Detained Pregnant Wife of Activist to Appear in Court

[AI London] British national Violette Uwamahoro, the pregnant wife of a political opposition activist living in exile, who was arrested by Rwandan authorities and held incommunicado, will make her first appearance in court at a bail hearing in the capi…

[AI London] British national Violette Uwamahoro, the pregnant wife of a political opposition activist living in exile, who was arrested by Rwandan authorities and held incommunicado, will make her first appearance in court at a bail hearing in the capital Kigali tomorrow, said Amnesty International.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Big Fight for Relay Slots in ‘Team Kenya’ Embu Camp

[Nation] Competition for the four available slots among the six athletes in the Kenya’s relay team to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala has risen a few decibels higher to fever pitch with head coach Juma Ndiwa delaying naming the fi…

[Nation] Competition for the four available slots among the six athletes in the Kenya's relay team to the IAAF World Cross Country Championships in Kampala has risen a few decibels higher to fever pitch with head coach Juma Ndiwa delaying naming the final four.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

IAAF’s Rich Kampala Pay Day

[Nation] A total of $310,000 (Sh31 million) in prize money will be awarded to the leading runners in the senior races at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships at Kampala’s Kololo Independence Grounds on Sunday.

[Nation] A total of $310,000 (Sh31 million) in prize money will be awarded to the leading runners in the senior races at the IAAF World Cross Country Championships at Kampala's Kololo Independence Grounds on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Forget About Nasa, Jubilee Is the Real Deal, Uhuru Tells Kisii Residents

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta took to the Jubilee re-election to Gusii region where he rallied the region which voted for Opposition leader Raila Odinga in the last election to shun the National Super Alliance.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta took to the Jubilee re-election to Gusii region where he rallied the region which voted for Opposition leader Raila Odinga in the last election to shun the National Super Alliance.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Conservancies Not Source of Raging Conflict in Laikipia

[Nation] The recent conflict and inexcusable loss of life and property in Laikipia and the neighbouring counties of Baringo and Samburu could have been avoided, but only if the root causes were correctly diagnosed and addressed. Some media reports have…

[Nation] The recent conflict and inexcusable loss of life and property in Laikipia and the neighbouring counties of Baringo and Samburu could have been avoided, but only if the root causes were correctly diagnosed and addressed. Some media reports have accused wildlife conservancies of being the root cause of the violence in northern Kenya, but this is far from the truth. Conservancies support pastoralist livelihoods, economic growth, democracy, and wildlife conservation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Senate to Question Central Bank Governor Emefiele On Intervention Projects

[Premium Times] The implementation of the various intervention programmes by the Central Bank of Nigeria to stimulate the output of companies in the non-oil sector has become a thing of concern to the Senate, the lawmakers said on Tuesday.

[Premium Times] The implementation of the various intervention programmes by the Central Bank of Nigeria to stimulate the output of companies in the non-oil sector has become a thing of concern to the Senate, the lawmakers said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria