Aukot Asks Court to Clarify Who Will Contest Oct 17 Poll

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Ekuru Aukot who contested the presidency in the nullified August 8 poll has moved the Supreme Court to pronounce itself on who is eligible to participate in the fresh ballot.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Ekuru Aukot who contested the presidency in the nullified August 8 poll has moved the Supreme Court to pronounce itself on who is eligible to participate in the fresh ballot.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Concern Over Vuwani Children Being Kept From Attending School

[News24Wire] The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on Wednesday that it was deeply concerned by reports that schools were shut down in Vuwani, Limpopo, after a resurgence of violent protests.

[News24Wire] The South African Human Rights Commission (SAHRC) said on Wednesday that it was deeply concerned by reports that schools were shut down in Vuwani, Limpopo, after a resurgence of violent protests.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parliament – Toothless Anti-Graft Agency Takes Years to Complete Probes That Should Be Urgent

[Daily Maverick] In a perfect world, the South African agency specifically tasked with investigating government corruption would be the most efficient, well-resourced unit imaginable. Wednesday brought another reminder that we do not live anywhere near…

[Daily Maverick] In a perfect world, the South African agency specifically tasked with investigating government corruption would be the most efficient, well-resourced unit imaginable. Wednesday brought another reminder that we do not live anywhere near that world. When the Special Investigating Unit (SIU) appeared before Parliament, its head admitted that the average time the SIU takes to resolve an investigation is three to four years. Now it says it is hell-bent on speeding things up: too little, too late?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Homeboyz Hit Sony in Mumias

[Nation] Kakamega Homeboyz on Wednesday defeated Sony Sugar by a solitary goal in a mid-week SportPesa Premier League match played at Mumias Sports complex.

[Nation] Kakamega Homeboyz on Wednesday defeated Sony Sugar by a solitary goal in a mid-week SportPesa Premier League match played at Mumias Sports complex.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Officials Differ on Nock Polls

[Nation] Confusion has emerged over resolutions arrived at on Tuesday during National Olympic Committee of Kenya’s (Nock) Extra ordinary General Assembly in Nairobi.

[Nation] Confusion has emerged over resolutions arrived at on Tuesday during National Olympic Committee of Kenya's (Nock) Extra ordinary General Assembly in Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Sevens Stars to Play in National Circuit

[Nation] Kenya Sevens players who missed opening leg of the National Sevens Circuit, Driftwood Sevens held in Mombasa at the weekend will be allowed to take part in the second leg of the circuit.

[Nation] Kenya Sevens players who missed opening leg of the National Sevens Circuit, Driftwood Sevens held in Mombasa at the weekend will be allowed to take part in the second leg of the circuit.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cyril Ramaphosa’s Leaked Emails – Echoes of Apartheid-Era Dirty Tricks

[The Conversation Africa] A routine smear. This is the view of the overwhelming majority of commentators and analysts about last weekend’s “revelations” in the Sunday Independent that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was a serial womaniser.

[The Conversation Africa] A routine smear. This is the view of the overwhelming majority of commentators and analysts about last weekend's "revelations" in the Sunday Independent that Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa was a serial womaniser.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Work Stalls on Ruring’u Stadium

[Nation] Work at Ruring’u stadium has stalled following a dispute between Kenya Power and the contractor over a power line that has cut through the facility just two months after the project was launched by the President.

[Nation] Work at Ruring'u stadium has stalled following a dispute between Kenya Power and the contractor over a power line that has cut through the facility just two months after the project was launched by the President.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya