31st October 2017 - DAY 6 After oppositions successful bid to overturn the results of the August 2017election in Kenya, the they withdrew from the re-run on 26th October 2017 as new reforms were not made by the Election Commission IEBC, the new polls would be neither free nor fair said Odinga.
Lagos - Nigeria is to join other nations to investigate the activities of data mining firm Cambridge Analytica over it's allegedly election meddling roles globally. The spokesperson from the presidency, Garba Shehu states that Nigeria deserve answers to the negative image the country received across the social media, particularly Facebook in the period before the 2015 national elections.
26th October 2017 - ELECTION DAY 1 Heavy Police & armed forces were seen through the re run election day in Kenya. Some skirmishes in different parts of the country were also reported. The authorities have been calm & seen engaging with public without using any heavy handedness but dialogue.
Zimbabwe - The Zimbabwe Electoral Commission announces the fees structure for inspecting the voters roll scheduled for 19-29 May 2018 Local observers- $10 African observers $120 Embassy observers $150 Non African observers $10 Journalists from Africa- $20 Zimbabwean journalists accredited with the Zimbabwe Media Commission and working in the country for foreign media houses- $50 Local journalists- $10