Relative Calm in Kisumu After Kenya Election Clashes

[Al Jazeera] A tense calm prevailed on Saturday in this stronghold of defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga, a day after his defeat to incumbent President Uharu Kenyatta was officially announced.

[Al Jazeera] A tense calm prevailed on Saturday in this stronghold of defeated presidential candidate Raila Odinga, a day after his defeat to incumbent President Uharu Kenyatta was officially announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Should Come Together After Its Contested Elections

[ICG] Contrary to the deadly election of 2007, Kenya’s pivotal and highly-anticipated 2017 national and local polls passed without major outbreaks of violence. But in order to build on this remarkable achievement, Kenyans must take further steps to ove…

[ICG] Contrary to the deadly election of 2007, Kenya's pivotal and highly-anticipated 2017 national and local polls passed without major outbreaks of violence. But in order to build on this remarkable achievement, Kenyans must take further steps to overcome ethnic divisions and work toward greater national unity and inclusive governance.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Atiku Begs Rich Nigerians to Help Out-of-School Children

[Premium Times] Former Vice President and founder of American University of Nigeria (AUN) Yola, Atiku Abubakar, has made a passionate plea to Nigerians of means to support charity and humanitarian causes that will help in giving formal education to chi…

[Premium Times] Former Vice President and founder of American University of Nigeria (AUN) Yola, Atiku Abubakar, has made a passionate plea to Nigerians of means to support charity and humanitarian causes that will help in giving formal education to children who are out of school in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PM Vows to End Lesotho’s ‘Bad Boy’ Tag

[Lesotho Times] PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane has committed to ensure that Lesotho ceases to be the Southern African Development Community’s (SADC) “bad boy” by initiating a national multi-stakeholder dialogue that would frame the mooted multi-sectoral…

[Lesotho Times] PRIME Minister Thomas Thabane has committed to ensure that Lesotho ceases to be the Southern African Development Community's (SADC) "bad boy" by initiating a national multi-stakeholder dialogue that would frame the mooted multi-sectoral reforms.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Why Nigeria Must Join in Global Application of Biotechnology

[This Day] As global population increases in the face of depleting resources, scientists and technologists regularly seek new ways to ensure that humanity adapts to the environment where they live. In all of these, biotechnology has become a crucial li…

[This Day] As global population increases in the face of depleting resources, scientists and technologists regularly seek new ways to ensure that humanity adapts to the environment where they live. In all of these, biotechnology has become a crucial lifesaving system that Nigeria, like India, must embrace for use by its population, writes Bennett Oghifo

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‎Why PDP Won’t Comment On Diezani’s Multi-Billion Naira Corruption Scandal – Spokesperson

[Premium Times] The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it will not comment on the indictment of a former Minister of petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, by the anti-graft agency, EFCC.

[Premium Times] The national leadership of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has said it will not comment on the indictment of a former Minister of petroleum, Diezani Alison-Madueke, by the anti-graft agency, EFCC.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

TWA Launches Portal for Girls’ Economic Growth

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Women of Achievement (TWA) yesterday launched an online portal and mobile app, ‘twaa,’ designed to provide mentorship and learning on the go for girls and women in Africa.

[Daily News] THE Tanzania Women of Achievement (TWA) yesterday launched an online portal and mobile app, 'twaa,' designed to provide mentorship and learning on the go for girls and women in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Picture of War Veteran Wearing Anti-Grace Mugabe T-Shirt Goes Viral

[News24Wire] A picture of a prominent Zimbabwean war veteran wearing a T-shirt denigrating the southern African country’s First Lady Grace Mugabe has gone viral on social media.

[News24Wire] A picture of a prominent Zimbabwean war veteran wearing a T-shirt denigrating the southern African country's First Lady Grace Mugabe has gone viral on social media.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe