August 22

  • Nigeria: Hong Promises to Unite Adamawa People, Resuscitate Infrastructure

    Daily Trust

    Former minister of state for foreign affairs Dr. Aliyu Idi Hong has promised to unite the 87 ethnic groups in Adamawa State as well as revalidate ailing infrastructure in the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: My Father's Death, a Big Blow - Wada

    Daily Trust

    Kogi State Governor Idris Wada has described the death of his father as a big blow, saying he is yet to come to terms with it. Read more »

  • Nigeria: To Fashola - Jonathan, PDP Haven't Failed Nigerians

    Guardian

    MOST times people forget this little aphorism, "when you point an accusing finger at your neighbor in judgment/condemnation four from the very hand you pointed are directly... Read more »

  • Kenya: Disabled Shun Referendum

    The Star

    THE National Council for the Persons with Disabilities has declared that they will not support Cord's push for referendum. Chairman David ole Sankok said it is waste of public... Read more »

  • Kenya: IDs Needed for Uwezo Funds

    The Star

    TRANS NZOIA Women's representative Janet Nangabo is worried that most women and youth in Trans Nzoia may miss out on Uwezo funds. Addressing a gathering at Matisi in Kitale... Read more »

  • Nigeria: IoD Centre Engages Federal Agencies Over Development

    Guardian

    THE IoD Centre for Corporate Governance in collaboration with the Global Topten Enterprises organised a seminar for federal regulatory and intervention agencies and private sector... Read more »

  • Kenya: Miraa to Be Chewed From 5pm to 10pm, Says NACADA

    The Star

    THE chewing of miraa will be restricted to five hours a day if the national anti-drug body has its way. Read more »

  • Kenya: Malombe Sets Aside Sh100 Million for Jua Kali Sector

    The Star

    THE Kitui government has set aside Sh100 million to improve the Jua Kali, Governor Julius Malombe has said. Read more »

  • Kenya: MPs Laud Kabogo's Turn On Referendum

    The Star

    TWO MPs in Kiambu county have backed Governor William Kabogo's bid to drop the proposed referendum. They said Kabogo's stand shows his respect for President Uhuru Kenyatta. Read more »

  • Kenya: Review for Siaya Bill

    The Star

    A committee has been formed to review the Siaya County Finance Bill 2014, following complaints that it was unrealistic to the area residents' needs. Budget and Appropriation... Read more »

  • Kenya: Ababu, Raila Woes Split ODM Western Officials

    The Star

    ODM officials in Kakamega and Bungoma counties are divided over the treatment of Budalang'i MP Ababu Namwamba by the party. One group led by Kakamega party chairman David Major and... Read more »

  • Kenya: Lagat Seeks Investors in Mauritius

    The Star

    NANDI governor Cleophas Lagat is leading a seven-man delegation to negotiate for key investments under an exchange programme in Mauritius. Read more »

  • Kenya: Magelo Opposes Relocation

    The Star

    NAIROBI county assembly speaker Alex ole Magelo has opposed the move by Kengen to relocate Maasais in the Kedong ranch as they undertake an energy project in the area. Read more »

  • Kenya: Gumo Warns Over Ababu

    The Star

    FORMER minister Fred Gumo has warned ODM leader Raila Odinga of "consequences" if Bundalang'i MP Ababu Namwamba is kicked out of the party. Read more »

  • Kenya: MCAs Call for Withheld Cash

    The Star

    Two MCAs have asked the Senate Finance Committee to release county funds. The committee has withheld the funds following Governor William Kabogo's snub of an order to appear before... Read more »

  • Kenya: Residents 'Left Out' of Budget

    The Star

    KIAMBU County Coordinated Stakeholders Association has said it will sue the county government for lack of citizen participation in the passing of the Appropriation Budget. Read more »

  • Kenya: First Lady Opens Youth Forum At Alliance Girls

    The Star

    First Lady Margaret Kenyatta has officially opened a three-day East African Brigadiers Leaders' Forum. She urged youth to work hard in school to become future leaders. Read more »

  • Zimbabwe: George Marange - Nationalist, Sub-Chief and Man of the People [document]

    The Herald

    A VETERAN politician and nationalist, Cde George Marange died on August 20, 1997 in Mutare, at 67. He was diabetic. Cde Marange was born on June 26, 1930 at Old Umtali (now... Read more »

  • Kenya: Beware of Conmen, TSC Warns

    The Star

    CONMEN purporting to be recruitment officers from the Teachers Service Commission have been fleecing members of the public of millions of shillings with false employment promises. Read more »

  • Kenya: Revert Health to State - MP

    The Star

    Soin Sigowet MP Justice Kemei says governors should revert the health functions to the national government. Speaking yesterday to the star in Parliament, Kemei said the county... Read more »

  • Kenya: Nyamweya Opposes Bid to Take Away Sh3.4 Billion From Governors' Control

    The Star

    AN MP has criticised colleagues who supported a bill seeking to snatch Sh3.4 billion from governors. South Mugirango MP Manson Nyamweya said he opposed the amendment because... Read more »

  • Kenya: Baringo Lighting Work Shoddy

    The Star

    BARINGO MCAs have faulted a street-lighting project in the town, citing substandard works. In a report tabled in the assembly yesterday, Roads and Infrastructure chair Richard... Read more »

  • Kenya: Homa Bay Hospital Needs Sh200 Million

    The Star

    HOMA Bay District Hospital needs Sh200 million to be upgraded to a referral and achieve level-five status, Governor Cyprian Awiti has said. Speaking during the Homa Bay County... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Quest for Greatness On Course, Says Jonathan

    This Day

    President Goodluck Jonathan has expressed optimism that Nigeria's longstanding quest for economic greatness is on the verge of being realised with the recent feat achieved by the... Read more »

  • Nigeria: Pro-Jonathan Rally Berths in Ibadan Tomorrow

    This Day

    The nationwide zonal rally commenced by a Pro-Jonathan group, Transformation Ambassadors of Nigeria (TAN), last Saturday in Awka, the Anambra State capital, moves to the heartland... Read more »

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