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After Kenya’s August 2017 Elections: Observing the Observers

  Following the historic, unprecedented decision by the Supreme Court to nullify Kenya’s presidential election, which international election observers had largely commended, the credibility of observers, and the practice of observation, was seriously damaged.  In this article, Aly Verjee identifies six lessons for international election observers ahead of the re-run of polls planned for 26…

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Ugandans Resist Museveni’s Bid For Life Presidency

  In 2005, Yoweri Museveni persuaded Parliament to amend Uganda’s constitution to eliminate presidential term limits, so that he could remain in power. Now, at age 73, after ruling for 31 years, he is once again asking Parliament to amend the Constitution to eliminate the age limit that would require him to step down at…

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S. Sudan Refugees: UN Wants SH2.4 Trillion

  According to the Uganda refugee response matrix on South Sudan, which UNHCR released on Tuesday, of the 1.3 million refugees in Uganda, only 834 have been medically screened, leaving hundreds in dire need of medical attention. The refugees that are concentrated in the districts of Yumbe, Arua, Moyo, Adjuman and Lamwo, include 1 million…

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Kenyan Scholar Wins Africa’s Top Food Prize

Prof Ruth Khasaya Oniang’o has jointly won the Africa Food Prize at the just concluded African Green Revolution Forum in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire. She won the prize alongside Ms MmeMaimouna Coulibali of Mali. Born on November 9, 1946, Prof Oniang’o made her appearance at the forum as the founder and leader of the Rural Outreach…

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Kenya’s Presidential Elections Moved to October 26

  Kenya’s electoral commission says it has moved the date of the country’s repeat presidential elections to October 26. The commission said in a statement on Thursday that plans to hold the vote on October 17 had to be scrapped because it needs more time to meet the requirements set by the Supreme Court on Wednesday. In its ruling,…

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Kenya Elections 2017: A massive fraud by the genius of evil, with international participation

What is now being praised as a “peaceful” election was in fact the connivance of racist global capital against the Kenyan people. The so-called victory of Uhuru Kenyatta is a victory of private business. Kenyans should expect the collapse of public institutions in the next few years and increased militarization to keep the people in…

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