One dead in Kenya post election protests

One person has died in post-election protests in Kenya. The country’s electoral commission rejects opposition claims that the computerized results system has been hacked. Former US Secretary of State John Kerry, heading an international observer team to Kenya’s elections has appealed for calm and patience as the nation waits for official results. Provisional results are […]

Kenya elections get the approval of the most important observer missions

The most important observer missions to Kenya’s elections have expressed confidence in that country’s  electoral process, despite opposition claims of massive fraud. As the East  African power nervously awaits the official results of the poll, its electoral commission says there was an attempt hack its results system, but this had failed. African Union and Commonwealth […]

EU observers give Kenyan election the thumbs up

The European Union observers team has given the thumbs up to this week’s Kenyan election. They says they’ve found no signs of local or national manipulation of results. The EU observers findings in Kenya bear out that nation’s electoral commission denying opposition claims that Tuesday’s poll was hacked. They praise the way the Kenyan public […]

Migrants deliberately drowned off Yemen

The UN says people smugglers have deliberately drowned up to 50 migrants – mostly teenagers – from Somalia and Ethiopia off the coast of Yemen. About a third of those forced into the sea, when the smugglers thought they saw authority figures on the beach, were women. The news comes from the International Organization for […]