How ‘Self-Serving’ Sharia Could Have Become Disaster for Nigeria – Obasanjo

[Premium Times] A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has given an insight into how his handling of the sharia law introduced in some states of the north during his administration averted a disaster for Nigeria.

[Premium Times] A former Nigerian president, Olusegun Obasanjo, has given an insight into how his handling of the sharia law introduced in some states of the north during his administration averted a disaster for Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Oil Refinery, Pipeline Deals Set to Transform Regional Outlook

[Observer] The laying of the foundation stone for the construction of the world’s longest heated crude oil export pipeline from Hoima to the Tanzanian port of Tanga, on the day Uganda also announced that it had agreed project terms for an oil refinery,…

[Observer] The laying of the foundation stone for the construction of the world's longest heated crude oil export pipeline from Hoima to the Tanzanian port of Tanga, on the day Uganda also announced that it had agreed project terms for an oil refinery, is a huge step in turning the region into an oil frontier.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Joy, Heartache for Wayde and Simbine at World Champs

[News24Wire] There was both relief and grief for South Africa’s top sprinters on Wednesday night, with Wayde van Niekerk reaching the 200m men final and Akani Simbine being eliminated in the penultimate round at the IAAF World Championships in London, …

[News24Wire] There was both relief and grief for South Africa's top sprinters on Wednesday night, with Wayde van Niekerk reaching the 200m men final and Akani Simbine being eliminated in the penultimate round at the IAAF World Championships in London, England.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

John Kerry Urges Calm, Convinced Kenya Polls Credible

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Head of The Carter Centre Election Observer Mission in Kenya, John Kerry, has reiterated the commitment of the international community to continue supporting Kenya in its pursuit of democracy.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Head of The Carter Centre Election Observer Mission in Kenya, John Kerry, has reiterated the commitment of the international community to continue supporting Kenya in its pursuit of democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Protests Turn Deadly After Election

[Deutsche Welle] Kenyan police have fired live rounds at anti-government protesters in Nairobi, as unrest broke out in several cities over election results. Opposition leader Raila Odinga claims he has evidence the vote tally was hacked.

[Deutsche Welle] Kenyan police have fired live rounds at anti-government protesters in Nairobi, as unrest broke out in several cities over election results. Opposition leader Raila Odinga claims he has evidence the vote tally was hacked.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Italian, USA Firms Win Refinery Deal

[Monitor] Kampala -Government has turned to a consortium of American and Italian firms for financing and construction of the $4 billion (about Shs14 trillion) Greenfield oil refinery in Hoima, in mid-western Uganda.

[Monitor] Kampala -Government has turned to a consortium of American and Italian firms for financing and construction of the $4 billion (about Shs14 trillion) Greenfield oil refinery in Hoima, in mid-western Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police, Protesters Clash After Poll Fraud Claim

[Al Jazeera] Police in Kenya have fired tear gas and shot at a group of chanting supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga after the presidential candidate claimed “massive” fraud in Tuesday’s elections.

[Al Jazeera] Police in Kenya have fired tear gas and shot at a group of chanting supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga after the presidential candidate claimed "massive" fraud in Tuesday's elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya