The government declares a state of emergency to tackle violent protests, particularly in the Oromia region.
On Tuesday, a postdoctoral U.S. researcher was killed after protesters struck her car with rocks in Addis Ababa.
Opposition party says it will appeal the result at Constitutional Court.
Zambia’s economy, hit by tanking commodity prices, is likely to play a key role in the outcome of the elections.
The A.N.C.’s reputation has been dented by stagnant economy, unemployment and corruption scandals.
The U.N. says 120 cases of sexual violence have been reported since fighting broke out earlier this month.
The United Nations Security Council condemned the recent fighting in South Sudan and called on the warring sides to take decisive action to regain control of the security situation.
By Michael Lerner There's no way the cash-strapped gov't can afford to pay $30bn to expropriated farmers.
by Erin Wright Muhammadu Buhari's trip to the U.K. flies in the face of his promises to end the practice.
The main opposition calls general strike on Wednesday demanding the president to quit as his tenure ends.
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