National Bank Close to Sealing Sh4.4 Billion Shareholder Loan

[Nation] National Bank of Kenya is racing to close a Sh4.4 billion shareholder loan to help shore up its capital after the lender’s key capital ratio slipped further below regulatory requirements.

[Nation] National Bank of Kenya is racing to close a Sh4.4 billion shareholder loan to help shore up its capital after the lender's key capital ratio slipped further below regulatory requirements.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Robbers Attack Ex-PS Rebecca Nabutola in Athi River

[Nation] Robbers early Monday morning raided the home of former Tourism Permanent Secretary Rebecca Nabutola, attacked her and her husband before making away with Sh370,000 worth of property.

[Nation] Robbers early Monday morning raided the home of former Tourism Permanent Secretary Rebecca Nabutola, attacked her and her husband before making away with Sh370,000 worth of property.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Crisis Worsens As UN Mulls Monusco’s Mandate

[Deutsche Welle] The UN is considering reducing the number of peacekeeping troops (MONUSCO) in the DR Congo at a time when the nation is engulfed in crisis. The opposition is calling for ‘ghost town’ protests amid political uncertainty.

[Deutsche Welle] The UN is considering reducing the number of peacekeeping troops (MONUSCO) in the DR Congo at a time when the nation is engulfed in crisis. The opposition is calling for 'ghost town' protests amid political uncertainty.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Uganda Vows to Keep Hunting for LRA Leader

[Deutsche Welle] The Ugandan army says the search for fugitive Lord’s Resistance Army warlord Joseph Kony will continue despite the US withdrawing its forces. Uganda’s military also hailed the surrender of a senior LRA commander.

[Deutsche Welle] The Ugandan army says the search for fugitive Lord's Resistance Army warlord Joseph Kony will continue despite the US withdrawing its forces. Uganda's military also hailed the surrender of a senior LRA commander.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Good Academic Papers Useless, Say Frustrated Jobless Kenyans

[Nation] Kenyans are increasingly getting disillusioned with their genuine papers because they can’t find jobs, despite a government crackdown on those with fake certificates.

[Nation] Kenyans are increasingly getting disillusioned with their genuine papers because they can't find jobs, despite a government crackdown on those with fake certificates.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Water Borne Diseases Ravage Communities

[Daily Trust] Health experts said unsafe water has a lot of health implications. Dr Seun Adeleke, a public health expert, said poor water supply is a major route for transmission of typhoid fever, cholera and other water borne diseases.

[Daily Trust] Health experts said unsafe water has a lot of health implications. Dr Seun Adeleke, a public health expert, said poor water supply is a major route for transmission of typhoid fever, cholera and other water borne diseases.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Leave Joho Alone, I’ll Beat Him At the Ballot, Says Hassan Omar

[Nation] Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar has said Governor Hassan Joho should not be blocked from defending his seat in the August 8 elections on claims of forging his KCSE certificate.

[Nation] Mombasa Senator Hassan Omar has said Governor Hassan Joho should not be blocked from defending his seat in the August 8 elections on claims of forging his KCSE certificate.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigeria Gets 500,000 Doses of Meningitis Vaccines to Combat Outbreak

[Premium Times] Then Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has assured Nigerians that the Federal Ministry of Health would check the scourge of meningitis ravaging some states.

[Premium Times] Then Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has assured Nigerians that the Federal Ministry of Health would check the scourge of meningitis ravaging some states.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boko Haram Top Member Surrenders – Army

[Premium Times] A high ranking member of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metele, has surrendered to 145 Task Force Battalion, 5 Brigade troops at Damasak.

[Premium Times] A high ranking member of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Bulama Kailani Mohammed Metele, has surrendered to 145 Task Force Battalion, 5 Brigade troops at Damasak.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria