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Charity decries violation of rights among under-age refugees in Kenya

Children living in refugee camps located in northern parts of Kenya have borne the brunt of physical and emotional abuse despite concerted efforts by governments and other non-state actors to address their plight, a global charity said on Monday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 8:00:41

US observers urge Kenya to respect apex court verdict, avert crisis

The United States-based observer group on Monday called on Kenya's political leaders to respect the Supreme Court verdict which upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's win in the Oct. 26 repeat polls.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 7:59:00

Zimbabwe's Mugabe to chair routine cabinet meeting Tuesday

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe will chair a routine cabinet meeting at State House Tuesday, the same day his party moves a motion to impeach him in parliament.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 7:57:39

Zimbabwe's fired VP Mnangagwa expected back in Zimbabwe soon: army chief

The Zimbabwe Defense Forces (ZDF) said Monday they are encouraged by the opening of talks between President Robert Mugabe and former Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa who he fired two weeks ago.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/21 7:54:17

Kenya’s Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta’s presidential win

Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday unanimously upheld the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta in last month's repeat presidential vote, paving the way for him to be sworn in next week.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/20 23:18:40

Mugabe’s party to launch impeachment process Tuesday: MP

President Robert Mugabe faced the prospect of impeachment on Monday after going on Zimbabwe TV to assert his control despite the military takeover and his party's vow to force him out.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/20 23:18:40

Court dismisses petition

Kenyan Chief Justice David Maraga (third from right) and other judges stand before Kenya’s Supreme Court on Monday dismissed two petitions to overturn the country’s October 26 presidential election re-run, validating the poll victory of President Uhuru Kenyatta in Nairobi. Photo: AFP
Source: AFP | 2017/11/20 23:13:40

Zimbabwe war veterans association says to stage more protests until Mugabe steps down

The influential Zimbabwe National Liberation War Veterans Association (ZNLWVA) said Monday it would invite Zimbabweans back into the streets for more protests until President Robert Mugabe steps down.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/20 21:11:43

Kenya's Supreme Court upholds Kenyatta's re-election

Kenya's Supreme Court on Monday upheld President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in the repeated presidential vote last month, paving the way for his swearing-in next week.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/20 17:06:55

Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark arrives in Tanzania

Chinese naval hospital ship Peace Ark arrived on Sunday morning in Tanzania's commercial capital Dar es Salaam, starting an eight-day humanitarian mission of providing free medical services to local residents.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/20 0:26:48

Kenyan scholar says China's ecological civilization key to stabilize world order

The concept of ecological civilization espoused by China will stabilize the world order that has endured tremors linked to rise of populism in the West as well as climate change, conflicts, economic slowdown and terrorism, a Kenyan scholar said on Sunday.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/20 0:24:19

Fist for support

Zimbabwean soldiers bump fists with joyful protesters thanking them in Harare, Zimbabwe on Saturday. President Robert Mugabe was dismissed as the leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling party on Sunday following a de facto military coup. Photo: AP
Source: AP | 2017/11/19 23:33:40

Clashes as 4 bodies found in Nairobi slum

Clashes erupted in a Nairobi slum Sunday after four bodies were found in the streets, hiking tensions on the eve of a Supreme Court ruling on the validity of last month’s divisive election re-run.
Source: AFP | 2017/11/19 23:03:40

Mugabe dismissed by Zimbabwe ruling party

President Robert Mugabe was dismissed as the leader of Zimbabwe’s ruling ZANU-PF party on Sunday in a move to force him to end his 37 years in power peacefully following a de facto military coup.
Source: Reuters | 2017/11/19 22:58:40

Zimbabwe's ruling party fires Mugabe, appoints former VP as new leader

Zimbabwe's ruling Zanu-PF party on Sunday recalled President Robert Mugabe from position of party leader, saying he must resign as president by noon Monday or impeachment proceedings will start.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/19 22:55:29

Nigeria lauds global endorsement of its fight against terrorism

Nigeria has hailed the recent global endorsement of its fight against terrorism, as contained in the 2017 Global Terrorism Index of the Institute for Economics and Peace (IEP).
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/19 22:03:39

At least 12 killed in road accident in west Kenya

At least 12 people were killed and two others seriously injured in a road accident along a busy highway in northwest Kenya early Sunday, the police said.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/19 21:09:44

Tension high in Kenya's slum after murder of 6 people

At least six people were brutally murdered and several others seriously injured by suspected members of a proscribed sect at a slum in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi on Saturday night.
Source: Xinhua | 2017/11/19 20:16:30