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September, 2017

  • 11 September

    Please pay salaries to your workers, they’re suffering – Buhari – Vanguard

    VanguardPlease pay salaries to your workers, they're suffering – BuhariVanguardPresident Muhammadu Buhari, Monday urged governors that are owing salaries and pensions to pay their workers who depend solemnly on the money. President Buhari who met with members of the National Council of traditional rulers decried the way the ...Atiku's Increasing Mischief And The APC By Peter Claver OparahSaharaReporters.comBumper harvest stopped me from exile ―BuhariNIGERIAN

  • 10 September

    In Lesotho, military and politics make a dangerous mix – Daily Times

    Daily TimesIn Lesotho, military and politics make a dangerous mixDaily TimesWhen rival officers gunned down Lesotho's army chief and were then killed by his bodyguards, hopes that the mountain kingdom had escaped its cycle of violence also perished. The shoot-out this week at a military barracks in the capital Maseru ...The SADC Wrap: Shootings in Lesotho and Tanzania, and Angola's opposition

  • 10 September

    Mixed reactions as former Governor Peter Munya campaigns for NASA in Meru – The Standard

    The StandardMixed reactions as former Governor Peter Munya campaigns for NASA in MeruThe StandardFor the second day running, former governor Peter Munya took campaigns for the National Super Alliance (NASA) to Tigania and Igembe regions. Accompanied by Peter Kaberia, his running mate in the August 8 election, Mugambi Imanyara, who lost the ...and more »

  • 10 September

    Senator Gilbert Nnaji loses wife – Daily Post Nigeria

    Daily Post NigeriaSenator Gilbert Nnaji loses wifeDaily Post NigeriaWife of Gilbert Nnaji, the senator representing Enugu East Senatorial District and the Chairman, Senate Committee on Communications, Mrs. Ann Nnaji. According to a statement by Egbon Mon-Charles, the Senator's Media Adviser, Mrs. Nnaji died in a ...and more »

  • 10 September

    Zuma: Youth must be vocal to ‘get our land back’ – News24

    News24Zuma: Youth must be vocal to 'get our land back'News24President Jacob Zuma said the ANCYL should lead the fight for economic freedom. (Mxolisi Mngadi, News24). Multimedia · User Galleries · News in Pictures Send us your pictures · Send us your stories. What To Read Next. Khoza 'playing to the gallery' in ...Zuma wants 'serious' Mangaung talksIndependent OnlineWATCH LIVE: President Jacob Zuma addresses ANCYL KZN 73rd

  • 10 September

    Makhosi Khoza disciplinary hearing ‘reluctantly’ postponed – Citizen

    CitizenMakhosi Khoza disciplinary hearing 'reluctantly' postponedCitizenThe disciplinary hearing of outspoken African National Congress MP Makhosi Khoza has been postponed to next Sunday, according to ANC KwaZulu-Natal spokesman Mdumiseni Ntuli. Speaking to the media outside the ANC KwaZulu-Natal headquarters in ...Khoza 'playing to the gallery' in ditching hearing - MantasheNews24Makhosi Khoza a no-show for disciplinary hearing amid fears for her safetyEyewitness NewsMakhosi Khoza's hearing postponed - but the ANC isn't happy about itJohannesburg Sunday WorldAllAfrica.com -HiTechFacts -South African Broadcasting Corporation -eNCAall 32 news articles »

  • 10 September

    Ruto: Candidates will sit for their exams as scheduled – Daily Nation

    Daily NationRuto: Candidates will sit for their exams as scheduledDaily NationDeputy President William Ruto addresses residents of Kimutwa, Machakos County after attending a church service at Chrisco Church, Vota on September 10, 2017. The DP reiterated that exam dates will not be changed. PHOTO | REBECCA NDUKU ...Vote for President Uhuru this time, DP Ruto tells Ukambani residentsThe StandardKalonzo ally leads mass

  • 10 September

    Education CS Fred Matiang’i reveals new features to curb exam cheating – The Standard

    The StandardEducation CS Fred Matiang'i reveals new features to curb exam cheatingThe StandardNew features have been introduced to curb cheating as 1.6 million candidates prepare to sit their national primary and secondary school exams. The 1,003,556 candidates registered for the Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exam will find ...Students must be allowed to do their exams as scheduledKenya Broadcasting CorporationHow change of exams date would result in chaosDaily Nationall 2 news articles »

  • 10 September

    Mama Taraba finally speaks on El-Rufai’s ‘involvement’ in Chibok girls’ saga, Boko Haram – Daily Post Nigeria

    TODAY.NGMama Taraba finally speaks on El-Rufai's 'involvement' in Chibok girls' saga, Boko HaramDaily Post NigeriaNigeria's Minister of Women Affairs, Aisha Alhassan has said that the statement attributed to her on the involvement of Kaduna State Governor, Nasir el-Rufai, in the kidnap of over 200 Chibok school girls in 2014, is false. Her spokesperson, Dantsoho ...Senator Aisha, El-Rufai and Chibok girlsTODAY.NGMama Taraba Denies Accusing El-Rufai Of Knowing About Chibok Girls' Kidnap, Mismanaging N12mSaharaReporters.comI didn't accuse El-Rufai of...

