IEBC Starts Voter Education Drive

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has started voter education drive it says is aimed at reducing the number of spoilt votes in next month’s General Election.

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has started voter education drive it says is aimed at reducing the number of spoilt votes in next month's General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

South Darfur Residents Fear Insecurity With Militia Control of Police Station

[Nuba Reports] A number of residents of Al-Masan’i neighbourhood in South Darfur State’s capital, Nyala, now fear deteriorating security conditions after a pro-government militia took over the state’s second largest police station this month.

[Nuba Reports] A number of residents of Al-Masan'i neighbourhood in South Darfur State's capital, Nyala, now fear deteriorating security conditions after a pro-government militia took over the state's second largest police station this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

IEBC to Only Announce Final Presidential Tally

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has scrapped the periodic announcement of presidential election results from constituencies at the national tallying centre.

[Nation] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission has scrapped the periodic announcement of presidential election results from constituencies at the national tallying centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pothole Plagued Harare Seeks to Build Climate-Resilient Roads

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Harare -Heavy traffic snakes through downtown Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital, manoeuvring along the potholed roads as impatient motorists hoot at one other, while pedestrians try to cross the congested streets, weaving through …

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Harare -Heavy traffic snakes through downtown Harare, Zimbabwe's capital, manoeuvring along the potholed roads as impatient motorists hoot at one other, while pedestrians try to cross the congested streets, weaving through slow-moving cars.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Macron Hails Rivals’ ‘Courage’ As Ceasefire, Elections Agreed

[RFI] Libya’s two rival leaders have agreed to call a ceasefire and hold elections early next year after a meeting hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron near Paris on Tuesday.

[RFI] Libya's two rival leaders have agreed to call a ceasefire and hold elections early next year after a meeting hosted by French President Emmanuel Macron near Paris on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Senate Passes Peace Corps Bill Despite Reservations By Legal Committee

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate yesterday passed the bill establishing the Nigerian Peace Corps (NPC), to empower and provide employment for the youths, to facilitate peace, volunteerism, community services and nation building, despite reservations expres…

[This Day] Abuja -The Senate yesterday passed the bill establishing the Nigerian Peace Corps (NPC), to empower and provide employment for the youths, to facilitate peace, volunteerism, community services and nation building, despite reservations expressed by its Committee on Judiciary and Legal Matters.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

40 NNPC Contract Workers, Civilian JTF Feared Dead in Borno

[This Day] Maiduguri -There were concerns Tuesday that about 40 oil exploration workers contracted by Integrated Data Services Limited (IDSL), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and members of the Civilian JTF, to searc…

[This Day] Maiduguri -There were concerns Tuesday that about 40 oil exploration workers contracted by Integrated Data Services Limited (IDSL), a subsidiary of the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), and members of the Civilian JTF, to search for crude oil in the Lake Chad Basin might have been killed or abducted.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria