KAM Petitions Kenyatta to Lift Ban on Plastic Bags

[Nation] Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has written a petition to President Uhuru Kenyatta asking him to lift the ban on plastic bags use which is set to come into effect in 26 days.

[Nation] Kenya Association of Manufacturers (KAM) has written a petition to President Uhuru Kenyatta asking him to lift the ban on plastic bags use which is set to come into effect in 26 days.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bolaji Owasanoye: the New Man to Lead Nigeria’s Second Major Anti-Graft Agency

[Premium Times] The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has nominated Bolaji Owasanoye, a professor of law, as the new Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences commission.

[Premium Times] The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has nominated Bolaji Owasanoye, a professor of law, as the new Chairman of the Independent Corrupt Practices and other related offences commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Judge Assigned to Referee Probe Into Minister’s Role in Grants Scandal

[News24Wire] Retired judge and chancellor of the University of South Africa (Unisa), Bernard Ngoepe, has been appointed as a referee to make recommendations on who should foot the bill for the Sassa debacle, a source told News24.

[News24Wire] Retired judge and chancellor of the University of South Africa (Unisa), Bernard Ngoepe, has been appointed as a referee to make recommendations on who should foot the bill for the Sassa debacle, a source told News24.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Governor Chepkwony Puts Kericho Land Grabbers on Notice

[Nation] Kericho Governor Paul Chepkwony has put senior government officials linked to the grabbing of hundreds of acres of public land in the county on notice, saying they will be jailed.

[Nation] Kericho Governor Paul Chepkwony has put senior government officials linked to the grabbing of hundreds of acres of public land in the county on notice, saying they will be jailed.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Okays Conversion of Former President’s Land Into Game Park

[Nation] Former President, Daniel arap Moi, has received the court’s backing regarding his sale of 17,000 acres of land in Laikipia to be converted into a national park despite opposition from the local community.

[Nation] Former President, Daniel arap Moi, has received the court's backing regarding his sale of 17,000 acres of land in Laikipia to be converted into a national park despite opposition from the local community.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Libyans Hold Their Breath for Another Peace Deal

[ISS] Last week’s ceasefire agreement between two powerful and bitter rivals – the hard-headed maverick General Khalifa Haftar and Fayez al-Sarraj – has once again raised the hopes of long-tormented Libyans.

[ISS] Last week's ceasefire agreement between two powerful and bitter rivals - the hard-headed maverick General Khalifa Haftar and Fayez al-Sarraj - has once again raised the hopes of long-tormented Libyans.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya