Chelimo Breaks UK All-Comers’ Record at Cardiff Half Marathon

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Edith Chelimo ably filled the shoes of absent pre-race favourite Violah Jepchumba with a 1:05:50 UK all-comers’ record that takes her to sixth on the world all-time list on record-eligible courses at the Cardiff University/Cardiff…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Edith Chelimo ably filled the shoes of absent pre-race favourite Violah Jepchumba with a 1:05:50 UK all-comers' record that takes her to sixth on the world all-time list on record-eligible courses at the Cardiff University/Cardiff Half Marathon on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

PDP Chair – Govs, Others Split Over Move to ‘Impose’ Secondus

[Daily Trust] As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention approaches, some governors of the party have allegedly commenced moves to ‘impose’ Prince Uche Secondus as the party’s next national chairman.

[Daily Trust] As the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) national convention approaches, some governors of the party have allegedly commenced moves to 'impose' Prince Uche Secondus as the party's next national chairman.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#otlafrica2017 – 77 Percent of West Africa-Bound Cargoes End Up in Nigeria – Akabogu

[Vanguard] There are indications that Nigeria’s downstream sector and others in Africa are threatened by many challenges at this time. In this interview with Udeme Akpan and Joseph Oso, Mr. Emeka Akabogu, Chairman, OTL Africa Downstream Week, comments …

[Vanguard] There are indications that Nigeria's downstream sector and others in Africa are threatened by many challenges at this time. In this interview with Udeme Akpan and Joseph Oso, Mr. Emeka Akabogu, Chairman, OTL Africa Downstream Week, comments on a wide range of issues and points to participation in the event as key to success.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I’m Being Probed for Supporting My Husband – Patience Jonathan

[Premium Times] A former First Lady of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan, has claimed that she is being probed because of the role she played in the build-up to the 2015 elections.

[Premium Times] A former First Lady of Nigeria, Patience Jonathan, has claimed that she is being probed because of the role she played in the build-up to the 2015 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hajj 2017 – Nigerian Pilgrim Left Behind After Misplacing Passport – Official

[Premium Times] A female pilgrim from Bauchi has been left in Saudi Arabia following the loss of her passport, according to Abdullahi Hardawa, Executive Secretary, Bauchi State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board.

[Premium Times] A female pilgrim from Bauchi has been left in Saudi Arabia following the loss of her passport, according to Abdullahi Hardawa, Executive Secretary, Bauchi State Muslim Pilgrims Welfare Board.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Movement Restricted After Deadly Unrest in Anglophone Regions

[VOA] Movement in Cameroon’s two English-speaking regions remains restricted following deadly unrest Sunday as activists took to the streets demanding independence. Local media report as many as a dozen people were gunned down by security forces.

[VOA] Movement in Cameroon's two English-speaking regions remains restricted following deadly unrest Sunday as activists took to the streets demanding independence. Local media report as many as a dozen people were gunned down by security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Ethiopia Frees Eritrean Journalists After Nearly 11 Years

[VOA] Two Eritrean TV journalists who spent more than a decade imprisoned in Ethiopia have been released, according to family members and Eritrean press freedom advocates.

[VOA] Two Eritrean TV journalists who spent more than a decade imprisoned in Ethiopia have been released, according to family members and Eritrean press freedom advocates.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea