Kenyatta Orders Probe Into Market Fire

[East African] Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for swift and thorough investigations to establish the cause of the fire that gutted part of Nairobi’s biggest market, Gikomba, early morning on Friday.

[East African] Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has called for swift and thorough investigations to establish the cause of the fire that gutted part of Nairobi's biggest market, Gikomba, early morning on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Greed, Selfishness Have Tarnished Party – Chairman George

[Leadership] The former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode Ibiyinka George on Friday lamented the party loss of power to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), saying the party lost power because it lost …

[Leadership] The former deputy national chairman of the Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olabode Ibiyinka George on Friday lamented the party loss of power to the ruling All Progressives Congress (APC), saying the party lost power because it lost faith in the goals and standards erected by its founding fathers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Campaign to Promote Solar Lighting Launched

[PR Newswire] Dar es Salaam -Lighting Africa, a joint World Bank-IFC program and innovation, today announced the launch of a two-year consumer education campaign to promote solar off-grid lighting and energy products in rural communities not connected …

[PR Newswire] Dar es Salaam -Lighting Africa, a joint World Bank-IFC program and innovation, today announced the launch of a two-year consumer education campaign to promote solar off-grid lighting and energy products in rural communities not connected to the grid.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

European Parliament Take Stand Against Attacks on People With Albinism

[PR Newswire] Strasbourg -MEPs condemn the rise of violence against albinos in Malawi, persecutions against Crimean Tatars and crackdown on political opponents in the Maldives in three resolutions voted on Thursday.

[PR Newswire] Strasbourg -MEPs condemn the rise of violence against albinos in Malawi, persecutions against Crimean Tatars and crackdown on political opponents in the Maldives in three resolutions voted on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Succession Row – Grace Mugabe Warns of Coup Plot

[New Zimbabwe] “You will have to arrest all of us and send us to prison for you to lead this country,” First Lady Grace Mugabe charged Thursday in remarks directed at vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa.

[New Zimbabwe] "You will have to arrest all of us and send us to prison for you to lead this country," First Lady Grace Mugabe charged Thursday in remarks directed at vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Kiir Seeks Better Working Relationship With UN Troops

[Deutsche Welle] Despite earlier comments which highlighted a distrust between UN forces and state police, President Salva Kiir is now stressing the importance of cooperation.

[Deutsche Welle] Despite earlier comments which highlighted a distrust between UN forces and state police, President Salva Kiir is now stressing the importance of cooperation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan