Chaos at Kariokor Polling Station Over Voting Delays

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Several voters at the Kariokor Social Hall polling station were hurt after police lobbed teargas and beat up voters in an effort to restore order at the polling station.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Several voters at the Kariokor Social Hall polling station were hurt after police lobbed teargas and beat up voters in an effort to restore order at the polling station.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zuma ‘The Tsotsi’ Must Go – Opposition Parties Unite Over Call

[News24Wire] Speaker upon speaker addressed a massive crowd outside Parliament on Tuesday, saying President Jacob Zuma needed to step down or be forced out of his seat – this ahead of a vote of no confidence against him.

[News24Wire] Speaker upon speaker addressed a massive crowd outside Parliament on Tuesday, saying President Jacob Zuma needed to step down or be forced out of his seat - this ahead of a vote of no confidence against him.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Will Entebbe Talks Deliver Peace?

[East African] South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir and two factions of the warring parties agreed a fortnight ago to hold unification talks with various groups of the Sudan People’s Liberation Movement mediated by Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni to e…

[East African] South Sudan's President Salva Kiir and two factions of the warring parties agreed a fortnight ago to hold unification talks with various groups of the Sudan People's Liberation Movement mediated by Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni to end divisions between leaders of the ruling party.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Machar Political Future in Doubt As He’s Isolated

[East African] Regional leaders continue to shun South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar, who is believed to be under house arrest in South Africa. He fled South Sudan after fresh fighting broke out in Juba in July.

[East African] Regional leaders continue to shun South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar, who is believed to be under house arrest in South Africa. He fled South Sudan after fresh fighting broke out in Juba in July.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Bank of Ghana Gets New First Deputy Governor

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Dr Maxwell Opoku-Afari, Deputy Division Chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), a statement issued by the Bank in Accra, yest…

[Ghana Govt.] President Nana Addo-Dankwa Akufo-Addo has appointed Dr Maxwell Opoku-Afari, Deputy Division Chief of the International Monetary Fund (IMF), as First Deputy Governor of the Bank of Ghana (BoG), a statement issued by the Bank in Accra, yesterday, has disclosed.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Kenyan Elections – the Dark Underbelly to a Noisy Democracy

[Daily Maverick] In Kenya close to 20-million voters will go out to cast their ballot in the country’s elections on Tuesday. While observer teams from the African Union and the Commonwealth urged the country to make Africa proud by coming out in their …

[Daily Maverick] In Kenya close to 20-million voters will go out to cast their ballot in the country's elections on Tuesday. While observer teams from the African Union and the Commonwealth urged the country to make Africa proud by coming out in their numbers to vote, residents in previous election violence hot spots were more concerned about just surviving the poll and its aftermath. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya