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9 Aug
Kenya's opposition leader and presidential candidate, Raila Odinga, cast his vote in Kenya’s presidential elections on Tuesday.
9 Aug
Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta cast is vote on Tuesday morning as Kenyans elect a new president. Kenyatta who is stepping down from the helm of East Africa's economic powerhouse after reaching the end of his two-term limit called on Kenyans to turn out in large numbers, vote peacefully and await results.
9 Aug
Kenyan voters head to the polls on Tuesday, with the high cost of living a pressing issue for the electorate. The global economic downturn is negatively impacting Kenya and the continent.
9 Aug
U.S. Secretary of State Antony Blinken laid a wreath at the Hector Pieterson memorial and met young African leaders in Johannesburg Sunday.
8 Aug
The number of registered voters aged 18-34 for Kenya's election on August 9 has fallen, despite population growth, with some saying promises made to them are not fulfilled.
8 Aug
Campaigners have called the suspension "a witch hunt" and say it will prevent them from carrying out lifesaving work in the conservative East African country.
8 Aug
After three years of talks, a peace deal has been signed between separatists and the national government in Senegal's southern Casamance region. It is hoped that this could bring an end to one of the longest running conflicts on the continent, one in which thousands of people have been killed and displaced since 1982.
8 Aug
Deputy president and Kenya Kwanza presidential candidate, William Ruto and veteran opposition leader Raila Odinga of Azimio la Umoja held their final rallies on Saturday ahead of the August 9 election, ending months of campaigning to become Kenya's next leader.
8 Aug
Senegal's electoral commission has said the ruling coalition has failed to hold on to its absolute parliamentary majority.
8 Aug
The head of Nigeria's air force has urged operational commanders to show "no mercy" as they tackle mounting insecurity that has spread from the country's north.
7 Aug
To better prepare communities settled along the Gambia River for the impacts of climate change, citizen scientists are assisting researchers to gather more comprehensive information on marine and coastal environments.
6 Aug
Libyan sisters Ibtisam and Rabia Bin Omran drive their car everyday to reach more than 150 dogs and cats which they feed and shelter in Benghazi.

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