Kenyan Election Turns Out to Be Non-Event

[Monitor] More than 60 per cent of registered voters turned up to vote yesterday. Kenyans handed out two big retirement tickets to Uhuru Kenyatta, 56, running for his second and final term. Raila Odinga, 73, a maestro of opposition politics, also reluc…

[Monitor] More than 60 per cent of registered voters turned up to vote yesterday. Kenyans handed out two big retirement tickets to Uhuru Kenyatta, 56, running for his second and final term. Raila Odinga, 73, a maestro of opposition politics, also reluctantly picked up his after losing for a record 4th time in his quest for president.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni Orders Construction of School in Memory of Wapakhabulo

[Monitor] Mbale -President Museveni has ordered the Education ministry to construct two memorial technical schools in memory of James Wapakhabulo and Prof Dani Wadada Nabudere in Sironko District.

[Monitor] Mbale -President Museveni has ordered the Education ministry to construct two memorial technical schools in memory of James Wapakhabulo and Prof Dani Wadada Nabudere in Sironko District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cranes, Amavubi Coaches Relishing CHAN Encounter

[Monitor] Kampala -Both Moses Basena and Antoine Hey know that their respective teams’ appearance at next year’s Africa Nations Championship (Chan) in Kenya could be hugely determined by events at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende on Saturday.

[Monitor] Kampala -Both Moses Basena and Antoine Hey know that their respective teams' appearance at next year's Africa Nations Championship (Chan) in Kenya could be hugely determined by events at St Mary's Stadium, Kitende on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ANC in Disarray After Jacob Zuma Wins No Confidence Vote

[RFI] South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma faced fresh pressure from the opposition on Wednesday to step down, a day after narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote. The Democratic Alliance has called for parliament to be dissolved and for early general e…

[RFI] South Africa's President Jacob Zuma faced fresh pressure from the opposition on Wednesday to step down, a day after narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote. The Democratic Alliance has called for parliament to be dissolved and for early general elections to be held.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Van Niekerk Sneaks Through Backdoor Into 200m Final

[Sascoc] Less than 24 hours after winning his second IAAF World Championships 400-metre title, South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk gave himself a shot at the 200/400m double in London on Wednesday.

[Sascoc] Less than 24 hours after winning his second IAAF World Championships 400-metre title, South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk gave himself a shot at the 200/400m double in London on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Eritrean Festival 2017 Set for August 18 to 20

[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Festival 2017 will be held at the Expo Grounds in Asmara from 18 to 20 August. The festival will be held in a manner that portrays Eritrean values and identity under a theme “Our Heritage Testimony of Our Identity”, accor…

[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Festival 2017 will be held at the Expo Grounds in Asmara from 18 to 20 August. The festival will be held in a manner that portrays Eritrean values and identity under a theme "Our Heritage Testimony of Our Identity", according to Mr. Tesfai Berhe, head of the office of the National Holidays Coordinating Committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Trump Connivance With the Rich Won’t Stop Climate Change Cause

[Monitor] President Donald Trump has proved again how beholden our politics (the political actors and existing rules) are to the interests of the super-rich elite. The conniving rich oilmen that were so desperate to prevent and frustrate the Paris Agre…

[Monitor] President Donald Trump has proved again how beholden our politics (the political actors and existing rules) are to the interests of the super-rich elite. The conniving rich oilmen that were so desperate to prevent and frustrate the Paris Agreement found cheerleaders in Mr Trump and his party. They choose to protect their profits from a flailing fossil fuel industry over human lives and a clean, inclusive future for us all.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda