Ondo Commercial Motorcyclists Protest Police Ban On Carrying Two Passengers

[Premium Times] Commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as okada riders, on Tuesday locked down Ondo City, in Ondo State, while protesting an order by the police against carrying more than one passenger.

[Premium Times] Commercial motorcyclists, popularly known as okada riders, on Tuesday locked down Ondo City, in Ondo State, while protesting an order by the police against carrying more than one passenger.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya’s Elections – Economy a Non-Issue

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya’s economy is growing apace, but problems remain. They include high youth unemployment and exploding costs of living. But the issues will not influence the polls in a country where voting happens along ethnic lines.

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya's economy is growing apace, but problems remain. They include high youth unemployment and exploding costs of living. But the issues will not influence the polls in a country where voting happens along ethnic lines.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Manpower Shortage Causes Passenger Delays At Airport

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Immigration department at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) is facing shortage of manpower leading to some delays on passenger clearances.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Immigration department at the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) is facing shortage of manpower leading to some delays on passenger clearances.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kenya-Bahrain Rivalry Resumes in Steeplechase

[Nation] The battle between Kenya and Bahrain’s former Kenyan athletes resumes on Wednesday when Kenya’s defending champion Hyvin Kiyeng takes the battle to Bahrain’s world record-holder Ruth Jebet in the women’s steeplechase semi-finals.

[Nation] The battle between Kenya and Bahrain's former Kenyan athletes resumes on Wednesday when Kenya's defending champion Hyvin Kiyeng takes the battle to Bahrain's world record-holder Ruth Jebet in the women's steeplechase semi-finals.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

N328 Billion Debt Recovered From 9 Major Petroleum Marketers

[Daily Trust] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it had recovered over N328.9 billion out of N349.8 billion debts from nine major petroleum marketers within the last one year.

[Daily Trust] The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) said it had recovered over N328.9 billion out of N349.8 billion debts from nine major petroleum marketers within the last one year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zuma Vote – How Many ANC MPs Broke Ranks?

[News24Wire] As few as 31 or as many as 40 “rebel” African National Congress MPs may have voted for the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma during Tuesday’s secret ballot in Parliament, depending on a range of possible scenarios that could …

[News24Wire] As few as 31 or as many as 40 "rebel" African National Congress MPs may have voted for the motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma during Tuesday's secret ballot in Parliament, depending on a range of possible scenarios that could have played out during the vote.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Golden Boy Wayde Van Niekerk Lights Up London

[Sascoc] South Africa’s Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk added World Championships 400-metre gold to his trophy collection with a consummate victory in London on Tuesday night.

[Sascoc] South Africa's Olympic champion Wayde van Niekerk added World Championships 400-metre gold to his trophy collection with a consummate victory in London on Tuesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenyatta Takes the Lead in Divisive Election as Odinga Rejects Results

[Deutsche Welle] Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has taken a significant lead in Kenya’s tense elections, according to early results. Opposition leader Raila Odinga has already rejected the emerging tally, calling it “fake.”

[Deutsche Welle] Incumbent President Uhuru Kenyatta has taken a significant lead in Kenya's tense elections, according to early results. Opposition leader Raila Odinga has already rejected the emerging tally, calling it "fake."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya