Major Liberian political party calls for halt to election results

Posted by - October 12, 2017

One of Liberia’s leading political parties called for a halt in announcing the result of Tuesday’s presidential election, citing irregularities in the vote. The Liberty Party, whose candidate Charles Brumskine was considered a front-runner to take over from Nobel Peace Prize winner Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, said it would consider taking legal action if the National Elections

Kenya Rights Group says 37 killed in protest since August elections

Posted by - October 9, 2017

Hundreds of demonstrators marched through the Kenyan capital demanding election reforms on Monday, as a rights group said at least 37 people were killed in three days of protests that followed a presidential vote on Aug. 8 that was voided. Last month the Supreme Court nullified incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta’s August win due to procedural

Kenyan Election: Police Clash with Protesters as the country prepares for Re-run

Posted by - October 3, 2017

Police fired teargas at opposition supporters who rallied in Kenya’s capital Nairobi on Monday calling for the sacking of election board officials they blame for August’s botched presidential vote.   Officers also clashed with crowds and fired teargas in the western opposition stronghold of Kisumu, forcing businesses to close, a Reuters witness said. Local media