Coast Counties Drowning in Floods as Rivers Break Banks

[Nation] More than 159,000 people in Tana River, Kilifi and Lamu counties have been displaced by floods with this year’s deluge being compared to the 1997-1998 destructive El Niño that wreaked havoc across the country.

[Nation] More than 159,000 people in Tana River, Kilifi and Lamu counties have been displaced by floods with this year's deluge being compared to the 1997-1998 destructive El Niño that wreaked havoc across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

IAAF’s Testosterone Policy – a History of Policing Womanhood

[Daily Maverick] At the heart of the IAAF’s latest hare-brained policy lies a very important question: Who decides what it means to be female? It’s a question elite sport has been trying to answer for decades.

[Daily Maverick] At the heart of the IAAF's latest hare-brained policy lies a very important question: Who decides what it means to be female? It's a question elite sport has been trying to answer for decades.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Rugby Union Target Aussie Rugby Star

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Rugby Union has launched an ambitious bid to lure former Australia youth international Ian Prior to play for the national XVs side during the crucial upcoming Africa Gold Cup which also serves as the qualifier for the 2019 R…

[New Zimbabwe] The Zimbabwe Rugby Union has launched an ambitious bid to lure former Australia youth international Ian Prior to play for the national XVs side during the crucial upcoming Africa Gold Cup which also serves as the qualifier for the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Security Council Renews UN Mission in Western Sahara

[UN News] The Security Council on Friday extended the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara until 31 October 2018, calling for a “realistic, practicable and enduring” political solution to end the decades‑old conflict.

[UN News] The Security Council on Friday extended the mandate of the United Nations peacekeeping mission in Western Sahara until 31 October 2018, calling for a "realistic, practicable and enduring" political solution to end the decades‑old conflict.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

UN Condemns Suicide Bombing in Central Somalia

[UN News] The United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has condemned the suicide bombing on Saturday that reportedly killed government security officers and civilians in the city of Gaalkacyo.

[UN News] The United Nations Mission in Somalia (UNSOM) has condemned the suicide bombing on Saturday that reportedly killed government security officers and civilians in the city of Gaalkacyo.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Concern Raised Over Soaring Debt and Decreasing Development Cash

[Nation] Higher interests on debts and redemptions have pushed up Kenya’s payments of debts by Sh27.6 billion, forcing Treasury to reduce development spending, according to an analysis of the Supplementary Budget currently before the National Assembly.

[Nation] Higher interests on debts and redemptions have pushed up Kenya's payments of debts by Sh27.6 billion, forcing Treasury to reduce development spending, according to an analysis of the Supplementary Budget currently before the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Herman Mashaba’s Comments On Illegal Immigrants Trigger Negative Reactions

[Daily Maverick] Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba flew all the way to Rwanda – where a fairly hassle-free visa was granted to him upon entry – to tell fellow Africans they must get all their documents in order before entering South Africa. And when they’re …

[Daily Maverick] Joburg mayor Herman Mashaba flew all the way to Rwanda - where a fairly hassle-free visa was granted to him upon entry - to tell fellow Africans they must get all their documents in order before entering South Africa. And when they're in, they should please refrain from being criminals. His comments didn't go down so well.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

WAEC Vows to Deal With Candidates Involved in Exam Malpractice

[Premium Times] The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has said it has the capability to detect and punish candidates who benefit from the fraudulent activities of operators of websites who illegally provide answers to its examinations.

[Premium Times] The West African Examination Council (WAEC) has said it has the capability to detect and punish candidates who benefit from the fraudulent activities of operators of websites who illegally provide answers to its examinations.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Stormers Lock to Lead Junior Boks in France

[News24Wire] Salmaan Moerat will lead a Junior Springbok squad featuring seven players who participated in the World Rugby U20 Championship last year, from May 30 to June 17 in the south of France.

[News24Wire] Salmaan Moerat will lead a Junior Springbok squad featuring seven players who participated in the World Rugby U20 Championship last year, from May 30 to June 17 in the south of France.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa