First Public Somali Presidential Debate Fails Expectations

[Dalsan Radio] The much anticipated live public debate by presidential candidates failed its expectations when only three candidates appeared for the event. Eleven candidates were to appear in the first batch on Monday morning for the event which was b…

[Dalsan Radio] The much anticipated live public debate by presidential candidates failed its expectations when only three candidates appeared for the event. Eleven candidates were to appear in the first batch on Monday morning for the event which was beamed live by the national tv SNTV.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

New Converts Flood Pastor Chris Okafor’s Church After Outburst Against Religious Extremism

[Vanguard] Following his outburst in defense of Christianity in Nigeria last week, the General Overseer of Liberation City Church Worldwide, Dr. Chris Okafor was a little surprised but not disturbed at the number of Muslims who thronged his church yest…

[Vanguard] Following his outburst in defense of Christianity in Nigeria last week, the General Overseer of Liberation City Church Worldwide, Dr. Chris Okafor was a little surprised but not disturbed at the number of Muslims who thronged his church yesterday, Sunday, February 5, 2017, to give their lives to Christ.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzanian Runners Target Medals At World Meet in Kampala

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzanian runners have stepped up training ahead of the battle for slots on the national team that will represent the country at the 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala, Uganda.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzanian runners have stepped up training ahead of the battle for slots on the national team that will represent the country at the 2017 IAAF World Cross Country Championships Kampala, Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S.$ Shortages Give Rise to Cash Discounts

[Zimbabwe Standard] ZIMBABWE’s cash-selling practice is evolving with a growth in cash premiums and discounts offered for goods and services as companies struggle to raise foreign currency to import raw materials.

[Zimbabwe Standard] ZIMBABWE's cash-selling practice is evolving with a growth in cash premiums and discounts offered for goods and services as companies struggle to raise foreign currency to import raw materials.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Yar’ádua and Buhari – Between Ill-Health and Power Vacuum

[Vanguard] Against the backdrop of intense speculations surrounding the 10-day vacation of President Muhammadu Buhari to the United Kingdom and the repeated assurances by presidential aides and other government officials that all was well with the Pres…

[Vanguard] Against the backdrop of intense speculations surrounding the 10-day vacation of President Muhammadu Buhari to the United Kingdom and the repeated assurances by presidential aides and other government officials that all was well with the President, it is not surprising that Nigerians would engage in a long and anxious wait for his return to the country to resume work today as slated.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Expectations From Budget Speech

[Government of Botswana] With the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Kenneth Matambo, set to deliver the 2017/18 budget speech this afternoon, different constituents of society are expected to listen attentively to find out what the budge…

[Government of Botswana] With the Minister of Finance and Economic Development, Mr Kenneth Matambo, set to deliver the 2017/18 budget speech this afternoon, different constituents of society are expected to listen attentively to find out what the budget has in store for them.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana