Nigerians vote for new leader; Jill Biden in Kenya | Here are your top news headlines

From Nigerians voting for a new president; to US First Lady Jill Biden visiting Kenya, kicking off a visit aimed at focusing attention on the worst drought to hit the Horn of Africa in decades. Read these and other stories making the headlines from around the African continent. Stay up to date with African Insider. Click on the links below... Read more → The post Nigerians vote for new leader; Jill Biden in Kenya | Here are your top news headlines appeared first on African Insider.

Nigerians vote for new leader; Jill Biden in Kenya | Here are your top news headlines

From Nigerians voting for a new president; to US First Lady Jill Biden visiting Kenya, kicking off a visit aimed at focusing attention on the worst drought to hit the Horn of Africa in decades. Read these and other stories making the headlines from around the African continent.

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Nigerians vote for new president in closely fought election

Nigeria

Nigerians vote on Saturday for a successor to President Muhammadu Buhari in a tightly fought race dominated by three political veterans. Read more…

Jill Biden in Kenya on visit focusing on drought

Kenya

US First Lady Jill Biden arrived in Kenya on Friday, kicking off a visit aimed at focusing attention on the worst drought to hit the Horn of Africa in decades. Read more… 

Tunisian president seeks to reassure ‘legal’ migrants

Tunisian

Tunisian President Kais Saied called on Thursday for his government to take care of “legal” migrants from sub-Saharan Africa while doubling down on controversial remarks that illegal immigration was causing “demographic” change. Read more… 

Niger jails soldiers over 2021 coup attempt

Niger

A Niger court on Friday handed prison terms ranging from two to 20 years to several soldiers accused of attempting to carry out a coup in 2021. Read more… 

South African rapper AKA’s murder video went viral – it shouldn’t have

AKA

In the days after the killing of rapper Kiernan Jarryd Forbe, known as AKA, and his friend Tebello “Tibz” Motoane, the murders kept playing out on social media. Again and again, leaked CCTV footage of the two being gunned down was viewed and shared – some 490,000 times in the version of just one Twitter account. Read more… 

WATCH | Lorna Maseko meets Bill Clinton while in New York

Lorna Maseko

South African chef, media personality, and former ballet dancer Lorna Maseko was rubbing her shoulders with one the most iconic Americans, a retired politician, who served as the 42nd president of the United States from 1993 to 2001, Bill Clinton, during her time in New York. Read more…

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