Chimamanda Adichie Bags ‘Doctor of Letters’ Award in UK

[Vanguard] Ms Chimamanda Adichie, the young Nigerian accomplished writer and author has been honoured with the ‘Doctor of Letters’ degree at the University of Edinburgh Scotland, United Kingdom.

[Vanguard] Ms Chimamanda Adichie, the young Nigerian accomplished writer and author has been honoured with the 'Doctor of Letters' degree at the University of Edinburgh Scotland, United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Olunga, Timbe Out of Mozambique Friendly

[Capital FM] Nairobi -China based forward Michael Olunga and winger Ayub Timbe have joined the absentee list for Harambee Stars’ friendly match against Mozambique slated for September 2, citing personal reasons.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -China based forward Michael Olunga and winger Ayub Timbe have joined the absentee list for Harambee Stars' friendly match against Mozambique slated for September 2, citing personal reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sheikh Kamoga Speaks Out On Terror Conviction

[Observer] Eight days after his conviction and August 22 sentencing to life in jail for terrorism, Tabliq leader Sheikh Muhammad Yunus Kamoga yesterday said he is very happy with the ruling of the three justices of the International Crimes division [IC…

[Observer] Eight days after his conviction and August 22 sentencing to life in jail for terrorism, Tabliq leader Sheikh Muhammad Yunus Kamoga yesterday said he is very happy with the ruling of the three justices of the International Crimes division [ICD] of the High court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Odinga Agents Signed Off on 94% Forms 34A, So What’s His Case About? – Kenyatta

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta’s lawyer Fred Ngatia on Tuesday took Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka to task for failing to concretely state – before the Supreme Court – how many votes exactly they believe were stolen from them in total…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta's lawyer Fred Ngatia on Tuesday took Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka to task for failing to concretely state - before the Supreme Court - how many votes exactly they believe were stolen from them in totality, and by how much it affected the election outcome.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ganduje Solicits for Commodities Certification Center

[Daily Trust] Kano -Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has appealed to the Federal Government to locate a Commodities Certification Centre in Kano to assist farmers in the state promote quality of their produce.

[Daily Trust] Kano -Kano State Governor Abdullahi Umar Ganduje has appealed to the Federal Government to locate a Commodities Certification Centre in Kano to assist farmers in the state promote quality of their produce.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition Disputes Polls With Publication of its Own Count

[RFI] Angola’s main opposition party is on Saturday set to publish its own compilation of election results contradicting provisional results announced by the country’s electoral commission. The parallel tabulation of Wednesday’s general election will g…

[RFI] Angola's main opposition party is on Saturday set to publish its own compilation of election results contradicting provisional results announced by the country's electoral commission. The parallel tabulation of Wednesday's general election will give victory to the opposition UNITA party and show the ruling MPLA in third place, according to Raul Manuel Danda, UNITA's vice president.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

NOA Flays Use of Ethnicity for Political Gains

[Daily Trust] Jos -The Plateau State Director of National Orientation Agency (NOA), Bulus Samci Dabit, has called on voters to beware of politicians who hide under ethnicity or religion to create violence.

[Daily Trust] Jos -The Plateau State Director of National Orientation Agency (NOA), Bulus Samci Dabit, has called on voters to beware of politicians who hide under ethnicity or religion to create violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I Am Not Interested in Politics – Gen Katumba

[Monitor] Mukono -State minister for Works, Gen Katumba Wamala, has dismissed speculation that he is planning to join active politics when he retires from the army, saying his advanced age cannot allow him to.

[Monitor] Mukono -State minister for Works, Gen Katumba Wamala, has dismissed speculation that he is planning to join active politics when he retires from the army, saying his advanced age cannot allow him to.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda