Election Re-Run in Doubt Amid Technology Issues and High Court Hearings

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya’s electoral commission is struggling to upgrade voter technology in time, while minority candidate Ekuru Aukos says he also wants to be included in the poll.

[Deutsche Welle] Kenya's electoral commission is struggling to upgrade voter technology in time, while minority candidate Ekuru Aukos says he also wants to be included in the poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Afghans Provide Govt Guarantees

[The Herald] Afghanistan Interior Minister Wais Barmak has written to Zimbabwe’s Minister of Sport and Recreation Makhosini Hlongwane to provide guarantees on the safety of the 11 local cricketers playing in the Asian country’s Shpageeza Twenty20 Crick…

[The Herald] Afghanistan Interior Minister Wais Barmak has written to Zimbabwe's Minister of Sport and Recreation Makhosini Hlongwane to provide guarantees on the safety of the 11 local cricketers playing in the Asian country's Shpageeza Twenty20 Cricket League. In a letter dated 15 September, Barmak expressed his appreciation to the Zimbabwean Government for the continuous collaboration in the area of sport with the relationship between the two nations having grown stronger over the years.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt, University Lecturers Meet Over Grievances

[New Zimbabwe] National University of Science and Technology (NUST) academic staff are set for a crunch meeting with the management and a government delegation this Thursday to iron out problems bedevilling the institution.

[New Zimbabwe] National University of Science and Technology (NUST) academic staff are set for a crunch meeting with the management and a government delegation this Thursday to iron out problems bedevilling the institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bank of Kigali in New Drive to Deepen Financial Inclusion

[New Times] Bank of Kigali says it aims at shooting three birds with one stone through its Bigereho Na BK campaign activated three weeks ago, by, first educating Rwandans on benefits of working with banks, then entice them to open or reactivate account…

[New Times] Bank of Kigali says it aims at shooting three birds with one stone through its Bigereho Na BK campaign activated three weeks ago, by, first educating Rwandans on benefits of working with banks, then entice them to open or reactivate accounts and encourage them to save regularly.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Govt Officials to Escort Seized Gems to Belgium

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Government officials will escort the seized diamonds to Antwerp, Belgium where they are also expected to witness the auction that will determine the market value of gemstones impounded last week for undervaluation.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Government officials will escort the seized diamonds to Antwerp, Belgium where they are also expected to witness the auction that will determine the market value of gemstones impounded last week for undervaluation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

High Court Evaluates Poll Rigging Concerns

[CAJ News] The Zimbabwean High Court is assessing an urgent chamber application filed by the opposition seeking the nullification of a recent proclamation by President Robert Mugabe for the start of new registration of voters ahead of the 2018 elections.

[CAJ News] The Zimbabwean High Court is assessing an urgent chamber application filed by the opposition seeking the nullification of a recent proclamation by President Robert Mugabe for the start of new registration of voters ahead of the 2018 elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Singh, Yang Defend Titles

[The Herald] Zimbabwe’s Vickram Singh and China’s Zhan Yang successfully defended their China-Zimbabwe table tennis tournament titles at Belvedere Technical Teachers’ College over the weekend. Zimbabwe’s top seed, Singh, beat Liping 3-1 in the men’s si…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe's Vickram Singh and China's Zhan Yang successfully defended their China-Zimbabwe table tennis tournament titles at Belvedere Technical Teachers' College over the weekend. Zimbabwe's top seed, Singh, beat Liping 3-1 in the men's singles final. In the women's singles, defending champion, Zhang Yang beat Zimbabwean top seed, 19-year-old Midlands State University psychology student, Vimbai Nicole Makuvaza, 3-1 to retain her title.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Caution Over Hate Speech Law

[Vanguard] Our supreme law, the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (As Amended) guarantees every person freedom of speech. Section 39 (1) states: “Every person shall be entitled to freedom of expression, including freedom to hold opin…

[Vanguard] Our supreme law, the Constitution of the Federal Republic of Nigeria 1999 (As Amended) guarantees every person freedom of speech. Section 39 (1) states: "Every person shall be entitled to freedom of expression, including freedom to hold opinions and to receive and impart ideas and information without interference".

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kirinyaga Residents Want Karua to Stop Case Against Waiguru

[Nation] Hundreds of Kirinyaga residents Monday demonstrated at the Kerugoya High Court demanding that Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua withdraws an election petition she filed against Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru.

[Nation] Hundreds of Kirinyaga residents Monday demonstrated at the Kerugoya High Court demanding that Narc Kenya leader Martha Karua withdraws an election petition she filed against Kirinyaga Governor Anne Waiguru.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya