Zimbabwe Awaits A New President

Zimbabwe’s state-run broadcaster says Emmerson Mnangagwa will be sworn in as the country’s new president on Friday, taking over following the resignation of longtime leader Robert Mugabe. The announcement Wednesday came as Mnangagwa was due to return to Zimbabwe. The former vice president abruptly fled the country November 6 after Mugabe fired him. Car horns…

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Kenyan Supreme Court Upholds October Election Results

Kenya’s Supreme Court has upheld the October election victory of incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta who won just over 98 percent of the vote. The election was boycotted by the opposition. Turnout for the poll was just under 39 percent of the 19.6 million registered voters, according to the head of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries…