VP Boakai’s Biography ‘Full of Many Lessons’

[Observer] The life of Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai, who rose from a poverty-stricken background to go on to hold several senior government positions in Liberia, has been documented in a book titled, “From Foya to the Capitol.”

[Observer] The life of Vice President Joseph Nyuma Boakai, who rose from a poverty-stricken background to go on to hold several senior government positions in Liberia, has been documented in a book titled, "From Foya to the Capitol."

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Projects at Risk as General Election Costs Hit Sh50 Billion

[Nation] Kenya is feeling the strain of funding possibly the second most expensive election in the world in the face of falling revenues, public sector wage pressures and emergency spending following prolonged drought.

[Nation] Kenya is feeling the strain of funding possibly the second most expensive election in the world in the face of falling revenues, public sector wage pressures and emergency spending following prolonged drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Education Focus Should Be on Quality, Not Quantity

[ISS] President Uhuru Kenyatta recently announced that if re-elected on 8 August, his government would provide free secondary education by 2019. Kenyatta believes that secondary education at no cost would increase the transition rate from primary to se…

[ISS] President Uhuru Kenyatta recently announced that if re-elected on 8 August, his government would provide free secondary education by 2019. Kenyatta believes that secondary education at no cost would increase the transition rate from primary to secondary school.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Leaked Video Manipulated, FRSC Says – Absolves Officials of Blame

[Premium Times] The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, on Tuesday said the recent video showing its officials assaulting the driver of a moving vehicle in the FCT was manipulated.

[Premium Times] The Federal Road Safety Commission, FRSC, on Tuesday said the recent video showing its officials assaulting the driver of a moving vehicle in the FCT was manipulated.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya Airways Rescue Plan Faces Resistance From Banks

[Nation] Some commercial banks that national carrier Kenya Airways owes billions of shillings are holding out against the just-released rescue plan, putting the deal that offers the lenders a substantial stake in the airline at the risk of collapse.

[Nation] Some commercial banks that national carrier Kenya Airways owes billions of shillings are holding out against the just-released rescue plan, putting the deal that offers the lenders a substantial stake in the airline at the risk of collapse.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Stop Being Dishonest – Committee Tells Presidential Running Mates

[Nation] The steering committee of the presidential debate has issued a terse statement over the failure by several presidential candidates’ running mates to attend the first tier of the contest.

[Nation] The steering committee of the presidential debate has issued a terse statement over the failure by several presidential candidates' running mates to attend the first tier of the contest.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Airways Set to Renegotiate KLM Pacts

[Nation] The Treasury and Dutch carrier KLM are set to renegotiate key agreements in light of the ongoing restructuring of Kenya Airways, which will see 11 banks become the national carrier’s second-largest shareholder.

[Nation] The Treasury and Dutch carrier KLM are set to renegotiate key agreements in light of the ongoing restructuring of Kenya Airways, which will see 11 banks become the national carrier's second-largest shareholder.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ouma Ton Lifts Swamibapa to League Win

[Nation] Kenya’s former cricket captain, Morris Ouma, who turns up for Swamibapa in Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) super league, smashed a scintillating century on Sunday as the league entered the second week at Ruaraka Sports Club, Nair…

[Nation] Kenya's former cricket captain, Morris Ouma, who turns up for Swamibapa in Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association (NPCA) super league, smashed a scintillating century on Sunday as the league entered the second week at Ruaraka Sports Club, Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya