african-news-header

Multimedia

multimedia

 

Sunday, 14th August 2022
3:29:37am

East Africa

Articles related to East Africa

Kenya: Raila Odinga's supporters hopeful of victory

On Thursday, Kenya’s Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) had not yet declared the official results of the presidential race. However, winners of other elective seats were being announced.The Orange Democratic Movement candidate Peter Ochieng Orero was elected new Kibra-MP. 

The winner received the certifcate proving his success.…

Read more

Vote counting underway after Kenya's vote

Kenya voted for a new president on Tuesday against a backdrop of economic hardship and growing disenchantment with the political elite, with voting largely peaceful but producing low turnout in some areas.

The country is hoping for an orderly transition of power after almost a decade under two-term President Uhuru Kenyatta, but concerns about…

Read more

No declaration Wednesday in Kenya's vote, commission says

Kenyans are waiting for the results of a close but calm presidential election in which the turnout was notably lower than usual, and the electoral commission indicated it would be at least Thursday before a winner is declared.

Tuesday's election was likely the final try by longtime opposition leader Raila Odinga, who on his fifth attempt was backed…

Read more

Somalia: Parliament approves cabinet as mortar fire hits Mogadishu

In Somalia, Sunday, a majority of members of parliament approved the country’s appointed cabinet by a show of hands.

Prime Minister Hamza Abdi Barre's 75-member government was confirmed moments after mortar shells struck residential neighborhoods near the presidential palace in Mogadishu.

"The quorum is 237 MPs, seven MPs refused, one MP abstained…

Read more

About us

African News Centre is an online media company, which strives to bring you the very latest African news.

Contact us

If you have any contributions contact us on email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
African News Centre | Postal Address | P.O Box 90455 | Klein Windhoek | Namibia | 9000