Poll Shows Clear Win for Kenyatta 5 Days to Presidential Election

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Assuming a voter turnout of 85 per cent, President Uhuru Kenyatta will trounce his main rival Raila Odinga by garnering 54 per cent of the vote on August 8.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Assuming a voter turnout of 85 per cent, President Uhuru Kenyatta will trounce his main rival Raila Odinga by garnering 54 per cent of the vote on August 8.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Will Burundi Get Nod to Join SADC?

[East African] Burundi is having a hard time joining the Southern African Development Community (SADC), after the bloc’s Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) for Politics, Defence and Security, who met in Dar es Salaam recently, said it has failed …

[East African] Burundi is having a hard time joining the Southern African Development Community (SADC), after the bloc's Ministerial Committee of the Organ (MCO) for Politics, Defence and Security, who met in Dar es Salaam recently, said it has failed to meet their requirements.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

ARC Drivers Head to Tanzania for Oryx Energy Rally

[New Times] Over 25 crews will contest for points in the Oryx Energy Rally, which is the fifth round of the African Rally Championship (ARC). It is scheduled for August 4-6 in Bagamoyo, Tanzania.

[New Times] Over 25 crews will contest for points in the Oryx Energy Rally, which is the fifth round of the African Rally Championship (ARC). It is scheduled for August 4-6 in Bagamoyo, Tanzania.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Music Guru Tuku to Headline Gwanda Gospel Festival

[263Chat] Local music superstar and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador – Oliver Mtukudzi who celebrates his 65th birthday in September – will this year headline the annual Gwanda Gospel Festival.

[263Chat] Local music superstar and UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador - Oliver Mtukudzi who celebrates his 65th birthday in September - will this year headline the annual Gwanda Gospel Festival.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Auditing Commission Dissociates Itself From Damaging Report on Oil Sector

[Govt of Liberia] The General Auditing Commission (GAC) refutes recent newspaper reports referencing it as the source of an “audit document” released by the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI).

[Govt of Liberia] The General Auditing Commission (GAC) refutes recent newspaper reports referencing it as the source of an "audit document" released by the Sustainable Development Institute (SDI).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Scramble for Opposition Property Looms

[The Herald] A scramble for properties belonging to the broke Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC-T looms, with creditors jostling to attach the party’s buildings housing provincial offices and other movables to recover a debt running into millions of dollars.

[The Herald] A scramble for properties belonging to the broke Morgan Tsvangirai-led MDC-T looms, with creditors jostling to attach the party's buildings housing provincial offices and other movables to recover a debt running into millions of dollars.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Compensate White Farmers to Attract Investors, Mugabe Told

[New Zimbabwe] The Swiss Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Ruth Huber, says investment in will remain stagnant as long as the Harare fails to compensate whites whose farms were forcibly taken without proper dialogue.

[New Zimbabwe] The Swiss Ambassador to Zimbabwe, Ruth Huber, says investment in will remain stagnant as long as the Harare fails to compensate whites whose farms were forcibly taken without proper dialogue.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Harm Reduction Versus Abstinence – Experts Debate Drug Laws

[GroundUp] South African drug policy is rooted in racism and class discrimination. This was the view expressed by Dr Ethan Nadelmann at the opening of SA Drug Policy Week in Cape Town on Monday.

[GroundUp] South African drug policy is rooted in racism and class discrimination. This was the view expressed by Dr Ethan Nadelmann at the opening of SA Drug Policy Week in Cape Town on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa