Electoral Commission Gets Sh2.5 Billion to Buy Ballot Papers

[Nation] The National Assembly’s Justice and Legal Affairs Committee has agreed to have the electoral commission given an additional Sh2.5 billion in this financial year to finance procurement of ballot papers.

[Nation] The National Assembly's Justice and Legal Affairs Committee has agreed to have the electoral commission given an additional Sh2.5 billion in this financial year to finance procurement of ballot papers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

3 Dead, 5 Injured As Dino Melaye’s Protest Turned Bloody in Kogi

[Vanguard] Lokoja -The battle for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye by his Kogi West constituents turned bloody yesterday, as three persons were confirmed dead and five others injured during a rally in Lokoja, the state capital.

[Vanguard] Lokoja -The battle for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye by his Kogi West constituents turned bloody yesterday, as three persons were confirmed dead and five others injured during a rally in Lokoja, the state capital.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

At Last, Acting President Osinbajo Signs 2017 Budget

[Leadership] Abuja -One month after the National Assembly passed the 2017 budget of N7.44 trillion, acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday finally assented to the appropriation bill.

[Leadership] Abuja -One month after the National Assembly passed the 2017 budget of N7.44 trillion, acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday finally assented to the appropriation bill.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Melaye’s Recall and the Banging Drums of War in Kogi

[Leadership] Since the eruption of political fracas between Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello and the Senator for Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, a lot of ugly events have been unfolding. SOLOMON AYADO takes a look at issues surrounding the…

[Leadership] Since the eruption of political fracas between Kogi State Governor, Yahaya Bello and the Senator for Kogi West senatorial district, Dino Melaye, a lot of ugly events have been unfolding. SOLOMON AYADO takes a look at issues surrounding the frosty relationship betwen the duo and the move to recall the vocal senator.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kalonzo, Wetangula Senate Bids Hint Opposition Facing Defeat – Kenyatta

[Capital FM] Bungoma -President Uhuru Kenyatta Sunday chided opposition leaders Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula, saying their Senatorial bids were recognition of their impending defeat in the August elections.

[Capital FM] Bungoma -President Uhuru Kenyatta Sunday chided opposition leaders Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetangula, saying their Senatorial bids were recognition of their impending defeat in the August elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Gor’s Shakava Relishing Everton Challenge

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The prospect of facing some of the world’s top footballers, ones who you only get to watch on television and marvel at their talent and prowess is a motivation big enough for Gor Mahia defender Harun Shakava.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The prospect of facing some of the world's top footballers, ones who you only get to watch on television and marvel at their talent and prowess is a motivation big enough for Gor Mahia defender Harun Shakava.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

105 Specially Trained to Prosecute Electoral Offences

[Capital FM] Machakos -The Office of Director of Public Prosecutions says it has put in place measures to deal with electoral offences which include hate speech, incitement to violence, assault and damage to property.

[Capital FM] Machakos -The Office of Director of Public Prosecutions says it has put in place measures to deal with electoral offences which include hate speech, incitement to violence, assault and damage to property.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Simbas Up One Spot in World Rugby Standings

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Following the nervous 23-18 win over Uganda in the Elgon Cup on Saturday, the national Rugby 15’s side moved up one place to 25th in the latest World Rugby standings released on Monday afternoon.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Following the nervous 23-18 win over Uganda in the Elgon Cup on Saturday, the national Rugby 15's side moved up one place to 25th in the latest World Rugby standings released on Monday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Koitalel Gets University Named After Him

[Kenya Presidency] Orkoiyot Koitalel arap Samoei, the freedom hero killed in cold blood by British colonialists, was today honoured after President Uhuru Kenyatta kicked off the construction of a university named after him.

[Kenya Presidency] Orkoiyot Koitalel arap Samoei, the freedom hero killed in cold blood by British colonialists, was today honoured after President Uhuru Kenyatta kicked off the construction of a university named after him.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya