By Joe Khamisi It is not difficult to understand the unrelenting conundrum that has befallen the four gentlemen at the head of the opposition NASA coalition in Kenya.
Posts Tagged ‘Election’
AP/AFP photo By Cynthia M. Lardner “The FBI, as part of our counterintelligence mission, is investigating the Russian government’s efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. And that includes investigating the nature of any links between individuals associated with the Trump campaign and the Russian government, and whether there was any coordination between […]
Reuters photo By Joe Khamisi The Founding President Jomo Kenyatta did it, so did Mwai Kibaki. Now, Uhuru Kenyatta is doing it.
Yves Herman/Reuters By Thomas Escritt and Toby Sterling The Netherlands’ centre-right Prime Minister Mark Rutte was on course for a resounding victory over anti-Islam and anti-EU Geert Wilders in an election on Wednesday, offering huge relief to other EU governments facing a wave of nationalism.
Robin Van Lonkhuijsen/Reuters By Philip Blenkinsop The Dutch go to the polls on Wednesday in an election seen as a test of anti-immigrant and nationalist feeling magnified by a deepening dispute with Turkey.
KT photo By Joe Khamisi A revitalized and bubbly Governor Ali Hassan Joho of Mombasa County jetted back from America some days ago after a two-week long meeting of the Strong Cities Network (SCN) that brought together mayors, municipal-level policy makers and practitioners.
AAP photo By Binoy Kampmark The global populist fever is catching. Put the nation first before all else, patria before sense. Make America Great Again. One Nation before any other. Australia has been a fairly non-responsive patient to that effect, keeping its symptoms to the rural fringes of the country, or the more bitter […]
Clodagh Kilcoyne/Reuters By Ian Graham Acrimonious campaigning ahead of Thursday snap elections in Northern Ireland has increased antagonism between pro-British unionists and Irish nationalists and exacerbated fears devolved power may revert to London for the first time in a decade.
EPA photo By Joe Khamisi It is grindingly dizzying to see what Uhuru Kenyatta is doing months prior to the general elections.
Wolfgang Rattay/Reuters By Toby Sterling Campaigning for the Dutch election began on Wednesday with anti-Islam leader Geert Wilders frontrunner in a vote that will test the anti-establishment sentiment that swept Britain out of the European Union and Donald Trump into the U.S. presidency.
Dieu Nalio Chery/AP By Ricardo Swire During fourteen months of Presidential campaigning the “Banana Man” vowed to eliminate corruption and modify Haiti’s legal institutions. Public scepticism was reflected in a low 21% voter turnout for the national election on Sunday November 20th 2016.
Pascal Rossignol/Reuters By Emile Picy and Chine Labbé French police searched presidential candidate Francois Fillon‘s office in parliament on Tuesday as an inquiry into alleged fake work by his wife threatened his campaign and party leaders began to consider a ‘Plan B’ without him.
Siegfried Modola/Reuters By Joe Khamisi Are foreigners being registered to vote in this year’s elections in Kenya contrary to the Constitution?
AFP photo By Cynthia M. Lardner On Saturday I participated in the Amsterdam Women’s March. It was far from a ‘Women’s March’, it was a people’s march – young and old, male and female, of every race and religion. The 3,000 protesters here generated an electrifying and contagious energy that is not going to be […]
Stevo Vasiljevic/Reuters By Sami Jamil Jadallah What the hell, we have not only been hacking but buying, influencing, even killing in elections around the world for the last century. Stop crying Liberal America.
Richard Drew/AP By Hazel Speed Voices are now officially challenging the legality of President elect Trump’s triumph by refusing to acknowledge his forthcoming inauguration due to the obvious relevancy of so-called/determined hacking, fabrication, and/or true material duly leaked by the Russians or perhaps domestic sources in an effort to secure a win in the […]
Mike Pont/Sasha Mordovets/AFP By Tom Arms Donald Trump is in a no-win situation as regards Russian hacking vs. American intelligence agencies vs. Donald Trump.
AP photo By Rupen Savoulian There are many analyses of the incoming Trump administration, examining the reasons for his electoral victory, the racism and Islamophobia that he deployed to win votes, his populist appeals to the American working class, the emboldened position of the alternative right, and the ultra-rightist nature of his incoming cabinet. […]
Ingur By Hazel Speed One should always be cautious, in my experience, when something ‘reasonable’ emerges.
Negar Mortazavi By Tom Arms It has been a good year for journalists. I have never known better. There has been an endless march of upsets, twists, turns, worries, cheers, jeers, doom, gloom and unadulterated surprised joy.
By Ogunniyi Abayomi The recent Ghanaian election was observed as the exemplary illustration of a democratic state within its sphere of power. The display of maturity during the election between President Mahama over the loss of the presidential seat to Nana Akufo-Addo exhibited the total value demonstrated for the satisfaction of the masses, rather than […]
AFP photo By Cynthia M. Lardner Dear Electoral College: Each of you is imbued with the moral and legal obligation to uphold the United States Constitution. You are not legally bound by the 2016 presumptive presidential election results in favor of Donald Trump over popular vote winner Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton. There exists a […]
AP photo By Siddhartha Rastogi This time the SECOND most powerful Woman on Earth Over 220 years ago several revolutionaries fought for a cause and laid the foundation of a Nation founded by Immigrants on three basic principles; Equality, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness.
Joe Penney/Reuters By Alpha Jallow Campaigning in the run up to the Presidential race in Gambia started on Wednesday. Two political parties, one a coalition of seven political parties are challenging incumbent President Yahya Jammeh who is running for his fifth term.
Lucas Jackson/Reuters By Curtis Skinner Some of Donald Trump’s strongest conservative supporters are voicing anger and disappointment at the president-elect’s comments on Tuesday that he might back off his campaign pledge of pursuing a prosecution of former rival Hillary Clinton.
AFP photo By Ron Larson