia, says UN

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Uganda, Somalia ink MoU on Defence Cooperation

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FAO appeals for over $130M to assist 882,000 people across drought-hit Somalia

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Kenyan presidential candidates in final dash before vote to succeed Kenyatta

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Somalia backs China over US, reaffirms its supports for one-China policy

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Over 800 Al-Shabab’s Militants Killed Including 24 Top Leaders

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