Mary Keitany Stunned in New York Marathon

[Nation] Kenya’s women World marathon record holder Mary Keitany failed in her bid for the fourth consecutive title as Shalane Flanagan made history as the first American woman to win the New York Coty Marathon in 40 years on Sunday.

[Nation] Kenya's women World marathon record holder Mary Keitany failed in her bid for the fourth consecutive title as Shalane Flanagan made history as the first American woman to win the New York Coty Marathon in 40 years on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Benguela – Fake Police Officer Arrested

[ANGOP] Benguela -Feliciano Emílio, aged 29, who acted as a traffic police officer for seven months period, was on Saturday arrested and presented publicly in Benguela province by the local police command.

[ANGOP] Benguela -Feliciano Emílio, aged 29, who acted as a traffic police officer for seven months period, was on Saturday arrested and presented publicly in Benguela province by the local police command.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Pro-IS Group Chief Survives U.S. Strike, Says Regional Leader

[VOA] The leader of the Pro-Islamic State group in Somalia has survived U.S. airstrikes which targeted caves in a remote mountainous area in Puntland, the region’s president told VOA Somali.

[VOA] The leader of the Pro-Islamic State group in Somalia has survived U.S. airstrikes which targeted caves in a remote mountainous area in Puntland, the region's president told VOA Somali.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

How Moi Outplayed Opposition on Legitimacy Queries

[Nation] When Mr Daniel arap Moi won the presidency in 1992, with a paltry 36 per cent of the votes cast, his opponents quickly raised the question of legitimacy — just as Mr Raila Odinga’s National Super Alliance has done after President Uhuru Kenyat…

[Nation] When Mr Daniel arap Moi won the presidency in 1992, with a paltry 36 per cent of the votes cast, his opponents quickly raised the question of legitimacy -- just as Mr Raila Odinga's National Super Alliance has done after President Uhuru Kenyatta's October 26 re-election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Statecraft, Diplomacy and Lie Telling

[Guardian] It has become clear, particularly in the 21st Century, that sovereign States, weak or powerful, big or small, often tell lies – small lies, big lies, monumental lies. A lie in this context refers to a presentation of facts with a view to inf…

[Guardian] It has become clear, particularly in the 21st Century, that sovereign States, weak or powerful, big or small, often tell lies - small lies, big lies, monumental lies. A lie in this context refers to a presentation of facts with a view to influencing public opinion in a particular direction. The lies can also be classified into necessary lies and unnecessary lies. Such lies are often presented as 'facts', arising from intelligence gathering or from a deeper understanding of the political terrain which the o

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Niger Governor Loses Supporters in Own Town

[Daily Trust] Minna -The ranks of the All Progressives Congress (APC) depleted over the weekend in Kontagora, the hometown of Niger State Governor, Sani Bello, with hundreds of members defecting to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

[Daily Trust] Minna -The ranks of the All Progressives Congress (APC) depleted over the weekend in Kontagora, the hometown of Niger State Governor, Sani Bello, with hundreds of members defecting to the opposition Peoples Democratic Party (PDP).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Welcoming the ‘Boss’ On Board

[Leadership] Let me begin with an unreserved apology. After my last piece I took some kind of ‘French’ leave at the expense of you, my esteemed readers. It is my slightest doubt that my inability to feature in subsequent editions of this column may hav…

[Leadership] Let me begin with an unreserved apology. After my last piece I took some kind of 'French' leave at the expense of you, my esteemed readers. It is my slightest doubt that my inability to feature in subsequent editions of this column may have in a way robbed off on my readers. Evidently, some of you like my good friend and professional colleague, Aliu Akoshile, called and whimsically inquired if my ink had gone dry. Far from it! The unavoidable break was actually not intended and while I deeply crave your in

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Huambo to Have Three District Courts – Secretary of State

[ANGOP] Huambo -Three district courts will be created soon in the central Huambo province as part of the country’s justice sector reform programem and judicial map, said on Friday the Angolan Secretary of State for Justice, Orlando Fernandes.

[ANGOP] Huambo -Three district courts will be created soon in the central Huambo province as part of the country's justice sector reform programem and judicial map, said on Friday the Angolan Secretary of State for Justice, Orlando Fernandes.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola