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Fran Blandy

Fran Blandy

    Kenya decides again. Maybe
    Kenya decides again. Maybe
    Will Kenya vote on October 26?
    Kenya's Odinga to take poll dispute to top court
    Kenya's Odinga to take poll dispute to top court
    Kenya's embattled opposition leader Raila Odinga vowed Wednesday to take his election...
    Tensions spike as Kenya opposition cries foul over election result
    Tensions spike as Kenya opposition cries foul over election result
    President Uhuru Kenyatta appeared headed for re-election Wednesday but his rival Raila Odinga claimed a massive hacking attack had manipulated...
    Two brothers suspects in Charlie Hebdo massacre
    Two brothers suspects in Charlie Hebdo massacre
    French security forces on Thursday launched a massive manhunt for two brothers suspected of killing 12 people in an Islamist attack on a satirical...
    Sierra Leone braces for poll results
    Sierra Leone braces for poll results
    After a peaceful day of voting in the presidential, parliamentary and local elections on Saturday, locals crowded around crackling radios releasing...
    Sall hails new era for Senegal after victory
    Sall hails new era for Senegal after victory
    Senegal's Macky Sall on Monday hailed a new era after triumphing over veteran leader Abdoulaye Wade in a presidential poll.
    Sahel braces for potentially deadly hungry season
    Sahel braces for potentially deadly hungry season
    Sahel states are bracing for a long, potentially deadly hungry season, many weakened by the return of people from Libya who are unemployed, armed...
    Wade hits campaign trail in Senegal despite protests
    Wade hits campaign trail in Senegal despite protests
    Senegal leader Abdoulaye Wade, facing a storm of criticism over his third-term presidential bid, rallied voters in the city of Thies on Wednesday...
    Senegal opposition calls for rally against Wade's third term
    Senegal opposition calls for rally against Wade's third term
    Senegal's opposition readied on Monday for mass resistance to President Abdoulaye Wade's controversial third term bid, which a court validated in a...
    Gambia's Jammeh sweeps polls to secure fourth term
    Gambia's Jammeh sweeps polls to secure fourth term
    Gambia's Yahya Jammeh scored a landslide win in presidential polls on Friday, securing a fourth term at the helm of the tiny state after a contest...
    Liberia's women still stalked by rape
    Liberia's women still stalked by rape
    As a young girl Garmar Murphy was forced into a child soldier's life, serving as a sexual plaything for Liberian rebels between battles -- a tragic...
    Gambia wraps up poll campaign with opposition rallies
    Gambia wraps up poll campaign with opposition rallies
    Gambia's election campaign wrapped up on Tuesday with rival presidential candidates staging rallies in the tiny capital Banjul ahead of the poll...