December 22, 2016

Mass arrests in DR Congo’s second city

Soldiers sealed part of Congo’s second city and carried out mass arrests of young men on Thursday, residents said, as talks to defuse the country’s explosive […]
December 22, 2016

IEBC slams MPs on election laws standoff

Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has raised concerns in the manner in which political coalitions cannot agree on how to change relevant clauses in election […]
December 22, 2016

17 killed as police and cult members clash in Kinshasa

Seventeen people have been killed in clashes between DR Congo police and members of a cult that believes the end of President Joseph Kabila’s mandate will […]
December 22, 2016

Kenya election body concerned at rising political temperatures ahead of polls

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) on Thursday appealed for sobriety among the political class as the country was gearing up for the August 2017 […]
December 22, 2016

Trump appoints China critic Peter Navarro to trade post

US President-elect Donald Trump has appointed economist Peter Navarro, a fierce critic of China, as the head of a new national trade body. He will lead […]
December 22, 2016

Christmas market reopens following lorry rampage

The Berlin Christmas market where 12 people were killed on Monday by a suspected Islamist extremist who drove a truck into a crowd has reopened. Police […]
December 22, 2016

Cord takes battle to the street after house adopts changes to poll laws

Coalition for reforms and democracy (Cord) has called for street demos on January 4 to protest passing of amended electoral laws. Coalition principals Moses Wetang’ula, Kalonzo […]
December 22, 2016

Kenya MPs approve contentious amendment on Election Laws

The National Assembly has approved a contentious amendment which provides for a manual back-up system for the voting, transmission and tallying of election results which was […]
December 21, 2016

Bishop Korir urge doctors to go back to work

Eldoret Catholic Bishop Cornelius Korir has urged striking doctors return to work saying it is unethical for them to ignore the plight of thousands of patients […]