Treasury Moves to Stop Plunder Ahead of Polls

[East African] The Kenyan government is implementing measures to tighten the management of public finances amid fears the country is set for a looting spree ahead of the general election.

[East African] The Kenyan government is implementing measures to tighten the management of public finances amid fears the country is set for a looting spree ahead of the general election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kindiki Dismisses Opposition’s Claims of Fraud in Registration

[Nation] Senate Majority Leader Kithure Kindiki has dismissed opposition leaders’ Raila Odinga and Musalia Madavadi’s claims of fraud in the ongoing mass voter registration.

[Nation] Senate Majority Leader Kithure Kindiki has dismissed opposition leaders' Raila Odinga and Musalia Madavadi's claims of fraud in the ongoing mass voter registration.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lalong’s Campaign Promises and the Journey Far

[Daily Trust] Jos -Since he took over the reins of leadership on May 29, 2015, Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has been enmeshed with multiple challenges, including unpaid workers salaries, uncompleted projects left by his predecessor and a…

[Daily Trust] Jos -Since he took over the reins of leadership on May 29, 2015, Governor Simon Bako Lalong of Plateau State has been enmeshed with multiple challenges, including unpaid workers salaries, uncompleted projects left by his predecessor and a huge debt profile in the face of dwindling revenue in the state. Daily Trust looks into some of Lalong's major achievements and setbacks in the last one and half years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Obituary – Etienne Tshisekedi, 84

[Deutsche Welle] Once a loyalist of autocratic ruler Mobutu Sese Seko, Tshisekedi founded Congo’s first opposition party. Denounced as an opportunist, he succeeded in amassing a large following before his death.

[Deutsche Welle] Once a loyalist of autocratic ruler Mobutu Sese Seko, Tshisekedi founded Congo's first opposition party. Denounced as an opportunist, he succeeded in amassing a large following before his death.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Sustaining a Zero Air Accident Record

[This Day] In the past three years Nigeria has not recorded any air accident involving civil or commercial airlines. Chinedu Eze spoke to industry experts who proffered measures on how this feat can be sustained.

[This Day] In the past three years Nigeria has not recorded any air accident involving civil or commercial airlines. Chinedu Eze spoke to industry experts who proffered measures on how this feat can be sustained.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Government Under Pressure to Pay Safaricom More Than Sh10 Billion for Default

[Nation] The National Treasury is under pressure to pay mobile telephone service provider Safaricom more than Sh10 billion after the government defaulted on a contract for national security surveillance equipment.

[Nation] The National Treasury is under pressure to pay mobile telephone service provider Safaricom more than Sh10 billion after the government defaulted on a contract for national security surveillance equipment.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lawyer Claims Kenya’s Sovereignty Was Violated When Suspects Were Moved to U.S.

[Nation] The American lawyer of an Indian facing drug trafficking charges in the United States (US) alongside two sons of slain Kenyan drug baron Ibrahim Akasha and a Pakistani has said Kenya’s sovereignty was violated when the four suspects were moved…

[Nation] The American lawyer of an Indian facing drug trafficking charges in the United States (US) alongside two sons of slain Kenyan drug baron Ibrahim Akasha and a Pakistani has said Kenya's sovereignty was violated when the four suspects were moved to the United States on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

ICAO, NCAA Begin Certification of Lagos, Abuja Airports

[This Day] The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in conjunction with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commenced the implementation of the Africa, Indian Flight Region (AFI) Plan Aerodrome Certification Project for Abuja a…

[This Day] The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) in conjunction with the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has commenced the implementation of the Africa, Indian Flight Region (AFI) Plan Aerodrome Certification Project for Abuja and Lagos airports.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria