Without providing any proof, the secretary-general of Kenya’s governing party has said there was election rigging, fuelling public anxiety yesterday as media outlets significantly slowed down their unofficial tallies from Tuesday’s tight vote.
A decade after her 30-year-old brother was killed when South African police opened fire on miners striking for better wages, Nolufefe Noki is still no closer to obtaining justice.
Kenyans yesterday were waiting for the results of the country’s presidential election after a largely peaceful poll, with preliminary results on television suggesting a tight race as low turnout pointed to growing frustration with the political elite.
An ailing beluga whale that strayed into France’s Seine river was put down by vets yesterday after a last-ditch rescue attempt failed because of its rapidly deteriorating health, local officials said.
Former US president Donald Trump said yesterday he refused to answer questions during an appearance before New York state’s attorney general in a civil investigation into his family’s business practices, citing his constitutional right against self-incrimination.
Around one million children in London will be offered a polio booster vaccine after the virus was detected in sewage samples across the capital, health officials said Wednesday.
Ukraine’s president has called on the West to impose a blanket travel ban on Russians, an idea that has found support among some European states but angered Moscow which pressed on with a fierce military offensive in eastern Ukraine.
French marine experts attempted yesterday to rescue a beluga whale that swam up the Seine river and return it to the sea, officials said, a complex and risky operation for an animal already sick and malnourished.