Number of Those Affected By Drought Rises to 2.7 Million

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The number of people in need of relief assistance has risen from 1.3 million in August 2016 to 2.7 million following below average performance of the 2016 short rains.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The number of people in need of relief assistance has risen from 1.3 million in August 2016 to 2.7 million following below average performance of the 2016 short rains.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kampala to Get U.S.$50 Million Shopping Mall

[EA Business] Kampala -Chestnut Uganda Limited in partnership with South African based Equity fund STANLIB are to develop a multibillion first class shopping and retail center in Kampala city.

[EA Business] Kampala -Chestnut Uganda Limited in partnership with South African based Equity fund STANLIB are to develop a multibillion first class shopping and retail center in Kampala city.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Governor Ruto Warns Unscrupulous Milk Hawkers Adding Chemicals

[Nation] Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto has accused some unscrupulous milk hawkers in the region of adding hydrogen peroxide and formalin to fresh milk in order to preserve it.

[Nation] Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto has accused some unscrupulous milk hawkers in the region of adding hydrogen peroxide and formalin to fresh milk in order to preserve it.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Impasse in Renewable Energy Procurement – a Political Power Play

[Daily Maverick] While it has been interesting to see the level of debate around the price of electricity, much of this is mere noise and overlooks the fundamental questions of how we supply our future energy needs at the lowest cost, in the cleanest f…

[Daily Maverick] While it has been interesting to see the level of debate around the price of electricity, much of this is mere noise and overlooks the fundamental questions of how we supply our future energy needs at the lowest cost, in the cleanest fashion, and with the greatest economic development benefits possible. By GREG AUSTIN.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Heroes’ Day – IPRC-Kigali Win Hoops Cup

[New Times] IPRC-Kigali stunned favourites Espoir 76-65 in the title match on Sunday to win this year’s Heroes Day basketball tournament that climaxed on Sunday evening at Amahoro Indoor Stadium, while Ubumwe claimed the women’s crown.

[New Times] IPRC-Kigali stunned favourites Espoir 76-65 in the title match on Sunday to win this year's Heroes Day basketball tournament that climaxed on Sunday evening at Amahoro Indoor Stadium, while Ubumwe claimed the women's crown.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda