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What Next for the National Super Alliance?

News from Africa - Mon, 2017-12-11 11:52

The National Super Alliance (NASA) has postponed the swearing in of Raila Odinga and his deputy Kalonzo Musyoka as well as the launch of the People’s Assemblies which was scheduled to take place on...

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World Prematurity Day: Kangaroo Mother Care a Game Changer

News from Africa - Sat, 2017-11-18 12:58

One in every ten babies born around the world is born prematurely, amounting to more than 15 million born prematurely annually. 17th November is World Premature Baby day aimed at creating awareness on premature...

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What’s NASA’s Next Move

News from Africa - Thu, 2017-11-02 19:08

A day after President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared the winner of the repeat elections, National Super Alliance (NASA) held a press conference lead by Raila Odinga. He termed the repeat exercise as a charade...

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Uhuru Kenyatta Declared Winner in the Repeat Poll

News from Africa - Tue, 2017-10-31 16:00

President Uhuru Kenyatta was on 29th October declared winner of the repeat presidential election. This is the second time he is being declared the winner in just 81 days after results of the August...

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Vivian Cheruiyot Shines at the Frankfurt Marathon

News from Africa - Mon, 2017-10-30 17:03

34 year old Vivian Cheruiyot is the winner of the Frankfurt Marathon, an IAAF Gold Label Road race on Sunday. She completed at a record 2.23.35 to lower her previous best time she registered...

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Kenya Repeat Polls Goes On Amid Resistance from the Opposition

News from Africa - Thu, 2017-10-26 13:49

The National Super Alliance, a day to the repeat presidential poll re-branded to National resistance movement in a bid to defy the government which it terms as illegitimate. Former Prime Minister Raila odinga has...

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Uncertainty Over Kenyans Repeat Presidential Poll

News from Africa - Wed, 2017-10-25 11:53

In less than 24 hours Kenya is set to head to a repeat presidential election. One that has been marred with a lot of uncertainty on whether it will take place or not. The...

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Meet South Africa’s newest professional, the “Slasher”

News from Africa - Thu, 2017-10-12 17:19

Increasing numbers of professionals in South Africa are adding a “slash” to their job title, working more than one role, frequently in an unconnected industry. From estate agent/wedding planners, to accountant/reiki practitioners and digital...

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Kenya Joins the World in Marking World Cerebral Palsy Day

News from Africa - Mon, 2017-10-09 16:46

Cerebral palsy is the most common physical disability in childhood caused by an injury to the developing brain, which mostly happens before birth, at birth or shortly after. Currently, 17 million people in the...

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Kenya Set to Introduces Free Secondary Education

News from Africa - Thu, 2017-09-28 15:34

In about 27 days Kenya is set to head to the polls again to elect a new president. Top on the campaign promises from the two top presidential aspirants the incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta...

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Is Financial Inclusion Too Expensive For South Africa?

News from Africa - Mon, 2017-09-25 17:00

Money worries abound in South Africa where financial inclusion poses some challenging queries from the nation. From exactly what the president is spending “his” money on, to the nation’s recently downgraded credit rating, there’s...

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Kenya Elections: Detailed Verdict by the Supreme Court

News from Africa - Thu, 2017-09-21 17:18

The Kenyan Supreme Court yesterday delivered the much awaited detailed verdict that lead the nullification of presidential results. The judges present took a record of 12 hours to deliver the verdict both for the...

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NASA’s List of Irreducible Minimum Before the Repeat Polls

News from Africa - Tue, 2017-09-19 14:07

NASA presidential aspirant Raila Odinga has insisted that elections will only take place in October 17 if there are reforms in the IEBC. Raila Odinga said this during a rally at Jacaranda grounds on...

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Kenyan Repeat Polls to Cost $120M

News from Africa - Wed, 2017-09-13 18:50

The 17th October is the gazetted date for a repeat of the Kenyan polls pitting National Super Alliance presidential aspirant and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga and Jubilee presidential aspirant and the incumbent President...

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Supreme Court Nullifies Presidential Results

News from Africa - Fri, 2017-09-01 16:52

14 days later after National Super Alliance filed a petition against the August 8th presidential results, the Supreme Court has nullified the results. As a result Kenya will hold fresh polls in the next...

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