Fahmida Miller

Fahmida Miller

Politics

Kenya electoral commissioner resigns over potential vote fraud

The head of Kenya's electoral commission is warning that next week's election rerun may not be free and fair. Wafula Chebukati says there has been political interference in its operations.

Kenya electoral commissioner resigns over potential vote fraud

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President Uhuru Kenyatta hopes to secure a second term

President Uhuru Kenyatta is running for a second shot at leading Kenya.

President Uhuru Kenyatta hopes to secure a second term

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Kenya: President Kenyatta skips presidential debate

What was billed as Kenya's presidential debate became a one-man show on Monday. President Uhuru Kenyatta did not attend, leaving opponent Raila Odinga with a clear run to make his case.

Kenya: President Kenyatta skips presidential debate

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Kenya election: Candidates may boycott debate

Kenya is just two weeks away from going to the ballot box in a general election. But key contenders for the presidency might not even participate in scheduled televised debates.

Kenya election: Candidates may boycott debate

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Tobacco giant fights Kenya's anti-smoking laws

One of the world's biggest cigarette companies, British American Tobacco, has taken Kenya's government to court over its move to make anti-smoking laws stricter.

Tobacco giant fights Kenya's anti-smoking laws

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Kenya's boat doctors provide treatment to coastal communities

In many parts of the world, doctors will usually get in their car if they need to visit patients. But in small coastal communities in Kenya, doctors and dentists are reaching those in need in a more traditional way.

Kenya's boat doctors provide treatment to coastal communities

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Horse racing becomes national sport in Lesotho

The southern African country of Lesotho is turning its age-old pastime of horse riding into a national sport. The goal is to preserve the riding culture with national races, but money problems are standing in the way.

Horse racing becomes national sport in Lesotho

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Harsher laws sought against illegal sand mining in Namibia

Illegal sand mining is threatening the environment and communities in Namibia. Residents say regulations against the practice are being ignored and are calling on the government to impose harsher laws.

Harsher laws sought against illegal sand mining in Namibia

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Lesotho: Opposition wins most Parliament seats in snap election

Lesotho's opposition party has won the most Parliamentary seats in the South African snap election over the weekend.

Lesotho: Opposition wins most Parliament seats in snap election

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Polls close in Lesotho snap elections

Polls have closed in Lesotho's snap elections, which were called after Parliament was dissolved in March. It is the third general election in five years in the southern African country.

Polls close in Lesotho snap elections

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Zambia land grab: Chiefs' land sale sparks national outrage

The United Nations is warning that many Zambians are at risk of becoming squatters on their own land. As Zambia’s agricultural industry grows, land is being sold and people displaced.

Zambia land grab: Chiefs' land sale sparks national outrage

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Zambia considers treason charge against opposition leader

A Zambian court will rule on whether it will proceed with a case of treason against the leader of the opposition.

Zambia considers treason charge against opposition leader