Kenya Supreme Court nullifies election result

In a landmark decision the Kenyan Supreme Court has nullified the re-election of Uhuru Kenyatta, declaring a new election must occur within 60 days. The decision has been labelled a watershed moment for the nation, and sets a new precedent for the continent. The court placed the blame on the election commission, saying it “committed…

Steve Bannon out of white house

Steve Bannon was fired from his role as chief strategist by President Donald Trump on Friday, after a controversial run as part of the Trump administration. White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, released a statement confirming the firing, after rumours that Mr Bannon would be fired soon had already started spreading. “White House Chief…

Trump appear to confirm investigation into his firing of Comey

A Tweet from U.S. President Donald Trump appears to confirm reports that he is being investigated for obstruction of justice in regards to his firing of James Comey. The investigation relates to the inquiry into whether Russians acted to interfere with the election, and an examination of ties between the Trump administration and Russia. “I…

Donald Trump Announces US Withdrawal from Paris Climate Change Agreement

United States President Donald Trump has announced the US will withdraw from the 2015 Paris climate change agreement, claiming the deal is more “about other countries gaining an advantage over the United States.” The US would withdraw from the agreement immediately and would start negotiating a new deal “on terms that are fair to the…

Protest March as Egyptian Coptic Christians Mourn Bus Victims

Thousands of Egyptian Christians gathered to mourn the loss of seven of the victims of the bus shooting in Egypt who were part of their community. A funeral ceremony was held at the Church of the Sacred Family in the village of Dayr Jamous, where grieving young men formed a protest march, chanting while carrying…

North Korea Accuses CIA of Assassination Plot, Resumes Nuclear Testing

It has been reported by AFP (Agence France Presse) that North Korea has accused the CIA and South Korea of plotting to assassinate Kim Jong-un. The North Korean Ministry of State Security released a statement saying that the CIA and Seoul’s Intelligence Services intended to use “biochemical substances” during public ceremonial events in Pyongyang to…

Russia Denies A Deadline

The crisis in Ukraine is escalating with unconfirmed reports saying Russia is threatening a military attack if Ukraine does not withdraw its troops from Crimea in 11 hours. Russia’s Minister of War dismissed the rumor and described it as “total nonsense”. Russian military has tightened its control in Crimea despite international condemnation. Ukraine’s Interim President Arseniy…

Bachelet Tipped As Winner in Presidential Race

Nine candidates formalized their presidential intentions, the highest figure in the past 75 years. Processes with greater participation of the government candidates were the 1993 and 1999, with six competitors. Within 10 days, the several must ratify the signatures presented by presidential candidates seeking to participate in the elections to be held in November. But…

Bolivia sue Chile at Haya’s International Court

In Paris, the Bolivian delegation headed by Foreign Minister David Choquehuanca, met with his legal team to deliver the text to the court, following the timetable set by Bolivian president, Evo Morales. This process has been followed closely by the Chilean Foreign Ministry, once known as the Bolivian text. Until only a week ago it…