UK Withdraws Travel Restriction

[Nation] Britain’s Foreign and Commonwealth Office amended its travel advisory to Kenya, saying tourists from the UK should now be able to travel safely to Lamu and Manda Island.

[Nation] Britain's Foreign and Commonwealth Office amended its travel advisory to Kenya, saying tourists from the UK should now be able to travel safely to Lamu and Manda Island.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Very Few Taking Wetang’ula’s Presidential Bid Seriously

[Nation] Moses Wetang’ula wants to be Kenya’s next president. Very few may have taken him seriously, with most dismissing his bid as a joke, but probably because they have not stopped to consider his merits. I must admit I have previously been one of t…

[Nation] Moses Wetang'ula wants to be Kenya's next president. Very few may have taken him seriously, with most dismissing his bid as a joke, but probably because they have not stopped to consider his merits. I must admit I have previously been one of those, and only stepped back to look more critically after the recent spread, in social media, of messages reminding us about the similarities between most of those with interests in the highest political offices in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

All Around Us, Those in Power Flout the Rule of Law

[Daily Maverick] Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng is, proverbially speaking, “taking names” in the Sassa debacle. The week has ended with a pregnant pause as Mogoeng and the ConCourt requested that Sassa “provide information on who was responsible for dec…

[Daily Maverick] Chief Justice Mogoeng Mogoeng is, proverbially speaking, "taking names" in the Sassa debacle. The week has ended with a pregnant pause as Mogoeng and the ConCourt requested that Sassa "provide information on who was responsible for deciding that the agency cannot pay grants itself after March 2017, and the date when that person became aware that Sassa could not pay grants itself". In addition, the ConCourt has directed Sassa to tell the court whether it had entered into "any agreement" with CPS in relation

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

American Congressmen Defend Controversial Kenya-US Arms Deal

[Nation] Three Republican members of the US House of Representatives are pushing back against suggestions by a few of their colleagues that Kenya’s pending Sh43 billion weapons deal should be reconsidered.

[Nation] Three Republican members of the US House of Representatives are pushing back against suggestions by a few of their colleagues that Kenya's pending Sh43 billion weapons deal should be reconsidered.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Democratic Alliance to March Over Sassa Crisis

[News24Wire] Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane is expected to lead a march to the Department of Social Development in Pretoria on Friday to voice the party’s concern over the ongoing Sassa crisis.

[News24Wire] Democratic Alliance (DA) leader Mmusi Maimane is expected to lead a march to the Department of Social Development in Pretoria on Friday to voice the party's concern over the ongoing Sassa crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Know About the Two-Second Rule

[Monitor] When two vehicles collide on the road, it is common to find the two drivers almost exchanging fists and playing the blame game of who caused the accident.

[Monitor] When two vehicles collide on the road, it is common to find the two drivers almost exchanging fists and playing the blame game of who caused the accident.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda