Election Blues Take Huge Toll On Businesses

[Nation] The past week has witnessed serious disruption of economic activities, with many Kenyans staying indoors to monitor election results on social media, radio and television screens.

[Nation] The past week has witnessed serious disruption of economic activities, with many Kenyans staying indoors to monitor election results on social media, radio and television screens.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Jonathan, Yar’Adua, Atiku, Saraki Lost Millions of Naira, Properties to Aides, Partners

[Premium Times] Two weeks ago, PREMIUM TIMES exclusively reported on how an Abuja home of Nigeria’s immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, was burgled by police officers assigned to guard the property.

[Premium Times] Two weeks ago, PREMIUM TIMES exclusively reported on how an Abuja home of Nigeria's immediate past president, Goodluck Jonathan, was burgled by police officers assigned to guard the property.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenyan Election – the Good, the Bad, and the Memorable Moments

[The Conversation Africa] A few hours after Kenya’s polling stations closed on Tuesday August 8th, the country’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission began transmitting live results. But even before it had a chance to complete the tallying p…

[The Conversation Africa] A few hours after Kenya's polling stations closed on Tuesday August 8th, the country's Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission began transmitting live results. But even before it had a chance to complete the tallying process, the opposition candidate Raila Odinga and his National Super Alliance (NASA) disputed the credibility and fairness of the process, claiming that they had garnered 8.04 million votes against Uhuru Kenyatta's 7.7 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zuma Won, but the ANC Will Never Be a United Party Again

[The Conversation Africa] To say there is victory in defeat sounds like a contradiction in terms. But, this is exactly what happened when South Africa’s opposition parties failed to remove President Jacob Zuma through a motion of no confidence.

[The Conversation Africa] To say there is victory in defeat sounds like a contradiction in terms. But, this is exactly what happened when South Africa's opposition parties failed to remove President Jacob Zuma through a motion of no confidence.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Kagame Won 99 Percent

[Independent (Kampala)] Last week, Paul Kagame won presidential elections in Rwanda by 98.6%. Historically, such margins have only been won in countries like Saddam Hussein’s Iraq, which was under the tight grip of a tyrant. To many observers armed wit…

[Independent (Kampala)] Last week, Paul Kagame won presidential elections in Rwanda by 98.6%. Historically, such margins have only been won in countries like Saddam Hussein's Iraq, which was under the tight grip of a tyrant. To many observers armed with this experience, the election in Rwanda and Kagame's margin of victory does not have to be analyzed in its specificity. It is only explained by citing the experience of other nations. Therefore, to many commentators, Kagame's margin of victory does not reflect anything unique and

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

South African Police Experts in Seychelles to Help With Hunt for Missing Man

[Seychelles News Agency] Experts from South Africa’s police force are in Seychelles to assist the local police force in its search for Marvin Asba, who has been missing for more than a month, a top official said.

[Seychelles News Agency] Experts from South Africa's police force are in Seychelles to assist the local police force in its search for Marvin Asba, who has been missing for more than a month, a top official said.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

UN Chief Urges Politicians to Tame Supporters, Follow the Law

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The United Nations is appealing to political leaders to urge their supporters to refrain from violence and seek legal redress to solve election disputes arising from the just concluded General Election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The United Nations is appealing to political leaders to urge their supporters to refrain from violence and seek legal redress to solve election disputes arising from the just concluded General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyan Govt Says Country Is Safe; Opposition Urges Calm

[VOA] After a long campaign season, most Kenyans are returning to “normal” life following the announcement made Friday night that President Uhuru Kenyatta had been re-elected to a second term. He defeated longtime opposition candidate Raila Odinga.

[VOA] After a long campaign season, most Kenyans are returning to "normal" life following the announcement made Friday night that President Uhuru Kenyatta had been re-elected to a second term. He defeated longtime opposition candidate Raila Odinga.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya