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Kenyan presidential candidate and former Prime Minister Raila Odinga filed a petition Monday with the Kenyan Supreme Court challenging the country’s 2022 presidential election results. Odinga’s challenge follows the Kenyan election regulator’s announcement last week that current Deputy President William Ruto won the election. Odinga’s petition highlights many concerns that his supporters raised after Ruto [...]

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta Tuesday declined to sign the controversial Information Communication Technology (ICT) practitioners bill into law. The bill seeks to have all ICT practitioners registered and licensed by a professional ICT body. Kenyatta made this decision at a ceremony where he signed 10 other parliamentary bills into law. Kenyatta said that Clauses 24 and [...]

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The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) published a report Sunday revealing the secrets of numerous wealthy elites and world leaders who have been using secret accounts to hide their assets. The investigation was based on a leak of around 12 million confidential records from 14 off-shore service providers. The documents cover a wide range of [...]

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Tanzanian officials on Sunday suspended another newspaper accused of false stories, despite President Samia Suluhu Hassan pledging to uphold the media freedoms that had been revoked by her predecessor, the late John Pombe Magufuli. The newspaper, Raia Mwema (which translates to Good Citizen), is a leading weekly Swahili newspaper that has been suspended for 30 [...]

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