Buhari Visits Mausoleum, Lauds Relations Between Nigeria, Turkey

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, laid a wreath at the mausoleum of Turkey’s founding father, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before meeting President Recep Erdogan at the Presidential Palace.

[Vanguard] President Muhammadu Buhari on Thursday in Ankara, the capital of Turkey, laid a wreath at the mausoleum of Turkey's founding father, Mustafa Kemal Ataturk, before meeting President Recep Erdogan at the Presidential Palace.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Leopards in High Spirits Ahead of GOtv Shield Final

[Nation] AFC Leopards, now out of the SportPesa Premier League relegation zone, return to Nairobi Thursday evening from their two-day Machakos training camp, ready to face Kariobangi Sharks in Friday’s GOtv Shield final.

[Nation] AFC Leopards, now out of the SportPesa Premier League relegation zone, return to Nairobi Thursday evening from their two-day Machakos training camp, ready to face Kariobangi Sharks in Friday's GOtv Shield final.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Turn to Supreme Court for Guidance, Nasa Tells Electoral Commission

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A section of Opposition Members of Parliament have called on the Independent Election and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to turn to the Supreme Court for guidance regarding next week’s fresh presidential election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -A section of Opposition Members of Parliament have called on the Independent Election and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to turn to the Supreme Court for guidance regarding next week's fresh presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Kenyatta Says He Won’t Hold Negotiations With Opposition

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta today said he will not hold negotiations with the opposition, saying Kenyans should be allowed to vote in peace on October 26.

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta today said he will not hold negotiations with the opposition, saying Kenyans should be allowed to vote in peace on October 26.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Prepare for Mother of All Protests, Odinga Tells Supporters

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga has called on their supporters to prepare for ‘the mother of all protests’ on October 26 while speaking during a rally at the historic Kamukunji grounds on Wednesday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Super Alliance (NASA) leader Raila Odinga has called on their supporters to prepare for 'the mother of all protests' on October 26 while speaking during a rally at the historic Kamukunji grounds on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How Newlands Cricket Ground Is Fighting the Drought

[Daily Maverick] Newlands Cricket Ground has made progress in becoming more water efficient with its facilities, but it’s at club cricket level where the impact of the drought will hit the hardest. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

[Daily Maverick] Newlands Cricket Ground has made progress in becoming more water efficient with its facilities, but it's at club cricket level where the impact of the drought will hit the hardest. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IEBC Favours Jubilee, Nasa in Repeat Election – Ekuru Aukot

[Nation] Thirdway Alliance Kenya presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot has accused the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) of aligning itself to Jubilee and Nasa and “dancing” to their tunes.

[Nation] Thirdway Alliance Kenya presidential candidate Ekuru Aukot has accused the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) of aligning itself to Jubilee and Nasa and "dancing" to their tunes.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Atheists in Kenya Rubbish Uhuru’s Calls for National Prayers

[Nairobi News] Atheists in Kenya (AIK) have asked Kenyans to distance themselves from calls by President Uhuru Kenyatta to have Sunday October 22 as a national prayer day.

[Nairobi News] Atheists in Kenya (AIK) have asked Kenyans to distance themselves from calls by President Uhuru Kenyatta to have Sunday October 22 as a national prayer day.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Analysis – a Trillion Rand Man, David Mahlobo

[Daily Maverick] While much of the political intrigue of the last few days after President Jacob Zuma’s Cabinet reshuffle has focused on the removal of the SACP’s Blade Nzimande, the focus now moves to David Mahlobo’s new job. He is the new Minister of…

[Daily Maverick] While much of the political intrigue of the last few days after President Jacob Zuma's Cabinet reshuffle has focused on the removal of the SACP's Blade Nzimande, the focus now moves to David Mahlobo's new job. He is the new Minister of Energy, a portfolio that appears tasked with pushing through a deal that would see us spending around a trillion rand we don't have (that is R1,000,000,000,000) on nuclear power stations we don't need. If ever there was an appointment that suggests the ANC is about to fall o

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa