Nigeria's president in a final appeal to the nation before the election says many "thought the worst might happen" after a surprise week-long delay but he pledges that people can go to the polls free from fear.
[Capital FM] Eldoret -There was a change of guard in the National Cross Country Championship after two-time world Cross Country champion Geoffrey Kamworor and Stacy Ndiwa surrendered their respective men and women titles at a well attended championship that served as World Cross Trials at Eldoret Sports Club on Saturday.
[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Friday evening issued Republican Decrees on dissolution of the federal Council of Ministers, assigning a number of ministers, relieving the Walis (governors) of the states, dissolution of the states' governments and assigning Walis (governors) of states, as follow"
[Daily News] IN one of his invaluable writings to his people, the Father of this Nation Mwalimu Julius Kambarage Nyerere once remarked, "We should run while others are walking." Others are going to the moon while we are still lagging behind.
[Seychelles News Agency] The Seychelles Supreme Court has ruled that there is no case to answer in the criminal case of a Mauritian man charged with sexual abuse for an alleged attack against a Russian travel writer at a resort last year.
[Observer] Pope Francis will not be coming to Uganda this year, the Office of the President has confirmed. The Roman Catholic Church, through President Museveni, had invited the Holy Father for the golden jubilee celebration of the Symposium of Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar (SECAM). SECAM is an assembly of Africa bishops.