Nasa Leaders Say Security Withdrawn Ahead of Protests

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Top National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders now say their security was withdrawn hours to their planned demonstrations to the electoral commission offices in Nairobi.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Top National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders now say their security was withdrawn hours to their planned demonstrations to the electoral commission offices in Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Peugeot Starts Assembly of Cars At Thika Factory

[Nation] French automaker Peugeot S.A. has started local assembly of its brands at Thika-based Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM), becoming the latest multinational to produce vehicles at the plant.

[Nation] French automaker Peugeot S.A. has started local assembly of its brands at Thika-based Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM), becoming the latest multinational to produce vehicles at the plant.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Boakai, Weah Skip 2017 Presidential Debate

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) standard bearer Senator George Weah and the standard bearer of the Unity Party (UP) have both confirmed to FrontPageAfrica they will not turn up for today’s Presidential debate.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) standard bearer Senator George Weah and the standard bearer of the Unity Party (UP) have both confirmed to FrontPageAfrica they will not turn up for today's Presidential debate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Opposition Defiant as Chebukati Seeks Dialogue

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders have vowed to lead protests to the electoral commission headquarters at Anniversary Towers in Nairobi on Tuesday, despite a plea by IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati to give dialogue a chance.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders have vowed to lead protests to the electoral commission headquarters at Anniversary Towers in Nairobi on Tuesday, despite a plea by IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati to give dialogue a chance.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

A Glimpse Into the Lives of Lagosians

[RFI] In this month’s Africa: Stories in the 55, we speak with Nigerian novelist Ayo Sogunro, who brings to life- and death – the spirit of Lagos and Lagosians in his collection of short stories and poetry “The wonderful Life of Senator Boniface and ot…

[RFI] In this month's Africa: Stories in the 55, we speak with Nigerian novelist Ayo Sogunro, who brings to life- and death - the spirit of Lagos and Lagosians in his collection of short stories and poetry "The wonderful Life of Senator Boniface and other Sorry Tales."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tourism Industry Growing Amidst Challenges – Ministry

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Culture and Tourism said it has set to earn 4.5 billion USD from 1.2 million tourists expected to visit Ethiopia this fiscal year. Wide range of activities has been underway to realize the aspirations set in the secon…

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ministry of Culture and Tourism said it has set to earn 4.5 billion USD from 1.2 million tourists expected to visit Ethiopia this fiscal year. Wide range of activities has been underway to realize the aspirations set in the second GTP attracting two million tourists and earn six billion USD.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Age Limit Motion Missing On Order Paper As Kadaga Keeps Everyone Guessing

[Monitor] Kampala -The much-anticipated debate on the removal of the presidential age limit may not happen on Tuesday as expected, with the subject missing on the day’s Order Paper circulated by Parliament.

[Monitor] Kampala -The much-anticipated debate on the removal of the presidential age limit may not happen on Tuesday as expected, with the subject missing on the day's Order Paper circulated by Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Scuffle Breaks Out At Parliament, City Hall

[Monitor] Kampala -There are sporadic confrontations happening at Parliament and the nearby City Hall between lawmakers and councillors on the one side and police on the other as the law enforcement agencies scramble to restrain the political leaders f…

[Monitor] Kampala -There are sporadic confrontations happening at Parliament and the nearby City Hall between lawmakers and councillors on the one side and police on the other as the law enforcement agencies scramble to restrain the political leaders from accessing their offices with the red bandanas.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Academy Offering Evidence Based Advice to Govt, Promoting Scientific Culture

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Academy of Sciences said it is offering evidence based advice to the government on critical issues of development and promoting scientific culture as well as disseminating research findings.

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian Academy of Sciences said it is offering evidence based advice to the government on critical issues of development and promoting scientific culture as well as disseminating research findings.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia