Lecturers’ Union Rejects Pay Offer

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) has said it will reject a Sh10 billion counter-offer by the government extended to lectures to end the ongoing strike.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Universities Academic Staff Union (UASU) has said it will reject a Sh10 billion counter-offer by the government extended to lectures to end the ongoing strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

2 Die After Collision With MP’s Car

[Capital FM] Nyeri -Two people died Sunday night after they were hit by a vehicle ferrying the Moyale Member of Parliament along the Nyeri Marua road in Nyeri County.

[Capital FM] Nyeri -Two people died Sunday night after they were hit by a vehicle ferrying the Moyale Member of Parliament along the Nyeri Marua road in Nyeri County.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Hage Geingob’s Friend Jack Huang Arrested

[Namibian] Chinese millionaire Jack Huang, President Hage Geingob’s business partner and friend, was arrested yesterday in connection with the N$3,5 billion tax evasion, fraud and money laundering case unfolding in the courts.

[Namibian] Chinese millionaire Jack Huang, President Hage Geingob's business partner and friend, was arrested yesterday in connection with the N$3,5 billion tax evasion, fraud and money laundering case unfolding in the courts.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Armyworm ‘Invasion’ Must Be Declared National Disaster

[DA] The DA will today call on the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen, to declare the ‘invasion’ of the Fall Armyworm (FAW) a national disaster, as this will trigger the release of much-needed funding …

[DA] The DA will today call on the Minister of Cooperative Governance and Traditional Affairs (COGTA), Mr Des van Rooyen, to declare the 'invasion' of the Fall Armyworm (FAW) a national disaster, as this will trigger the release of much-needed funding to assist maize farmers who are currently struggling to fight this plague.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zuma Statue – A Monument to Corruption and Unemployment

[DA] The North West government’s tender, numbered CATA116/2016, to sculpt and build an enormous statue of Jacob Zuma, is a disgraceful waste of public money that will leave us with nothing more than a monument to corruption and unemployment.

[DA] The North West government's tender, numbered CATA116/2016, to sculpt and build an enormous statue of Jacob Zuma, is a disgraceful waste of public money that will leave us with nothing more than a monument to corruption and unemployment.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

From Farm to Table – Poor Hygiene in Slaughterhouses in Rural Kenya

[The Conversation Africa] -Most people in the world never see the inside of a slaughterhouse. This is true in Kenya where concerns have been raised about the health risks associated with slaughterhouses, particularly in rural parts of the country. The …

[The Conversation Africa] -Most people in the world never see the inside of a slaughterhouse. This is true in Kenya where concerns have been raised about the health risks associated with slaughterhouses, particularly in rural parts of the country. The Conversation Africa's Health and Medicine Editor Joy Wanja Muraya spoke to Veterinary Epidemiologist Elizabeth Cook about the condition of slaughterhouses in rural Kenya and the risks they pose to public health.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyans Living in UK Are the Most Generous Long Distance Lovers

[Capital FM] New data released this Valentine’s Day by money transfer service WorldRemit shows that Kenyans living in the United Kingdom are the most generous long distance lovers, sending on average $26 more than usual to their loved ones for Valentin…

[Capital FM] New data released this Valentine's Day by money transfer service WorldRemit shows that Kenyans living in the United Kingdom are the most generous long distance lovers, sending on average $26 more than usual to their loved ones for Valentine's Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya