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Governance

Call for mass protest on Kenya voting day

Call for mass boycott of Kenya electionKenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga calle for a mass protest on October 26, the date the country is due to hold a presidential vote he is boycotting.
   

Kenya election official quits and flees

Kenya election official fleesA top Kenyan election commissioner quit and fled the country a week before a re-run of the presidential vote, citing political intimidation and saying the election would be a “mockery” of democracy.
   

Kenya's Odinga pulled out of election to avoid defeat: deputy president

William Ruto.Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga decided not to stand in next week’s presidential election to avoid defeat rather than for reasons of principle, the deputy president said on Tuesday.

   

SA state security minister reshuffled to energy, Zuma confidant over nuclear deal

Jacob Zuma.South African President Jacob Zuma made a close associate energy minister on Tuesday as his government tries to push through a big nuclear deal but his sacking of another minister was seen undermining his ANC party’s ruling alliance.

   

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