Kenyatta and Trump Discuss Trade and Terrorism

[Nation] President Donald Trump spoke on Tuesday with President Uhuru Kenyatta, with the White House saying that the US leader sought to “reaffirm the strong bilateral relationship between our two countries.”

[Nation] President Donald Trump spoke on Tuesday with President Uhuru Kenyatta, with the White House saying that the US leader sought to "reaffirm the strong bilateral relationship between our two countries."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New Sassa CPS Contract Might Be Illegal – Here’s What the Concourt Can Do to Fix the Mess

[Daily Maverick] The Department of Social Development and the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) have gone to great lengths to avoid asking the Constitutional Court for help to ensure that social grants are paid in a legal and cost-effective manner afte…

[Daily Maverick] The Department of Social Development and the SA Social Security Agency (Sassa) have gone to great lengths to avoid asking the Constitutional Court for help to ensure that social grants are paid in a legal and cost-effective manner after the current invalid contract of Cash Paymaster Services (CPS) comes to an end on March 31 this year. To understand why this failure is either catastrophically incompetent or corrupt (or both), it is important to understand why the Constitutional Court's help is needed and w

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

An Alternate Take On the Oppenheimer Fireblade Case Before the Courts

[Daily Maverick] Dubious monopoly capital or legitimate entrepreneurial spirit? Is the Oppenheimer family’s latest venture no different to the Guptas’ corrupt practices?

[Daily Maverick] Dubious monopoly capital or legitimate entrepreneurial spirit? Is the Oppenheimer family's latest venture no different to the Guptas' corrupt practices?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Floods, Religious Beliefs Trigger Fear of Water-Borne Diseases

[The Herald] With the torrential rains Zimbabwe has been experiencing since December of 2016, one cannot help, but have nightmares especially when thinking of the 2008 deaths that were caused as a result of waterborne diseases. Cholera killed more than…

[The Herald] With the torrential rains Zimbabwe has been experiencing since December of 2016, one cannot help, but have nightmares especially when thinking of the 2008 deaths that were caused as a result of waterborne diseases. Cholera killed more than 4 000 people in 2008 and the Apostolic Sect members were not spared of this tragic incidence. Typhoid, another waterborne disease that has already claimed the lives of some in the country, is another waterborne disease that is worrisome.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Man, 70, Torches Ex-Wife’s Hut

[New Zimbabwe] A 34-year-old woman and her new lover cheated death by a whisker when her estranged former husband, aged 70, who couldn’t accept that she had moved on, torched a hut in which the two lovers slept.

[New Zimbabwe] A 34-year-old woman and her new lover cheated death by a whisker when her estranged former husband, aged 70, who couldn't accept that she had moved on, torched a hut in which the two lovers slept.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Woman Scalds Husband With Cooking Oil

[The Herald] A Harare man is battling for life in hospital after his wife scalded him with cooking oil while he was asleep following a misunderstanding over infidelity. Reuben Chimanga (31) reportedly confronted his wife Ella Kalando (28) whom she accu…

[The Herald] A Harare man is battling for life in hospital after his wife scalded him with cooking oil while he was asleep following a misunderstanding over infidelity. Reuben Chimanga (31) reportedly confronted his wife Ella Kalando (28) whom she accused of having extramarital affairs. This did not go down well with Kalando who waited for her husband to go to sleep and boiled two litres of cooking oil that she poured on Chimanga.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pete Edochie At 70 – Celebrating Nigeria’s Movie Icon

[Premium Times] In honour of the 70th birthday anniversary of the Nigerian film icon, Pete Edochie, we take a look at his landmark achievements, recognitions and why he is regarded as one of Africa’s greatest actors.

[Premium Times] In honour of the 70th birthday anniversary of the Nigerian film icon, Pete Edochie, we take a look at his landmark achievements, recognitions and why he is regarded as one of Africa's greatest actors.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria