Schools Re-Open for Third Term On Monday With a Packed Calendar

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Schools are set to reopen for third term on Monday with a packed calendar that includes the national examinations and the final stages in the piloting of the new curriculum ahead of its roll out next year.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Schools are set to reopen for third term on Monday with a packed calendar that includes the national examinations and the final stages in the piloting of the new curriculum ahead of its roll out next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

What Barack Obama’s Record-Breaking Mandela Tweet Tells Us About the World

[The Conversation Africa] What is it about former US President Barack Obama’s record-setting tweet – it has already surpassed 1.6 million retweets and 4.5 million “likes” – that has captured the imagination of the world?

[The Conversation Africa] What is it about former US President Barack Obama's record-setting tweet - it has already surpassed 1.6 million retweets and 4.5 million "likes" - that has captured the imagination of the world?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Deputy President Advises Police Unit on State Capture Probe

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says commissions of inquiry into state capture should not stop law enforcement agencies from investigating the culprits in the meantime.

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa says commissions of inquiry into state capture should not stop law enforcement agencies from investigating the culprits in the meantime.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Opposition Leader Odinga Says All Parties Should Prepare to Accept Supreme Court Ruling

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Deputy President William Ruto has emphasized the need for all parties in the petition challenging the Presidential election to accept the final ruling by the Supreme Court set for Friday this week.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Deputy President William Ruto has emphasized the need for all parties in the petition challenging the Presidential election to accept the final ruling by the Supreme Court set for Friday this week.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

He Left Teaching to Grow Passion Fruits in Luwero

[Monitor] A decision by Joseph Sande, to quit his teaching career and concentrate on passion fruit farming has catapulted him into being one of the successful passion fruit farmers in Uganda producing over 20 bags of passion fruits per harvest and earn…

[Monitor] A decision by Joseph Sande, to quit his teaching career and concentrate on passion fruit farming has catapulted him into being one of the successful passion fruit farmers in Uganda producing over 20 bags of passion fruits per harvest and earning over Shs7m.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Pilgrim Shortchanged By Hajj Official, Gets U.S.$10 Instead of U.S.$800

[Premium Times] Garba Bakono, a Muslim pilgrim from Nasarawa Local Government of Nasarawa State, has narrated how official from his state gave him six pieces of $1 bills and two pieces of $2 bills instead of eight pieces of $100 US bill as his basic tr…

[Premium Times] Garba Bakono, a Muslim pilgrim from Nasarawa Local Government of Nasarawa State, has narrated how official from his state gave him six pieces of $1 bills and two pieces of $2 bills instead of eight pieces of $100 US bill as his basic transport allowance.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Two Boko Haram Factions Ready for Talks With Federal Govt – Ex-Commander

[Guardian] Two factions of the Boko Haram insurgency group may be ready for talks with the Federal Government, Abdulkadir Abubakar, a former commander of the group has claimed.

[Guardian] Two factions of the Boko Haram insurgency group may be ready for talks with the Federal Government, Abdulkadir Abubakar, a former commander of the group has claimed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria