Jubilee, Nasa Pledge to Run Peaceful Poll Campaigns

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main challenger Raila Odinga have pledged to run peaceful campaigns in their battle for State House, 54 days to the high-stakes polls billed as Kenya’s most competitive.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his main challenger Raila Odinga have pledged to run peaceful campaigns in their battle for State House, 54 days to the high-stakes polls billed as Kenya's most competitive.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Celebrating Six Nigerian-Born Players in ‘Lions’ Kingdom

[Guardian] After his victory over Wladimir Klitschko in their heavyweight bout at Wembley Stadium in April, Nigerian-born English boxer, Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua was asked why the British usually considered successful British-Nigerians to be Br…

[Guardian] After his victory over Wladimir Klitschko in their heavyweight bout at Wembley Stadium in April, Nigerian-born English boxer, Anthony Oluwafemi Olaseni Joshua was asked why the British usually considered successful British-Nigerians to be British, and British-Nigerians who commit crimes to be Nigerians? He responded thus: "Let's focus on the success. Let's stop committing the crime."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Quorum Hitch Hampers Probe Into Girl’s Death in School

[Nation] A petition in which a parent has asked the National Assembly to help him get answers on the circumstances under which his daughter died in school failed to kick off on Tuesday owing to a quorum hitch in the committee.

[Nation] A petition in which a parent has asked the National Assembly to help him get answers on the circumstances under which his daughter died in school failed to kick off on Tuesday owing to a quorum hitch in the committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

MP Organising Mtukudzi Tribute

[New Zimbabwe] Norton Member of Parliament Temba Mliswa says he is organising a dinner to celebrate music super star Oliver Mtukudzi’s achievements over his 40-year career.

[New Zimbabwe] Norton Member of Parliament Temba Mliswa says he is organising a dinner to celebrate music super star Oliver Mtukudzi's achievements over his 40-year career.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

John Kerry Picked as Co-Lead Observer for Upcoming Kenya Polls

[Nation] Former US Secretary of State John Kerry and former Senegalese Prime Minister Aminata Touré will co-lead the Carter Center’s election observation mission in Kenya.

[Nation] Former US Secretary of State John Kerry and former Senegalese Prime Minister Aminata Touré will co-lead the Carter Center's election observation mission in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Make Informed Decisions As You Diversify, Bank Urges Farmers

[Times of Zambia] Stanbic Bank Zambia has urged farmers to make informed decisions using production data and records as well as maximising their management capability as they diversify their production.

[Times of Zambia] Stanbic Bank Zambia has urged farmers to make informed decisions using production data and records as well as maximising their management capability as they diversify their production.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Osinbajo – Mining Sector to Grow By U.S.$27 Billion By 2020

[Daily Trust] Acting President, Pro Yemi Osinbajo has said the federal government is optimistic that by 2020 the contribution of the Mining sector will grow to $27 billion.

[Daily Trust] Acting President, Pro Yemi Osinbajo has said the federal government is optimistic that by 2020 the contribution of the Mining sector will grow to $27 billion.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Approves Eight Agencies for Ports

[Guardian] The Federal Government has reviewed the number of agencies operating at the ports to eight, including the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).Principal Manager, Public Affairs, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ibrahim Nasiru, yesterd…

[Guardian] The Federal Government has reviewed the number of agencies operating at the ports to eight, including the Nigerian Drug Law Enforcement Agency (NDLEA).Principal Manager, Public Affairs, Nigerian Ports Authority (NPA), Ibrahim Nasiru, yesterday said that eight agencies had now been approved to operate inside the ports as against the seven earlier announced by the Managing Director, NPA, Hadiza Bala Usman, during the stakeholders' meeting on the presidential executive order in Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Flood Washes Off Bridge Linking South-West to North

[Daily Trust] Minna -Flood occasioned by a downpour has washed off a bridge in Tatabu and Gidan Moin communities linking the North-west around Jebba/Mokwa/Kontagora axis with the South-west.

[Daily Trust] Minna -Flood occasioned by a downpour has washed off a bridge in Tatabu and Gidan Moin communities linking the North-west around Jebba/Mokwa/Kontagora axis with the South-west.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NRS Region – Progress in Availability of Secondary Schools

[Shabait] Massawa -The distribution of secondary schools in the Northern Red Sea region has witnessed progress, according to Mr. Seid Saleh, Head of secondary schools in the region. He noted that a total of 272 schools have been built in the post-indep…

[Shabait] Massawa -The distribution of secondary schools in the Northern Red Sea region has witnessed progress, according to Mr. Seid Saleh, Head of secondary schools in the region. He noted that a total of 272 schools have been built in the post-independence period.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea