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African Union, others welcome Kenya’s William Ruto presidency

The African Union has welcomed the choice by Kenya's Supreme Court to validate William Ruto's election victory as newly elected president. The seven judges of the Supreme Court on Monday unanimously rejected a petition difficult Dr. Ruto's victory, as introduced by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission three weeks in the past. And the African Union stated it congratulates Dr. Ruto for the victory and the promise to respect the court docket's choice by his opponent Raila Odinga. “My warmest…

the doctors’ union calls for a strike after

The affair with the young woman and her baby who died during childbirth in Kédougou, in the south-east of the country, continues to make noise. In a press conference on Sunday, the Autonomous Medical Syndicate of Senegal called for a 48-hour strike starting…

The European Union election observation mission repeats

The report by the European Union Election Monitoring Mission laments the "lack of reform of electoral law". Most of its recommendations, presented after the 2018 presidential election, calling for "legislative or constitutional reform have not been fully implemented," she reports. Recommendations relating in particular to the strengthening of the Ceni, the guarantees of freedom of expression and press and the control of the financing of political life. as reported from Antananarivo, The monitoring mission, which…

1961: The union between Somaliland and Somalia got here to the brink of collapse

Somaliland obtained its independence from the United Kingdom on 26 June 1960. It was maybe the shortest independence in fashionable historical past by way of period, as they joined the Trust Territory of Somalia 4 days later to kind the Somali Republic. The rapidly organized union between the previous British Somaliland and the Trust Territory of Somalia had created instant discontent within the northern areas over the perceived financial decline there and Mogadiscio's rising political affect. Disturbing tendencies started…

From the OAU to the African Union: history and institutions

On May 25, 1963, thirty-two African heads of state met in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to found the Organization of African Unity (OAU). The first continental African institution was created in the aftermath of independence under the driving force of Ghanaian pan-Africanist Kwame Nkrumah, and aims to facilitate union and solidarity between African countries to complete decolonization and free itself from apartheid racism. But the maneuvers of the colonial powers and the challenges of…

Five lifeless in Al-Shabaab assault on African Union forces in Somalia

Five lifeless in Al-Shabaab assault on African Union forces in Somalia MOGADISHU, Somalia - At least 5 troopers have been killed and a number of other injured in a roadside blast concentrating on African Union forces in Somalia on Saturday. A convoy of the African Union Transition Mission in Somalia (ATMIS) hit a landmine on the outskirts of Marka, the provincial capital of the southwestern area…

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