A Breakdown of What You Need to Know About the Kenyan Elections

[The Conversation Africa] There are eight candidates for the presidency in Kenya’s 2017 election. Of these, two are the main contenders; Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta and Raila Amolo Odinga. This is a replica of the 2013 polls where the two presidential candid…

[The Conversation Africa] There are eight candidates for the presidency in Kenya's 2017 election. Of these, two are the main contenders; Uhuru Muigai Kenyatta and Raila Amolo Odinga. This is a replica of the 2013 polls where the two presidential candidates were the dominant opponents.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why Govt Needs to Adopt ‘Milk Banks’ to Reduce Infant Deaths

[The Conversation Africa] Mother’s milk has an enormous impact on child survival. While in Kenya it has improved over the past decade, the number of children who die before five years remains significant. The rate has decreased from 115 per 1000 live b…

[The Conversation Africa] Mother's milk has an enormous impact on child survival. While in Kenya it has improved over the past decade, the number of children who die before five years remains significant. The rate has decreased from 115 per 1000 live births in 2003 to 52 in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ready to Go as IEBC Conducts Successful Results Simulation

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) successfully completed its last major results transmission simulation, clearing the way for General Election due on Tuesday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) successfully completed its last major results transmission simulation, clearing the way for General Election due on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Usengimana, Mwiseneza on Trials at Rayon Sports

[New Times] Midfielder Djamal Mwiseneza and centre-back Faustin Usengimana are undergoing trials at Rayon Sports, with a view to get contracts with the Azam Rwanda Premier League champions.

[New Times] Midfielder Djamal Mwiseneza and centre-back Faustin Usengimana are undergoing trials at Rayon Sports, with a view to get contracts with the Azam Rwanda Premier League champions.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Governor Yatani, Rival Fined Sh4 Million After Jubilee Rally Chaos

[Nation] Two Marsabit County gubernatorial candidates whose campaigns had been suspended by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) have been fined following chaos experienced in the county last week.

[Nation] Two Marsabit County gubernatorial candidates whose campaigns had been suspended by the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) have been fined following chaos experienced in the county last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

#GuptaLeaks – Business Must Own Up to Its Role in the Corruption Scandals

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa is reeling from a string of scandals involving state owned enterprises and the Guptas, a family with close ties to President Jacob Zuma. A trove of recently leaked Gupta emails exposed the involvement of prominent…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa is reeling from a string of scandals involving state owned enterprises and the Guptas, a family with close ties to President Jacob Zuma. A trove of recently leaked Gupta emails exposed the involvement of prominent businesses in the extensive corruption networks. Sibonelo Radebe asked Mills Soko to explain the implications of the scandals.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘My Number 1 Rival Will Be Myself’ – World Champ Wayde Van Niekerk

[Sascoc] With the vast bowl shape of the London Stadium directly behind him as he sat, Wayde van Niekerk dealt with question after question about being ‘the next Usain Bolt’, facing the world’s media at a press conference ahead of the IAAF World Champi…

[Sascoc] With the vast bowl shape of the London Stadium directly behind him as he sat, Wayde van Niekerk dealt with question after question about being 'the next Usain Bolt', facing the world's media at a press conference ahead of the IAAF World Championships London 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa