Drought, Political Maneuvering Blamed for Central Unrest

[VOA] The smell of rotting animals permeates the air in parts of central Kenya’s Laikipia area, as lurking vultures and hyenas seem to be the only ones benefiting from the drought.

[VOA] The smell of rotting animals permeates the air in parts of central Kenya's Laikipia area, as lurking vultures and hyenas seem to be the only ones benefiting from the drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Minister to Hand Over Regional Commissioner Makonda Report to Magufuli

[Daily News] MINISTER for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Mr Nape Nnauye, has pledged to hand over to President John Magufuli the report by a team he formed to investigate allegations against Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Paul Mak…

[Daily News] MINISTER for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Mr Nape Nnauye, has pledged to hand over to President John Magufuli the report by a team he formed to investigate allegations against Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Paul Makonda, that he invaded Clouds Media Group (CMG).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Life Expectancy Now 63.9 – UN

[Nyasa Times] Malawi has made “slight” improvement in its Human Development Index ranking over the previous year and ranks 170 among the 188 countries surveyed for human development, a new UN report has said.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi has made "slight" improvement in its Human Development Index ranking over the previous year and ranks 170 among the 188 countries surveyed for human development, a new UN report has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

ANC Youth League Wants Universities Nationalised

[News24Wire] All public universities should be state-owned and controlled to ensure equity, the African National Congress Youth League told the Fees Commission on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] All public universities should be state-owned and controlled to ensure equity, the African National Congress Youth League told the Fees Commission on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Job Carnage As Economy Sinks

[Financial Gazette] TOUGH times beckon for Zimbabwean workers due to harsh conditions besetting the country’s economy with companies offloading excess staff onto the job market, already teeming with unemployed youths.

[Financial Gazette] TOUGH times beckon for Zimbabwean workers due to harsh conditions besetting the country's economy with companies offloading excess staff onto the job market, already teeming with unemployed youths.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Doves Funeral Assurance Loses Zimplats Claim

[Financial Gazette] THE High Court has thrown out a US$4 million claim against the Zimbabwe Platinum Mines (Zimplats) by Doves Funeral Assurance (Private) Limited, after the mining giant cancelled a tender for funeral cover in 2013.

[Financial Gazette] THE High Court has thrown out a US$4 million claim against the Zimbabwe Platinum Mines (Zimplats) by Doves Funeral Assurance (Private) Limited, after the mining giant cancelled a tender for funeral cover in 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ruling Party Women’s League Protests Against Moyo, Mahoka

[Financial Gazette] DEMONSTRATIONS that appeared to have been co-ordinated rocked ZANU-PF yesterday as hundreds of placard-wielding Women’s League members stormed party provincial offices throughout the country demanding the dismissal of the wing’s dep…

[Financial Gazette] DEMONSTRATIONS that appeared to have been co-ordinated rocked ZANU-PF yesterday as hundreds of placard-wielding Women's League members stormed party provincial offices throughout the country demanding the dismissal of the wing's deputy secretary for women's affairs, Eunice Sandi-Moyo and secretary for finance, Sarah Mahoka.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Hayatou´s At CAF Stirs Calls for New Football Officials in Somalia

[Dalsan Radio] A new dawn in African football was ushered on Thursday when the reign of Issa Hayatou 29 years as the Confederation of African Football President was ended when he was defeated at the ballot box by Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar.

[Dalsan Radio] A new dawn in African football was ushered on Thursday when the reign of Issa Hayatou 29 years as the Confederation of African Football President was ended when he was defeated at the ballot box by Ahmad Ahmad of Madagascar.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ruling Party Predicts Massive Voter Apathy in 2019 Elections

[Nyasa Times] A research by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has revealed that 2019 elections will potentially face massive voter apathy due to loss of trust in elected leaders by the electorates.

[Nyasa Times] A research by the ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) has revealed that 2019 elections will potentially face massive voter apathy due to loss of trust in elected leaders by the electorates.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Illicit Drugs Crackdown Nets 200

[Daily News] Zanzibar -POLICE and other security forces here have arrested 200 people suspected of dealing in drugs and seized 3450.32 grams of heroin and cocaine as part of an ongoing crackdown of drugs and prostitution in the Islands.

[Daily News] Zanzibar -POLICE and other security forces here have arrested 200 people suspected of dealing in drugs and seized 3450.32 grams of heroin and cocaine as part of an ongoing crackdown of drugs and prostitution in the Islands.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania