President Declares War Against Al Shabaab, Extends Amnesty to Fighters

[East African] Somalia’s President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has declared war against Al Shabaab and extended amnesty to those who will renounce the terrorist group over the next 60 days, effective Thursday, April 6.

[East African] Somalia's President Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has declared war against Al Shabaab and extended amnesty to those who will renounce the terrorist group over the next 60 days, effective Thursday, April 6.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Davido to Storm the Splendour Night Club

[This Day] The city of Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti State will be the entertainment Mecca on Saturday April 8 as fun lovers troop to the town this weekend. Pathfinder Hotels, owners of high octane Club, Splendour, which has pulled different artistes to Ado-Ekiti…

[This Day] The city of Ado-Ekiti in Ekiti State will be the entertainment Mecca on Saturday April 8 as fun lovers troop to the town this weekend. Pathfinder Hotels, owners of high octane Club, Splendour, which has pulled different artistes to Ado-Ekiti in the past, are set to do it again.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Who’s Saying What As Sumgong Fails Dope Test

[Nation] The athletics world was in shock as news that Olympic marathon champion Jemimah Sumgong had tested positive for banned blood booster Erythropoietin (EPO) in an out-of-competition test.

[Nation] The athletics world was in shock as news that Olympic marathon champion Jemimah Sumgong had tested positive for banned blood booster Erythropoietin (EPO) in an out-of-competition test.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Diamond Claims Saga – Judge Erred

[Zimbabwe Independent] As part of our investigative series on the Marange diamond mining activities — which were characterised by shady dealings and looting — the Zimbabwe Independent commissioned a veteran lawyer with a wealthy of experience to writ…

[Zimbabwe Independent] As part of our investigative series on the Marange diamond mining activities -- which were characterised by shady dealings and looting -- the Zimbabwe Independent commissioned a veteran lawyer with a wealthy of experience to write about the legal background to the issue. The article will be published in installments over a number of weeks to provide context and perspective on the investigation. The investigation will be running for months since we began in December last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kenya’s Bread Basket Under Threat From Fall Army Worms

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The deadly Fall Army Worm (FAW) has been detected in various regions in the country, but the government is assuring that it may not have a big impact on crops due to the ongoing rains.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The deadly Fall Army Worm (FAW) has been detected in various regions in the country, but the government is assuring that it may not have a big impact on crops due to the ongoing rains.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

600 Furniture Workers Reel From Non-Payment of Wages

[Zimbabwe Independent] At least 600 workers in the furniture and lumber sectors have gone several months without pay as companies battle viability challenges, businessdigest has learnt.

[Zimbabwe Independent] At least 600 workers in the furniture and lumber sectors have gone several months without pay as companies battle viability challenges, businessdigest has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Supersport Terminates Contract With KPL

[Capital FM] Nairobi -South African Pay Television Company SuperSport has officially terminated its contract with the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) to air its matches over what it terms as breach of license agreement entered into by the parties.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -South African Pay Television Company SuperSport has officially terminated its contract with the Kenyan Premier League (KPL) to air its matches over what it terms as breach of license agreement entered into by the parties.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Blow for ODM As Chebukati Insists Party Primaries Begin April 13

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Orange Democratic Movement suffered a major blow Friday after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) stood by its decision stopping party nominations which were scheduled to kick-off Saturday in Bungoma, Bu…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Orange Democratic Movement suffered a major blow Friday after the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) stood by its decision stopping party nominations which were scheduled to kick-off Saturday in Bungoma, Busia and Turkana.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

ZCTU Picks Judge to Draft Labour Bill

[Zimbabwe Independent] AS the fallout from government’s decision to handpick labour lawyer Rodgers Matsikidze to draft proposed amendments to the Labour Act continues, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions has contracted a retired judge to draft its ow…

[Zimbabwe Independent] AS the fallout from government's decision to handpick labour lawyer Rodgers Matsikidze to draft proposed amendments to the Labour Act continues, the Zimbabwe Congress of Trade Unions has contracted a retired judge to draft its own amendments to the Act, businessdigest has established.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe