How Lagos Community Survived 107 Days Power Outage

[Premium Times] When the outdoor light bulbs along Kokumo Street in Alagutan area of Lagos State came alive on June 12, chaos erupted in the community. A street football game ended abruptly as the players, school-age kids who had stayed home because of…

[Premium Times] When the outdoor light bulbs along Kokumo Street in Alagutan area of Lagos State came alive on June 12, chaos erupted in the community. A street football game ended abruptly as the players, school-age kids who had stayed home because of the Public Holiday, raced to their houses. Some youth, gathered outside a one-storey building, began screaming at the top of their voices and, nearby, a group of commercial motorcyclists honked their horns in a wild celebration.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Singer Bobi Wine to be Sworn in as MP

[Monitor] Kyadondo -Kyadondo East newly-elected Member of Parliament and popular musician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu a.k.a Bobi Wine will Tuesday be sworn in at Parliament.

[Monitor] Kyadondo -Kyadondo East newly-elected Member of Parliament and popular musician Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu a.k.a Bobi Wine will Tuesday be sworn in at Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Peace Clubs – Post-Genocide Search for Renewal

[Al Jazeera] Muganza, Rwanda – Felix Kanamugire was a killer during the Rwandan genocide, when between 800,000 and one million people, primarily Tutsis, were killed over the course of three months in 1994.

[Al Jazeera] Muganza, Rwanda - Felix Kanamugire was a killer during the Rwandan genocide, when between 800,000 and one million people, primarily Tutsis, were killed over the course of three months in 1994.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Kigwangalla to Lead National Commemoration of Population Day

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Deputy Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Dr Hamis Kigwangalla this Tuesday, will lead Tanzanians to commemorate World Population Day at Mwembe Yanga grounds in Temeke.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The Deputy Minister of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children Dr Hamis Kigwangalla this Tuesday, will lead Tanzanians to commemorate World Population Day at Mwembe Yanga grounds in Temeke.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Rocky Road to Elections

[IRIN] New York -In a remarkable, if coincidental, series of events across Kenya last weekend, nine people were beheaded by suspected al-Shabab militants, the internal security minister suddenly died, the main opposition leader was hospitalised with fo…

[IRIN] New York -In a remarkable, if coincidental, series of events across Kenya last weekend, nine people were beheaded by suspected al-Shabab militants, the internal security minister suddenly died, the main opposition leader was hospitalised with food poisoning, and the president appeared to accuse the judiciary of trying to delay general elections scheduled to take place in less than a month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

VP Boakai Picks His Presidential Running Mate

[The Capitol Times] Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai, standard bearer of the ruling Unity Party, on yesterday at the party headquarter in Congo Town announced House Speaker Emmanuel Nuquay as his running mate in the pending elections. According to th…

[The Capitol Times] Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai, standard bearer of the ruling Unity Party, on yesterday at the party headquarter in Congo Town announced House Speaker Emmanuel Nuquay as his running mate in the pending elections. According to the vice president the decision to announce his running has required deep reflection because the Unity Party needed to be sure that whoever emerges as vice president must be someone that firmly shares their vision to drive a new agenda in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia