Willima Ruto, the next president of Kenya, comes from a humble background and overcame obstacles to win the country’s top office.
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Kenya’s Supreme Court has confirmed the victory of William S. Ruto as President of Kenya. It was a unanimous decision by all the justices.
Raila Odinga said Monday’s results giving Victory to William Ruto should be thrown out. It appears that the case will be heard in court.
Upon announcement of Ruto’s victory, chaos broke out at the electoral board. There could be more turmoil in the coming days.
Regardless of who wins Kenya’s August 9, 2022, general election, Raila Odinga or William Ruto, the economy needs to be strengthened.
When it comes to press repression in Africa, Ethiopia and Eritrea are at the top of the list. They are the leading African jailers of journalists
The ruling majority and the opposition alliance both declare victory the July 31 legislative vote, which is bad for Senegal’s democracy.
Tunisians have backed a new constitution that grants the President extensive power. However, turnout for the referendum was low.
On Monday, Tunisians voted on a brand-new constitution that observers say could spell the end of the country’s democratic era.
Despite West Africa’s declining levels of governance, there is still substantial public support for democracy in the region.