Mauritanians Head to Polls in Controversial Referendum

[RFI] Mauritanians voted Saturday in a referendum on constitutional reform that would mean abolishing the country’s Senate and changing the national flag. Critics see it as a covert power grab.

[RFI] Mauritanians voted Saturday in a referendum on constitutional reform that would mean abolishing the country's Senate and changing the national flag. Critics see it as a covert power grab.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

With Rudisha Out, Korir Carries Kenya’s Hopes in London

[Nation] Kenya’s world indoor 600 metres record holder Emmanuel Korir will be a man on a mission when the battle for the now vacant men’s 800 metres world title starts with the heats on Saturday.

[Nation] Kenya's world indoor 600 metres record holder Emmanuel Korir will be a man on a mission when the battle for the now vacant men's 800 metres world title starts with the heats on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why We Tried to Remove President’s Powers in Constitution Amendment – Saraki

[Premium Times] The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said that presidential assent was an unnecessary addition to the process of amendment of the constitution.

[Premium Times] The President of the Senate, Bukola Saraki, has said that presidential assent was an unnecessary addition to the process of amendment of the constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya’s Tanui Bags Bronze As Farah Signs Off in Style in London

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya’s tactic to dethrone star Mo Farah at his own backyard was dashed as Paul Tanui settled for bronze in a race that saw the home grown favourite successfully defend the men’s 10,000m and light up the Olympic Stadium on the ope…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya's tactic to dethrone star Mo Farah at his own backyard was dashed as Paul Tanui settled for bronze in a race that saw the home grown favourite successfully defend the men's 10,000m and light up the Olympic Stadium on the opening day of the IAAF London World Championships on Friday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bruce Melodie On His Experience At the Coke Studio Africa 2017

[New Times] Rwandan artist Bruce Melodie was chosen to represent Rwanda in the Nairobi based Coke Studio Africa 2017 to sing alongside several other African artists. It is the first time that Rwanda is participating. Coke Studio Africa 2017 is expected…

[New Times] Rwandan artist Bruce Melodie was chosen to represent Rwanda in the Nairobi based Coke Studio Africa 2017 to sing alongside several other African artists. It is the first time that Rwanda is participating. Coke Studio Africa 2017 is expected to air in East and West Africa in September.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda