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Bill Gates has told Reuters his foundation plans to spend more than $300 million in Tanzania this year on public health and poverty reduction programs.

In an interview, the billionaire said aid was now being spent “in a smarter way” in some parts of the world.

“Some countries have made good progress in the reduction of childhood deaths and reduction in poverty, with

Two days after polls officially closed in a fiercely contested election in Kenya, there are reports of visible tension among Kenyans as they await the outcome of the elections.

Reports indicate some pockets of violence have erupted in parts of the country with the capital, Nairobi virtually deserted. ATL FM News gathers that the streets of the capital is virtually empty with heavy police presence while shops and offices remain closed.

Rwandans are going to the polls in presidential elections, with incumbent Paul Kagame widely expected to win his third term in office.

The 59-year-old is being challenged by Frank Habineza of the Democratic Green Party of Rwanda, and independent candidate Philippe Mpayimana.

Mr Kagame is credited with the country's rapid economic development since taking office in 2000.