IEBC Directed to Deploy Alternative on Oct 17 in Case Technology Fails

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Supreme Court has directed the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to put in place a complementary system for the fresh October 17 presidential poll, in compliance with Section 44A of the Elections Act.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Supreme Court has directed the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) to put in place a complementary system for the fresh October 17 presidential poll, in compliance with Section 44A of the Elections Act.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sossion Opposes Use of Schools as Polling Centres

[Nation] The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) wants the electoral commission to de-gazette all schools, especially boarding institutions, used as polling centres so as to avoid disruption of learning ahead of the October 17 repeat presidential e…

[Nation] The Kenya National Union of Teachers (Knut) wants the electoral commission to de-gazette all schools, especially boarding institutions, used as polling centres so as to avoid disruption of learning ahead of the October 17 repeat presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Akufo-Addo Receives Aai’s ‘National Achievement Award’

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has received the Africa-America Institute’s (AAI) National Achievement Award, on behalf of the people of Ghana, at a ceremony on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at the New York…

[Ghana Presidency] The President of the Republic, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo, has received the Africa-America Institute's (AAI) National Achievement Award, on behalf of the people of Ghana, at a ceremony on Tuesday, September 19, 2017, at the New York Public Library.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

British Airways to Resume Flights to Seychelles in Major Boost for Tourism

[Seychelles News Agency] British Airways will resume direct flights to Seychelles in March after a decade-long absence, giving the island nation a major new boost to its tourism market, officials said on Tuesday.

[Seychelles News Agency] British Airways will resume direct flights to Seychelles in March after a decade-long absence, giving the island nation a major new boost to its tourism market, officials said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Debswana Secretaries Donate Sanitary Pads to Khwee Rads Students

[Botswana Daily News] Khwee -Debswana secretaries celebrated secretaries’s day by donating sanitary pads and toiletry to boarding students at Khwee RADS hostel on Thursday.

[Botswana Daily News] Khwee -Debswana secretaries celebrated secretaries's day by donating sanitary pads and toiletry to boarding students at Khwee RADS hostel on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Council Chief Apprises Civic Leaders

[Botswana Daily News] Kanye -The supply of food commodities in all primary schools in the Southern District is adequately done, says the district council chairperson, Mr Alec Seametso. Speaking during a full council meeting on Monday, Mr Seametso said …

[Botswana Daily News] Kanye -The supply of food commodities in all primary schools in the Southern District is adequately done, says the district council chairperson, Mr Alec Seametso. Speaking during a full council meeting on Monday, Mr Seametso said the food commodities included beans, samp, sorghum, bread and bread spreads.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

NEC, Partners Strengthen Electoral Dispute Resolution

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) together with its partners from the United Nations Development Program, European Union, Sweden, Ireland and Canada, beginning this week, are working with key actors to strengthen the capacity of stakeh…

[Observer] The National Elections Commission (NEC) together with its partners from the United Nations Development Program, European Union, Sweden, Ireland and Canada, beginning this week, are working with key actors to strengthen the capacity of stakeholders in the area of election dispute resolution.

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