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President Kenyatta travels to Kigali, Rwanda

NAIROBI, 18th August 2017, (PSCU)—President Uhuru Kenyatta this morning travelled to Kigali, Rwanda, to attend the inauguration ceremony of President Paul Kagame. The President who is accompanied by First Lady Margaret Kenyatta departed Jomo Kenyatta International Airport shortly before 9:00 …

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Suspected Jihadists Kill Over 18 In Burkina Faso

Suspected Islamist militants killed at least 18 people and wounded several during a raid on a restaurant in Burkina Faso’s capital overnight, but security forces shot dead both attackers and freed people trapped inside the building. “This is a terrorist …

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Hundreds Killed In Sierra Leone Mudslide

Hundreds of people have likely been killed in a mudslide on Monday in the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital, Vice President Victor Foh said. “It is likely that hundreds are lying dead underneath the rubble,” Foh told Reuters at the …

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Violence Breaks Out In Kenya After Kenyatta Victory

Violence erupted in a part of the Mathare slum of Nairobi on Friday (August 11) shortly after President Uhuru Kenyatta was officially re-elected and extended an olive branch to his opponent, Raila Odinga, and his supporters. Kenyatta’s rivals rejected the …

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Kenyan Opposition Supporters Celebrate Poll Victory Claim

Celebrations broke out in pockets of Kenya on Thursday (August 10) after the opposition said Raila Odinga should be declared the winner of the presidential vote – a claim rejected as “ridiculous” by an election commission official. An opposition official …

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Kenyan Police Tear-Gas Chanting Odinga Supporters

Police fired tear gas on Wednesday in Kisumu, a stronghold of opposition leader Raila Odinga, shortly after he claimed “massive” fraud in Tuesday’s (August 8) elections. Around 100 of Odinga’s supporters chanted “No Raila, no peace,” as they burned tyres …

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