Supporters of incumbent Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta wear masks as they celebrate the Electoral Commission official announcement of the election results in Nairobi.
(AFP) Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Kenya's opposition has demanded that its candidate Raila Odinga be declared president, rejecting results that showed him trailing incumbent Uhuru Kenyatta in a fraught election that has sent jitters through the east African nation.
The 6 stems of Chapman, perhaps the most famous African baobab, toppled suddenly in the morning of January 7, 2016. We also noticed the relatively low water content of the stems, suggesting the stems to be anchored and water to be periodically supplied, maybe by helicopter.
Based on their scores on a range of indicators within these categories, each country is then itself classified as one of four types of regime: “full democracy”; “flawed democracy”; “hybrid regime”; and “authoritarian regime”.
According to the 2016 Democracy Index almost one-half of the world’s countries can be considered to be democracies of some sort, but the number of “full democracies” has declined from 20 in 2015 to 19 in 2016.
President Robert Mugabe's nephew Patrick Zhuwao has reportedly hit out at Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa, and Kenya's opposition has demanded that its candidate Raila Odinga be declared president.
Raila Odinga has been Kenya's prime minister and longtime opposition leader, but with results in from Tuesday's general election, it seems he has once again failed to get the one job he's always wanted: the presidency.
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Departing from the GREENFIRE LODGE JOHANNESBURG at 06h30, we set off to cross the Botswana border near Lobatse.
Kenya's electoral commission has said it only expects all presidential results to arrive at the national tallying centre by midday Friday for validation, and called for "restraint" from political parties.
Police have arrested Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa's ally, controversial businessman Energy Mutodi, for allegedly suggesting that a coup is likely in Zimbabwe if President Robert Mugabe fails to "carefully choose his successor".
The severe drought over the past few years particularly that of the rainy season in 2015-2016, also contributed to this tragic event.