Muslims Call for Peaceful Elections

[Nation] Political leaders from both sides have called for peaceful elections as hundreds of Muslims turned up to celebrate Idd-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the Holy month of Ramadhan.

[Nation] Political leaders from both sides have called for peaceful elections as hundreds of Muslims turned up to celebrate Idd-ul-Fitr, marking the end of the Holy month of Ramadhan.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Namibia in Mourning for Independence Leader Herman Andimba Toivo Ya Toivo

[Deutsche Welle] Namibia has held a state funeral for Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, a key figure in the nation’s bid for independence. Ya Toivo was jailed for 16 years by South Africa’s minority white government.

[Deutsche Welle] Namibia has held a state funeral for Herman Andimba Toivo ya Toivo, a key figure in the nation's bid for independence. Ya Toivo was jailed for 16 years by South Africa's minority white government.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Presidency Releases Buhari’s Voice Message, Debunks Report On Speech Impairment

[Premium Times] The Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buhari’s voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment.

[Premium Times] The Presidency has released President Muhammadu Buhari's voice message to Nigerians to debunk reports that he is suffering from speech impairment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Delicate Balancing Act As Parties Pick Nominees

[Nation] Top political parties were on Saturday night racing against time to beat the midnight deadline for submitting the names of their nominees to the senate, the National Assembly and county assemblies even as it emerged that top party officials, s…

[Nation] Top political parties were on Saturday night racing against time to beat the midnight deadline for submitting the names of their nominees to the senate, the National Assembly and county assemblies even as it emerged that top party officials, sitting and former MPs as well as trade unionists were dominating the lists.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Crisis in DR Congo Worsens As Death Toll Rises and Refugees Flee

[Deutsche Welle] The UN estimates that more than 3,300 have been killed, and 1.3 million forced to flee violence since last August. Meanwhile, neighboring Angola has expelled 8,000 Congolese refugees seeking an escape from the violence.

[Deutsche Welle] The UN estimates that more than 3,300 have been killed, and 1.3 million forced to flee violence since last August. Meanwhile, neighboring Angola has expelled 8,000 Congolese refugees seeking an escape from the violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Nigeria’s Voguepay Wants to Capture the Ecowas Region With Its Payment Processing Service

[Balancing Act] London -The African online and mobile payment processing space is becoming extremely crowded. The winners will be those that can deliver high volumes of transactions. So whatever the problems of the Nigerian economy has now, it would be…

[Balancing Act] London -The African online and mobile payment processing space is becoming extremely crowded. The winners will be those that can deliver high volumes of transactions. So whatever the problems of the Nigerian economy has now, it would be sensible to be looking for long-term winners in that market. Russell Southwood spoke to one of the runners, Michael Simeon, Co-Founder and CEO, VoguePay.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria