Famine Looms in Former Boko Haram Stronghold

[VOA] The United Nations is warning that more than 1.4 million people in northeastern Nigeria could face famine by September because of a severe funding shortage. To date, only 28 percent of the U.N. appeal for more than $1 billion to provide humanitar…

[VOA] The United Nations is warning that more than 1.4 million people in northeastern Nigeria could face famine by September because of a severe funding shortage. To date, only 28 percent of the U.N. appeal for more than $1 billion to provide humanitarian aid for nearly seven million people has been received.

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

President Threatens Hanging for Vandalising SGR

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Those convicted of a capital offence for vandalising the Standard Gauge Railway will be hanged, President Uhuru Kenyatta warned Wednesday as he launched the passenger train service in Mombasa.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Those convicted of a capital offence for vandalising the Standard Gauge Railway will be hanged, President Uhuru Kenyatta warned Wednesday as he launched the passenger train service in Mombasa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Swing Zones Up for Grabs As Nasa Gains

[Nation] Even though the latest Ipsos opinion poll shows Mr Raila Odinga still trailing President Uhuru Kenyatta were the presidential election held now, the main challenger should be quietly satisfied that he is closing the gap as August 8 approaches.

[Nation] Even though the latest Ipsos opinion poll shows Mr Raila Odinga still trailing President Uhuru Kenyatta were the presidential election held now, the main challenger should be quietly satisfied that he is closing the gap as August 8 approaches.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

MCA Aspirant’s Three Young Sons To Be Buried in Kisii After Row

[Nation] The three sons of a Uasin Gishu MCA aspirant who were killed in cold blood two weeks ago will be buried in Kisii County following a disagreement between the county and the family over the burial site.

[Nation] The three sons of a Uasin Gishu MCA aspirant who were killed in cold blood two weeks ago will be buried in Kisii County following a disagreement between the county and the family over the burial site.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Malaria Cases Drop Dramatically in Mpumalanga

[News24Wire] Cases of Malaria in Mpumalanga have dropped dramatically in the past two weeks, acting director of the province’s malaria control, Mandla Zwane, said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Cases of Malaria in Mpumalanga have dropped dramatically in the past two weeks, acting director of the province's malaria control, Mandla Zwane, said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Undecided’ Voters Could Tilt the Scales in Polls

[Nation] The candidate who manages to win over the Kenyans who are not decided on whom they will vote for as president and those who have not said if they will vote at all will have a definite advantage in the August 8 General Election.

[Nation] The candidate who manages to win over the Kenyans who are not decided on whom they will vote for as president and those who have not said if they will vote at all will have a definite advantage in the August 8 General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

One Fails, Tens Cleared for Woman Rep Contests

[Nation] Narc-Kenya’s nominee for the Mandera Woman Representative seat failed to be cleared after it emerged that she has never registered as a voter anywhere in the country.

[Nation] Narc-Kenya's nominee for the Mandera Woman Representative seat failed to be cleared after it emerged that she has never registered as a voter anywhere in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya