Amendments to Electoral Law Necessary, IEBC CEO Tells Senate

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has warned that voters could be denied their constitutional right to vote should Parliament fail to pass the election laws amendments proposed by it.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) has warned that voters could be denied their constitutional right to vote should Parliament fail to pass the election laws amendments proposed by it.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Parents Disown Girls Who Quit Child Marriages

[Malawi News Agency] Mzimba -A group of Youths activists known as Activista, under actionaid in Traditional Authority Khosolo in Mzimba have revealed that some parents in the district have disowned their children for going against their will to withdra…

[Malawi News Agency] Mzimba -A group of Youths activists known as Activista, under actionaid in Traditional Authority Khosolo in Mzimba have revealed that some parents in the district have disowned their children for going against their will to withdraw from marriages and choose to go back to school.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

More Die of Diarrhoea in Eastern Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan/Wad Madani -The current outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea has claimed at least three more lives in Red Sea State, while the 44 infections have been confirmed in El Gezira.

[Radio Dabanga] Port Sudan/Wad Madani -The current outbreak of acute watery diarrhoea has claimed at least three more lives in Red Sea State, while the 44 infections have been confirmed in El Gezira.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Buhari Fighting Corruption With Clear Strategy – Lai Mohammed

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government said it has recovered 40 brand new Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) from a retired Permanent Secretary as part of strategy adopted in the ongoing anti-corruption fight.

[Daily Trust] The Federal Government said it has recovered 40 brand new Sport Utility Vehicles (SUVs) from a retired Permanent Secretary as part of strategy adopted in the ongoing anti-corruption fight.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Calabar-Itu Highway Blocked for Hours in Renewed Communal Clash

[Guardian] Calabar -The Calabar-Itu Federal Highway was yesterday blocked for hours following a renewed communal clash between the people of Oku-Iboku in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and their Ikot Offing neighbours in Odukpani Council …

[Guardian] Calabar -The Calabar-Itu Federal Highway was yesterday blocked for hours following a renewed communal clash between the people of Oku-Iboku in Itu Local Government Area of Akwa Ibom State and their Ikot Offing neighbours in Odukpani Council of Cross River.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UN Chief Congratulates President-Elect Adam Barrow

[UN News] Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called Adam Barrow, the President-elect of Gambia, to congratulate him on his electoral victory and to reiterate the commitment of the United Nations to support a peaceful, timely, and orderly transfer of p…

[UN News] Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon today called Adam Barrow, the President-elect of Gambia, to congratulate him on his electoral victory and to reiterate the commitment of the United Nations to support a peaceful, timely, and orderly transfer of power.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

2016, Another Turbulent Year for Air Travel Business

[Guardian] The difficulties suffered by both air passengers and airline operators in 2016 notwithstanding, industry watchers are of the view that the huge potential of the sector should not be lost, writes WOLE OYEBADE.

[Guardian] The difficulties suffered by both air passengers and airline operators in 2016 notwithstanding, industry watchers are of the view that the huge potential of the sector should not be lost, writes WOLE OYEBADE.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria