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Aljazeera.comThe Brief: Kenya vote, Afghans mourn, UK hate crimeAljazeera.comWe begin in South Asia, where a roadside blast has killed at least six police officers in Pakistan's city of Quetta. We report from Islamabad. Staying in Asia, Afghanistan is in mourning after 71 people were killed in Taliban attacks. To Turkey, which ...
CNNKenya's election chief fears presidential vote won't be credibleCNNNairobi, Kenya (CNN) Kenya's electoral commission chief warned Wednesday that he lacked faith in the possibility of Kenya delivering a free and fair presidential election next week -- and pointed to political leaders as the greatest threat to a ...and more »
Aljazeera.comKenya political crisis deepens in run-up to electionAljazeera.comThe political crisis in Kenya appears to be deepening, with the head of the election board saying it cannot guarantee next week's presidential election rerun will be free, fair and credible. The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC ...Kenya election official Roselyn Akombe flees to USBBC NewsKenya el
Financial TimesHow the gloss came off Kenya's Supreme Court rulingFinancial TimesThe historic ruling by Kenya's Supreme Court last month to annul presidential elections sent a frisson through much of the continent. From Johannesburg to Lagos, democrats celebrated a decision that seemed to strike a blow for institutional ...Uhuru insists elections will go on as Raila plans protestsThe Stand
BBC NewsKenya election official resigns, saying poll 'not credible'BBC NewsA senior member of Kenya's electoral commission (IEBC) has resigned, saying the country is unable to hold credible elections next week. Roselyn Akombe said the IEBC was under political "siege", unable to reach consensus or take any decisions. Now in ...IEBC commissioner flees Kenya, resigns from New Yo
Financial TimesKenya's Odinga says political crisis has ignited secession debateFinancial TimesKenya's veteran opposition leader has warned that a political crisis triggered by a disputed presidential poll and years of “ethnic discrimination” have stirred an unprecedented debate about secession. In an interview with the Financial Times in London ...NASA suspends Tuesday anti-IEBC demon
Daily NationPakistan investors seek trade deals in KenyaDaily Nation“The 15-member Gujarat Chamber delegation led by their president Mr Abrar Saeed Sheikh will be in Kenya for three days, they will have roundtable business discussions with potential investors in the country as they scout for trade deals in agribusiness ...and more »
Citizen TV (press release)Kenya sends aid to Somalia after terrorist attackCitizen TV (press release)Foreign Affairs Cabinet Secretary Amina Mohammed on Tuesday announced that Kenya had sent two planes carrying 11 tonnes of assorted medicines to Mogadishu, Somalia following Saturday's bomb attack that killed over 300 and injured many others.Kenya airlifting Somalia's wounded, sending aidNe
Eyewitness NewsWhy Kenya's Odinga pulled out of electionEyewitness NewsNAIROBI - Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga decided not to stand in next week's presidential election to avoid defeat rather than for reasons of principle, the deputy president said on Tuesday. Odinga was due to face President Uhuru Kenyatta on 26 ...Kenya Opposition Suspends Protests After Supporters Are