Kenyans were voting Tuesday in elections headlined by a knife-edge battle between incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta and his rival Raila Odinga that has sent tensions soaring in east Africa's richest economy.
International observers have declared the August 4 presidential elections held in Rwanda as valid.
Congolese authorities ordered internet capacity be slowed down so that it cannot be used to transmit images via social media, a senior telecoms official based in Kinshasa said.
Polls have opened in Kenya’s general election amid fears that the result could trigger communal violence.
Two former presidents in charge of observer missions in the Kenyan elections have urged the country to make the continent proud by having successful elections.
While Presidents Yoweri Museveni (Uganda), Paul Kagame (Rwanda) and Pierre Nkurunziza (Burundi) have all tinkered with their constitutions to extend their rule, John Magufuli, their Tanzanian counterpart, has rejected calls to extend his rule beyond the constitutional limit of two, five-year terms.
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta urged peace on Monday on the eve of tense elections in which his battle with rival Raila Odinga is seen as too close to call.
Saudi Arabian billionaire Prince Alwaleed bin Talal is to invest more than $800m in hotels in Egypt, the investment ministry in Cairo said on Monday.
A South African deputy higher education minister on Monday apologized for assaulting a woman at a night club.
The Kenyan government has said that security officials deployed to ensure peace during Tuesday’s elections will not resort to violence against any citizen.
South Africa Statistician General Pali Lehohla said on Monday the country was in a “precarious position’’ of not creating enough jobs to make a dent in poverty.
Nervous Kenyans stockpiled food and water on Monday, while police prepared emergency first aid kits as families head to their ethnic heartlands on the eve of an election many fear could descend into violence.
The chief justice of Kenya's top court says the judiciary will resolve any disputes that might arise from a tightly contested election on Tuesday.
The General Overseer of the Redeemed Christian Church of God, (RCCG), Pastor Enoch Adeboye, has made another donation of N20 million to Osun State government to support its effort to cushion the effect of coronavirus (COVID-19) on Osun residents.
Fear grips a family in Limawa area of Minna in Niger as they denied a family member access to the family compound over fear that he had contracted the Coronavirus Disease.
While there’s zero factual support for a conspiracy theory linking the COVID-19 virus to 5G cellular technology — and the scientific community has concluded that 5G is safe — the UK government was forced today to explicitly address the topic after arsonists burned down a cell tower over 5G, and used Facebook to encourage others to follow suit.
The United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has praised the Nigerian government for handling the Coronavirus pandemic well.
Skype is trying to make it as easy as possible to use its video calling software. The company announced today that users can now start a video meeting and invite people to it without using the app or even having an account; the process is done completely on the web.
The Bauchi State Government has said that two out of the three index Coronavirus (covid-19) patients would soon be discharged.
Spain’s coronavirus fatalities rose by a record 832 people overnight to 5,690 as hospitals and morgues were overwhelmed and a police chief fought back tears announcing a colleague’s death.
Fourteen more new cases of coronavirus have emerged, bringing the country’s total number of infections to 111, the Nigeria Centre for Disease Control announced Sunday night.
Bayern Munich players will waive 20% of their salaries as Bundesliga clubs brace for the economic impact of the coronavirus crisis, the German champions have confirmed to ESPN.
Arsenal have identified Real Betis playmaker Nabil Fekir as a replacement for Dani Ceballos, whose loan deal expires this summer.