Mixed Reactions Greet Ruling to Nullify Ballot Tender

[Nation] The National Super Alliance claimed victory over the High Court’s decision to nullify a tender for printing presidential ballot papers, hailing it as the greatest democratic gift on Saba Saba (July 7).

[Nation] The National Super Alliance claimed victory over the High Court's decision to nullify a tender for printing presidential ballot papers, hailing it as the greatest democratic gift on Saba Saba (July 7).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Presidential Candidates Pledge to Preach Peace

[Nation] Three of the eight presidential candidates on Friday joined evangelists at Uhuru Park in Nairobi and promised to preach peace to their supporters ahead of the General Election as the other five skipped the event.

[Nation] Three of the eight presidential candidates on Friday joined evangelists at Uhuru Park in Nairobi and promised to preach peace to their supporters ahead of the General Election as the other five skipped the event.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Protests in Nyeri Over IEBC’s Move to Bar Thuo Mathenge

[Nation] Hundreds of residents have protested in the streets on Nyeri and Karatina towns over IEBC’s move to bar billionaire Thuo Mathenge from contesting for the governor’s seat.

[Nation] Hundreds of residents have protested in the streets on Nyeri and Karatina towns over IEBC's move to bar billionaire Thuo Mathenge from contesting for the governor's seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Landscape Restoration Brings Watershed to Life

[World Agroforestry Centre] Ethiopia is suffering from severe drought. But there is water in Gergera. Twenty years of restoring its hills and valley has brought life back to this area in the state of Tigray. The work has been painstaking, complex and multidimensional and continues to this day. But its hard won results offer up two key lessons.  First, landscape restoration in drylands hinges on water management. Second, restoration can create a base for better livelihoods and jobs for youth who formerly left in droves.Ministers

[World Agroforestry Centre] Ethiopia is suffering from severe drought. But there is water in Gergera. Twenty years of restoring its hills and valley has brought life back to this area in the state of Tigray. The work has been painstaking, complex and multidimensional and continues to this day. But its hard won results offer up two key lessons.  First, landscape restoration in drylands hinges on water management. Second, restoration can create a base for better livelihoods and jobs for youth who formerly left in droves.Ministers

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Parliament Notes Ruling of International Criminal Court On the Matter Between South African Government and President Omar Al-Bashir

[Govt of SA] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation has noted the ruling of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on the matter involving the South African government and President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan.

[Govt of SA] The Portfolio Committee on International Relations and Cooperation has noted the ruling of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on the matter involving the South African government and President Omar Al-Bashir of Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan