September 01, 2017 Issue

Bad News Bots

Has the Kremlin's campaign to harass Putin's critics on LinkedIn moved beyond the relative safety of the internet and into the streets?
In Focus

Winning Hand?

Nairobi—Protesters cheer on August 10 after hearing that their candidate, Raila Odinga, had won the Kenyan presidency, but it was unclear if that information was correct. The celebration came after a day of demonstrations by Odinga’s supporters, who clashed with riot police, and many fear the protests could spiral as they did a decade ago, when more than 1,300 people died in post-election violence. There has been no evidence of vote tampering, but Odinga supporters continue to accuse President Uhuru Kenyatta of fraud in the election.
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