Anambra 2017 – AD Guber Candidate Promises Prosperity, Security

[This Day] Ahead the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State, the candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Chief Valentine Ugo-Akpe Onwuka, has promised to turn around the fortunes of his people with policies and programmes that would p…

[This Day] Ahead the November 18 governorship election in Anambra State, the candidate of the Alliance for Democracy (AD), Chief Valentine Ugo-Akpe Onwuka, has promised to turn around the fortunes of his people with policies and programmes that would promote economic prosperity

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Apologise Over Rape Remark, Fida Tells MP

[Nation] The federation of women lawyers (Fida) has demanded an apology from Kitui East MP Nimrod Mbai following reports that he called for the rape of Governor Charity Ngilu.

[Nation] The federation of women lawyers (Fida) has demanded an apology from Kitui East MP Nimrod Mbai following reports that he called for the rape of Governor Charity Ngilu.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Chebukati Asks DP Ruto to Back Off, Offers Up Transparency in Return

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairman Wafula Chebukati on Tuesday assured Deputy President William Ruto that going forward, they will be the epitome of transparency in all their dealings with the parties to …

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission Chairman Wafula Chebukati on Tuesday assured Deputy President William Ruto that going forward, they will be the epitome of transparency in all their dealings with the parties to the October 17 presidential poll.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Agro-Allied Firm Expresses Readiness to Partner Govt On Food Production

[This Day] An agro-allied company, Elephant Group Plc, has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring adequate food production in line with the Federal Government’s mission of self-sufficiency in food and the diversification of the economy with emphasis on …

[This Day] An agro-allied company, Elephant Group Plc, has reaffirmed its commitment to ensuring adequate food production in line with the Federal Government's mission of self-sufficiency in food and the diversification of the economy with emphasis on agriculture.

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Dozens Undergo Biometric Voter Registration Training

[The Herald] At least 70 district election officers and technicians in Mashonaland West Province have undergone training on Biometric Voter registration. This is in preparation for the actual voter registration process expected to start on Thursday. Th…

[The Herald] At least 70 district election officers and technicians in Mashonaland West Province have undergone training on Biometric Voter registration. This is in preparation for the actual voter registration process expected to start on Thursday. The two-day training programme drew election officers, clerk typists and voter registration supervisors from the province's seven districts.

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Blood Spatter, Stains Contradict Alleged Axe Killer, Court Hears

[News24Wire] Blood spatter and blood stains do not support triple murder accused Henri Van Breda’s version of what happened the day his parents and brother were bludgeoned to death, the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Blood spatter and blood stains do not support triple murder accused Henri Van Breda's version of what happened the day his parents and brother were bludgeoned to death, the Western Cape High Court heard on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Let’s Talk About Hate Speech

[Guardian] Nigeria’s Federal Government has chosen to declare a war on hate speech. Some of its most senior officers appear uncertain about the applicable laws. Keen not to be left behind, the ruling party seems willing to make a party political issue …

[Guardian] Nigeria's Federal Government has chosen to declare a war on hate speech. Some of its most senior officers appear uncertain about the applicable laws. Keen not to be left behind, the ruling party seems willing to make a party political issue out of the matter. The desire of the government is not misplaced but any effort to gain party political mileage out of hate speech risks destroying a currency that should be jealously guarded.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria