Africa:New Leaders Revive Process to Improve Governance, But More Work Needed

[SAIIA] In the Americas, when a young Latina girl turns 15, she celebrates her fiesta de quinceaƱera , a coming of age ceremony. Across the Atlantic Ocean, Africa’s most important governance self-evaluation and promotion instrument — the African Peer Review Mechanism (APRM) — will also officially turn 15 on 9 March 2018.

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Kenya:Kenyatta Wants Petitions Against His Victory Dismissed

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has asked the Supreme Court to dismiss with costs two petitions seeking the invalidation of his re-election during the October 26 repeat presidential election boycotted by his rival Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance (NASA)-even though his name was retained on the ballot.

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