NEPP Wants More Women in Politics

[Guardian] Akure -To actualize the 35 percent affirmative action, Nigerian women have been urged to wake up from their slumber and join the political struggle for them to occupy top political positions in the country.

[Guardian] Akure -To actualize the 35 percent affirmative action, Nigerian women have been urged to wake up from their slumber and join the political struggle for them to occupy top political positions in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Students Block Enugu-Onitsha Expressway Over Alleged Extortion, Intimidation

[Guardian] Awka -Students under the auspices of the Joint Campus Committee (JCC), yesterday shut down the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway in Awka, the Anambra State capital.

[Guardian] Awka -Students under the auspices of the Joint Campus Committee (JCC), yesterday shut down the Enugu-Onitsha Expressway in Awka, the Anambra State capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

KAM Petitions President Kenyatta Against Ban on Plastic Bags

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Association of Manufacturers has petitioned President Uhuru Kenyatta to lift the ban on the use, manufacture, and importation of plastic bags, arguing that it will have dangerous consequences on the economy.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenya Association of Manufacturers has petitioned President Uhuru Kenyatta to lift the ban on the use, manufacture, and importation of plastic bags, arguing that it will have dangerous consequences on the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Autopsy Done on Lady Killed Alongside IEBC’s Msando

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A post-mortem on the body of Maryanne Wairimu, the lady who was killed alongside Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ICT Manager Chris Msando was done at the City Mortuary Thursday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A post-mortem on the body of Maryanne Wairimu, the lady who was killed alongside Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ICT Manager Chris Msando was done at the City Mortuary Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Dollar Rises Further Against Sudanese Pound

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Sodari -The value of the Sudanese Pound (SDG) continues to fall against the US Dollar. On Tuesday, the greenback was fetching SDG 21.50 on the ‘parallel market’ on the streets of Khartoum, while the selling price was SDG 21.70

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum / Sodari -The value of the Sudanese Pound (SDG) continues to fall against the US Dollar. On Tuesday, the greenback was fetching SDG 21.50 on the 'parallel market' on the streets of Khartoum, while the selling price was SDG 21.70

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sixth Day of Sit-ins, Protests Over Eastern Sudan Abduction

[Radio Dabanga] Sinkat -Gatherings have continued in front of the police station at Sinkat in Sudan’s in Red Sea state and on the national Sinkat-Port Sudan road for the sixth day in a row in protest against the abduction of Badri Taher (9) after being…

[Radio Dabanga] Sinkat -Gatherings have continued in front of the police station at Sinkat in Sudan's in Red Sea state and on the national Sinkat-Port Sudan road for the sixth day in a row in protest against the abduction of Badri Taher (9) after being hit by a vehicle.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Low Prices Bring Poverty to El Gedaref Farmers in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -Small farmers in Sudan’s El Gedaref state have complained about the amendment of the funding policies by the Agricultural Bank by requiring the mortgage of real estate or agricultural projects.

[Radio Dabanga] El Gedaref -Small farmers in Sudan's El Gedaref state have complained about the amendment of the funding policies by the Agricultural Bank by requiring the mortgage of real estate or agricultural projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Weah Badmouths Boakai

[New Republic] The Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) Monday began its campaign in grand style with its Standard-bearer Senator George Weah, accompanied by other party stalwarts, making enlivening rounds across Monrovia in an effort to gauge the moo…

[New Republic] The Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) Monday began its campaign in grand style with its Standard-bearer Senator George Weah, accompanied by other party stalwarts, making enlivening rounds across Monrovia in an effort to gauge the mood of CDCians and the electorate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia