Fears of Rigging Ahead of Election

[Deutsche Welle] Barely a month before Kenyans vote in a hotly contested election, the opposition has alleged that there are irregularities in the electoral system. Observers are concerned about possible unrest after the polls.

[Deutsche Welle] Barely a month before Kenyans vote in a hotly contested election, the opposition has alleged that there are irregularities in the electoral system. Observers are concerned about possible unrest after the polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Besigye Refusal to Recognise Government Not Helpful – EU Envoy

[Monitor] Kampala -The outgoing head of the European Union (EU) Delegation in Uganda has said continued claims by former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential flag bearer Kizza Besigye, that the ruling party is in government “illegally” even a…

[Monitor] Kampala -The outgoing head of the European Union (EU) Delegation in Uganda has said continued claims by former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential flag bearer Kizza Besigye, that the ruling party is in government "illegally" even after the Supreme Court upheld President Museveni's victory, is not adding anything positive to nation building.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tunisia Jet in for Rugby Africa Gold Cup Battle

[Monitor] Kampala -A Tunisian delegation of 26 people (23 players, 3 officials) has this afternoon landed at Entebbe International Airport for Saturday’s Rugby Africa Gold Cup match against Uganda Rugby Cranes at Legends Rugby Grounds, Lugogo.

[Monitor] Kampala -A Tunisian delegation of 26 people (23 players, 3 officials) has this afternoon landed at Entebbe International Airport for Saturday's Rugby Africa Gold Cup match against Uganda Rugby Cranes at Legends Rugby Grounds, Lugogo.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sultan Advises Parents to Monitor the Activities of Their Children On Social Media

[This Day] Sokoto -The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad Abubakar, Sunday called on parents in the country, to monitor the activities of their children on social media, to prevent them from engaging in immoral activities.

[This Day] Sokoto -The Sultan of Sokoto, Alhaji Muhammadu Sa'ad Abubakar, Sunday called on parents in the country, to monitor the activities of their children on social media, to prevent them from engaging in immoral activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Jazz Series Quintet Makes History

[This Day] Few months ago, they lunged and tore at each other like heat-crazed feral cats, but as you read, the bitterness and angst that seized have dissipated, without trace. Thus the top business people are wiser now. Having experienced the motions …

[This Day] Few months ago, they lunged and tore at each other like heat-crazed feral cats, but as you read, the bitterness and angst that seized have dissipated, without trace. Thus the top business people are wiser now. Having experienced the motions of the action and counteraction that ignites the reciprocal struggle of discordant powers, they have settled their beef and achieved harmony with the universe.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Report – Oil Output Rises in Nigeria, Others More Than Offset Venezuela Drop

[This Day] A new report by the oil pricing group, Platts indicates that the crude oil production increases in Nigeria, Libya, and Saudi Arabia have pushed output by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) up by 220,000 barrels per day …

[This Day] A new report by the oil pricing group, Platts indicates that the crude oil production increases in Nigeria, Libya, and Saudi Arabia have pushed output by the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) up by 220,000 barrels per day and more than offset production drop in Venezuela.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Etisalat Prize for Literature Call for Entries

[This Day] Following the successful completion of the fourth edition of its flagship pan-African literary prize, telecommunications company Etisalat, has announced a call for entries for its 2018 Prize for Literature. Opened this month, the closing dea…

[This Day] Following the successful completion of the fourth edition of its flagship pan-African literary prize, telecommunications company Etisalat, has announced a call for entries for its 2018 Prize for Literature. Opened this month, the closing deadline is September 18, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Aggrieved Youths Threaten Niger Delta Peace Over Amnesty Programme

[Guardian] The political solution to end youth restiveness in the volatile oil-producing Niger Delta region of Nigeria that was successfully introduced during the Yar’Adua/Jonathan administration may be heading for the rocks as aggrieved youths residen…

[Guardian] The political solution to end youth restiveness in the volatile oil-producing Niger Delta region of Nigeria that was successfully introduced during the Yar'Adua/Jonathan administration may be heading for the rocks as aggrieved youths resident in the area called for the overhaul of the Presidential Amnesty Programme (PAP) or else they return to the creeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria