Lagos City Marathon – Kenya’s Daniel Kinyua Tops List of Foreign Athletes

[Premium Times] The general manager for the Lagos City Marathon, Yussuf Alli, has confirmed Kenya’s Daniel Kinyua as one of the headline cast for the 2017 Lagos race.

[Premium Times] The general manager for the Lagos City Marathon, Yussuf Alli, has confirmed Kenya's Daniel Kinyua as one of the headline cast for the 2017 Lagos race.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Arik Staff Strike Leaves Passengers Stranded

[Guardian] Hundreds of air travellers were left stranded on Tuesday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja as staff of the Nigeria’s biggest carrier, Arik Air embarked on an indefinite strike.

[Guardian] Hundreds of air travellers were left stranded on Tuesday at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja as staff of the Nigeria's biggest carrier, Arik Air embarked on an indefinite strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tusker’s Double Lends Colour to Lacklustre Season

[Nation] The 2016 SportPesa Premier League season did not witness fierce competition for the gong as had been anticipated, but the period had its fair share of drama, thrills and spills.

[Nation] The 2016 SportPesa Premier League season did not witness fierce competition for the gong as had been anticipated, but the period had its fair share of drama, thrills and spills.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tsitsikamma Marine Protected Area Rezoned

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has approved the rezoning of the Tsitsikamma Marine Protected Area (MPA) to allow limited fishing by members of local communities.

[SAnews.gov.za] Pretoria -Minister of Environmental Affairs Edna Molewa has approved the rezoning of the Tsitsikamma Marine Protected Area (MPA) to allow limited fishing by members of local communities.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Seeks Advisers for Debut Islamic Bond

[This Day] Nigeria is looking for financial and legal advisers and trustee firms to organise its first Islamic bond in the domestic market, the country’s Debt Management Office (DMO) said on Monday.

[This Day] Nigeria is looking for financial and legal advisers and trustee firms to organise its first Islamic bond in the domestic market, the country's Debt Management Office (DMO) said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IOC Now Push Nock Elections to Next March

[Nation] The International Olympic Committee has now given the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) more time to review its constitution and have it passed at an Extraordinary General Meeting within a month.

[Nation] The International Olympic Committee has now given the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (Nock) more time to review its constitution and have it passed at an Extraordinary General Meeting within a month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt to Construct Markets for Women

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Government has outlined plans to construct established markets in the country in order to empower women in business ventures in agriculture and economic activities internationally.

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Government has outlined plans to construct established markets in the country in order to empower women in business ventures in agriculture and economic activities internationally.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

New Armed Group Causes Mayhem

[HRW] Nairobi -A recently formed armed group called “Return, Reclamation, Rehabilitation,” or 3R, has killed civilians, raped, and caused largescale displacement over the past year in northwest Central African Republic. United Nations peacekeepers in t…

[HRW] Nairobi -A recently formed armed group called "Return, Reclamation, Rehabilitation," or 3R, has killed civilians, raped, and caused largescale displacement over the past year in northwest Central African Republic. United Nations peacekeepers in the area have been unable to fully protect civilians.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

The Wildest Entertainment Stories for 2016

[allAfrica] To say that 2016 was a wild year in the world of entertainment would be a serious understatement. The year hasn’t been kind – from failed celebrity marriages, public spats and the deaths of several celebrities. But through all of it, we have seen a number of rising newcomers such as South African rapper Nasty C, EmTee, Nigerian singer Korede Bello, and Tekno taking over the industry.

[allAfrica] To say that 2016 was a wild year in the world of entertainment would be a serious understatement. The year hasn't been kind - from failed celebrity marriages, public spats and the deaths of several celebrities. But through all of it, we have seen a number of rising newcomers such as South African rapper Nasty C, EmTee, Nigerian singer Korede Bello, and Tekno taking over the industry.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa