Another Kenya Election, More Abuses

[HRW] On October 26, Kenya held its second presidential election two months after the Supreme Court nullified the results of the August 8 polls after a successful legal challenge by the main opposition candidate, Raila Odinga. The vote was held in a te…

[HRW] On October 26, Kenya held its second presidential election two months after the Supreme Court nullified the results of the August 8 polls after a successful legal challenge by the main opposition candidate, Raila Odinga. The vote was held in a tense environment after Odinga boycotted the election - citing lack of faith in the electoral body - and urged his supporters to stay home on voting day.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

SA’s Frittelli On the Move in Turkey

[News24Wire] Nicolas Colsaerts seized the halfway lead in the Turkish Airlines Open with a flawless 64 as South Africa’s Dylan Frittelli made a nice leap towards the top in the $7-million Rolex Series showpiece at the Regnum Carya Resort and Spa on Fri…

[News24Wire] Nicolas Colsaerts seized the halfway lead in the Turkish Airlines Open with a flawless 64 as South Africa's Dylan Frittelli made a nice leap towards the top in the $7-million Rolex Series showpiece at the Regnum Carya Resort and Spa on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Third Presidential Poll Unlikely

[CAJ News] Nairobi -ANALYSTS have dismissed the likelihood of a third presidential election this year in Kenya following a disputed outcome last week. Incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta was announced the winner of the rescheduled poll last week with 98 percent o…

[CAJ News] Nairobi -ANALYSTS have dismissed the likelihood of a third presidential election this year in Kenya following a disputed outcome last week. Incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta was announced the winner of the rescheduled poll last week with 98 percent of the vote after rival Raila Odinga boycotted demanding the dissolution of the Independent Electoral Boundaries Commission (IEBC). Odinga called for a "national resistance movement" including the formation of a "people's assembly" to bring civil society groups together to"restor

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

SAP Leonardo Global Centres Support Digital Innovation

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SAP, the software giant, will enable customers and partners to accelerate their digital innovation journey through the global expansion of the SAP Leonardo Centres. The new slate of SAP Leonardo Centres are set to open next year in Berlin,China, Johannesburg, Moscow, Seoul, Singapore, Silicon Valley and Tokyo. This follows the successful opening of the centres earlier this year in Bangalore, New York, Paris and São Leopoldo.

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -SAP, the software giant, will enable customers and partners to accelerate their digital innovation journey through the global expansion of the SAP Leonardo Centres. The new slate of SAP Leonardo Centres are set to open next year in Berlin,China, Johannesburg, Moscow, Seoul, Singapore, Silicon Valley and Tokyo. This follows the successful opening of the centres earlier this year in Bangalore, New York, Paris and São Leopoldo.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Convenes Security Meeting in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, who is also the commander of the armed forces has chaired a high-level a security meeting in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] The President of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo, who is also the commander of the armed forces has chaired a high-level a security meeting in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

South Darfur Displaced Call for UNAMID Protection After Govt. Show of Force

[Radio Dabanga] Kalma Camp -A show of force by Sudanese government forces in at least 200 vehicles, including armoured cars and rocket launchers, caused panic among the displaced in Kalma camp near Nyala, capital of South Darfur on Wednesday morning. C…

[Radio Dabanga] Kalma Camp -A show of force by Sudanese government forces in at least 200 vehicles, including armoured cars and rocket launchers, caused panic among the displaced in Kalma camp near Nyala, capital of South Darfur on Wednesday morning. Camp elders have called for Unamid to be given a wider mandate to protect them.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Ecowas, WTO Urge More Trade, Investment for Economic Growth

[Premium Times] Nigeria, along with other member nations of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS and affiliates and partners of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, on Friday reaffirmed their conviction that trade and investment were “tw…

[Premium Times] Nigeria, along with other member nations of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS and affiliates and partners of the World Trade Organisation, WTO, on Friday reaffirmed their conviction that trade and investment were "twin engines" and pillars for economic growth, modernization and development of Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Promote Peace, China’s Xi Tells Soldiers At First Overseas Base

[Shabelle] Troops serving at China’s first overseas military base, in the Horn of Africa country of Djibouti, should help promote peace and stability, President Xi Jinping told them in a video chat, encouraging them to promote a good image.

[Shabelle] Troops serving at China's first overseas military base, in the Horn of Africa country of Djibouti, should help promote peace and stability, President Xi Jinping told them in a video chat, encouraging them to promote a good image.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia