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Saturday 23 September 2017
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Category: East Africa

Thoughts on the Kenyan situation

DEMOCRACY IN AFRICA: HEADLINES FROM KENYA By Oluwole Sheriff Olusanya   “The court has made its decision. We respect it. We don’t...

Kenya polls, credibility and elections in Africa

Observers rally to avert crisis By John Eche   With 99 percent of the votes already counted, it is all clear that incumbent President...

Lessons from the Rwanda polls

Incumbent, Paul Kagame, expected to be re-elected with wide margin The people of Rwanda are at the polls today and of course there are...

#KenyaDecides: Mwangi, the Macron of Kenyan politics

  The youth who would shake-up Kenya’s political stage Boniface who? Yes, Boniface Mwangi; the youth who would shake-up...

Fake news threatens Kenya polls outcome

9 of 10 Kenyans have seen fake news about the 2017 general election – Survey By Anthony Opara   Ahead of next month’s...

Kagame to run for another 7-year term

Faint hopes of the ‘maximum leader’s’ not running dashed By Anthony Opara   Rwanda’s President, Paul Kagame at...

#KenyaDecides: How the nation would vote

  Kenya: Caught between the interchange of history and youth! By Anthony Opara   In seven weeks, Kenyans go to the polls to elect...

#KenyaDecides: Uhuru sues for peace

Candidates hold pitched election rallies By Tasie Theodore   President Uhuru Kenyatta has sued for peace from his fellow countrymen...

Tension in Kenya ahead of polls

Churches, others sue for peace By Anthony Opara Tension is presently brewing in Kenya ahead of the August presidential polls which has now...

Anchoring at Zanzibar: My East African Odyssey

An #AfricaDay Special In this very well-written travel report which The Difference is most pleased to serve you as part of the build-up to...