Looming Risks as Kenya, Tanzania Debt Levels on the Rise

[East African] Kenya took on more than $7.6 billion in debt over the past year to June 2017 as the country faced low growth prospects as a result of drought and a political impasse.

[East African] Kenya took on more than $7.6 billion in debt over the past year to June 2017 as the country faced low growth prospects as a result of drought and a political impasse.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyans Face Higher Bills Over U.S.$54 Million Fine in Stalled Wind Power Line Project

[East African] State-owned power utility Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco) is in trouble over negligence in the award of a major contract, exposing taxpayers to a $54.2 million fine.

[East African] State-owned power utility Kenya Electricity Transmission Company (Ketraco) is in trouble over negligence in the award of a major contract, exposing taxpayers to a $54.2 million fine.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Presidency Can’t Direct Governors On Expenditure of Paris Club Refund

[Daily Trust] Asaba -In spite of the much touted economic recession, Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has appointed 2, 203 political aides so far within half of his first term of four years.

[Daily Trust] Asaba -In spite of the much touted economic recession, Delta State governor, Senator Ifeanyi Okowa has appointed 2, 203 political aides so far within half of his first term of four years.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CICA Announces Social Projects

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Council of Christian Churches in Angola (CICA) will implement a malaria prevention programme in the provinces of Cunene and Cuando Cubango.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Council of Christian Churches in Angola (CICA) will implement a malaria prevention programme in the provinces of Cunene and Cuando Cubango.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Debilitating Drought – 370,000 Children in Dire Need of Help

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Looking at newspaper headlines, one would be forgiven for thinking that the impact of the drought is confined to the dry, arid areas of Kenya.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Looking at newspaper headlines, one would be forgiven for thinking that the impact of the drought is confined to the dry, arid areas of Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rich Allela and Dapel Kureng’s Controversial Potrayal of Mekatilili

[This is Africa] Kenyan Rich Allela and Nigerian Dapel Kureng collaborate in a stunning but controversial depiction of Mekatilili; a Kenyan heroine known for her courage and trust in the singular course of freedom

[This is Africa] Kenyan Rich Allela and Nigerian Dapel Kureng collaborate in a stunning but controversial depiction of Mekatilili; a Kenyan heroine known for her courage and trust in the singular course of freedom

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

U.S., Nigerian Judges Compile Handbook for Complex Financial Crimes

[Vanguard] In a bid to assist Nigerian courts to decide promptly on complex financial crimes brought before them, the United States Government and its Embassy in Nigeria have partnered with seven Nigerian judges and four magistrates to compile a handbo…

[Vanguard] In a bid to assist Nigerian courts to decide promptly on complex financial crimes brought before them, the United States Government and its Embassy in Nigeria have partnered with seven Nigerian judges and four magistrates to compile a handbook to guide them on that aspect of justice delivery.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Musician Chimbetu Wants Maintenance Fees Reduced

[The Herald] Orchestra Dendera Kings leader Sulumani Chimbetu has applied for the reduction of his contribution towards the upkeep of two minor children he sired with ex-wife Marygold Mutemasango from $800 to $200 per month citing economic hardships an…

[The Herald] Orchestra Dendera Kings leader Sulumani Chimbetu has applied for the reduction of his contribution towards the upkeep of two minor children he sired with ex-wife Marygold Mutemasango from $800 to $200 per month citing economic hardships and changed circumstances. Chimbetu (35), who is paying $800 maintenance, was in June this year convicted for failing to pay the money.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe