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Kenyan police killed at least 33 people in Nairobi after elections

Kenyan police killed at least 33 people in the capital during a crackdown following elections in August, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on Monday. Excessive force by police against protesters and residents in strongholds of opposition leader Raila Odinga caused the deaths in Nairobi, the report said. President …

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Zanu-PF moves to make Grace Mugabe Zimbabwe VP

President Robert Mugabe will be confirmed as the ruling Zanu-PF’s candidate in next year’s Presidential election during an extraordinary congress slated for December after the party’s 10 provinces passed the resolution over the weekend, the state-owned Herald reported on Monday. The extraordinary congress comes before the regular congress that was due in …

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Angolan activists jailed over election protest

Seven Angolan opposition activists have been sentenced to 45 days in jail over a protest calling for transparency in next year’s election when veteran President Jose Eduardo dos Santos will stand down. The election, due to be held in August, will mark a new chapter for Angola as Dos Santos …

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Kenya: President Uhuru Kenyatta warns against violence as poll fever hits

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta warned on Thursday against violence as election season gets into full swing, with chaotic party primaries already leading to bloody scuffles. East Africa’s largest economy holds a general election on August 8, a decade after disputed polls fuelled violence that left more than 1 100 dead …

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UK parliament approves June 8 general election

The UK parliament has voted in favour of Prime Minister Theresa May’s call for an early general election. The parliament on Wednesday voted 522 to 13 in favour of the election taking place on June 8. On Tuesday, May called for a snap election in a surprise announcement as Britain …

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Meet The Pretty 20-Year-Old Model Contesting In The Upcoming Elections In Kenya (Photos)

Sadaf Deen, a top Kenyan model will be contesting in the upcoming elections in August. The 20-year-old politician is hoping to get elected as a Mombasa representative during the August elections. If Deen succeeds, she will become the youngest woman to occupy the post. More photos below

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