Kenya’s election commission suffered a hacking attempt after this week’s vote but the system was not compromised, its chairman said on Thursday.
International observers on Thursday praised the handling of Kenya’s presidential election, with the European Union mission saying it had seen no sign of manipulation despite opposition complaints and scattered protests.
Former president Thabo Mbeki has commended Kenyans for the peaceful and orderly way the country conducted their elections on Tuesday, and said nothing should be done afterwards that will spoil that.
Senegal’s main opposition group have threatened to boycott future elections because the parliamentary polls that delivered a large majority to the ruling coalition were a “masquerade”.
There was no interference in Kenya's election management system, the country's election commission chief said while rejecting the opposition's claims of hacking that were followed by deadly protests.
Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has urged Kenyan citizens to embrace peace and dialogue after the August 8 presidential election.
The European Union election observer mission in Kenya said on Thursday it had seen no signs of “centralised or localised manipulation” of the voting process.
A jittery Kenya awaits final poll results Thursday, with President Uhuru Kenyatta holding a strong lead after a vote marred by opposition claims of rigging and the death of four people in election-related violence.
Kenya Electoral Commission on Wednesday denied interferences in voting or the vote count in the general election, saying that the election management system was secure.
Aid officials say six Red Cross volunteers have been killed in Central African Republic, the third deadly attack on the group in the country this year.
Most African migrants suffer abuse, torture and rape as they cross lawless Libya in pursuit of a new life in Europe, Oxfam said on Wednesday as it urged Europe to offer safer routes.
Liberia’s outgoing president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has pledged to fully support and campaign for all the female aspirants in the October 10 general elections.
West Ham United return to action later today with a trip to St. James’ Park to face Newcastle United, and they will look to pick up all three points in order to further boost their survival bid following Wednesday’s 3-2 win over Chelsea.
South Africa on Saturday reported more than 10,000 new coronavirus (COVID-19) infections, the highest daily jump on record for the country as it hurtles towards an anticipated spike.
Buratai stated this Saturday at the Amanawa Infectious Hospital, Shuni and Ruga village in Dange Shuni Local Government Area of Sokoto State, while presenting palliatives to some patients and the less privileged to commemorate this year’s Nigerian Army Day celebration.
The Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has described the Appeal Court judgement on the Kogi governorship election delivered on Saturday as a travesty of justice.
The independent oil marketers operating under the aegis of the Private Depot of Oil and Gas Marketers Association of Nigeria (PDOGMAN) has impressed on the federal government the need to embark on full deregulation of the downstream sector of the nation’s oil and gas industry, saying this would benefit the economy on the long run.
The Government of Osun State says that it has concluded plans to implement the review of the reclassification policy of state schools which it had approved earlier.
Cross River Residents Electoral Commissioner (REC), Dr Emmanuel Hart, has urged chairmen of political parties in the state to educate their members to do the right things during elections.
A former state Publicity Secretary of the Edo State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), Comrade Godwin Erahon, yesterday, warned the state governor, Godwin Obaseki, and his deputy, Philip Shaibu, to be wary of the fate of the candidate of the Action Alliance (AA) political party in Imo state, Uche Nwosu, in recent Supreme Court judgment.
Nigeria striker Odion Ighalo hoping he’s second time lucky as he has been nominated for Manchester United’s goal of the month award for June.
The Ondo State Governor, Mr Rotimi Akeredolu, has refuted a media report allegedly linking him with branded bottles of whiskey as part of his campaign for his re-election for a second term.