  • 10 September

    Kenya’s election commission meets to end feuding over poll – Financial Times

    Financial TimesKenya's election commission meets to end feuding over pollFinancial TimesKenya's electoral commission on Sunday began a three-day emergency meeting to end an escalating civil war over who was to blame for the Supreme Court nullifying last month's presidential election. The dispute within the agency over

  • 9 September

    DSS arrests members of Islamic terrorist groups planning to attack Abuja, Kaduna, other states – Daily Post Nigeria

    Daily Post NigeriaDSS arrests members of Islamic terrorist groups planning to attack Abuja, Kaduna, other statesDaily Post NigeriaNo fewer than five members of Islamic State of West Africa, ISWA, terrorists group have been arrested by the Department of State Services, DSS. DSS, in a statement by its spokesperson, Tony Opuiyo said the terrorists were planning to unleash mayhem and ...Nigeria claims Boko Haram plot thwarted as army fights criticismThe Indian ExpressTerrorism: DSS foils ISWA plot to bomb Abuja, 6 statesVanguardDSS foiled terrorists' attacks on Abuja, Kano, others during

  • 9 September

    Jubilee, Nasa all out to win over voters in election countdown – Daily Nation

    Daily NationJubilee, Nasa all out to win over voters in election countdownDaily NationSenate Speaker Kenneth Lusaka addresses residents of Kimilili during a recent tour of Bungoma County by President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy President William Ruto. PHOTO | PSCU. In Summary. In Bungoma, MPs elected on a Jubilee Party ticket are ...Just like ICC, Maraga is now UhuRuto's political fodderThe StandardKENYATTA: Raila planned misfortune for Kenya but we disappointed himIndependentThe people will re-...

  • 9 September

    UN urges Togo to respond to people’s ‘legitimate expectations’ – Business Insider

    Business InsiderUN urges Togo to respond to people's 'legitimate expectations'Business InsiderLOME (Reuters) - The U.N. envoy to West Africa urged Togo to respond to people's "legitimate expectations" as police clashed with protesters demanding an end to the 50-year ruling family dynasty for a third day on Friday. Envoy Mohamed Ibn Chambas also ...Disputed results and demos

  • 9 September

    Group campaigns for Osinbajo to be president — but aide says it’s mischief (updated) – TheCable

    TheCableGroup campaigns for Osinbajo to be president — but aide says it's mischief (updated)TheCableA group Osinbajo Volunteers has launched an online campaign presenting Vice President Yemi Osinbajo as the “right” candidate to become Nigeria's next president. But the vice president's spokesperson Laolu Akande, said the group's agenda is ...2019: Osinbajo

  • 9 September

    Free SHS will destroy Ghana’s Ivy League schools – Bentil – Myjoyonline.com

    Myjoyonline.comFree SHS will destroy Ghana's Ivy League schools - BentilMyjoyonline.comPolicy analyst and Vice President of Imani Centre for Policy and Education says the country is putting its elite schools at risk with the implementation of Free Senior High School (SHS) policy. Kofi Bentil says the development is bad for education in ...Free SHS takes off September 12Graphic OnlineFree SHS policy is a hoax – Haruna

  • 9 September

    South-South Governors Must Unite – Ibori – Independent Newspapers Limited

    Independent Newspapers LimitedSouth-South Governors Must Unite – IboriIndependent Newspapers LimitedLagos – Chief Jame Ibori, former Delta state governor on Saturday said there is need for governors in the South- South region to come together and work for the common goal and development of the region. - Advertisement -100% Natural Solution To ...2019: Wike storms Delta, meets Okowa, Ibori for reconciliation talksTheNewsGuruWIKE visits Ibori in OgharaThe Nation Newspaper2019: PDP reconciliation committee led by Wike meets with James Ibori [VIDEO]Politics Nigeriaall 4 news articles »

  • 9 September

    IEBC retreat to cool tempers, plan polls – Daily Nation

    The StandardIEBC retreat to cool tempers, plan pollsDaily NationIEBC chairman Wafula Chebukati at a past function. Mr Chebukati has called IEBC retreat to end wrangles. PHOTO| FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP. In Summary. Blame game and mistrust persist ahead of full Supreme Court decision; With 36 days to go, ...IEBC crisis: Chebukati's shoulders and the weight of the worldThe StandardBOMBSHELL: IEBC Chairman Chebukati and Dr Akombe LIFE IN DANGER Government Withdraws Security – Raila ...KDRTVall

  • 8 September

    Nationalism and patriotism have become deficient in Ghana – Mahama – Ghana News Agency

    Ghana News AgencyNationalism and patriotism have become deficient in Ghana - MahamaGhana News AgencyAccra, Sept 8, GNA – Former President John Dramani Mahama says nationalism and patriotism have become deficient in Ghana today. “Absolutely, nobody thinks about the country first. We all think about ourselves first, our families second, our parties ...NDC Must Redefine Social Democratic Principles - MahamaPeace FM OnlineBusinesses prosper most under NDC gov'ts- Mahama claimsMyjoyonline

  • 8 September

    Gambian president appoints vice president – Xinhua

    XinhuaGambian president appoints vice presidentXinhuaBANJUL, Sept. 9 (Xinhua) -- The Gambian President Adama Barrow has appointed Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang as the country's vice president on Friday, a statement from the presidency said. Tambajang who has been overseeing the vice-presidency since ...Gambia: VP Tambajang's Appointment ConfirmedJollofnewsGambia: VP Overseer Fatoumatta Jallow Tambajang Finally Confirmed As Gambia's Vice President!Freedom Newspaperall 3 news articles »

  • 8 September

    PURC Board angry with workers’ demo – Myjoyonline.com

    Myjoyonline.comPURC Board angry with workers' demoMyjoyonline.comThe Board of the Public Utilities and Regulatory Commission (PURC) has described as regrettable and unruly a decision by the workers to demand the removal of the Executive Secretary Samuel Sarpong. A statement signed in the name of Chairman and ...Jantuah is still PURC staff until Nov 15 - BoardGraphic OnlineIf you want to fight corruption, start with PURC - Workers tell gov'tPrimenewsghanaall 8 news articles »