Kenya’s Rift Valley – Old Wounds, Devolution’s New Anxieties

[ICG] While the chance is small that August 2017 elections ignite a major conflict, county governorship races could well trigger inter-ethnic clashes in the Rift Valley, Kenya’s populous economic heart. The government should train police in non-violent…

[ICG] While the chance is small that August 2017 elections ignite a major conflict, county governorship races could well trigger inter-ethnic clashes in the Rift Valley, Kenya's populous economic heart. The government should train police in non-violent methods that de-escalate crises, and restart grassroots peacebuilding initiatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘There’s No Crime in Talking to the Guptas’ – Manyi

[News24Wire] No independent institutions have found the Gupta family guilty of any wrongdoing, Progressive Professional Forum (PPF) head Mzwanele “Jimmy” Manyi has said.

[News24Wire] No independent institutions have found the Gupta family guilty of any wrongdoing, Progressive Professional Forum (PPF) head Mzwanele "Jimmy" Manyi has said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Backtracks on Denying Care for ‘Self-Inflicted’ Injuries

[The Patriot] Government has beat a hasty retreat hardly a month after the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) shocked many with an order that from April 01, state health facilities will no longer provide medical assistance to members of the public …

[The Patriot] Government has beat a hasty retreat hardly a month after the Ministry of Health and Wellness (MoHW) shocked many with an order that from April 01, state health facilities will no longer provide medical assistance to members of the public with "self-inflicted conditions".

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Political Parties Welcome Acting Broadcasting Chief’s Suspension

[Daily Maverick] The suspension of acting SABC CEO James Aguma has been welcomed by political parties as another step towards reforming the embattled broadcaster, but it’s only the beginning. The public broadcaster needs broad reform before it starts t…

[Daily Maverick] The suspension of acting SABC CEO James Aguma has been welcomed by political parties as another step towards reforming the embattled broadcaster, but it's only the beginning. The public broadcaster needs broad reform before it starts to fulfil its legal duties and turns its books around. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Commission of Inquiry Into the Death of Dylan Rose

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure has commissioned Justice Bernardin Renaud to conduct an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of Dylan Rose whose body was reportedly found in an abandoned house at Mont Buxton on Friday 1…

[Government of Seychelles] President Danny Faure has commissioned Justice Bernardin Renaud to conduct an inquiry into the circumstances surrounding the death of Dylan Rose whose body was reportedly found in an abandoned house at Mont Buxton on Friday 19th May 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Residents of Kartong, Gunjur Raise Concern Over Discovery of Toxic Substance in Waters

[Daily Observer] Residents in the coastal settlements of Kartong and Gunjur have raised concern over the recent discovery of toxic substance in their waters, thus making lives difficult for people in the said communities.

[Daily Observer] Residents in the coastal settlements of Kartong and Gunjur have raised concern over the recent discovery of toxic substance in their waters, thus making lives difficult for people in the said communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Nujoma Stays in Tilahun House

[Namibian] FORMER President Sam Nujoma has been living in an N$8 million house in Windhoek owned by well-known business people Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun and her husband Haddis.

[Namibian] FORMER President Sam Nujoma has been living in an N$8 million house in Windhoek owned by well-known business people Martha Namundjebo-Tilahun and her husband Haddis.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia