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Kenya Presidency:Odinga says he will not recognise Kenyatta win

Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga says he will not recognise a win by President Uhuru Kenyatta on Thursday's scheduled election rerun, as a political crisis gripping the East African country shows no sign of ending. Odinga pulled out of the race earlier this month after claiming opposition demands to overhaul the

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WHO Ambassador: Mugabe removed amidst outrage from western donors

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has been removed as a World Health organization goodwill ambassador, the body, said on Sunday following outrage among Western donors and rights groups at the appointment. WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus named Mugabe to the largely ceremonial post at a meeting on chronic diseases attended by both

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Reactions trail appointment of President Mugabe as WHO goodwill ambassador, UK ‘disappointed’

Reactions from governments and organizations continue, following the announcement of Zimbabwean Leader, Robert Mugabe as World Health Organization, WHO goodwill ambassador. The UK government has criticised the UN body decision to appoint Mugabe, calling the move “surprising and disappointing”. A Downing Street spokesman said British diplomats had raised serious concerns with the

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Erdogan, Buhari to hike  Nigeria-Turkey cooperation

President Muhammadu Buhari and Turkish counterpart Recep Tayyip Erdogan on Thursday vowed to hike security and economic cooperation between Turkey and Nigeria. Speaking after talks at Erdogan's palace, Buhari and the Turkish leader vowed to increase investment and cooperate in the fight against extremist groups including Boko Haram jihadists. "There are a

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‘I received with delight the cheery news’, Buhari congratulates Adesina, on world food prize

President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday said Nigeria remains proud of its former Minister of Agriculture, Dr. Akinwumi Adesina, for winning the 2017 World Food Prize Laureate. Adesina, who is the President of the African Development Bank, is being presented the $250,000 prize and Laureate sculpture at a ceremony at the Iowa

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