Senate Urges Govt to Ban Tobacco Adverts, Signs

[Guardian] Abuja -The Senate yesterday urged the Federal Government to ban tobacco companies from using adverts and signs within 100 metres of schools to attract children and youth into early smoking of cigarettes across the country.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Senate yesterday urged the Federal Government to ban tobacco companies from using adverts and signs within 100 metres of schools to attract children and youth into early smoking of cigarettes across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State Suspends Passports of Top Opposition Leaders

[Nation] Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho, Siaya Senator James Orengo and former Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama are among Nasa politicians whose passports have been suspended by the State.

[Nation] Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho, Siaya Senator James Orengo and former Machakos Senator Johnson Muthama are among Nasa politicians whose passports have been suspended by the State.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mwai Kibaki Property Dispute Drags On

[Nation] Former President Mwai Kibaki has faulted the Lands court for allowing ‘strangers’ to control and manage a multi-million property which he claims to have owned with other co-directors since 1970s.

[Nation] Former President Mwai Kibaki has faulted the Lands court for allowing 'strangers' to control and manage a multi-million property which he claims to have owned with other co-directors since 1970s.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Student Drowns in River While Trying to Save Mother

[Monitor] Residents of Bunyolo village, Jami parish Kamonkoli Sub County in Budaka District have been left in grief after a senior two student at Royal Secondary School drowned into River Namatala as she attempted to save her mother from drowning.

[Monitor] Residents of Bunyolo village, Jami parish Kamonkoli Sub County in Budaka District have been left in grief after a senior two student at Royal Secondary School drowned into River Namatala as she attempted to save her mother from drowning.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Saraki in U.S., Lists Hurdles to Nigeria’s Productivity

[Guardian] Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has identified inadequate electricity, infrastructural challenges, insecurity, and lack of access to funds as some of the factors militating against productivity in the short term in Nigeria.

[Guardian] Senate President, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has identified inadequate electricity, infrastructural challenges, insecurity, and lack of access to funds as some of the factors militating against productivity in the short term in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Odinga Men Pay Price in Police Oath Crackdown

[Nation] The arrest and prosecution of Ruaraka MP Tom Kajwang’ and fiery lawyer Miguna Miguna for their alleged role in the “swearing in” of opposition leader Raila Odinga has sparked fears that the former prime minister could also be picked up.

[Nation] The arrest and prosecution of Ruaraka MP Tom Kajwang' and fiery lawyer Miguna Miguna for their alleged role in the "swearing in" of opposition leader Raila Odinga has sparked fears that the former prime minister could also be picked up.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya