Fida Moves to Court Over Implementation of Gender Rule

[Nation] The Federation of Women Lawyers (Fida) has moved to court seeking to have the electoral agency compelled to present to Parliament a list of nominees that conforms to the gender principle.

[Nation] The Federation of Women Lawyers (Fida) has moved to court seeking to have the electoral agency compelled to present to Parliament a list of nominees that conforms to the gender principle.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why IEBC’s Chiloba is Waiting to Exhale

[Nation] Ezra Chiloba, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chief executive, who came out of last week’s General Election with equal measure of love and hatred, has spoken of his experience for the first time, insisting the agency…

[Nation] Ezra Chiloba, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) chief executive, who came out of last week's General Election with equal measure of love and hatred, has spoken of his experience for the first time, insisting the agency gave Kenyans a credible and technically efficient election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Employers to Hold Congress

[Zimbabwe Independent] THe Employers’ Confederation of Zimbabwe (Emcoz) will hold its annual congress next month in Victoria Falls which will be focussed on rethinking the future economic trajectory of the country and embracing the future of work to re…

[Zimbabwe Independent] THe Employers' Confederation of Zimbabwe (Emcoz) will hold its annual congress next month in Victoria Falls which will be focussed on rethinking the future economic trajectory of the country and embracing the future of work to reclaim regional economic leadership, businessdigest has established.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kenya Drawn With West Indies in U19 Cricket World Cup

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya has been handed a tough draw for the 2018 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup where they will battle it out with defending champion West Indies, hosts New Zealand and 2012 winners South Africa in Group A.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya has been handed a tough draw for the 2018 ICC Under-19 Cricket World Cup where they will battle it out with defending champion West Indies, hosts New Zealand and 2012 winners South Africa in Group A.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

A Somali National Shot Dead in Washington

[Shabelle] Hussein Hassan, the 46-year-old Muslim refugee from Somalia who was shot dead by police while attacking and trying to behead a uniformed officer Sunday in Kennewick, Washington, had assaulted another cop less than a year before.

[Shabelle] Hussein Hassan, the 46-year-old Muslim refugee from Somalia who was shot dead by police while attacking and trying to behead a uniformed officer Sunday in Kennewick, Washington, had assaulted another cop less than a year before.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Liberia Must End ‘Racist Negro Clause’

[Observer] The framers of our Constitution knew that time could blind us to certain truths and later generations can see laws once thought necessary, can only serve to oppress. It is the case with the ‘Nationality Clause’ in the Liberian Constitution, …

[Observer] The framers of our Constitution knew that time could blind us to certain truths and later generations can see laws once thought necessary, can only serve to oppress. It is the case with the 'Nationality Clause' in the Liberian Constitution, the 6,000-pound elephant in the room.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia