Kenyans Are Still Oppressed By Archaic Colonial Laws

[The Conversation Africa] It’s been 54 years since Kenya got her independence and yet there are still a number of archaic, colonial and discriminatory laws on the statute books. From archival research I have done it’s clear that these laws are used to …

[The Conversation Africa] It's been 54 years since Kenya got her independence and yet there are still a number of archaic, colonial and discriminatory laws on the statute books. From archival research I have done it's clear that these laws are used to exploit, frustrate and intimidate Kenyans by restricting their right to movement, association and the use of private property.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Government Printers To Handle 2021 Ballots, says Pres. Lungu

The story of ballot papers being printed locally was back on the table when President Edgar Lungu visited Government Printers. President Lungu said that ballot papers for the 2021 elections will be printed in the country. The printing of ballot … Continued

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The story of ballot papers being printed locally was back on the table when President Edgar Lungu visited Government Printers. President Lungu said that ballot papers for the 2021 elections will be printed in the country. The printing of ballot papers outside the country has been a drawn out subject with the argument repeatedly bandied around that Government Printers needed to be re-capitalized. President Lungu made an impromptu visit to the Government Printers and made the pledge that his government would do something his predecessors had only previously promised. He said that the move would save the country costs in incurred from printing ballot papers outside the country. President Lungu urged the Government Printers to ensure that the premises were secured to wade off security concerns. “Whether the opposition parties like it or not, we are going to print ballot papers locally and I am inviting everyone to visit and see the preparations Government is making to ensure that the 2021 ballot papers are printed at the Government Printing Department,†he said. Ballot papers have traditionally been printed in South Africa with the last general elections having been taken even further in Dubai. The post Government Printers To Handle 2021 Ballots, says Pres. Lungu appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports

Kenya Has the Highest Number of Women in Boardrooms in Africa – Study

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya has the highest number of women serving on company boards in Africa at 19.8 percent, above the global average of 15 percent, according to a report by the International Finance Corporation.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya has the highest number of women serving on company boards in Africa at 19.8 percent, above the global average of 15 percent, according to a report by the International Finance Corporation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kamworor Charged for Title Defense in Kampala

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Reigning World Cross Country champion Geoffrey Kamworor is confident he will defend his title when he gets down to the Kololo Independence Ground in Kampala, Uganda for the 2017 edition on Sunday afternoon.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Reigning World Cross Country champion Geoffrey Kamworor is confident he will defend his title when he gets down to the Kololo Independence Ground in Kampala, Uganda for the 2017 edition on Sunday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UN Peacekeepers, Not Just Militants, Occupied Schools in CAR – Rights Group

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -A fifth of schools across the country are closed, and one in three children are not in class, with displacement, a lack of teachers, and insecurity to blame

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dakar -A fifth of schools across the country are closed, and one in three children are not in class, with displacement, a lack of teachers, and insecurity to blame

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Terrorism – Military Wants Action On De-Indoctrination

[Daily Trust] The Director, Defence Information (DDI), Major General John Enenche has called for more action on de-indoctrination at community levels to end terrorism in the country.

[Daily Trust] The Director, Defence Information (DDI), Major General John Enenche has called for more action on de-indoctrination at community levels to end terrorism in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Stars Match Important for Our World Cup Dream – DR Congo

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Democratic Republic of Congo head coach Florent Ibenge says the Harambee Stars friendly match on Sunday in Machakos will be vital as they prepare to tackle their biggest ambition of making it to the FIFA World Cup for the first ti…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Democratic Republic of Congo head coach Florent Ibenge says the Harambee Stars friendly match on Sunday in Machakos will be vital as they prepare to tackle their biggest ambition of making it to the FIFA World Cup for the first time since 1974.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Pastor Attempts to Bomb Church in Edo

[Daily Trust] Benin -The police have paraded a Benin-based pastor, who gave his name as Abel Eku, for alleged attempting to bomb the headquarters of a church, the Christ Chosen Church of God.

[Daily Trust] Benin -The police have paraded a Benin-based pastor, who gave his name as Abel Eku, for alleged attempting to bomb the headquarters of a church, the Christ Chosen Church of God.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IEBC, EACC and AG Go for Politicians With Criminal Cases

[Nation] Politicians with ongoing criminal cases, including those battling corruption and hate speech charges, now risk being locked out of the August General Election in an elaborate bid by vetting agencies to comply with Constitutional requirements o…

[Nation] Politicians with ongoing criminal cases, including those battling corruption and hate speech charges, now risk being locked out of the August General Election in an elaborate bid by vetting agencies to comply with Constitutional requirements on integrity.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya