Discipline Ministers Nantaba and Namuganza, MPs Demand

[Observer] Parliament has been sucked into the protracted public fight between two female ministers, with legislators pushing for in-house disciplinary action against the duo.

[Observer] Parliament has been sucked into the protracted public fight between two female ministers, with legislators pushing for in-house disciplinary action against the duo.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Maasai Land Loss Raises Tensions in Ahead of Elections

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kenya’s opposition leader has raised tensions weeks ahead of elections by criticising the Maasai community’s sale of ancestral land to other ethnic groups in an area hit by political violence in the 1990s, land rights exper…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kenya's opposition leader has raised tensions weeks ahead of elections by criticising the Maasai community's sale of ancestral land to other ethnic groups in an area hit by political violence in the 1990s, land rights experts said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How 50 Medical Experts Separated Conjoined Twins in 23-Hour Surgery

[The Conversation Africa] The successful separation of two year old conjoined twins at Kenyatta National Hospital marked a medical milestone in Kenya. Other than South Africa, very few successful separations have been performed in sub-Saharan Africa. …

[The Conversation Africa] The successful separation of two year old conjoined twins at Kenyatta National Hospital marked a medical milestone in Kenya. Other than South Africa, very few successful separations have been performed in sub-Saharan Africa. In Kenya a multi-disciplinary team of medical experts operated on the twins for 23 uninterrupted hours. The Conversation Africa's health and medicine editor Joy Wanja Muraya spoke to Dr Joseph Wanjeri about the surgery and post recovery of the twins who are home.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Good Governance Can Solve Political Conflicts – Belgian Envoy

[Observer] To end political conflicts in the African Great Lakes region, leaders should prioritise good governance and the rule of law, Belgium’s special envoy to the region that comprises Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania …

[Observer] To end political conflicts in the African Great Lakes region, leaders should prioritise good governance and the rule of law, Belgium's special envoy to the region that comprises Burundi, Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Rwanda, Tanzania and Uganda, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

The Public Protector Cannot Be Trusted

[Daily Maverick] Why would we trust her when she has now inserted herself into a controversial debate about the role and function of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)? Given the delicate political moment South Africa is in and the many charlatans who have their hands on the levers of power, her intervention was naïve at best and deliberately destructive at worst.

[Daily Maverick] Why would we trust her when she has now inserted herself into a controversial debate about the role and function of the South African Reserve Bank (SARB)? Given the delicate political moment South Africa is in and the many charlatans who have their hands on the levers of power, her intervention was naïve at best and deliberately destructive at worst.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Remembering the Artistry of Photojournalist Ranjith Kally

[Daily Maverick] While his body of work was large and diverse, it chronicled, like no other, the development of an entire community in Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) for half a century, without which we would not know ourselves. Sleep well Ranjith.

[Daily Maverick] While his body of work was large and diverse, it chronicled, like no other, the development of an entire community in Natal (now KwaZulu-Natal) for half a century, without which we would not know ourselves. Sleep well Ranjith.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IEBC Commences Hearings on Electoral Offences

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission’s Code of Conduct Enforcement Committee is due to hear seven cases involving the breach of the Electoral Code of Conduct Wednesday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission's Code of Conduct Enforcement Committee is due to hear seven cases involving the breach of the Electoral Code of Conduct Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Junkies Slam FIFA’s Video Technology

[Observer] The recent evolution in football that has seen the introduction of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) to review game-changing decisions at the Fifa Confederations Cup has brought mixed reactions in the locker-room…..

[Observer] The recent evolution in football that has seen the introduction of Video Assistant Referees (VAR) to review game-changing decisions at the Fifa Confederations Cup has brought mixed reactions in the locker-room.....

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda