Opposition Supporters Stage Demos In Nairobi

[Nation] National Super Alliance (Nasa) supporters have staged demos in some parts of the country to force out electoral commission officials accused of bungling August 8 presidential election.

[Nation] National Super Alliance (Nasa) supporters have staged demos in some parts of the country to force out electoral commission officials accused of bungling August 8 presidential election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Striving to Agree On How Disagree

[Ethiopian Herald] A leaked memo by the broadcasting regulatory body EBA (Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority) has gone viral on social media, and has created quite a rumpus among the politically pro-active section of the Ethiopian diaspora.

[Ethiopian Herald] A leaked memo by the broadcasting regulatory body EBA (Ethiopian Broadcasting Authority) has gone viral on social media, and has created quite a rumpus among the politically pro-active section of the Ethiopian diaspora.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

World Bank Backs Nigeria Economic Diversification Plans

[CAJ News] Abuja -PLANS by Nigeria to place mining at the centre of diversifying the economy from the oil industry have received a timely boost from the World Bank. The bank announced it had developed a key partnership with the Federal Government and w…

[CAJ News] Abuja -PLANS by Nigeria to place mining at the centre of diversifying the economy from the oil industry have received a timely boost from the World Bank. The bank announced it had developed a key partnership with the Federal Government and was still working along with some states that have higher mining potential. World Bank recently approved a US$150 million loan project (Mineral Sector Support for Economic Diversification Project or MinDiver) for developing the Nigerian mineral sector and diversifying it from i

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lack of Funds Stalls Burundians’ Return From Tanzania

[CAJ News] Dar-Es-Salam -THOUSANDS of Burundian refugees remain in Tanzania as international migration agencies battle to raise funds to enable their return home. The 12 000 refugees have appealed to the government of Tanzania and United Nations High C…

[CAJ News] Dar-Es-Salam -THOUSANDS of Burundian refugees remain in Tanzania as international migration agencies battle to raise funds to enable their return home. The 12 000 refugees have appealed to the government of Tanzania and United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) to facilitate their return. At the end of August, Burundi, Tanzania and UNHCR signed an agreement on the Voluntary Repatriation of Burundian Refugees in Tanzania, which initiated the return process since stalled by funding challenges. The appeal would

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Nasa Leaders Say Security Withdrawn Ahead of Protests

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Top National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders now say their security was withdrawn hours to their planned demonstrations to the electoral commission offices in Nairobi.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Top National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders now say their security was withdrawn hours to their planned demonstrations to the electoral commission offices in Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Peugeot Starts Assembly of Cars At Thika Factory

[Nation] French automaker Peugeot S.A. has started local assembly of its brands at Thika-based Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM), becoming the latest multinational to produce vehicles at the plant.

[Nation] French automaker Peugeot S.A. has started local assembly of its brands at Thika-based Kenya Vehicle Manufacturers (KVM), becoming the latest multinational to produce vehicles at the plant.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Boakai, Weah Skip 2017 Presidential Debate

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) standard bearer Senator George Weah and the standard bearer of the Unity Party (UP) have both confirmed to FrontPageAfrica they will not turn up for today’s Presidential debate.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -Coalition for Democratic Change (CDC) standard bearer Senator George Weah and the standard bearer of the Unity Party (UP) have both confirmed to FrontPageAfrica they will not turn up for today's Presidential debate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Opposition Defiant as Chebukati Seeks Dialogue

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders have vowed to lead protests to the electoral commission headquarters at Anniversary Towers in Nairobi on Tuesday, despite a plea by IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati to give dialogue a chance.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Super Alliance (NASA) leaders have vowed to lead protests to the electoral commission headquarters at Anniversary Towers in Nairobi on Tuesday, despite a plea by IEBC Chairperson Wafula Chebukati to give dialogue a chance.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

A Glimpse Into the Lives of Lagosians

[RFI] In this month’s Africa: Stories in the 55, we speak with Nigerian novelist Ayo Sogunro, who brings to life- and death – the spirit of Lagos and Lagosians in his collection of short stories and poetry “The wonderful Life of Senator Boniface and ot…

[RFI] In this month's Africa: Stories in the 55, we speak with Nigerian novelist Ayo Sogunro, who brings to life- and death - the spirit of Lagos and Lagosians in his collection of short stories and poetry "The wonderful Life of Senator Boniface and other Sorry Tales."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria