Eid El-Fitr

[Daily Trust] Eid el-Fitr was celebrated in Nigeria yesterday following the sighting of the moon of Shawwal and the subsequent announcement by the Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammadu Sa’ad, who is also President General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for…

[Daily Trust] Eid el-Fitr was celebrated in Nigeria yesterday following the sighting of the moon of Shawwal and the subsequent announcement by the Sultan of Sokoto Alhaji Muhammadu Sa'ad, who is also President General of the Nigeria Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs. Eid el Fitr, which marks the end of the fasting month of Ramadan, means "festival of breaking the fast" and is celebrated for three days. On the morning of the first day of Shawwal, Muslims gather for prayers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

SA, DRC Take Stock of Decade of Cooperation

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The first decade of the South Africa-Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Bi-National Commission (BNC) was largely consumed by efforts of assisting the DRC in areas of institutional capacity building, says President Jacob Zuma.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -The first decade of the South Africa-Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) Bi-National Commission (BNC) was largely consumed by efforts of assisting the DRC in areas of institutional capacity building, says President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

UN Reiterates Readiness to Help Zanzibar

[Daily News] The UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Mr Alvaro Rodriguez, has pledged the institution’s continuous support to Zanzibar’s environment, economic empowerment, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)’ initiatives.

[Daily News] The UN Resident Coordinator and UNDP Resident Representative, Mr Alvaro Rodriguez, has pledged the institution's continuous support to Zanzibar's environment, economic empowerment, and Water, Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH)' initiatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Strathmore Scorpions Sting Multimedia University at City Park

[Nation] Strathmore University Scorpions warmed up for their crunch Kenya Hockey Union women’s Premier League clash against rivals USIU Spartans with a 6-0 thrashing of Multimedia University at the City Park Stadium, Nairobi on Saturday.

[Nation] Strathmore University Scorpions warmed up for their crunch Kenya Hockey Union women's Premier League clash against rivals USIU Spartans with a 6-0 thrashing of Multimedia University at the City Park Stadium, Nairobi on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Chepng’etich, Kwemoi Claim Wins as Kiprop Withdraws

[Nation] As expected Olympic 1,500m champion Faith Chepng’etich Kipyegon won her 1500m race to qualify for the World Championships as fast-rising Ronald Kwemoi stunned a rich field in the men’s 1,500m field.

[Nation] As expected Olympic 1,500m champion Faith Chepng'etich Kipyegon won her 1500m race to qualify for the World Championships as fast-rising Ronald Kwemoi stunned a rich field in the men's 1,500m field.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Swift Hellen Obiri Wins 5,000m at Nyayo

[Nation] Olympic 5,000m silver medallist Hellen Obiri sounded a war cry ahead of the World Championships when she won the 5,000m race at the National trials at the Nyayo National Stadium on Saturday.

[Nation] Olympic 5,000m silver medallist Hellen Obiri sounded a war cry ahead of the World Championships when she won the 5,000m race at the National trials at the Nyayo National Stadium on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya