Gunmen Kill Another Ortom’s Senior Aide

[Guardian] Makurdi -A principal Senior Special Assistant to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Knowledge Economy and Investments, Dr. Tavershima Adyorough, has been murdered.

[Guardian] Makurdi -A principal Senior Special Assistant to Governor Samuel Ortom of Benue State on Knowledge Economy and Investments, Dr. Tavershima Adyorough, has been murdered.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The President and the Playwright

[Guardian] One of the most curious mutual admiration clubs of recent times has been that between recently re-elected president of the small land-locked Central African state of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, and Nigerian Nobel literature laureate, Wole Soyinka. …

[Guardian] One of the most curious mutual admiration clubs of recent times has been that between recently re-elected president of the small land-locked Central African state of Rwanda, Paul Kagame, and Nigerian Nobel literature laureate, Wole Soyinka. In his rich 2006 memoirs, You Must Set Forth At Dawn, Soyinka described Kagame as "seven foot plus, every inch exuding intelligence and discipline... a formidable force to encounter... .one of the continent's rare breed of leaders." The Nobel laureate went on to note th

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

AFC Leopards Cruise Into GOtv Shield Semis

[Nation] AFC Leopards and Vihiga United on Sunday progressed to the semi-finals of the GOtv Shield after posting convincing wins over Wazito and Tusker respectively at Nyayo Stadium.

[Nation] AFC Leopards and Vihiga United on Sunday progressed to the semi-finals of the GOtv Shield after posting convincing wins over Wazito and Tusker respectively at Nyayo Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Late Shonga Brace Takes Zambia Through

[CAF] Zambia left it until late on Saturday at home to book their place at the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018 after beating South Africa 2-0 at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.

[CAF] Zambia left it until late on Saturday at home to book their place at the Total African Nations Championship (CHAN) Kenya 2018 after beating South Africa 2-0 at the Levy Mwanawasa Stadium in Ndola.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

IEBC Bosses Lobby Want Say in Choosing Poll Petition Lawyers

[Nation] Behind the scenes, top Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials were battling to have a say in the appointment of lawyers who will represent them in the petition lodged by the National Super Alliance (Nasa) challenging …

[Nation] Behind the scenes, top Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) officials were battling to have a say in the appointment of lawyers who will represent them in the petition lodged by the National Super Alliance (Nasa) challenging President Uhuru Kenyatta's victory.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Misikhu Hold Champs Sinyolo in Hockey

[Nation] Girls’ hockey champions Sinyolo from Kenya started their title defence with a 0-0 draw against compatriots St Cecilia Misikhu on day two of Brookside East Africa Secondary School Games on Sunday.

[Nation] Girls' hockey champions Sinyolo from Kenya started their title defence with a 0-0 draw against compatriots St Cecilia Misikhu on day two of Brookside East Africa Secondary School Games on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

FM Expresses Condemnation to Barcelona Terrorist Incidents

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed its strong condemnation to the terrorist attack that took place in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday, which claimed the lives of many innocent civilians and wounded dozens, in a shoc…

[SNA] Khartoum -The Ministry of Foreign Affairs has expressed its strong condemnation to the terrorist attack that took place in the Spanish city of Barcelona on Thursday, which claimed the lives of many innocent civilians and wounded dozens, in a shocking crime that contradicts all humanitarian values and principles.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘Central Darfur Must Prepare for Diarrhoea Epidemic’

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -About 42,300 people were affected by heavy rains and flash floods throughout the country. International aid agencies reported the need for accelerated preparedness for Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) and responses in Central Darf…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -About 42,300 people were affected by heavy rains and flash floods throughout the country. International aid agencies reported the need for accelerated preparedness for Acute Watery Diarrhoea (AWD) and responses in Central Darfur. Aid reaches 1,000 displaced people who fled to El Sireaf, North Darfur, due to inter-tribal conflict in Central Darfur, the Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) reported in its latest biweekly bulletin.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Parents and Pupils Face Raised Fees in Kassala

[Radio Dabanga] Aroma / Kassala -State authorities imposed a monthly fee of SDG24 ($3.60) for school children in Kassala. Villagers objected to house searches by an anti-smuggling force.

[Radio Dabanga] Aroma / Kassala -State authorities imposed a monthly fee of SDG24 ($3.60) for school children in Kassala. Villagers objected to house searches by an anti-smuggling force.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan