Hellen Obiri Wins 5000m Gold for Kenya

[Nation] Olympic 5,000m silver medallist Kenya’s Hellen Obiri claimed her first major when she ran a tactical race to dethrone Ethiopian Almaz Ayana of the World 5,000m title at the Olympic Stadium in London on Sunday.

[Nation] Olympic 5,000m silver medallist Kenya's Hellen Obiri claimed her first major when she ran a tactical race to dethrone Ethiopian Almaz Ayana of the World 5,000m title at the Olympic Stadium in London on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Indigenous San Evicted From Ancestral Land Appeal to Dalai Lama Ahead of Visit

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mumbai -Bushmen in Botswana’s Central Kalahari game reserve have written to the Dalai Lama, asking him to appeal to the government on their behalf for restoring their rights over ancestral lands during his upcoming visit to…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Mumbai -Bushmen in Botswana's Central Kalahari game reserve have written to the Dalai Lama, asking him to appeal to the government on their behalf for restoring their rights over ancestral lands during his upcoming visit to the African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Chopper Crashes While Delivering Election Kits

[Maka] The crew and ten passengers aboard an Angolan Air Force helicopter, a Russian Mi-171Sh, have had a lucky escape, after it crashed on take-off. The accident happened in Caiundo, in the southeastern province of Kuando-Kubango.

[Maka] The crew and ten passengers aboard an Angolan Air Force helicopter, a Russian Mi-171Sh, have had a lucky escape, after it crashed on take-off. The accident happened in Caiundo, in the southeastern province of Kuando-Kubango.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Concern Over Kenya Poll Result Slows Down NSE Trading

[East African] Activity at the Nairobi Securities Exchange almost ground to a halt last week as uncertainty engulfed the country pending the announcement of the presidential election result.

[East African] Activity at the Nairobi Securities Exchange almost ground to a halt last week as uncertainty engulfed the country pending the announcement of the presidential election result.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Election Jitters Slow Down Activity At Mombasa Port

[East African] Activity at the Mombasa port, which serves landlocked Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, slowed this past week as transporters pulled their fleets off the road over post-election uncertainties.

[East African] Activity at the Mombasa port, which serves landlocked Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, the Democratic Republic of Congo and South Sudan, slowed this past week as transporters pulled their fleets off the road over post-election uncertainties.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pre-Election Polls Shock Ruling Party

[Maka] A poll commissioned by the office of the Presidency suggests that while the ruling MPLA may still win this month’s general election, their approval rating has plummeted.

[Maka] A poll commissioned by the office of the Presidency suggests that while the ruling MPLA may still win this month's general election, their approval rating has plummeted.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

John Magufuli – From Compromise Candidate to ‘Petty Dictator’?

[Africa In Fact] Few observers could have predicted the transformation of Dr John Pombe Magufuli from a diligent but low-profile minister into an impulsive and uncompromising head of state. With Magufuli determined to refashion the nation in his own im…

[Africa In Fact] Few observers could have predicted the transformation of Dr John Pombe Magufuli from a diligent but low-profile minister into an impulsive and uncompromising head of state. With Magufuli determined to refashion the nation in his own image, Tanzania's president warrants greater attention.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania