A controversial amendment to the electoral law is now before the Senate in Kenya
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Take a close look at countries where contested votes have led to disaster, from Africa’s Gabon to 2009 Iranian protests
In worsening threat to journalism, African social media outlets are under threat from overzealous governments
As contested vote approaches, flagging Kenyan Parliament’s election reforms have yet to pass
Protests that have crossed the country ahead of key vote led to resignation of the Kenyan Electoral Commission
Run up to crucial Kenyan vote is again plagued with chronic hate speech and inter-ethnic tension
The Somali people want peace. Somalia wants peace. I want peace. That is where the international community and the federal Government of Somalia can work together.
Election boycotts can lead to long term disenfranchisement of opposition supporters and politics
Inventive MP wants to boost registration and is organizing a Kenyan sex strike for that purpose
Documentary ‘A Goat for a Vote’ follows candidates as they vie to win Kenyan student elections