Teddy Mwambire Wins Kilifi Speaker Seat

Immediate former Member of Parliament for Ganze Mr. Teddy Ngumbao Mwambire is the new Speaker of the County Assembly of Kilifi. Mwambire, the current chairman of the Orange Democratic Movement…

DRC president encourages Angolan counterpart in his role to achieve peace, stability

Luanda – Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) president Félix Tshisekedi has encouraged his Angolan counterpart, João Lourenço, to continue with his commitment to achieve peace and stability in the DRC.…

PRESIDENT KENYATTA’S FAREWELL ADDRESS AT STATE HOUSE, NAIROBI ON MONDAY 12TH SEPTEMBER, 2022

My fellow Kenyans, today is my last opportunity to speak to you as your President. Since independence, we have every five years, without fail, reaffirmed our democratic credentials. We have…

While Millions of Ukrainian Civilians Suffer, Russian Federation’s Delegate TellWhile Millions of Ukrainian Civilians Suffer, Russian Federation’s Delegate Tells Security Council ‘Destructive Process in Ukraine Far from Over’s Security Council ‘Destructive Process in Ukraine Far from Over’

Several Member States Question Merits for Convening Meeting on Weapons Transfers A large-scale influx of weapons to conflict-affected zones raises many concerns, High Representative for Disarmament Affairs Izumi Nakamitsu told…

Raila Odinga should be thanked – his election losses helped deepen Kenya’s democracy

Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission announced on 15 August 2022 that Deputy President William Ruto had won the 2022 presidential election following a close, tense race. The commission gave…

Fighting Erupts Again in Ethiopia’s Northern Tigray Region

BAHIR DAR, ETHIOPIA — U.S. Special Envoy for the Horn of Africa Mike Hammer returned to Ethiopia, 12 days after fighting resumed between federal forces and Tigrayan rebels, breaking a…

Can social media be used as a source of evidence in Kenya’s election petitions?

The conduct of Kenya’s elections has repeatedly come under close scrutiny in the courts. Petitions were lodged challenging the outcome of presidential races in 2013 and 2017, as well as…

Resuming 2022 Session, Non-Governmental Organization Committee Recommends Consultative Status to 106 Entities, Devers Action on 44 Others

The Committee on Non-Governmental Organizations today began its 2022 resumed session by recommending 106 organizations for special consultative status with the Economic and Social Council and postponed action on 44…

Experts: Challenges to Kenya Presidential Poll Results Have Improved Election Integrity

NAIROBI — For the third time in his career, Kenya’s main opposition leader Raila Odinga is challenging presidential election results at the country’s Supreme Court. Some critics are mocking the…

Residents Advised To Rehabilitate Forests

Elgeyo Marakwet residents have been urged to conserve environment by replacing destroyed trees and water catchment areas. Speaking during a field tour at Endo, Marakwet East Sub County, Deputy County…

Commission on Limits of Continental Shelf Concludes Fifty-Fifth Session

NEW YORK, 22 August 2022 (Division for Ocean Affairs and the Law of the Sea) — The Commission on the Limits of the Continental Shelf held its fifty-fifth session at…

Woman In Court For Impersonating A Voter

A woman was on Monday arraigned before a Nyeri court for presenting a stolen identity card during the August 9, General Elections. Joyce Ngonya, is alleged to have presented herself…

Alarm bells as Somalia’s new president sours relationship with Ethiopia

The new government in Somalia that won elections held in May has got off to a rocky political start in its relations with the relatively powerful and influential neighbour, Ethiopia.…

Encouraged by Truce Extension in Yemen, Special Envoy Highlights Goal of Expanded Accord Leading to Durable Ceasefire, as He Briefs Security Council

Encouraged by the extension of a truce in Yemen until 2 October, the United Nations top official for the country told the Security Council today that he aims for an…