City Bound Motorists Stuck in Jam for 18 Hours

[Nairobi News] Motorists on Mombasa-Nairobi highway were stranded for more than 18 hours Saturday morning after a crane that attempted to recover a lorry that had overturned near Salama shopping centre also overturned.

[Nairobi News] Motorists on Mombasa-Nairobi highway were stranded for more than 18 hours Saturday morning after a crane that attempted to recover a lorry that had overturned near Salama shopping centre also overturned.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cost of Prolonged Elections and Impact on Kenyans

[Nation] When Kelvin Omboko and four of his colleagues -all of them temporary workers at a high end hotel in Nairobi – were summoned by the establishment’s manager to his office, they thought it was for the normal end-of-the day briefing and performanc…

[Nation] When Kelvin Omboko and four of his colleagues -all of them temporary workers at a high end hotel in Nairobi - were summoned by the establishment's manager to his office, they thought it was for the normal end-of-the day briefing and performance review.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tour Du Rwanda Starts Today as Morocco Pull Out at Last Minute

[New Times] Morocco national cycling team has withdrawn from this year’s 9th edition of Tour du Rwanda which starts today with the traditional Prologue and will run until November 19.

[New Times] Morocco national cycling team has withdrawn from this year's 9th edition of Tour du Rwanda which starts today with the traditional Prologue and will run until November 19.

source: AllAfrica News: Morocco

The ANC Alliance Needs to Be Democratised – or Risk the SACP Reconfiguring It By Other Means

[Daily Maverick] The alliance needs to be reconfigured to function in accordance with democratic principles. Unilateralism and authoritarianism are the antithesis of the Alliance and will destroy it.

[Daily Maverick] The alliance needs to be reconfigured to function in accordance with democratic principles. Unilateralism and authoritarianism are the antithesis of the Alliance and will destroy it.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soccer – Silver in 3-0 Emphatic Over Chitipa United – Malawi Tnm Super League

[Nyasa Times] A double substitution in the second half steered third placed, Silver Strikers to a 3-0 emphatic win over bottom of the table and relegation bound, Chitipa United at Silver Stadium in Area 47, Lilongwe.

[Nyasa Times] A double substitution in the second half steered third placed, Silver Strikers to a 3-0 emphatic win over bottom of the table and relegation bound, Chitipa United at Silver Stadium in Area 47, Lilongwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Police Search for Missing Boy, 10, After Friend’s Body Is Found

[News24Wire] Police are searching for a missing 10-year-old boy after the body of his friend – who was last seen with him – was found in a bush in Montclair, Durban.

[News24Wire] Police are searching for a missing 10-year-old boy after the body of his friend - who was last seen with him - was found in a bush in Montclair, Durban.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bread Tax – Healthier Brown Bread Could Cost 14 Percent More Next Year

[Daily Maverick] Consumers can expect to pay more for whole-wheat bread if proposed changes to the Tax Law Amendment Act are adopted. It’s the latest item to be targeted for taxing. But is government simply going after “soft targets” rather than dealin…

[Daily Maverick] Consumers can expect to pay more for whole-wheat bread if proposed changes to the Tax Law Amendment Act are adopted. It's the latest item to be targeted for taxing. But is government simply going after "soft targets" rather than dealing with bigger issues of corruption? By NKATEKO MABASO.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Coming Soon – News24 Frontline in Conversation With Dr Zweli Mkhize

[News24Wire] The race to follow President Jacob Zuma as leader of the ruling party is hotting up, as rival factions resort to bitter politicking and – some might say – underhanded tricks. In this environment, ANC presidential hopeful Dr. Zweli Mkhize i…

[News24Wire] The race to follow President Jacob Zuma as leader of the ruling party is hotting up, as rival factions resort to bitter politicking and - some might say - underhanded tricks. In this environment, ANC presidential hopeful Dr. Zweli Mkhize is pleading for unity; calling for the party to stick together.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Monument to the Indentured – or Figment of the Imagination?

[Daily Maverick] In 2010, on the 150th anniversary of the arrival of indentured labourers, the KZN government and the eThekwini municipality made a commitment to build an R4.8-million monument to honour the indentured. But the trail of the proposed mon…

[Daily Maverick] In 2010, on the 150th anniversary of the arrival of indentured labourers, the KZN government and the eThekwini municipality made a commitment to build an R4.8-million monument to honour the indentured. But the trail of the proposed monument suddenly went cold.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa