Vivian Cheruiyot Bags Rio Olympics Ticket, Betsy Saina Second

[Nation] World 10,000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot on Thursday sent out a strong message to her Ethiopian rivals by cruising to an Olympic ticket over the distance as the explosive Kenyan trials for the Rio Games kicked off at Eldoret’s Kip Keino Stadium.

[Nation] World 10,000m champion Vivian Cheruiyot on Thursday sent out a strong message to her Ethiopian rivals by cruising to an Olympic ticket over the distance as the explosive Kenyan trials for the Rio Games kicked off at Eldoret's Kip Keino Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

JSC Says Order Capping Sittings to Hinder New CJ Recruitment

[Nation] The Judicial Service Commission has moved to court to challenge a directive that capped the number of paid monthly meetings to eight, saying that the orders will affect the recruitment of new Judiciary appointments.

[Nation] The Judicial Service Commission has moved to court to challenge a directive that capped the number of paid monthly meetings to eight, saying that the orders will affect the recruitment of new Judiciary appointments.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Country Launches Food Bank Programme

[Namibia Economist] The first Food Bank initiative in Namibia was officially launched by His Excellency Dr Hage Geingob on 30 June as stipulated in the Harambee Prosperity Plan. The President reiterated the call he made when he was introduced as the th…

[Namibia Economist] The first Food Bank initiative in Namibia was officially launched by His Excellency Dr Hage Geingob on 30 June as stipulated in the Harambee Prosperity Plan. The President reiterated the call he made when he was introduced as the third President by declaring an all out war against poverty an also calling on different sectors to get involved to fight and eradicate poverty. Furthermore the President pointed out the need of being prepared by ensuring appropriate systems are put in place to address poverty and

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

51 Million Nigerians Will Get Universal Health Coverage By 2017 – NHIs

[Leadership] In a bid to oust out-of-pocket payment and make healthcare services accessible to all Nigerians, especially pregnant women, children under the age of five and the vulnerable, 51 million Nigerians are expected to have access to free healthc…

[Leadership] In a bid to oust out-of-pocket payment and make healthcare services accessible to all Nigerians, especially pregnant women, children under the age of five and the vulnerable, 51 million Nigerians are expected to have access to free healthcare services without having to pay at the point of service.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IGP Vows to Crush Cultism, Donates Vehicle to NGO

[Leadership] The acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has expressed the readiness of the force to crush criminals and cultists in tertiary institutions across the country.

[Leadership] The acting Inspector General of Police, Ibrahim Idris, has expressed the readiness of the force to crush criminals and cultists in tertiary institutions across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chunga Coy On Reinforcements

[The Herald] AS the domestic Premiership’s mid-season window opens today, Harare City coach Moses Chunga is keeping his cards close to his chest with the veteran gaffer coy over whether he will bring new players to the Sunshine Boys’ dressing room.

[The Herald] AS the domestic Premiership's mid-season window opens today, Harare City coach Moses Chunga is keeping his cards close to his chest with the veteran gaffer coy over whether he will bring new players to the Sunshine Boys' dressing room.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

NDDC – Traditional Rulers Urge Buhari to Extend Semenitari’s Tenure

[Leadership] The Rumuola Council of Chiefs in Obio/Akpor local government area of Rivers State, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the tenure of the acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mrs. Ibim Se…

[Leadership] The Rumuola Council of Chiefs in Obio/Akpor local government area of Rivers State, has called on President Muhammadu Buhari to extend the tenure of the acting managing director of the Niger Delta Development Commission (NDDC), Mrs. Ibim Semenitari, considering her political will for the development of the Niger Delta region.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SA Companies Must Explore Port Opportunities in Tanzania

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South African companies should explore opportunities in Tanzania’s roads, rail and port infrastructure development projects, says South Africa’s High Commissioner to Tanzania, Thami Mseleku.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -South African companies should explore opportunities in Tanzania's roads, rail and port infrastructure development projects, says South Africa's High Commissioner to Tanzania, Thami Mseleku.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Activists Sue DSS Over Detention of Military Chief

[Leadership] Human rights activists have dragged the Department of State Service (DSS) to a federal high court in Abuja over the continued detention of a member of the presidential investigative committee on arms procurement, Air Commodore Umar Mohammed.

[Leadership] Human rights activists have dragged the Department of State Service (DSS) to a federal high court in Abuja over the continued detention of a member of the presidential investigative committee on arms procurement, Air Commodore Umar Mohammed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria