Primacy of the Law Has Been Asserted – but the Aftermath is Unpredictable

[The Conversation Africa] On Friday 1 September, Kenya’s Supreme Court delivered a surprise. Against the expectations of many, the court ruled – in a 4:2 majority verdict – that the presidential election held on 8 August was null and void.

[The Conversation Africa] On Friday 1 September, Kenya's Supreme Court delivered a surprise. Against the expectations of many, the court ruled - in a 4:2 majority verdict - that the presidential election held on 8 August was null and void.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Scores Killed in Renewed CAR Clashes

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -DOZENS of civilians have been killed and thousands displaced during escalating clashes between rival rebel groups in the Central African Republic.

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -DOZENS of civilians have been killed and thousands displaced during escalating clashes between rival rebel groups in the Central African Republic.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

UN Peacekeepers Killed in Mali Ambush

[CAJ News] Bamako -ARMED rebels have killed two United Nations peacekeepers in the conflict-prone Mali. Two other members of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) have been seriously injured after the militants attacked their convoy. On Wednesday (Yesterday), the UN secretary general, António Guterres, condemned the attack.

[CAJ News] Bamako -ARMED rebels have killed two United Nations peacekeepers in the conflict-prone Mali. Two other members of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in Mali (MINUSMA) have been seriously injured after the militants attacked their convoy. On Wednesday (Yesterday), the UN secretary general, António Guterres, condemned the attack.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Slight Uptick in SA Platinum Output – Report

[News24Wire] South Africa’s output for refined platinum grew by 3% for the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest global production report by the World Platinum Investment Council.

[News24Wire] South Africa's output for refined platinum grew by 3% for the second quarter of 2017, according to the latest global production report by the World Platinum Investment Council.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

AU to Appoint Team to Oversee Troop Exit From Somalia

[Shabelle] The African Union has resolved to form a team of experts including troop contributing countries to map out ways in which forces will exit Somalia by May 2018, officials said on Wednesday.

[Shabelle] The African Union has resolved to form a team of experts including troop contributing countries to map out ways in which forces will exit Somalia by May 2018, officials said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

The Country Remains Volatile With Challenges for Peacekeepers

[Shabelle] The commander of Uganda’s contingent deployed under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Brig. Kayanja Muhanga, has said Somalia remains a volatile state with a number of challenges for citizens and the peacekeepers.

[Shabelle] The commander of Uganda's contingent deployed under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Brig. Kayanja Muhanga, has said Somalia remains a volatile state with a number of challenges for citizens and the peacekeepers.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Susumila Denies Claims of ‘Illuminati’ Praise Song

[Nation] Coast-based musician Yusuf Kombo, popularly known as Susumila, has denied claims that he is set to drop a new single Tawire that would be praise of the satanic cult Illuminati, a that he has long been alleged to be  a member of.

[Nation] Coast-based musician Yusuf Kombo, popularly known as Susumila, has denied claims that he is set to drop a new single Tawire that would be praise of the satanic cult Illuminati, a that he has long been alleged to be  a member of.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya