Last month, Kenya’s Supreme Court annulled August’s presidential election result and ruled a second should be held within 60 days. Kenya’s electoral commission, the IEBC, promptly set an October 17 to meet the court’s deadline for a re-run. However, doubts
Kenya’s Supreme Court today explained why it annulled last month’s presidential election result.
Tanzania’s leading rights group has called on the government to stop harassing MPs following the arrest of three opposition lawmakers.
Rwandan president Paul Kagame has secured a third term in power after a landslide victory in the country’s 2017 presidential poll.
Polls have closed in Rwanda’s presidential election with Paul Kagame widely expected to secure a third term in power.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) says ongoing violence in Kenya’s Rift Valley could keep thousands of people from voting in next month’s presidential elections.
Amnesty International has warned next month’s election in Rwanda will be held under a “climate of fear”, following “two decades of attacks on the political opposition, independent media and human rights defenders”.
The notion that Paul Kagame could lose this year’s presidential election seems almost laughable. This is the man who won his last outing with 93% of the votes and last year saw his country vote 98% in favour of constitutional
Kenya has hired international auditors to oversee the upcoming presidential election following violence, delays and fraud accusations in the build-up to August’s polls.
Many Africa watchers might have taken the recent successful ejection of the Gambia’s defeated dictator, Yahya Jammeh, as a sign of hope for the upward swing of democracy in Africa. But despite this morsel of good news, the latest edition
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