Age Limit Debate – Communications Body Stops Live Coverage

[Monitor] Following the Tuesday and last week live broadcasts of Parliamentary debacle over the controversial motion to delete Article 102 (b) that limits the age of presidential candidates from the Constitution, and all related protests of Ugandans op…

[Monitor] Following the Tuesday and last week live broadcasts of Parliamentary debacle over the controversial motion to delete Article 102 (b) that limits the age of presidential candidates from the Constitution, and all related protests of Ugandans opposed to the idea, the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has directed broadcast outlets to stop live coverage of such events.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

S-East Govs to Rehabilitate, Empower IPOB Members – Umahi

[Vanguard] Chairman of South East Governors’ Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Mr David Umahi, yesterday, stated that the South-East governors have concluded arrangements to re-absorb, rehabilitate and empower youths who were misled by the agitation …

[Vanguard] Chairman of South East Governors' Forum and Governor of Ebonyi State, Mr David Umahi, yesterday, stated that the South-East governors have concluded arrangements to re-absorb, rehabilitate and empower youths who were misled by the agitation of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Officer Loses KCSE Certificates Leaving Students Disenfranchised

[Nation] Forty four candidates who sat for their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations in 2015 at Lafey Boys Secondary School are yet to get their certificates.

[Nation] Forty four candidates who sat for their Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) examinations in 2015 at Lafey Boys Secondary School are yet to get their certificates.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

MPs Plan to Change Election Law

[Nation] Jubilee Party MPs have agreed to change the Elections Act to make the manual delivery of the result forms the primary mode of results transmission, with the electronic system being used as a complementary measure.

[Nation] Jubilee Party MPs have agreed to change the Elections Act to make the manual delivery of the result forms the primary mode of results transmission, with the electronic system being used as a complementary measure.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

South-East Youths Want Poverty Among Rural Women Addressed

[Vanguard] Owerri -Scores of youths in the Southeast region have called on lawmakers and policy makers to come up with laws that would put to an end the sufferings of women in the rural communities.

[Vanguard] Owerri -Scores of youths in the Southeast region have called on lawmakers and policy makers to come up with laws that would put to an end the sufferings of women in the rural communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Labour Federation Embarks on National Strike to ‘Shut Down the Country’

[News24Wire] South Africa’s largest labour federation, Cosatu, and alliance partner SACP are embarking on a protest to “shut down the country” on Wednesday in what they’ve called post-apartheid South Africa’s largest protest.

[News24Wire] South Africa's largest labour federation, Cosatu, and alliance partner SACP are embarking on a protest to "shut down the country" on Wednesday in what they've called post-apartheid South Africa's largest protest.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nigeria’s Tricks Won’t Stop Zambia From World Cup – Coach Nyirenda

[Vanguard] Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is now talking tough ahead of next month’s crucial World Cup qualifier in Nigeria – saying no trick by Nigeria will stop his team from qualifying for next year’s World Cup in Russia.

[Vanguard] Zambia coach Wedson Nyirenda is now talking tough ahead of next month's crucial World Cup qualifier in Nigeria - saying no trick by Nigeria will stop his team from qualifying for next year's World Cup in Russia.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

‘Biafra- Things Are Now Happening As If We Were in 1967’

[Vanguard] The panel at the Vanguard Conference Hall yesterday gave varied definitions of Hate Speech. Today the panel articulates the justification or otherwise of the proposal by the federal administration to push forward a law to regulate Hate Speech

[Vanguard] The panel at the Vanguard Conference Hall yesterday gave varied definitions of Hate Speech. Today the panel articulates the justification or otherwise of the proposal by the federal administration to push forward a law to regulate Hate Speech

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Produce Our Son, Kanu’s Family Tells Army

[Vanguard] The family of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has asked the Nigeria Army to produce him, saying that his whereabouts remain unknown weeks after the raid on their Afaraukwu Umuahia family house.

[Vanguard] The family of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra (IPOB), Nnamdi Kanu, has asked the Nigeria Army to produce him, saying that his whereabouts remain unknown weeks after the raid on their Afaraukwu Umuahia family house.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria