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Lawmaker Thrown Out Of Plenary Over Indecent Dressing

Lawmaker Thrown Out Of Plenary Over Indecent Dressing

🕔16:11, 18.Oct 2017

A Kenyan lawmaker known as Elizabeth Nyawira was on Tuesday kicked out of the plenary session over indecent dressing. According to Kenya’s Daily Post, she was walked out of the assembly by the Deputy speaker who claimed that Nyawira’s dressing

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Mugabe’s Wife In Court Over $1.35 Million Diamond Ring

Mugabe’s Wife In Court Over $1.35 Million Diamond Ring

🕔14:59, 18.Oct 2017

The wife of Zimbabwean President, Robert Mugabe has dragged a Lebanese businessman to court for failing to deliver a $1.35-million diamond ring she ordered for her wedding anniversary. “First lady Dr. Grace Mugabe is suing fugitive businessman Mr Jamal Joseph

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Jacob Zuma Reshuffles Cabinet Again

Jacob Zuma Reshuffles Cabinet Again

🕔07:23, 18.Oct 2017

This is the second cabinet reshuffle in less than seven months

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Kenya’s Opposition Leader, Raila Odinga Pulls Out Of Presidential Re-run

Kenya’s Opposition Leader, Raila Odinga Pulls Out Of Presidential Re-run

🕔18:53, 10.Oct 2017

“no reform, no elections”

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Opposition Set To Shutdown Togo

Opposition Set To Shutdown Togo

🕔16:46, 25.Sep 2017

Gnassingbe has been in power since the death of his father in 2005. His father ruled Togo since 1967.

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Two Senators Arrested Over Hate Speech

Two Senators Arrested Over Hate Speech

🕔22:08, 11.Sep 2017

“When you (Uhuru) are drinking your alcohol, when you are getting drunk, stop thinking we are children of a monkey,” Muthama said according to a recording posted on YouTube

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Incumbent President of Angola Loses Re-election Bid

Incumbent President of Angola Loses Re-election Bid

🕔20:20, 24.Aug 2017

Information filtering in reveals that the incumbent president of Angola, Jose Eduardo Dos Santos, who had ruled the country for 38 years has been defeated.

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Uhuru Kenyatta Wins Kenya’s Presidential Election

Uhuru Kenyatta Wins Kenya’s Presidential Election

🕔04:03, 12.Aug 2017

The IEBC says that Mr. Kenyatta was able to meet the legally required 50% plus 1 votes , and at least 25% votes in 24 counties needed to be declared an outright winner

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Kenya Election War: Obasanjo Calls for Calm

Kenya Election War: Obasanjo Calls for Calm

🕔20:27, 10.Aug 2017

Allegations of hacking into the electoral system have been made

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Voting Period Extended in Kenya

Voting Period Extended in Kenya

🕔18:53, 8.Aug 2017

Speaking at a press conference in Nairobi, the commission through its Chairman, Wafula Chebukati said, “We wish to assure you all that for the polling stations that opened late, we will compensate the time by extending the voting period by the same amount of hours that were lost before opening.”

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