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Pressure mounts on Kenya opposition to quell deadly protests

  A man runs past a shack which was burnt to the ground by protestors in the Kibera slum in Nairobi on August 12, 2017. Demonstrations and running battles with police broke out in isolated parts of Nairobi slums after anger in opposition strongholds against August 8 election that losing candidate Raila Odinga claims was massively rigged. AFP PHOTO In Summary UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres urged thwarted presidential candidate Raila Odinga to “send a clear message to his supporters urging them to refrain from violence”, The same message was echoed by British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson. Kenyan media...

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Rwanda and Kenya: A tale of two elections, two countries

By Asuman Bisiika On August 4, Rwanda held presidential elections, which returned incumbent president Paul Kagame with a 98.63 per cent victory. The other candidates in the race were Dr Frank Habineza and Mr Philipe Mpayimana. This is the background of Rwanda’s elections. President Kagame was constitutionally barred from contesting in this election, but a constitutional amendment was procured for the benefaction of his candidature. The particulars of the procurement of this constitutional amendment are that over 99 per cent of the population demanded that Kagame be enabled to seek re-election (or to be precise, to continue ruling Rwanda)....

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Perezida Uhuru Kenyatta yasubije Kagame washimye igikorwa cyo gutaha umuhanda wa Gari ya Moshi

Perezida wa Kenya, Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta, yasubije Perezida Kagame uherutse gushima igikorwa cyo gutaha icyiciro cya mbere cy’umuhanda wa Gari ya Moshi uzazenguruka ibihugu byo muri Afurika y’Uburasirazuba by’umwihariko akaba ariwo uzagera mu Rwanda. Ku wa 31 Gicurasi 2017, nibwo Kenya yatashye ku mugaragaro uyu muhanda wa kilometero 470 uhuza icyambu cya Mombasa n’umujyi wa Nairobi. Uwo munsi mu butumwa Perezida Kagame yashyize ku rukuta rwe rwa yashimye Kenya ku bw’uyu muhanda. Uyu muhanda uzava muri Kenya unyure muri Uganda, ugere mu Rwanda hanyuma ukomeze mu Burundi, ndetse hari n’ishami rizagera muri Sudani y’Epfo na Ethiopia. Kuri iki Cyumweru,...

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One Kick in Kenya: Koffi Olomide’s Lusaka show cancelled

Koffi Olomide and dancing queens The Agricultural and Commercial Society of Zambia has bowed down to public pressure and cancelled Congolese rhumba giant Koffi Olomide’ planned shows in Lusaka. In a brief statement, Show Society President Ben Shoko said following the reported unfortunate incidence in Kenya concerning Koffi Olomide, the show Society of Zambia has decided to cancel his performances during this year’s Show. Several Zambians took to social media to call for the cancellation of Koffi’s Lusaka concerts after he was deported from Kenya following a row over an incident in which he was captured the airport kicking...

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Koffi Olomide yavuye muri Kenya nabi Régis Umurengezi

 Koffi Olomide, umwe mu nkingi za mwamba muri muzika ya Repubulika Iharanira Demokarasi ya Kongo, yurijwe indege n’ubuyobozi bwa Kenya asubizwa mu gihugu cye nyuma yo kubonwa akubita umwe mu bagize itsinda rimubyinira muri icyo gihugu. Uyu muririmbyi ufite indirimbo ya ‘Selfie’, iharawe na benshi muri iki gihe, ku mugoroba wo ku wa gatanu, yagaragaye mu mashusho(Video) yafatiwe ku kibuga cy’indenge mpuzamahanga cya Jomo Kenyatta ariho ateragura imigeri umugore umwe mu bamubyinira. Ibyo byakurikiwe no guhita atabwa muri yombi na polisi ya Kenya, ubwo yari ukubutse mu kiganiro yakoreye kuri Televiziyo ya Citizen, nyuma y’ubutumwa bumunenga kubera iriya videwo...

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