Agony, Displeasure as UON Closed Indefinitely

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Following the indefinite closure of the University of Nairobi, students have told of their agony and displeasure, with concerns of academic calendar disruption due to the upcoming examinations and graduation set for next month.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Following the indefinite closure of the University of Nairobi, students have told of their agony and displeasure, with concerns of academic calendar disruption due to the upcoming examinations and graduation set for next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pistorius Family – Blade Runner Killer Movie Is a ‘Gross Misrepresentation’

[This is Africa] The family of South African sprint runner Oscar Pistorius is taking legal action against cable channel Lifetime over “Blade Runner Killer” a film about the athlete’s murder of his late girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The movie was made wi…

[This is Africa] The family of South African sprint runner Oscar Pistorius is taking legal action against cable channel Lifetime over "Blade Runner Killer" a film about the athlete's murder of his late girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. The movie was made without the consultation of the Steenkamp and Pistorius families. Pistorius was convicted of murder and sentenced to six years' imprisonment for the crime.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

President Koroma Receives IFC Delegation

[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma received today, Tuesday 3rd October 2017, a high level delegation from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) led by its vice president and treasurer Mr Jingdong Hua.

[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma received today, Tuesday 3rd October 2017, a high level delegation from the International Finance Corporation (IFC) led by its vice president and treasurer Mr Jingdong Hua.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Bank of Uganda Cuts Lending Rate to 9.5%

[Monitor] Kampala -Bank of Uganda (BoU) yesterday took another big step towards revamping the country’s economic and private sector credit growth rate by reducing the Central Bank Rate (CBR) from 10 to 9.5 per cent.

[Monitor] Kampala -Bank of Uganda (BoU) yesterday took another big step towards revamping the country's economic and private sector credit growth rate by reducing the Central Bank Rate (CBR) from 10 to 9.5 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

16 Cholera Dead in West Darfur Camp

[Radio Dabanga] Murnei / Sinkat -In just one week, 16 people died of cholera in Murnei camp in West Darfur. In Red Sea state in eastern Sudan, cholera reportedly re-emerged and claimed the life of a girl.

[Radio Dabanga] Murnei / Sinkat -In just one week, 16 people died of cholera in Murnei camp in West Darfur. In Red Sea state in eastern Sudan, cholera reportedly re-emerged and claimed the life of a girl.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Township Technology Takes Centre Stage

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE historic Kliptown in Soweto is set to host the inaugural e-Kasi Tech Festival and Gaming Expo later this month. The expo is set for Walter Sisulu Square on October 25 to 27. The i-Village Foundation and its business, ICT, e…

[CAJ News] Johannesburg -THE historic Kliptown in Soweto is set to host the inaugural e-Kasi Tech Festival and Gaming Expo later this month. The expo is set for Walter Sisulu Square on October 25 to 27. The i-Village Foundation and its business, ICT, education and consulting partners will stage South Africa's biggest ever gathering of policy makers, industry players, entrepreneurs and experts in township technology innovation. Mpho Tladi, i-Village Chief Operating Officer (COO) and member of the expo Organising Committee, pointed

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Public Divided on Electoral Laws as Hearings Begin

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The first public hearing on the proposed electoral changes sparked mixed reactions with some of the contributors agreeing while others strongly opposed the proposed changes which since introduction to both Houses of Parliament, ha…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The first public hearing on the proposed electoral changes sparked mixed reactions with some of the contributors agreeing while others strongly opposed the proposed changes which since introduction to both Houses of Parliament, have fuelled acrimony between the two main political coalitions in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Nullifies Igara East MP’s Election

[Monitor] The Court of Appeal has nullified the election of Igara East Member of Parliament, Mr Andrew Martial, a supporter of the ruling National Resistance Movement, citing voter bribery and uttering defamatory statements.

[Monitor] The Court of Appeal has nullified the election of Igara East Member of Parliament, Mr Andrew Martial, a supporter of the ruling National Resistance Movement, citing voter bribery and uttering defamatory statements.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Jubilee Enjoined in Case Opposing Nasa Move to Eject Poll Officials

[Capital FM] Nakuru -The Jubilee Party has been enjoined in a petition against the NASA coalition’s push for the removal of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission officials before the fresh presidential election.

[Capital FM] Nakuru -The Jubilee Party has been enjoined in a petition against the NASA coalition's push for the removal of Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission officials before the fresh presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Makerere Law Dons Want Parliament to Rescind Age Limit Motion

[Monitor] Kampala -A total of 22 Makerere University law lecturers have signed a petition, demanding that Parliament rescinds its position of allowing the tabling of a motion that seeks to scrap the age limit clause from the Constitution.

[Monitor] Kampala -A total of 22 Makerere University law lecturers have signed a petition, demanding that Parliament rescinds its position of allowing the tabling of a motion that seeks to scrap the age limit clause from the Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda