Now that Ruto is Kenya’s president-elect, what happens next? | Election News

EXPLAINER Legal battles and political intrigue are expected in the coming days, now that William Ruto has won the Kenyan presidential election. Nairobi, Kenya – William Samoei Arap Ruto, deputy president of Kenya since 2013, has been declared the winner of a keenly contested election in East Africa’s powerhouse. Ruto won the election by a … Read more

Kenyan presidential wildcard plans 4-day weeks, cannabis farms | Uhuru Kenyatta

Nairobi, Kenya – Many perceive him as immoral, outright crazy or both. But George Wajackoyah, one of four front-line presidential candidates in Kenya, is pressing on, hoping to become the fifth elected president and solve the country’s debt burden by legalizing cannabis farming and exporting hyena testicles. Tuesday’s presidential vote is seen as a straight … Read more

The Ivorian power triangle shuffling the presidency for 30 years Features

Three men have dominated the political landscape of Ivory Coast since the exit of Félix Houphouët-Boigny, the man widely regarded as the “Father of the Nation” and its first president from independence in 1960 to his death in 1993. Today, July 14, when all three, President Alassane Ouattara, 80, and his immediate predecessors Laurent Gbagbo, … Read more

Trump ally Bannon now willing to testify before Jan. 6 panels

WASHINGTON – Steve Bannon, a former White House strategist and ally of Donald Trump who faces criminal charges after months of defying a congressional subpoena over the Capitol riot, has told the House committee investigating the attack that he is now willing to testify. Bannon’s turnabout was conveyed in a letter late Saturday from his … Read more