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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 07:42
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Police in Kitale have detained a Deputy Presiding Officer, after he was allegedly found marking ballot papers meant for a particular gubernatorial candidate, for his own candidate.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 07:42
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has challenged contenders in the presidential race to concede defeat if they lose quickly.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 07:42
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya was sitting on the edge on Thursday as a leading provisional tally narrowed difference between frontrunners in Tuesday's presidential election to a 0.36 percentage point gap translating to about 48,000 votes.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 07:39
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Susan Kihika of the United Democratic Alliance (UDA) is the new Nakuru Governor after defeating incumbent Lee Kinyanjui.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 07:38
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Gladys Wanga has won the Homa Bay County Governor's seat, defeating former Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 07:33
[DW] Troops in Cameroon's Northwest Region "summarily killed" at least 10 people amid a crackdown by President Paul Biya against Anglophone separatists earlier this year, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report on Thursday.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 07:32
[TechCrunch] Kenyan retail B2B and end-to-end distribution platform Marketforce laid off a chunk of its workforce in July, according to sources familiar with the matter.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 07:23
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Senate Speaker Ken Lusaka is back as Governor of Bungoma County after defeating incumbent Wycliffe Wangamati.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 07:02
[SNA] Khartoum -- Sudan Meteorological Authority has indicated that the states of Kassala,Gadarif, Gazera, Sinnar, White Nile, Blue Nile, Great Kordofan,Northern, Eastern , Southern and Central Darfur might be affected by moderate rain or heavy rain accompanied by the activity of the surface wind...
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 06:59
[Dabanga] Dabanga Sudan -- A compact digest of the past week's most-read highlights, from the heart of Sudan. Subscribe to receive this digest weekly in your inbox.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 06:27
[Premium Times] The governor's leaked memo to the president warns of the terrorists' advanced plans to create a permanent operational base for the North-west region.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 06:27
[VOA] Abuja, Nigeria -- Nigeria's air force said airstrikes this week killed 55 members of criminal gangs who were involved in abduction-for-ransom operations. An air force spokesman said after the airstrikes, the militants released people they were holding hostage.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 06:26
[Premium Times] The documentary stars popular BBNaija housemates, including Mercy Eke, Laycon, Nengi, Prince, Alex Asogwa, Bisola Aiyeola, Elozonam, and Ozo.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 06:22
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Chairman of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has warned top presidential candidates against declaring themselves winner amid anxiety over the final results.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 06:21
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Independent Electoral and Boundaries (IEBC) started streaming verified presidential results late Thursday as it races against time to declare final results.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 06:19
[RFI] Kenyans are waiting with bated breath for the official announcement of their next president, a tight race between Deputy President William Ruto and veteran politician and former prime minister Raila Odinga.
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 06:15
[The Conversation Africa] Nigerian Afrobeats star Burna Boy burst onto the global stage in 2018 with a slew of irresistible hits on his third album, Outside, accompanied by mandatory fiendish good looks and charm. Grammy and BET awards helped firm up his status within a highly competitive global...
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 04:00
Singapore-based cross-border payments provider Thunes is in “advanced talks” with Africa’s largest bank, Standard Bank, to extend its coverage on the continent, Thunes senior vice-president for Africa Sandra Yao tells The Africa Report.

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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 01:07
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Friday, August 12, 2022 - 00:50
U.S. Secretary State Antony Blinken visited Rwanda on Thursday, the third and final leg of an Africa tour. At each stop, Blinken stressed that the United States is is not trying to dictate with whom African nations should form alliances. VOA Senior Diplomatic Correspondent Cindy Saine reports.
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