African Politics

Obama’s Half Brother Tweets Out Obama’s Birth Certificate… From KENYA?!!

By Paul Alves (Emergency Broadcast System) Could be fake news, could be a joke but this is what Malik Obama tweeted today from his official account on Twitter. We’ll just leave this here:   Surely. What’s this? pic.twitter.com/jaczNXTIv0 — Malik Obama (@ObamaMalik) March 9, 2017

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Lawmakers To Probe $418 Million Dollar Arms Sale To Kenya On Obama’s Last Day In Office

A group of lawmakers is planning to request a congressional investigation of a $418 million U.S. weapons sale to Kenya approved by the Obama administration on its last day in office. The sale, approved by the State Department and privately notified to Congress on January 19, would allow Kenya to buy 14 weaponized crop-duster-like planes — including two trainer planes …

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Zimbabwe Court Dismisses Case Questioning Mugabe’s Capacity To Rule

Zimbabwe’s Constitutional Court has dismissed a case that sought to question the capacity of 92-year-old president, Robert Mugabe. The court however said the plaintiff could appeal the decision within 30 days. The dismissal centered largely on the premise that due court processes were not followed. An activist with the Takamuka social movement, Promise Mkwananzi, went to court to seek to …

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Almost 93, Zimbabwe’s Mugabe Shows No Signs Of Vacating Office

Zimbabwe president Robert Mugabe will turn 93 years old on Tuesday, February 21. Despite his advanced age, the leader is still clinging to power and will be the sole candidate vying for presidency under the ZANU-PF ticket come 2018. Mugabe has ruled the southern African country since independence from white- minority rule in 1980. He has previously said he wants to …

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