We’ll Support William Ruto in 2022, Nakuru MPs Say

[Nation] Newly elected MPs in Nakuru County have pledged to support Deputy President William Ruto’s 2022 presidential bid, saying he has remained loyal to President Uhuru Kenyatta.

[Nation] Newly elected MPs in Nakuru County have pledged to support Deputy President William Ruto's 2022 presidential bid, saying he has remained loyal to President Uhuru Kenyatta.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Economists Caught Off-Guard By Sudden Downgrade

[New Era] Windhoek -Economic analysts have questioned the timing, as well as the veracity of specific aspects of the recent downgrade by Moody’s Investor Services of Namibia’s international credit rating position to sub-investment grade.

[New Era] Windhoek -Economic analysts have questioned the timing, as well as the veracity of specific aspects of the recent downgrade by Moody's Investor Services of Namibia's international credit rating position to sub-investment grade.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Firstbank Promotes 3000 Staff

[This Day] First Bank of Nigeria Limited has promoted over 3000 of its workforce in its recent promotion exercise targeted at rewarding staff for strong performance in driving the bank’s business.

[This Day] First Bank of Nigeria Limited has promoted over 3000 of its workforce in its recent promotion exercise targeted at rewarding staff for strong performance in driving the bank's business.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fighting for Truth, Fighting Against Lies – Civil Society, Media and Public Activism

[Daily Maverick] Journalists should not only be investigating the criminal capture of the institutions we need for economic governance, such as the SA Revenue Service and Eskom, but also study what is going on in a plethora of public institutions that …

[Daily Maverick] Journalists should not only be investigating the criminal capture of the institutions we need for economic governance, such as the SA Revenue Service and Eskom, but also study what is going on in a plethora of public institutions that are crucial for social and rights governance - for the realisation of constitutional rights to health or education.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Miss Seychelles Contestant Stephie Bastienne to Help Find Ways to Stop Bullying Among Children

[Seychelles News Agency] A passion for music and a love for seeing other countries is what drives Miss Seychelles contestant Stephie Bastienne.

[Seychelles News Agency] A passion for music and a love for seeing other countries is what drives Miss Seychelles contestant Stephie Bastienne.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Geingob Leaves for SADC Summit On Friday

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob will leave the country on Friday to attend the 37th Ordinary SADC Summit in Pretoria and the swearing-in of Rwanda’s president-elect Paul Kagame in Kigali. The Namibian head of state is scheduled to attend the…

[New Era] Windhoek -President Hage Geingob will leave the country on Friday to attend the 37th Ordinary SADC Summit in Pretoria and the swearing-in of Rwanda's president-elect Paul Kagame in Kigali. The Namibian head of state is scheduled to attend the Kagame swearing-in on Friday, before jetting off to South Africa for the regional block's summit, State House confirmed yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

WhatsApp Group Admin Detained for Sharing Hate Posts

[Nation] Malindi Court on Wednesday allowed police to detain a WhatsApp admin accused of sharing hate messages threatening national security for a period of five days to complete investigation.

[Nation] Malindi Court on Wednesday allowed police to detain a WhatsApp admin accused of sharing hate messages threatening national security for a period of five days to complete investigation.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hichilema’s Release the First Step Towards Restoring Democracy in Zambia

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the release of Zambian opposition leader, Hakainde Hichelima, from prison this morning following a decision by the State to drop the baseless treason charges brought against him in April this year.

[DA] The Democratic Alliance (DA) welcomes the release of Zambian opposition leader, Hakainde Hichelima, from prison this morning following a decision by the State to drop the baseless treason charges brought against him in April this year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ethekwini Tries to Ban R2K KZN’s Marikana March

[R2K] Today the Right2Know KZN is holding a Marikana commemoration march to the Umlazi police station. This is part of a series of country-wide solidarity events marking five years since the Marikana massacre, to deliver a memorandum of demands to end …

[R2K] Today the Right2Know KZN is holding a Marikana commemoration march to the Umlazi police station. This is part of a series of country-wide solidarity events marking five years since the Marikana massacre, to deliver a memorandum of demands to end police brutality, respect the right to protest, and bring justice for the victims of the Marikana massacre.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa