Nairobi MCAs to Be Sworn in Wednesday, Elect Speaker

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi County Assembly is expected to convene Wednesday morning where all the 127 elected and nominated Members of County Assemblies (MCAs) will be sworn-in during its first sitting.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi County Assembly is expected to convene Wednesday morning where all the 127 elected and nominated Members of County Assemblies (MCAs) will be sworn-in during its first sitting.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Brics Headed Towards New Global Era?

[SAIIA] In the age of Western powers reorganising their priorities in the global arena, along with their diminishing relative economic and political weight, BRICS’ growing influence cannot be denied.

[SAIIA] In the age of Western powers reorganising their priorities in the global arena, along with their diminishing relative economic and political weight, BRICS' growing influence cannot be denied.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Mammito Trolled by her Fans for this ‘Blonde’ Look

[Nation] Churchill Show comedians enthusiasm to share photos of of their trip to Dubai for a show has left one of them vulnerable to the harsh criticism of the online community.  In one of the photos, Mammito, known for her neatly kept short black hair, appears in a grey/silver dyed hair. Her new hairstyle appears not to have appealed to some of her fans.

[Nation] Churchill Show comedians enthusiasm to share photos of of their trip to Dubai for a show has left one of them vulnerable to the harsh criticism of the online community.  In one of the photos, Mammito, known for her neatly kept short black hair, appears in a grey/silver dyed hair. Her new hairstyle appears not to have appealed to some of her fans.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Grace Mugabe Is Nowhere Near ‘Excellency’ Status, Zim Lawyer Says

[News24Wire] A well-known Zimbabwean human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa, has reportedly castigated the State for “wrongly” addressing First Lady Grace Mugabe as “Her Excellency”, saying that she was nowhere near the “excellency” status.

[News24Wire] A well-known Zimbabwean human rights lawyer Beatrice Mtetwa, has reportedly castigated the State for "wrongly" addressing First Lady Grace Mugabe as "Her Excellency", saying that she was nowhere near the "excellency" status.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Has China’s Global Ambitions Outgrown Brics?

[SAIIA] Has China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) usurped Brics as China’s flagship forum? And if so, what does this mean for future Brics co-operation? These are key questions leaders Michel Temer (Brazil), Vladimir Putin (Russia), Narendra Modi (Ind…

[SAIIA] Has China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) usurped Brics as China's flagship forum? And if so, what does this mean for future Brics co-operation? These are key questions leaders Michel Temer (Brazil), Vladimir Putin (Russia), Narendra Modi (India) and Jacob Zuma have had to consider at the meeting with their heads-of-state counterpart, China's Xi Jinping, at the group's annual summit in Xiamen, China.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nakumatt Workers Petition Minister Kyambadde Over Savings

[Monitor] More than 100 former employees of Nakumatt Supermarket have petitioned the Trade and Cooperatives Minister, Ms Amelia Kyambadde and the Kampala Commercial Officer to help them recover their savings with the in house Savings and Credits Cooper…

[Monitor] More than 100 former employees of Nakumatt Supermarket have petitioned the Trade and Cooperatives Minister, Ms Amelia Kyambadde and the Kampala Commercial Officer to help them recover their savings with the in house Savings and Credits Cooperative Society (SACCO) worth Shs500 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

New Complaints Cause CNE to Cancel Tuesday’s Plenary Session

[ANGOP] Luanda -The plenary session of the National Electoral Commission (CNE) scheduled for last Tuesday was canceled due to the fact that on the same day the CNE received three new complaints from the political parties that contested in the last Augu…

[ANGOP] Luanda -The plenary session of the National Electoral Commission (CNE) scheduled for last Tuesday was canceled due to the fact that on the same day the CNE received three new complaints from the political parties that contested in the last August 23 general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Hockey – Angola Face Argentina in Quarter-Finals of World Cup

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior men’s roller hockey team are playing on Thursday Argentina (defending champions) in the quarter-finals of the World Championship, taking place in Nanjing, China.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan national senior men's roller hockey team are playing on Thursday Argentina (defending champions) in the quarter-finals of the World Championship, taking place in Nanjing, China.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Chess – Fide to Train Angolans in Russia in 2018

[ANGOP] Luanda -In order to strengthen African chess, the president of the International Chess Federation (FIDE), Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, guaranteed to help in training five Angolans in Russia in 2018.

[ANGOP] Luanda -In order to strengthen African chess, the president of the International Chess Federation (FIDE), Kirsan Ilyumzhinov, guaranteed to help in training five Angolans in Russia in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola