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Kenya: Uhuru Kenyatta, Raila Odinga set to face off on October 26 presidential vote

The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has pushed the election date to October 26 to enable commission conduct a presidential…

Video: Thief congratulates police for arresting him

A thief arrested by the Guinean police has congratulated the law enforcement agents for their feat.
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Mexico earthquake kills Children at collapsed primary school

At least 21 children and five adults died at a primary school which collapsed in Mexico City during Tuesday's quake, the government says.

Cameroon using 'anti-terror' law to 'silence media'

Cameroon's anti-terror law is being used by authorities to arrest and threaten local journalists, creating a climate fear among political reporters, according to an international media watchdog.

Palestinians submit Israel 'war crime' evidence to ICC

Four Palestinian human rights groups have submitted a 700-page communication to the International Criminal Court (ICC), alleging that high-level Israeli officials have been complicit in committing…

'Absurd and hateful': Iran's Rouhani hits back at Trump

Iran's President Hassan Rouhani says Tehran will not be the first country to violate a 2015 nuclear deal, hitting back at US President Donald Trump who has hinted he might pull out of the pact.

David Maraga hits back at 'threats' over Kenya election re-run

Threats against Kenya's judiciary are increasing after a Supreme Court ruling to invalidate President Uhuru Kenyatta's win in last month's election, the chief justice says.
President Donald Trump delivering the message

We are ready to totally destroy North Korea - Donald Trump

It was a much anticipated rhetoric from the maverick Unites States of America President, Donald J. Trump and the subject this time was - North Korea.
Kenya's Chief Justice - Justice David Maraga

We're ready to pay the ultimate price — CJ David Maraga

Kenya's Chief Justice David Maraga has accused Inspector-General of Police Joseph Boinett of ignoring calls to beef up the security of judges and courts, exposing them to danger.

Kenya Election: Technical issues threaten to delay October poll

The company providing the voting system for the re-run of Kenya's presidential election says the equipment will not be ready in time, putting the planned date in jeopardy.
President Trump

President Trump expected to call for more pressure on North K

US President Donald Trump is expected to demand for increased international pressure on North Korea over its continued pursuit of a nuclear weapons programme when he addresses the United Nations…
Myanmar State Counselor Aung San Suu Kyi delivers a speech to the nation over Rakhine and Rohingya situation, in Naypyitaw, Myanmar September 19, 2017

Aung San Suu Kyi condemns 'all human rights violations'

Aung San Suu Kyi said she "feels deeply" for the suffering of "all people" caught up in conflict-torn Rakhine state in her first comments on the crisis since the latest violence began last month.

Nigerian Journalist wins BBC World News Komla Dumor Award

A journalist from north-eastern Nigeria has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award.

Nigeria's Amina Yuguda wins BBC World News Komla Dumor award

A journalist from north-eastern Nigeria has won the third BBC World News Komla Dumor Award.
The KRG has said a pro-independence vote would not trigger an immediate secession [Gailan Haji/EPA]

Iraq top court rules to suspend Kurdish referendum

Iraq's top court has ordered the suspension of the Kurdistan Regional Government's (KRG) planned referendum on independence.
NASA presidential candidate Raila Odinga, IEBC Chairman Wafula Chebukati and CEO Ezra Chiloba

Kenya’s political future is now in Raila’s hands, thanks to IEBC

Following the decision made on September 1 by a majority of the Supreme Court judges to nullify the August 8 presidential election, the IEBC notified the public that a fresh election will be held on…