Election Unlikely to Herald Change

[The Conversation Africa] On 23 August Angolans went to the polls to elect a new parliament, and for the first time in the lives of a great majority of the population, a new president. José Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled the country for 38 years, did not run this time as his party’s top candidate.

[The Conversation Africa] On 23 August Angolans went to the polls to elect a new parliament, and for the first time in the lives of a great majority of the population, a new president. José Eduardo dos Santos, who ruled the country for 38 years, did not run this time as his party's top candidate.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

What Are the Implications for Liberia of the Kenya Supreme Court’s Nullification of the August 8 Elections?

[Observer] The Kenya Supreme Court’s landmark decision last week nullifying the results of that country’s August 8 elections due to constitutional irregularities has very serious implications for Liberia’s impending October 10 elections.

[Observer] The Kenya Supreme Court's landmark decision last week nullifying the results of that country's August 8 elections due to constitutional irregularities has very serious implications for Liberia's impending October 10 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Stop Persecuting a Religious Minority

[HRW] Beirut -The arrest of Mohamed Fali, president of Algeria’s Ahmadiyya community on August 28, 2017, is the latest example of a crackdown on the religious minority, Human Rights Watch said today.

[HRW] Beirut -The arrest of Mohamed Fali, president of Algeria's Ahmadiyya community on August 28, 2017, is the latest example of a crackdown on the religious minority, Human Rights Watch said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Algeria

Arusha Accord Can Still Inspire

[Iwacu] Burundi has just celebrated the 17th anniversary of the signing of the Arusha Agreement. In a crisis context, this compromised peace process could be used.

[Iwacu] Burundi has just celebrated the 17th anniversary of the signing of the Arusha Agreement. In a crisis context, this compromised peace process could be used.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Opposition Will ‘Not Share Power’

[VOA] Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga says his coalition would not share power, two days after the supreme court annulled presidential election results, citing irregularities.

[VOA] Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga says his coalition would not share power, two days after the supreme court annulled presidential election results, citing irregularities.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

IEBC in Daylong Crisis Meeting Following Supreme Court Edict

[Nation] Electoral commissioners were Saturday holed up in a daylong crisis meeting to craft the way forward in light of the Supreme Court determination that nullified the August 8 presidential election.

[Nation] Electoral commissioners were Saturday holed up in a daylong crisis meeting to craft the way forward in light of the Supreme Court determination that nullified the August 8 presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya