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May, 2017

  • 21 May

    Whoever joins the ANC is blessed – Jacob Zuma – Politicsweb

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    PoliticswebWhoever joins the ANC is blessed - Jacob ZumaPoliticswebNquthu - President Jacob Zuma has criticised the Economic Freedom Fighters for bringing the country's Parliament into disrepute. Zuma took a jibe at the EFF while addressing an ANC rally in Nquthu on Sunday, ahead of the municipal by-election on ...and more »

  • 21 May

    Action to contain rising food prices commendable – Esipisu – Daily Nation

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    Daily NationAction to contain rising food prices commendable - EsipisuDaily NationA shopper checks the price of a packet of maize at Nakumatt supermarket in Nairobi on May 18, 2017. Mr Manoah Esipisu said the Government has taken action to contain rising food prices. PHOTO | FRANCIS NDERITU | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...High unga cost due to drought, says EsipisuThe Star, Kenyaall 6 news articles »

  • 21 May

    No decision yet on Babachir, Oke — Presidency – Daily Trust

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    Daily TrustNo decision yet on Babachir, Oke — PresidencyDaily TrustBy Isiaka Wakili | Publish Date: May 21 2017 8:07PMThe Presidency says it has not decided the fate of the suspended Secretary to the Government of the Federation, Babachir Lawal and the Director-General of the National Intelligence Agency, Ayo Oke.and more »

  • 21 May

    Almajiri practice not representing Islam – Sultan of Sokoto – Vanguard

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    VanguardAlmajiri practice not representing Islam – Sultan of SokotoVanguardThe Sultan of Sokoto, Sa'ad Abubakar III, has said that the Almajiri practice which involves children who have deviated from being students of Quránic schools to being beggars in the streets after their parents had sent them to distant Islamic schools ...and more »

  • 21 May

    President Uhuru’s campaign machine revealed – The Standard

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    The StandardPresident Uhuru's campaign machine revealedThe StandardPresident Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto waves to a crowd at Tononoka grounds. (Photo: Courtesy). Jubilee Party has cast its net far and wide to craft a formidable campaign team for its presidential candidate, Uhuru Kenyatta. Party ...Will Jubilee try digital warfare

  • 21 May

    Why Dlamini-Zuma is unlikely to be South Africa’s next president – Daily Nation

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    Daily NationWhy Dlamini-Zuma is unlikely to be South Africa's next presidentDaily NationAfrican Union Chairperson Nkosazana Dlamini Zuma speaks in Lagos on December 3, 2014 during a send off ceremony for 250 Nigerian health workers on a mission to fight the Ebola virus in affected west African countries. Dlamini-Zuma's campaign team ...South Africa risks becoming &#

  • 21 May

    Nasa in fresh demands for poll tallying – K24 TV

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    K24 TVNasa in fresh demands for poll tallyingK24 TVPhoto: National Super Alliance five co-principals Musalia Mudavadi, Raila Odinga, Isaac Ruto, Kalonzo Musyoka and Moses Wetang'ula. Photo/File. Opposition coalition has issued fresh demands to the electoral body regarding electronic transmission of ...Secure results relay, IEBC toldThe Star, KenyaNASA leaders 'guide' supporters on how to voteThe Standardall 4

  • 21 May

    NASA to expose maize cartel – The Star, Kenya

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    The Star, KenyaNASA to expose maize cartelThe Star, KenyaThe vessel at the port of Mombasa with 29,900 tonnes of Maize from Mexico on May 12. Phot/Elkana Jacob. Facebook · Twitter · Google+ · WhatsApp · Email. NASA will expose the cartels behind the importation of the controversial maize from Mexico tomorrow ...Raila aims for majority of seats in both HousesDaily NationRaila's six-piece voting call in Nyanza opposedThe Standardall 24 news articles »

  • 20 May

    How sick student burnt to death in dormitory fire – The Standard

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    The StandardHow sick student burnt to death in dormitory fireThe StandardBar Kowino Mixed Secondary School students in Bondo, Siaya County spend the night in the cold after their dormitory caught fire on Friday night. [Denish Ochieng, Standard]. A suspected arsonist burnt down Bar Kowino Mixed Secondary in Bondo ...and more »

  • 20 May

    Our popularity, acceptance continue to soar despite economic challenges, says Aregbesola – The News

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    The NewsOur popularity, acceptance continue to soar despite economic challenges, says AregbesolaThe NewsThe Governor of Osun, Ogbeni Rauf Aregbesola on Saturday asserted that regardless of the present economic challenges his administration has maintained its popularity, love and acceptability from the citizenry. He said this has been demonstrated by the ...and more »

  • 20 May

    Replacing Zuma will make no difference, says Maimane – Independent Online

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    Independent OnlineReplacing Zuma will make no difference, says MaimaneIndependent OnlineMatjhabeng – The culture of corruption has become part of the African National Congress and cannot be corrected, Democratic Alliance leader Mmusi Maimane said on Saturday. Speaking at a public meeting in Matjhabeng in the Free State, as part of his ...and more »

  • 20 May

    Road to sustainable Amnesty Programme in Niger Delta – The Nation Newspaper

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    The Nation NewspaperRoad to sustainable Amnesty Programme in Niger DeltaThe Nation NewspaperThe recent motion by the Senate calling on the Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemp Adeosun, to release the sum of N15 billion being the backlog of allowances and payments for the training and education of former Niger Delta militants under the Amnesty ...In Niger Delta Amnesty Office begins vocational training for 100 ex-agitatorsPulse Nigeriaall 3 news articles »

  • 20 May

    One dies as Uhuru’s Isiolo rally turns chaotic – The Star, Kenya

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    The StandardOne dies as Uhuru's Isiolo rally turns chaoticThe Star, KenyaOne person died on Saturday and scores injured after a political rally to be attended by president Uhuru Kenyatta in Isiolo turned chaotic. This is after supporters of three gubernatorial aspirants from the county clashed disrupting the rally before ...Kenya: I Will Continue Investing in Projects That Leave No Part of the Country Behind, President SaysAllAfrica.

  • 20 May

    East African leaders press EU to lift Burundi sanctions – Independent

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    IndependentEast African leaders press EU to lift Burundi sanctionsIndependentDar es Salaam, Tanzania | AFP | The presidents of Tanzania and Uganda called Saturday on the EU to lift sanctions on Burundi, but a diplomatic for the European bloc dismissed the appeal. The joint plea, by Yoweri Museveni and John Magufuli came at a ...and more »

  • 20 May

    Raila must smell the coffee and move fast to rekindle waning Odinga magic – The Standard

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    The StandardRaila must smell the coffee and move fast to rekindle waning Odinga magicThe StandardFor six decades, the Odinga mystic has captured the imagination of the Luo of Kenya like a people under a spell. If indeed they are a dynasty as some have often suggested, the Odinga Dynasty goes back to the pre-independence

  • 20 May

    Late General Adebayo: Full text of Osinbajo’s speech at burial – Daily Post Nigeria

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    Daily Post NigeriaLate General Adebayo: Full text of Osinbajo's speech at burialDaily Post NigeriaActing President, Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday​, recalled how the late military governor of the old Western Region,​ ​Major General Adeyinka Adebayo​, opposed used of force against Biafra agitators decades ago. ​This is contained in his speech at the ...Buhari Names Federal University, Oye Ekiti after Late General AdebayoVanguardPhotos: Ag. President Osinbajo attends the funeral service of late Adebayo in EkitiNIGERIAN TRIBUNE (press release) (blog)FG immortalises late Adebayo, names varsity after himGuardian (blog)all 25 news articles

  • 20 May

    Freed Chibok girls reunited with parents – Aljazeera.com

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    Aljazeera.comFreed Chibok girls reunited with parentsAljazeera.comScenes of joy as 82 schoolgirls released from Boko Haram see their parents for the first time since April 2014. 20 May 2017 21:30 GMT. Listen to this page using ReadSpeaker. 0; All Social. The schools met Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari (C) after ...Joy as 82 Chibok schoolgirls hug and kiss their families againThe GuardianFreed Nigerian

  • 19 May

    Judge orders Joho to testify in person – The Standard

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    The StandardJudge orders Joho to testify in personThe StandardMombasa Governor Hassan Joho will have to testify in person in a petition he filed in court seeking orders to stop the State from charging him with forgery of a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) result slip. Friday, Justice Erick Ogola ...Tough balancing act as Coast leaders angle for governor postKDRTVall 4 news articles »

  • 19 May

    Minister Tumwebaze to be summoned by Parliament over SIMs – Independent

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    IndependentMinister Tumwebaze to be summoned by Parliament over SIMsIndependentKadaga says that Uganda's Executive has disrespected the voices of the people. “This is unacceptable and cannot go unchallenged,” she said. “Ever since the issue of registration started, he has not had the courtesy to reach the House and to reach the ...and more »

  • 19 May

    Dispute tribunal directs Jubilee to hold fresh primary in Murang’a – Daily Nation

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    Daily NationDispute tribunal directs Jubilee to hold fresh primary in Murang'aDaily NationSupporters of Murang'a governorship aspirant Mwangi wa Iria protest outside Milimani Law Courts in Nairobi on May 19, 2017. Mr wa Iria's victory in the Jubilee primary has been nullified. PHOTO | ANTHONY OMUYA | NATION MEDIA GROUP ...Tribunal annuls Wa Iria nomination, orders rematch with JamleckK24 TVall 5 news articles »