news From All Africa
- Cote d'Ivoire: Nation Eagerly Awaits Election Results
[Deutsche Welle] Incumbent President Alassane Ouattara is tipped to win the presidential election in Ivory Coast, but results are not in yet. Still, one important albeit preliminary figure has been put out by the electoral commission.
- Kenya: Faulty Ferries Causing Tour Firms Losses
[The Star] Tourists using the Likoni Ferry to the South Coast are troubled by frequent breakdowns.
- Nigeria: MTN Shares Plummet for Second Day After Huge Fine
[This Day] Shares of Africa’s biggest mobile operator, MTN Group, fell for a second day on Tuesday, easing 4.2 per cent to 159.98 rand on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE), as investors scrambled to cut their losses following the news of the N1.04 trillion ($5.2 billion) fine imposed on the company’s Nigerian subsidiary.
- Kenya: Experts Warn Kenyans to Eat Less Nyama Choma
[The Star] Experts have warned Kenyans to eat less nyama choma, sausages, bacon and other processed meats after the World Health Organisation said they can cause cancer.
- Congo-Kinshasa: Referendum Prompts 'Civil Disobedience' Calls in Congo
[Al Jazeera] A Congolese opposition coalition has called for a “civil disobedience” protest after voters overwhelmingly approved changes to the constitution that will allow President Denis Sassou Nguesso to extend his three-decade rule.
- Kenya: Why I Have No ICC Case to Answer – DP Ruto
[The Star] Deputy President William Ruto yesterday said the ICC has failed to prove he orchestrated the bloodletting during the 2007 post-election violence.
- South Africa: OR Tambo Remembered
[SAnews.gov.za] Johannesburg -President Jacob Zuma says the late struggle icon Oliver Tambo contributed to making South Africa what it is today.
- Mozambique: Four Kidnappers Jailed in Beira
[AIM] Maputo -The Sofala Provincial Court, sitting in Beira, on Monday sentenced four members of a kidnap gang to between ten and 22 years imprisonment, reports Tuesday’s issue of the independent daily “O Pais”.
- Nigeria: President Congratulates New Ooni of Ife
[Leadership] President Muhammadu Buhari has congratulated Prince Adeyeye Enitan Ogunwusi on his emergence as the 51st Ooni of Ife and successor to the late Oba Okunade Sijuwade.
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