World Under-18 – Zakayo, Waithaka Cruise Into 3000m Final

[Nation] Kenyans Edward Zakayo and Stanley Mburu Waithaka on Thursday cruised into the final of the boys’ 3,000m on the second day of the World Under-18 Championships at the Moi International Sports Centre Stadium, Kasarani.

[Nation] Kenyans Edward Zakayo and Stanley Mburu Waithaka on Thursday cruised into the final of the boys' 3,000m on the second day of the World Under-18 Championships at the Moi International Sports Centre Stadium, Kasarani.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Jeruto, Wambui Sweep Into 800m Semis at Kasarani

[Nation] Kenyans Lydia Jeruto and Jackline Wambui eased into the semi-finals of girls’ 800m after obliterating their respective fields in the IAAF World Under-18 Championships at Moi International Sports Centre Stadium, Kasarani on Thursday.

[Nation] Kenyans Lydia Jeruto and Jackline Wambui eased into the semi-finals of girls' 800m after obliterating their respective fields in the IAAF World Under-18 Championships at Moi International Sports Centre Stadium, Kasarani on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Saraki Speaks On Basic Education Curriculum Controversy

[Premium Times] The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has urged Nigerians to be calm over the new nine-year Basic Education Curriculum that had stirred controversy among religious bodies.

[Premium Times] The president of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has urged Nigerians to be calm over the new nine-year Basic Education Curriculum that had stirred controversy among religious bodies.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PDP Crisis: the Tasks Before Makarfi

[Premium Times] Wednesday’s judgement of the Supreme Court affirming Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has finally laid to rest the leadership squabble that had engulfed the party in the last 15 months.

[Premium Times] Wednesday's judgement of the Supreme Court affirming Ahmed Makarfi as the authentic leader of the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, has finally laid to rest the leadership squabble that had engulfed the party in the last 15 months.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

King Goodwill’s Guest Houses Will Uphold His Status – Spokesperson

[News24Wire] Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini is trying to uphold the status of the royal family by using three renovated government houses in Ulundi to accommodate his international visitors, his spokesperson said on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini is trying to uphold the status of the royal family by using three renovated government houses in Ulundi to accommodate his international visitors, his spokesperson said on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

A Welcome Delay By U.S. On Sanctions

[HRW] US President Donald Trump has just postponed an Obama-era decision to permanently lift the US’s longstanding economic sanctions on Sudan. Shortly before he left office in January 2017, President Obama signed an executive order to temporarily lift…

[HRW] US President Donald Trump has just postponed an Obama-era decision to permanently lift the US's longstanding economic sanctions on Sudan. Shortly before he left office in January 2017, President Obama signed an executive order to temporarily lift economic sanctions and give Sudan six months to make "progress" in five key areas before lifting them permanently. Trump has decided to take three more months to review the evidence before making a final decision.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan