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PAP discusses migration

MIDRAND, October 18 – A draft report of the Committee on the African Common Position on the Global Compact on Migration was presented at the Pan African Parliament’s (PAP) Fifth Ordinary Session in Midrand on Wednesday. An African Common Position reflecting Africa’s concerns and priorities will be presented at the 2018 intergovernmental conference on international […]

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Kenyan police killed at least 33 people in Nairobi after elections -rights groups

NAIROBI, October 16 – Kenyan police killed at least 33 people in the capital during a crackdown following elections in August, Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch said on Monday. Excessive force by police against protesters and residents in strongholds of opposition leader Raila Odinga caused the deaths in Nairobi, the report said. President Uhuru […]

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Kenya police use teargas to disperse opposition protesters in three cities

NAIROBI, October 13 – Kenyan police used teargas on Friday to disperse protesters in the country’s three main cities, Reuters witnesses said, as a standoff between the government and opposition leaders over a planned repeat presidential election continued. On Thursday, the government banned demonstrations in the central business districts of the capital Nairobi, the coastal […]