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Kenya’s Electoral Commission: ‘We Are Now in the Final Stretch’

VOA News — Voters in Kenya are awaiting the announcement Friday of the winner of Tuesday’s presidential election that pitted incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta against opposition leader Raila Odinga. On Thursday, election

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Rwanda’s longtime President Paul Kagame wins third presidential term

DW – Results released by Rwanda’s electoral commission have given incumbent President Paul Kagame nearly 99 percent of the vote in the national election. The win granted him a third

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Thousands Protest Against Guinea’s Conde Over Election Delays, Insecurity

VOA News, CONAKRY — Several thousand opponents of Guinea’s President Alpha Conde protested in the capital Conakry on Wednesday against election delays and insecurity, as political tensions escalate. Conde’s election win

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Malawi’s Former President says ‘Innocent’ of Graft, Will Return Home

LILONGWE — Malawi’s former president denied on Tuesday any wrongdoing in a corruption scandal that erupted when she was in office, saying she will be going back to the southern African

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Tanzania’s President Signs New Mining Bills into Law

VOA NEWS – DAR ES SALAAM — Tanzanian President John Magufuli said on Monday he has signed into law new mining bills which require the government to own at least a