North America

CressiCressida Bonas was not ready for life in the royal spotlight with Prince Harry

Society beauty Cressida Bonas was not ready for life in the royal spotlight but remains on good terms with Prince Harry, British newspapers said Wednesday after the couple reportedly split. Sources said the break-up might only be temporary while the 25-year-old mulls over a lifetime of royal duty, just as Kate Middleton did before marrying […]

Africa

Kenyan president signs polygamy law

Nairobi (CodeWit) – A law allowing men in Kenya to marry as many women as they want was signed into law Tuesday by President Uhuru Kenyatta, despite criticism from women's groups. A statement from the presidency confirmed that the bill, which it said "consolidates various laws relating to marriage", had been signed into law. The […]

Nigeria News

INEC to Distribute Permanent Voters’ Cards in 10 States

The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) has stepped up preparations for the 2015 general election with the planned distribution  of Permanent Voters Cards (PVCs) in 10 states of the federation.   It has also ruled out the adoption of electronic voting for the 2015 general election. Akwa Ibom State Resident Electoral Commissioner  (REC), Dr. Gabriel […]

Nigeria News

Committee Wants President Stripped of Power to Name INEC Chair

The committee on Political Parties and Electoral Matters has said it is proposing that the president be stripped of powers to appoint Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission(INEC).   The committee at its deliberations however recommended that such responsibility be left under the purview of the National Judicial Commission.   Felix Akagbue, a delegate […]