Women Gain Big in Kenya Parliament

[East African] Women are the biggest winners in representation of special interest groups in the Kenyan parliament, even as political parties face criticism for rewarding seasoned politicians who have capacity to compete in elections.

[East African] Women are the biggest winners in representation of special interest groups in the Kenyan parliament, even as political parties face criticism for rewarding seasoned politicians who have capacity to compete in elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Is Nigeria in Need of Restructuring?

[Africa Research Institute] The latest buzzword among politicians from all sides in Nigeria is “restructuring”. The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) allegedly established a “restructuring committee” to articulate the party’s position on the is…

[Africa Research Institute] The latest buzzword among politicians from all sides in Nigeria is "restructuring". The governing All Progressives Congress (APC) allegedly established a "restructuring committee" to articulate the party's position on the issue. But does it make sense to restructure? What does the term really mean? What might a restructured Nigeria look like?

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Resource-Rich DRC Losing U.S.$1.3 Billion Every Year in Unpaid Taxes

[East African] The Democratic Republic of Congo is losing up to $1.3 billion in revenue each year due to a failure by public bodies, tax agencies and the state mining firm Gécamines to remit levies, and the pillage of revenue in suspicious deals.

[East African] The Democratic Republic of Congo is losing up to $1.3 billion in revenue each year due to a failure by public bodies, tax agencies and the state mining firm Gécamines to remit levies, and the pillage of revenue in suspicious deals.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Child Kidnapping Suspect Quizzed

[Daily News] Arusha -THE alleged child kidnapper, Samson Peter, has reportedly confessed to the Police Force that he killed two children he had earlier kidnapped in Arusha and dumped them in a sewage tank.

[Daily News] Arusha -THE alleged child kidnapper, Samson Peter, has reportedly confessed to the Police Force that he killed two children he had earlier kidnapped in Arusha and dumped them in a sewage tank.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Local Coaches Attend FIFA Physical Fitness Course

[New Times] Thirty local football coaches are attending a Physical Fitness Training organized by the Rwanda Football Federation in partnership with FIFA the World football governing body at the FERWAFA headquarters in Remera.

[New Times] Thirty local football coaches are attending a Physical Fitness Training organized by the Rwanda Football Federation in partnership with FIFA the World football governing body at the FERWAFA headquarters in Remera.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Amb. Mukaruliza Urges Rwandans to Take Up Zambia Trade Opportunities

[New Times] Rwanda’s High Commissioner to Zambia Monique Mukaruliza has called on the Rwandan business community to pick interest in the trade opportunities that Zambia provides.

[New Times] Rwanda's High Commissioner to Zambia Monique Mukaruliza has called on the Rwandan business community to pick interest in the trade opportunities that Zambia provides.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia