Chebukati Asks Staff Adversely Mentioned in Bungled August Poll to Quit

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Chairperson of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Wafula Chebukati, now wants Secretariat staff blamed for bungling the August 8 presidential election to step aside.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Chairperson of the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC), Wafula Chebukati, now wants Secretariat staff blamed for bungling the August 8 presidential election to step aside.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Not Enough to Prove Another Person in Axe Murder Accused’s Home – State

[News24Wire] There is not enough evidence to prove that foreign peaks found in DNA samples from the Van Breda murder scene could point to another person being in the luxury home at the time of the axings, the State argued on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] There is not enough evidence to prove that foreign peaks found in DNA samples from the Van Breda murder scene could point to another person being in the luxury home at the time of the axings, the State argued on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

2019 – How APC Will Decide On Buhari’s Ticket – Governor

[Premium Times] The governor of Bauchi state, Mohammed Abubakar, has said the All Progressive Congress, APC, will be guided by its constitution to resolve whether President Muhammad Buhari will be given an automatic ticket or not for the 2019 president…

[Premium Times] The governor of Bauchi state, Mohammed Abubakar, has said the All Progressive Congress, APC, will be guided by its constitution to resolve whether President Muhammad Buhari will be given an automatic ticket or not for the 2019 presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Crooked Civil Servants Swindle Banks

[Times of Zambia] Several banks and other money-lenders have been swindled by crooked civil servants who forged pay-slips to obtain loans at different financial institutions, the Office of the President has revealed.

[Times of Zambia] Several banks and other money-lenders have been swindled by crooked civil servants who forged pay-slips to obtain loans at different financial institutions, the Office of the President has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Judge Must Decide Whose Version to Believe

[New Era] Windhoek -The state-funded lawyer of a young man accused of strangling the mother of his child to death with a nylon rope at a farm near Aroab in the deep south of Namibia, yesterday told Judge Dinah Usiku at the Windhoek High Court at the Wi…

[New Era] Windhoek -The state-funded lawyer of a young man accused of strangling the mother of his child to death with a nylon rope at a farm near Aroab in the deep south of Namibia, yesterday told Judge Dinah Usiku at the Windhoek High Court at the Windhoek Correctional Facility that she only has to decide whether she believes the version of the accused or the testimony of the doctor that conducted the post-mortem on the deceased.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Appetite for Local Potatoes Hits Rooftop

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibians have a huge appetite for potatoes, but they seem to prefer buying pre-washed potatoes, so much so that the local irrigation schemes and farms are unable to produce even half of the 26,706 tons of potatoes consumed on an an…

[New Era] Windhoek -Namibians have a huge appetite for potatoes, but they seem to prefer buying pre-washed potatoes, so much so that the local irrigation schemes and farms are unable to produce even half of the 26,706 tons of potatoes consumed on an annual basis.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Sudan Backs Mugabe Cabinet Reshuffle

[Financial Gazette] President Robert Mugabe’s most recent Cabinet reshuffle has been roundly panned by critics, who believe it will not arrest the accelerating economic slide, but the move has been cheered by an unlikely source – Sudan.

[Financial Gazette] President Robert Mugabe's most recent Cabinet reshuffle has been roundly panned by critics, who believe it will not arrest the accelerating economic slide, but the move has been cheered by an unlikely source - Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Ghana Win All-African Clash in Navi Mumbai

[CAF] Ghana defeated African rivals Niger 2-0 in an all-African Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. The win earns the Black Starlets a quarter-final clash versus another African opponent in Mali on Satur…

[CAF] Ghana defeated African rivals Niger 2-0 in an all-African Round of 16 clash at the FIFA U-17 World Cup India 2017 in Navi Mumbai on Wednesday. The win earns the Black Starlets a quarter-final clash versus another African opponent in Mali on Saturday in Guwahati.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana