No Power Vacuum in the Country, Presidency Insists

[Leadership] The presidency has insisted President Muhammadu Buhari has not breached the constitution or any law by handing over power to his deputy in order to take adequate care of his health and as such, there is no vacuum in government.

[Leadership] The presidency has insisted President Muhammadu Buhari has not breached the constitution or any law by handing over power to his deputy in order to take adequate care of his health and as such, there is no vacuum in government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN Boss Calls for Peaceful Polls in Kenya

[Nation] New York -United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged influential Kenyans to express confidence in the institutions conducting today’s elections.

[Nation] New York -United Nations Secretary-General Antonio Guterres on Monday urged influential Kenyans to express confidence in the institutions conducting today's elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Militants Set October 1 Deadline to Declare Niger Delta Republic

[Guardian] Niger Delta militants under the aegis of the Niger Delta Volunteers (NDV) have stated that arrangements have reached an advance stage with other agitators to declare a Sovereign Republic of Niger Delta (SRND) on October 1, 2017.

[Guardian] Niger Delta militants under the aegis of the Niger Delta Volunteers (NDV) have stated that arrangements have reached an advance stage with other agitators to declare a Sovereign Republic of Niger Delta (SRND) on October 1, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

The Key to Successful Elections On August 8

[East African] August 8 marks a significant date in Kenya’s political calendar with some 19.6 million registered voters expected to cast their votes in 40,833 polling stations across the country.

[East African] August 8 marks a significant date in Kenya's political calendar with some 19.6 million registered voters expected to cast their votes in 40,833 polling stations across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S. Delegation at 2017 AGOA Forum in Togo

[State Department] Washingtonn, DC -Senior Bureau Official for African Affairs Peter Barlerin will travel to Togo from August 7 — August 10 as part of the delegation led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to attend the 2017 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum, held August 8-10 in Lomé, Togo.

[State Department] Washingtonn, DC -Senior Bureau Official for African Affairs Peter Barlerin will travel to Togo from August 7 -- August 10 as part of the delegation led by U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer to attend the 2017 African Growth and Opportunity Act (AGOA) Forum, held August 8-10 in Lomé, Togo.

source: AllAfrica News: Togo