Jackline Nungari, the Only Elected Woman MCA in Kiambu

[Nation] When Jackline Wanjiku Nungari was nominated to the Kiambu County Assembly by The National Alliance (TNA) in 2013, she pledged to use the position to empower herself politically. After all, the slots which were meant to help the assembly attain…

[Nation] When Jackline Wanjiku Nungari was nominated to the Kiambu County Assembly by The National Alliance (TNA) in 2013, she pledged to use the position to empower herself politically. After all, the slots which were meant to help the assembly attain the two-third gender rule are supposed to catapult women to leadership positions.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigeria’s Restructuring – the Fears, the Anxieties and the Hopes

[Daily Trust] If there is any burning issue that has seriously threatened the unity of Nigeria over the decades is the problem of ethnic hegemony in the polity. Since the 1914 amalgamation, the unity of the over 300 ethnic groups with more than 521 lan…

[Daily Trust] If there is any burning issue that has seriously threatened the unity of Nigeria over the decades is the problem of ethnic hegemony in the polity. Since the 1914 amalgamation, the unity of the over 300 ethnic groups with more than 521 languages has always been under threat of disintegration as a result of persistent outcries of marginalisation. If we walk down the memory lane, it is obvious that this ancient ancestral rancour is not unconnected to the issue of resource control, especially since the discove

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man Jailed For Physical Abuse

[New Zimbabwe] A Victoria Falls woman who was tired of being abused by her husband teamed up with a friend to beat him up at their matrimonial home, a magistrate heard here.

[New Zimbabwe] A Victoria Falls woman who was tired of being abused by her husband teamed up with a friend to beat him up at their matrimonial home, a magistrate heard here.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Critics, Reviewers of Arts Must Up Their Game

[The Herald] During the Miss World Zimbabwe pageant held in Harare recently, Alick Macheso and Ringo Madlingozi gave the lie to the belief by uninformed critics and reviewers that what they consider to be old school music in Zimbabwe is necessarily dea…

[The Herald] During the Miss World Zimbabwe pageant held in Harare recently, Alick Macheso and Ringo Madlingozi gave the lie to the belief by uninformed critics and reviewers that what they consider to be old school music in Zimbabwe is necessarily dead because other genres have emerged in the last decade or so.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Request to Join Lungu to 2021 Eligibility Case Declined

[Times of Zambia] The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has refused to join President Edgar Lungu to a matter in which four opposition political party leaders are seeking the interpretation of Article 106 concerning his eligibility to contest the 2021 pr…

[Times of Zambia] The Constitutional Court (ConCourt) has refused to join President Edgar Lungu to a matter in which four opposition political party leaders are seeking the interpretation of Article 106 concerning his eligibility to contest the 2021 presidential elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

CHAN 2018 – Cameroon Makes Great Strides

[Cameroon Tribune] The Intermediate Lions of Cameroon have made a great stride in the qualification tournament for the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN). They beat Sao Tome and Principe 2-0 in the first leg, third round qualifying tie in Sao Tome on Saturday August 12, 2017. The Lions “A” goals were scored by Frantz Pangop of Union Sportif of Douala and Raymond Fosso of Eding Sport of Lekié. The victory equally puts the Intermediate Lions in an ideal position for the return leg match on Saturday August 19, 2017

[Cameroon Tribune] The Intermediate Lions of Cameroon have made a great stride in the qualification tournament for the 2018 Africa Nations Championship (CHAN). They beat Sao Tome and Principe 2-0 in the first leg, third round qualifying tie in Sao Tome on Saturday August 12, 2017. The Lions "A" goals were scored by Frantz Pangop of Union Sportif of Douala and Raymond Fosso of Eding Sport of Lekié. The victory equally puts the Intermediate Lions in an ideal position for the return leg match on Saturday August 19, 2017

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Mukuni Criticizes Chitimukulu Over Kambwili Toss

[Zambia Reports] Senior Chief Mukuni of the Toka Leya people of Southern Province has condemned Chief Chitimukulu for barring Chishimba Kambwili from attending the Ukusefya Pa Ng’wena traditional ceremony over the weekend.

[Zambia Reports] Senior Chief Mukuni of the Toka Leya people of Southern Province has condemned Chief Chitimukulu for barring Chishimba Kambwili from attending the Ukusefya Pa Ng'wena traditional ceremony over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia