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August 17, 2017 3:42 PM Defiant Trump digs in as racial, GOP tensions flare

The president laments the removal of Confederate statues and attacks Sens. Graham and Flake on Twitter. A defiant President Donald Trump on Thursday further inflamed racial tensions and the GOP divide, tweeting out his support for “beautiful” Confederate statues and attacking Republican senators who have panned his response to the violent Charlottesville 16

August 17, 2017 11:53 AM Kenya election body pressured to publish result forms

Observers piled pressure on Kenya’s election commission Thursday to finish publishing results forms from every polling station, a day after the opposition said it would challenge the presidential outcome in court. Defeated opposition leader Raila Odinga claims the electronic results were hacked and manipulated to hand victory to incumbent President Uhuru 12

August 17, 2017 11:03 AM Anti-Buhari protest: Presidency reacts to Charlyboy’s attack at Wuse market

President Muhammadu Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Femi Adesina, has criticized ace musician, Charles Oputa also known as Charlyboy for taking his anti-Buhari protest to a market place. Speaking in Abuja, Adesina said it was wrong to stage protest in a market place, stressing that ethnicity should not be introduced into such a campaign 16

August 17, 2017 1:41 AM In the face of mass resignations, including from 3M, Trump ends business advisory councils

“Rather than putting pressure on the businesspeople of the Manufacturing Council & Strategy & Policy Forum, I am ending both. Thank you all!,” the president said on Twitter. The president may have had little choice but to abandon his desire to have leaders of the country’s largest businesses offer him counsel. 3M CEO Inge Thulin’s resignation from the president’s 16

August 15, 2017 10:36 AM Kenya's Odinga to unveil next move over vote dispute

Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga is to announce his strategy Tuesday for contesting his election loss, a decision with the potential to ease or exacerbate tensions in the country. The 72-year-old insists he is the rightful winner of a "stolen" election which took place on August 8 that handed victory to incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta. The claims 20

August 15, 2017 1:44 AM Buhari’s pictures, video meant to deceive Nigerians –Protesters

The #ResumeOrResign protesters on Monday said they were not impressed by the pictures and video of President Muhammadu Buhari released last Saturday, saying they were meant to deceive Nigerians. The group alleged that Acting President Yemi Osinbajo had been incapacitated by ‘the cabal’ and was not allowed to govern the country effectively. Speaking to journalists 13

August 15, 2017 12:24 AM Edgy Kenya awaits Odinga's next move

When Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga (pictured)speaks to supporters Tuesday, his words have the power to ease or deepen the crisis triggered by his rejection of last week's election result. The 72-year-old insists he is the rightful winner of a "stolen" election that handed victory to incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta. But after days of sometimes 19

August 14, 2017 10:06 PM Pro-Buhari Protest: It’s not our tradition to hire crowds – Presidency replies critics

Abuja – The Special Adviser to the President on Political Matters, Sen. Babafemi Ojudu, has dismissed the assertion that the presidency sponsored the group of Nigerians that embarked on solidarity protests across the country in support of the President Muhammdu Buhari-led government. Ojudu stated this while fielding questions from State House correspondents 15

August 14, 2017 9:08 AM Former Teacher of Suspect Who Plowed His Car Into Protesters Says He Idolized Hitler, Nazism

(FLORENCE, Ky.) — The young man accused of plowing a car into a crowd of people protesting a white supremacist rally was fascinated with Nazism, idolized Adolf Hitler, and had been singled out by school officials in the 9th grade for his "deeply held, radical" convictions on race, a former high school teacher said Sunday. James Alex Fields Jr. also confided 16

August 13, 2017 7:20 PM White House defends Trump's response to deadly violence in Charlottesville as criticism intensifies

Sometimes what President Trump doesn’t say causes his aides more headaches than things he does. The White House on Sunday defended the president’s failure to explicitly condemn white supremacists over deadly violence a day earlier in Charlottesville, Va. He faulted “many sides” in his remarks Saturday, yet aides suggested Trump’s implicit denunciation 12