Beach Volleyball – Medal Hopes Washed Away

[Concord] Australia -Sierra Leone’s only hope of winning a medal in this year’s Commonwealth Games was shattered on Tuesday evening following the elimination of the national male volleyball side by host nation, Australia, at the Goolangantan beach court.

[Concord] Australia -Sierra Leone's only hope of winning a medal in this year's Commonwealth Games was shattered on Tuesday evening following the elimination of the national male volleyball side by host nation, Australia, at the Goolangantan beach court.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Lawmakers Allege Undue Interference Causes Face-Off in EFCC, DSS, NIA

[Guardian] Abuja -Lawmakers yesterday at senate plenary alleged that the undue meddlesomeness of the Federal Government on the operations of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Department of State Services (DSS) and National Intelligen…

[Guardian] Abuja -Lawmakers yesterday at senate plenary alleged that the undue meddlesomeness of the Federal Government on the operations of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), Department of State Services (DSS) and National Intelligence Agency (NIA), was the cause of their periodic clashes that result in security lapses in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Staple Food Prices Continue to Increase Following Removal of Wheat Subsidies

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Despite the above-average 2017/18 harvest, staple food prices continued to increase in Sudan during February 2018. This follows the removal of wheat subsidies and the devaluation of the Sudanese Pound in early 2018.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Despite the above-average 2017/18 harvest, staple food prices continued to increase in Sudan during February 2018. This follows the removal of wheat subsidies and the devaluation of the Sudanese Pound in early 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Free Press, Freedom of Expression and an Open Internet Are Now in Past

[This is Africa] The Tanzanian regulation known as the Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations 2017, which will govern social media and blogging in that country, has been signed into law.

[This is Africa] The Tanzanian regulation known as the Electronic and Postal Communications (Online Content) Regulations 2017, which will govern social media and blogging in that country, has been signed into law.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Editors’ Forum Warns Against Smear Campaigns Against Journalists

[SANEF] The South African National Editors’ Forum (SANEF) has noted the debate about the role of the media in peddling falsehoods and discrediting certain anti-apartheid activists.

[SANEF] The South African National Editors' Forum (SANEF) has noted the debate about the role of the media in peddling falsehoods and discrediting certain anti-apartheid activists.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

No Pressure for KPL Title, Says Kimanzi

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Despite his side enjoying a blistering start to the new season, Mathare United head coach Francis Kimanzi says he is under no pressure to challenge for the 2018 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) title, exactly 10 years since he guided t…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Despite his side enjoying a blistering start to the new season, Mathare United head coach Francis Kimanzi says he is under no pressure to challenge for the 2018 Kenyan Premier League (KPL) title, exactly 10 years since he guided them to their first in 2008.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Bars Martha Karua From Using Report in Poll Case

[Nation] The High Court has barred Narc Kenya party leader Martha Karua from testifying on findings of a scrutiny conducted on election materials used in Kirinyaga County gubernatorial poll on August 8, 2017.

[Nation] The High Court has barred Narc Kenya party leader Martha Karua from testifying on findings of a scrutiny conducted on election materials used in Kirinyaga County gubernatorial poll on August 8, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Water Shortage Sparks Herder Attack At North Darfur Well

[Radio Dabanga] Kornoi -An attack by armed herders on residents of Abujidad area of Kornoi locality in North Darfur on Tuesday has left 10 people injured; four of them seriously. The herders were attempting to prevent the residents from drawing water.

[Radio Dabanga] Kornoi -An attack by armed herders on residents of Abujidad area of Kornoi locality in North Darfur on Tuesday has left 10 people injured; four of them seriously. The herders were attempting to prevent the residents from drawing water.