Regional Integration Has Taken a Back Seat in Kenya’s Election. Why It Matters

[The Conversation Africa] As Kenya’s general election beckons the race has effectively narrowed down to two horses. Either, opposition leader Raila Odinga , or incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta will be Kenya’s president after August 8.

[The Conversation Africa] As Kenya's general election beckons the race has effectively narrowed down to two horses. Either, opposition leader Raila Odinga , or incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta will be Kenya's president after August 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Meet Liberian Inventor Reuben Murray

[Observer] Meet Liberian inventor Reuben Murray. His story of exceptional creativity in electronics and technology started at at very young age, when he used to mine electronic parts from discarded radios for his experiments in his native Bong County.

[Observer] Meet Liberian inventor Reuben Murray. His story of exceptional creativity in electronics and technology started at at very young age, when he used to mine electronic parts from discarded radios for his experiments in his native Bong County.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Kenya Poll One of the Most Expensive in the World

[Nation] Kenya is feeling the strain of funding possibly the second most expensive election in the world in the face of falling revenues, public sector wage pressures and emergency spending following prolonged drought.

[Nation] Kenya is feeling the strain of funding possibly the second most expensive election in the world in the face of falling revenues, public sector wage pressures and emergency spending following prolonged drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Oni – I Will Avenge Fayemi’s Defeat If Given APC’s Ticket in 2018

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The former Governor of Ekiti State and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Chairman (South), Chief Segun Oni, will today declare his intention for the 2018 governorship poll.

[This Day] Ado Ekiti -The former Governor of Ekiti State and the All Progressives Congress (APC) Deputy National Chairman (South), Chief Segun Oni, will today declare his intention for the 2018 governorship poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Torture Allegations Cast Shadow Over Trial

[HRW] Tunis -Morocco’s judicial authorities should ensure that upcoming verdicts in a mass trial are not based on confessions or statements implicating other defendants obtained under torture or other ill-treatment during police interrogations, Human R…

[HRW] Tunis -Morocco's judicial authorities should ensure that upcoming verdicts in a mass trial are not based on confessions or statements implicating other defendants obtained under torture or other ill-treatment during police interrogations, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

Joho Is a Failure, Mombasa Is Stinking – Kenyatta

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto tore into Governor Hassan Joho saying he had resorted to abusing the Head of State after failing to deliver promises he made to Mombasa residents.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto tore into Governor Hassan Joho saying he had resorted to abusing the Head of State after failing to deliver promises he made to Mombasa residents.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

No Elections Without Proper Preparations – Opposition

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T Vice President Nelson Chamisa has warned Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Chairperson Rita Makarau that any attempt to carry out an improper voter registration exercise will lead to chaos and abandonment of the 2018 harmonised e…

[New Zimbabwe] MDC-T Vice President Nelson Chamisa has warned Zimbabwe Electoral Commission (ZEC) Chairperson Rita Makarau that any attempt to carry out an improper voter registration exercise will lead to chaos and abandonment of the 2018 harmonised elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe