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Nelson Chamisa

Chamisa drafts Kenyan, Zambian lawyers into poll challenge team

By Staff Reporter MDC Alliance presidential candidate Nelson Chamisa has further hired Kenyan and Zambian lawyers in attempts to reinforce his bid to seek the overturn of the July 30 presidential elections won by Emmerson Mnangagwa. His spokesperson Nkululeko Sibanda confirmed Friday the losing presidential candidate was looking beyond the country’s borders for the best

Kenya’s former 400m hurdles world champion dies in car crash

Kenya’s former 400m hurdles world champion, Nicholas Bett, has died after a car crash Wednesday. Local police commander Patrick Wambani reported that Bett, aged 28, was killed after his car struck a bump and veered off the road near Nandi County in Kenya’s high-altitude North Rift region.   Bett had only just returned home from

Ruth Kamande

Amnesty denounces Kenyan beauty queen’s death sentence

THE Kenyan branch of Amnesty International on Friday denounced the death sentence handed down on a young woman for the murder in 2015 of her boyfriend in a country where no executions have been carried out for 30 years. A Kenyan court on July 19, 2018 has sentenced the 24-year-old Ruth Kamande for murdering her