Inaugurations

December 10, 2017 - 12:13 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's main opposition group on Sunday postponed a mock ceremony to inaugurate its leader as president. Opposition leader Raila Odinga and his colleagues said in a statement the decision to delay the event until a later date was reached after wide consultations but that they...
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FILE - In this Monday, Nov. 20, 2017 file photo, Kenya's Attorney General Githu Muigai, right, speaks with a petition lawyer, Benjamin Musyoki, left, after the Supreme Court judgement of the petitions over President Uhuru Kenyatta's re-election in a repeat vote, at the Supreme court in Nairobi, Kenya. Kenya's attorney general warned Thursday, Dec. 7, 2017 that the opposition's move to "inaugurate" its leader Raila Odinga next week to protest the recent presidential election would amount to treason. (AP Photo/Sayyid Abdul Azim, File)
December 07, 2017 - 6:12 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's attorney general warned Thursday that the opposition's move to "inaugurate" its leader Raila Odinga next week to protest the recent presidential election would amount to treason. Attorney General Githu Muigai's comments came a day after the United States urged Odinga's...
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In this Dec. 1, 2017 photo, former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn leaves federal court in Washington. A whistleblower has told House Democrats that during President Donald Trump's inauguration speech, Flynn texted a former business associate to say a private nuclear proposal Flynn had lobbied for would have his support in the White House. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 06, 2017 - 5:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — As Donald Trump delivered his presidential inaugural address last January, his national security adviser Michael Flynn told a former business associate in text messages that a private plan to build nuclear reactors in the Mideast was "good to go" and that U.S. sanctions hobbling...
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December 04, 2017 - 6:14 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's main opposition group says police have detained one of its advisers ahead of a planned protest ceremony to stage a mock inauguration of Raila Odinga as president. Odinga's National Super Alliance said in a statement that the detained man, economist David Ndii, was...
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Former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn arrives at federal court in Washington, Friday, Dec. 1, 2017. Court documents show Flynn, an early and vocal supporter on the campaign trail of President Donald Trump whose business dealings and foreign interactions made him a central focus of Mueller's investigation, will admit to lying about his conversations with Russia's ambassador to the United States during the transition period before Trump's inauguration. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
December 01, 2017 - 9:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Michael Flynn, the retired general who vigorously campaigned at Donald Trump's side and then served as his first national security adviser, pleaded guilty Friday to lying to the FBI about reaching out to the Russians on Trump's behalf and said members of the president's inner...
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Supporters of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta engage in rock-throwing clashes with police during his inauguration ceremony after trying to storm through gates to get in and being tear-gassed, at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi, Kenya Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is being sworn in on Tuesday, ending a months-long election drama that saw the first vote nullified by the country's top court and the second boycotted by the opposition. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 28, 2017 - 2:00 pm
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — The Latest on the inauguration of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta (all times local): 9:55 p.m. The United States is congratulating Kenya on President Uhuru Kenyatta's inauguration but says it's "deeply concerned" about ongoing political tensions. U.S. State Department...
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Supporters in the stand attend the presidential inauguration at Kasarani stadium in Nairobi, Kenya, Tuesday, Nov. 28, 2017. Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is being sworn in on Tuesday, ending a months-long election drama that saw the first vote nullified by the country's top court and the second boycotted by the opposition. (AP Photo/Ben Curtis)
November 28, 2017 - 7:51 am
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta was sworn in for a second term Tuesday in what some hoped would be the end of months of election turmoil, which Kenyatta said stretched the country "almost to the breaking point." But violence continued, with at least one person killed as police...
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Traffic flows past a billboard with a portrait of Emmerson Mnangagwa the new Zimbabwean President in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, Nov.27, 2017. Zimbabwe's security forces said in a joint statement Monday that the "situation in our country had returned to normalcy", after a crisis during which the military staged a takeover and crowds demonstrated against Mugabe at the end of his 37 year rule.(AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
November 27, 2017 - 10:14 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's security forces on Monday reported incidents of looting and illegal occupation of farms and houses following the resignation last week of former President Robert Mugabe and the inauguration of his successor, Emmerson Mnangagwa. However, the military and police...
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Zimbabwe army spokesperson Colonel Overson Mugwisi, left, addresses a press conference with police spokesperson senior assistant Charity Charamba, at the Police General Headquarters in Harare, Zimbabwe, Monday, Nov. 27, 2017. The security forces said that they are reports of looting and illegal occupation of farms and houses following the resignation of former President Robert Mugabe and the inauguration of his successor Emmerson Mnangagwa. (AP Photo/Tsvangirayi Mukwazhi)
November 27, 2017 - 10:05 am
HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on developments with Zimbabwe's new government (all times local): 5:05 p.m. Zimbabwe's former finance minister and a leader of the ruling ZANU-PF party's youth league have been denied bail in cases that have raised concerns about the military's actions during its...
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Fidelis Mukonori, a Catholic priest who mediated talks with Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe, prays inside the sacristy after mass in Chishawasha, Sunday, Nov. 26, 2017. Mugabe knew it was "the end of the road" days before he quit, and appeared relieved when he signed his resignation letter after 37 years in power, a Catholic priest who mediated talks leading to his ouster said Sunday. (AP Photo/Bram Janssen)
November 26, 2017 - 12:00 pm
CHISHAWASHA, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's former President Robert Mugabe knew it was "the end of the road" days before he quit, and appeared relieved when he signed his resignation letter after 37 years in power, a Catholic priest who mediated talks leading to his ouster said Sunday. Fidelis Mukonori...
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