IAAF World Championships – Team Nigeria Continues Poor Run in London

[Premium Times] The poor run of Team Nigeria at the ongoing IAAF World Championships in London continued Friday night as the two athletes representing the country in the 100m Hurdles event crashed out in the semifinals.

[Premium Times] The poor run of Team Nigeria at the ongoing IAAF World Championships in London continued Friday night as the two athletes representing the country in the 100m Hurdles event crashed out in the semifinals.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

South Africa Lends Support to Liberian 2017 Elections

[SAnews.gov.za] President Jacob Zuma has declared South Africa’s commitment to provide technical support and assistance for the upcoming Presidential and Legislative Elections in Liberia.

[SAnews.gov.za] President Jacob Zuma has declared South Africa's commitment to provide technical support and assistance for the upcoming Presidential and Legislative Elections in Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Human Rights – Judicial Panel Not a Witch-Hunt Against Military – Osinbajo

[Leadership] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the judicial committee set up to review cases of human rights abuse in the military should not be seen as a witch-hunt.

[Leadership] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has said the judicial committee set up to review cases of human rights abuse in the military should not be seen as a witch-hunt.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya and Rwanda – a Tale of Two Elections, Two Countries

[Monitor] On August 4, Rwanda held presidential elections, which returned incumbent president Paul Kagame with a 98.63 per cent victory. The other candidates in the race were Dr Frank Habineza and Mr Philipe Mpayimana. This is the background of Rwanda’…

[Monitor] On August 4, Rwanda held presidential elections, which returned incumbent president Paul Kagame with a 98.63 per cent victory. The other candidates in the race were Dr Frank Habineza and Mr Philipe Mpayimana. This is the background of Rwanda's elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Kenyatta Wins Election for Second Term, Pledges to Serve All Kenyans Equally

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner in the 2017 presidential election with 8, 203, 290 votes translating to 54.2 percent of the total votes cast.

[Kenya Presidency] President Uhuru Kenyatta was declared winner in the 2017 presidential election with 8, 203, 290 votes translating to 54.2 percent of the total votes cast.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UN Raises Alarm Over ‘Unauthorised Search’ At Humanitarian Workers’ Base

[Guardian] The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, yesterday expressed “grave concern” over “unauthorized search” by security forces on a UN base for humanitarian workers in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

[Guardian] The United Nations Humanitarian Coordinator in Nigeria, Edward Kallon, yesterday expressed "grave concern" over "unauthorized search" by security forces on a UN base for humanitarian workers in Maiduguri, the Borno State capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria