New President Farmajo Meets With U.S Ambassador in Mogadishu

[Shabelle] The new President of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has met for the first time since his election on Feb. 8, the US ambassador to Somalia Stephan Schwartz in Mogadishu.

[Shabelle] The new President of Somalia Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo has met for the first time since his election on Feb. 8, the US ambassador to Somalia Stephan Schwartz in Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Blast Kills At Least 2, Injures Three in Central Somalia

[Shabelle] At least two people died, and three others were wounded after a land mine blast has in a village near Baledweyne, the regional capital of Hiiraan province in central Somalia on Friday.

[Shabelle] At least two people died, and three others were wounded after a land mine blast has in a village near Baledweyne, the regional capital of Hiiraan province in central Somalia on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Give Priority to the Poor in Education Reforms

[Nation] When faced with the shambolic, insensitive and arrogant manner with which the Executive has handled the doctors’ strike, one can quickly dismiss outright this administration’s ability or willingness to respond to its citizens’ most basic of ne…

[Nation] When faced with the shambolic, insensitive and arrogant manner with which the Executive has handled the doctors' strike, one can quickly dismiss outright this administration's ability or willingness to respond to its citizens' most basic of needs. The list of broken promises, fraudulent contracts and wasteful programmes far exceed any inventory of achievements that Jubilee can demonstrate to persuade the public to give them five more years in office.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Uhuru, Ruto Second Term Lies in Hands of the Hungry, Governors

[Nation] This election year could not have begun more ominously for the government: Hungry voters, a never-ending doctors’ strike, and both within months of a yet-to-be-resolved teachers’ crisis.

[Nation] This election year could not have begun more ominously for the government: Hungry voters, a never-ending doctors' strike, and both within months of a yet-to-be-resolved teachers' crisis.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

It Is Time Kenyans Realised Politicians Are Taking Them for a Ride

[Nation] Kenyan politicians will never cease to amaze. Many of them are people gifted with high levels of hypocrisy, double-speak and mendacity and they do not even feel any shame when they peddle lies that are at cross-purposes with what they practice…

[Nation] Kenyan politicians will never cease to amaze. Many of them are people gifted with high levels of hypocrisy, double-speak and mendacity and they do not even feel any shame when they peddle lies that are at cross-purposes with what they practice. Take for instance the issue of tribalism. Many politicians, especially at this time of heightened political tensions, will always accuse their opponents of practising tribalism.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyans’ Eyes On Food Security As Rotich Prepares Budget

[Nation] The Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury has submitted to Parliament the Budget estimates for the financial year 2017-2018 which is a near reflection of what the Budget will look like.

[Nation] The Cabinet Secretary for the National Treasury has submitted to Parliament the Budget estimates for the financial year 2017-2018 which is a near reflection of what the Budget will look like.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Jail Doctors and Patients Will Heal Themselves

[Nation] My interest in labour unions was dented a major blow when I was at Kenyatta University. Not only were union officials easily threatened into submission by the university administration, but on other occasions, there was evidence that a few of …

[Nation] My interest in labour unions was dented a major blow when I was at Kenyatta University. Not only were union officials easily threatened into submission by the university administration, but on other occasions, there was evidence that a few of the top leaders were compromised. In one particular instance, a former DVC sent out a text message on his personal number alleging that an official had been compromised.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

WhatsApp Will Win Battle of Meaning in Election

[Nation] Elections the world over are won by perceptions more than truth. And perception, especially among the masses, is mainly a construct of narratives aided by the use of the dominant medium of the day.

[Nation] Elections the world over are won by perceptions more than truth. And perception, especially among the masses, is mainly a construct of narratives aided by the use of the dominant medium of the day.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Plan to Instal Device for Phones Has Sinister Motive

[Nation] The Communications Authority (CA) is not a stranger to controversy. This time round, it has sparked a dispute over a proposal to instal a device onto computer systems of mobile phone operators to detect fake gadgets.

[Nation] The Communications Authority (CA) is not a stranger to controversy. This time round, it has sparked a dispute over a proposal to instal a device onto computer systems of mobile phone operators to detect fake gadgets.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya