500 Stranded After Eviction

[Monitor] Lira -Hundreds of street vendors who have been selling merchandise on several streets in Lira Town have been evicted by the Lira Municipal Council authorities in a move aimed at restoring trade order in the area.

[Monitor] Lira -Hundreds of street vendors who have been selling merchandise on several streets in Lira Town have been evicted by the Lira Municipal Council authorities in a move aimed at restoring trade order in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mandela, Tutu Encouraged Me to Contest Presidential Election, Says Obasanjo

[Guardian] Abeokuta -Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday disclosed that he sought advice from the late South African President, Nelson Mandela and renowned Reverend Desmond Tutu, another South African statesman before decidin…

[Guardian] Abeokuta -Former President of Nigeria, Chief Olusegun Obasanjo yesterday disclosed that he sought advice from the late South African President, Nelson Mandela and renowned Reverend Desmond Tutu, another South African statesman before deciding to contest the 1999 presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

US Team to Assess JKIA to Pave Way for Direct Flights

[Nation] A US transport safety team is expected in the country in May to assess the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi to pave the way for direct flights between Kenya and America.

[Nation] A US transport safety team is expected in the country in May to assess the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi to pave the way for direct flights between Kenya and America.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tusker Horror Show Lifts Lid On Poor State of Kenyan Football

[Nation] Tusker’s performance in the Caf Champions League has again lifted the lid on the state of preparedness by Kenyan teams to challenge for major honours at club and national team levels.

[Nation] Tusker's performance in the Caf Champions League has again lifted the lid on the state of preparedness by Kenyan teams to challenge for major honours at club and national team levels.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kalonzo Tells Peers to Stop Whining About a Rigged Election

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Wiper Democratic Movement party leader and National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential hopeful Kalonzo Musyoka has cautioned his counterparts against creating a notion that the election will be rigged in favor of the ruling Jubile…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Wiper Democratic Movement party leader and National Super Alliance (NASA) presidential hopeful Kalonzo Musyoka has cautioned his counterparts against creating a notion that the election will be rigged in favor of the ruling Jubilee Party (JP).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kipsang Eyes 2020 Tokyo Olympics

[Nation] Wilson Kipsang has said he is looking forward to compete at 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Kipsang, who stormed to victory in the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday in the fastest race ever run in Japan, is optimistic he can still break the World record.

[Nation] Wilson Kipsang has said he is looking forward to compete at 2020 Tokyo Olympics. Kipsang, who stormed to victory in the Tokyo Marathon on Sunday in the fastest race ever run in Japan, is optimistic he can still break the World record.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya