Voters Register and Voting System Major Challenges for Chebukati

[Nation] With about six months to prepare to oversee yet another high-stakes Kenyan General Election, the team led by Mr Wanyonyi Wafula Chebukati is faced with two major tasks: Preparation of the register of voters and getting together the Kenya Integ…

[Nation] With about six months to prepare to oversee yet another high-stakes Kenyan General Election, the team led by Mr Wanyonyi Wafula Chebukati is faced with two major tasks: Preparation of the register of voters and getting together the Kenya Integrated Election Management System.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyatta Rigged 2013 Elections – Official

[Nation] Former TNA secretary-general Onyango Oloo on Wednesday said he would spill all the tricks that the Jubilee Coalition used in 2013, including inflating the number of votes in its strongholds to help President Uhuru Kenyatta win the elections.

[Nation] Former TNA secretary-general Onyango Oloo on Wednesday said he would spill all the tricks that the Jubilee Coalition used in 2013, including inflating the number of votes in its strongholds to help President Uhuru Kenyatta win the elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hundreds Resign to Contest in General Election

[Nation] Hundreds of top civil servants have penned their resignation letters as they plan to exit public service jobs at the national and county governments to contest in the coming General Election.

[Nation] Hundreds of top civil servants have penned their resignation letters as they plan to exit public service jobs at the national and county governments to contest in the coming General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Politicians in Nasa Split on Picking of 2017 Poll Candidates

[Nation] Key Opposition politicians are divided on whether parties in the newly formed National Super Alliance (Nasa) should hold joint or separate primaries to choose candidates for the General Election.

[Nation] Key Opposition politicians are divided on whether parties in the newly formed National Super Alliance (Nasa) should hold joint or separate primaries to choose candidates for the General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

More Forex Crisis As Senate Okays N305 to $1 for Budget

[Guardian] The Senate yesterday retained the foreign exchange rate of N305 to the dollar for the 2017 budget. This was part of the key decisions by the upper legislative chamber while passing the Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Pa…

[Guardian] The Senate yesterday retained the foreign exchange rate of N305 to the dollar for the 2017 budget. This was part of the key decisions by the upper legislative chamber while passing the Medium Term Expenditure Framework and Fiscal Strategy Paper (MTEF/FSP).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Deploys Fighter Jets, Troops As U.S. Warns Jammeh

[Guardian] The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) yesterday intensified moves to get the President of The Gambia, Yayah Jammeh, to respect the will of his people expressed at the December 1, 2016 election won by Adama Barrow.

[Guardian] The Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) yesterday intensified moves to get the President of The Gambia, Yayah Jammeh, to respect the will of his people expressed at the December 1, 2016 election won by Adama Barrow.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Price of Eggs Increases in Western Kenya Following Importation Ban

[Nation] The effects of the ban on importation of chicken and poultry products from Uganda have started being felt in Kenya, with egg prices rising instantly in western region.

[Nation] The effects of the ban on importation of chicken and poultry products from Uganda have started being felt in Kenya, with egg prices rising instantly in western region.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gambia – Nigeria Deploys Troops, Fighter Jets

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Air Force yesterday deployed troops and fighter jets to Gambia, as part of the Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS) mandate to enforce the December 1, 2016 election result in that country.

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Air Force yesterday deployed troops and fighter jets to Gambia, as part of the Economic Community of West Africa (ECOWAS) mandate to enforce the December 1, 2016 election result in that country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Fleeing Gambian Says Jammeh’s Armoured Tanks Scaring Off Residents

[Daily Trust] Calabar -A fleeing Gambian who has arrived Calabar in Nigeria, Mrs Fatou Abdoulaye, says heavy buildup of military hardware all over the streets of the national capital Banjul and other parts of the country on the orders of President Yayh…

[Daily Trust] Calabar -A fleeing Gambian who has arrived Calabar in Nigeria, Mrs Fatou Abdoulaye, says heavy buildup of military hardware all over the streets of the national capital Banjul and other parts of the country on the orders of President Yayha Jammeh, is a terrifying experience.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia