Give Names of Voters Listed By NYS Kits, Kidero Tells Electoral Commission

[Nation] Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has called on the electoral commission to make public the names of those registered by the kits given to the National Youth Service (NYS).

[Nation] Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has called on the electoral commission to make public the names of those registered by the kits given to the National Youth Service (NYS).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Family Sues Government for Unlawful Use of Rock

[Oil in Uganda] A family in Oyam District has sued the Government of Uganda and Sino Hydro Corporation Ltd for unlawfully crushing ‘its’ rock into aggregate and using it to construct Karuma hydro-electric power dam without compensation, Oil in Uganda e…

[Oil in Uganda] A family in Oyam District has sued the Government of Uganda and Sino Hydro Corporation Ltd for unlawfully crushing 'its' rock into aggregate and using it to construct Karuma hydro-electric power dam without compensation, Oil in Uganda exclusively reveals.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Technology and Land Reforms Would Mitigate Drought

[East African] With over 12 million people in East Africa at risk of starvation due to prolonged dry weather and drought, environment experts are urging governments to consider land reforms and technology to manage the situation.

[East African] With over 12 million people in East Africa at risk of starvation due to prolonged dry weather and drought, environment experts are urging governments to consider land reforms and technology to manage the situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

South Sudan Famine Is a Collective Failure

[HRW] Thirty to forty percent of body weight loss. That’s what doctors define as starvation. Beyond that threshold, death is almost certain. As your stomach empties, the body consumes whatever else is available – fat, then tissues. Death slowly settles…

[HRW] Thirty to forty percent of body weight loss. That's what doctors define as starvation. Beyond that threshold, death is almost certain. As your stomach empties, the body consumes whatever else is available - fat, then tissues. Death slowly settles in.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Pastoralists Move to North Uganda in Search of Food

[East African] As Uganda grapples with food insecurity, which is termed as a near crisis, it is also dealing with an influx of internal and external pastoralists searching for water and pasture for their livestock in northern Uganda.

[East African] As Uganda grapples with food insecurity, which is termed as a near crisis, it is also dealing with an influx of internal and external pastoralists searching for water and pasture for their livestock in northern Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

The Real Risks Behind South Africa’s Social Grant Payment Crisis

[The Conversation Africa] The dispute hovering over South Africa’s social grant system and threatening millions of vulnerable beneficiaries with nonpayment creates risks that go far beyond interrupting poor people’s access to desperately needed grants.

[The Conversation Africa] The dispute hovering over South Africa's social grant system and threatening millions of vulnerable beneficiaries with nonpayment creates risks that go far beyond interrupting poor people's access to desperately needed grants.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Nitty-Gritty of South Africa’s Annual Budget

[The Conversation Africa] Government budgets across the world are often delivered with some fanfare. South Africa is no exception. In February every year South Africa’s Minister of Finance presents his Budget Speech to Parliament amid national excitement.

[The Conversation Africa] Government budgets across the world are often delivered with some fanfare. South Africa is no exception. In February every year South Africa's Minister of Finance presents his Budget Speech to Parliament amid national excitement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Report Blames Tanzania for Increase in Non-Tariff Barriers

[East African] When it comes to non-tariff barriers, each country in the East African Community has a story of its own: If not complaining about another member state, the said country is imposing its own, according to a report on the elimination of non…

[East African] When it comes to non-tariff barriers, each country in the East African Community has a story of its own: If not complaining about another member state, the said country is imposing its own, according to a report on the elimination of non-tariff barriers in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania