16,000 Aspirants Vie for Positions in August Polls

[East African] A total of 16,259 Kenyans will compete for the 1,882 positions in the August General Election, in a high-stakes polls that will churn out the country’s highest number of losers.

[East African] A total of 16,259 Kenyans will compete for the 1,882 positions in the August General Election, in a high-stakes polls that will churn out the country's highest number of losers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Millions Allocated Towards Completion of Radio Telescope

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the department’s Research and Development and Support Programme will transfer R693 million to the National Research Foundation to ensure the completion of the MeerKat – the S…

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -Science and Technology Minister Naledi Pandor says the department's Research and Development and Support Programme will transfer R693 million to the National Research Foundation to ensure the completion of the MeerKat - the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) demonstrator project.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ugandan Soldiers Accused of Rape, Sexual Exploitation in CAR

[Observer] A contingent of the Ugandan soldiers returning from the Central African Republic (CAR) are being accused of having sexually exploited or abused at least 13 women and girls since 2015.

[Observer] A contingent of the Ugandan soldiers returning from the Central African Republic (CAR) are being accused of having sexually exploited or abused at least 13 women and girls since 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

What’s Causing Cape Town’s Water Crisis?

[GroundUp] There are several likely causes of Cape Town’s water shortage. GroundUp spoke to Kevin Winter, a lecturer in Environmental and Geographical Sciences at the University of Cape Town, who helped us get to the root of the problem (we take sole r…

[GroundUp] There are several likely causes of Cape Town's water shortage. GroundUp spoke to Kevin Winter, a lecturer in Environmental and Geographical Sciences at the University of Cape Town, who helped us get to the root of the problem (we take sole responsibility for any errors).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Torturing Suspects Must Stop – Museveni

[Observer] Below is a statement from President Yoweri Museveni following nation-wide media coverage of alleged torture of suspects, arrested in connection to the murder of former police spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi in March this year.

[Observer] Below is a statement from President Yoweri Museveni following nation-wide media coverage of alleged torture of suspects, arrested in connection to the murder of former police spokesperson, Andrew Felix Kaweesi in March this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

New North West Chairman to Face Punishment

[The Patriot] Two Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillors from North West District Council are likely to face disciplinary process for violating a resolution of the party caucus.

[The Patriot] Two Botswana Democratic Party (BDP) councillors from North West District Council are likely to face disciplinary process for violating a resolution of the party caucus.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Adapted Sport – Angolan Pre-Squad Trains in Coqueiros Stadium

[ANGOP] Luanda -Gathered for five days for their participation in the World Cup from July 9 to 24 in London, the national adapted athletics pre-team worked on Monday in Coqueiros stadium in Luanda with assistant coach António Diogo, dividing the group into two.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Gathered for five days for their participation in the World Cup from July 9 to 24 in London, the national adapted athletics pre-team worked on Monday in Coqueiros stadium in Luanda with assistant coach António Diogo, dividing the group into two.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Japan Conducts Feasibility Studies for Cotton Production in Malanje

[ANGOP] Malanje -Japan is conducting a feasibility study for cotton production in the northern Malanje province, with a view to implementing this intention in due course, within the framework of the Japanese economic cooperation with Angola.

[ANGOP] Malanje -Japan is conducting a feasibility study for cotton production in the northern Malanje province, with a view to implementing this intention in due course, within the framework of the Japanese economic cooperation with Angola.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Capital Market Experts Caution On Equities Investment

[Guardian] Experts in the nation’s capital market have stressed that the positive rally witnessed in the nation’s equities market last week , following the launch of the Investors’ and Exporters’ FX windows, may not be sustained, unless government impl…

[Guardian] Experts in the nation's capital market have stressed that the positive rally witnessed in the nation's equities market last week , following the launch of the Investors' and Exporters' FX windows, may not be sustained, unless government implemented policies that would stimulate the macroeconomic environment and improve liquidity in the market.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria