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Drought and election-induced instability hurt economy in East Africa

Kenya’s electoral drama with the August 8 elections, contestations, protests, repeat elections, and the ensuring tensions between government and opposition,…

Does Zanu-PF face defeat?

“Zimbabwe’s ruling Zanu-PF party faces defeat in 2018 polls because many of its members still support ousted president, Robert Mugabe,…

Elections and democratic stability

This article discussed how Kenya’s 2017 elections along with the forthcoming elections in Zimbabwe and DRC may affect the stability…

Life (and death and everything else in between) in Kenya according to Odinga

Economic crisis, weakened democracy, high cost of living and death…that’s what Kenyans received from 2017. In 2018, they will get…

Democracy thrives in Somaliland

“While the Horn and Great Lakes region has been struggling to conduct credible elections without claims of rigging and violence,…

Weah is president

George Weah is Liberia’s New President Congratulations! http://allafrica.com/stories/201712290115.html You may also be interested in: Who will be Liberia’s new President?…

Early results expected today

“Initial results were expected Thursday in Liberia’s landmark presidential poll, the country’s first democratic transfer of power in decades, pitting…

Weah is in the lead

So far Weah has a giant lead http://allafrica.com/stories/201712280001.html You may also be interested in: If Weah wins… Weah is sure…

Observers say elections were credible

International observers said that runoff elections in Liberia were credible. They said so in Kenya in August and we’ve seen…

Low turnout and some cheating in runoff election

Low turnout and possibly some cheating in runoff election in Liberia http://allafrica.com/stories/201712270002.html You may also be interested in: Going to…

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