Celebrated South African Artist Esther Mahlangu’s Joburg Mural

[This is Africa] South African talented artist uMama Esther Mahlangu who was honoured in New York City last year with a mural has received the honour of a mural in her home country. Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa this week unveiled the mural …

[This is Africa] South African talented artist uMama Esther Mahlangu who was honoured in New York City last year with a mural has received the honour of a mural in her home country. Arts and Culture Minister Nathi Mthethwa this week unveiled the mural in Newtown, Johannesburg. #CelebratingAfricanLegends

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kenya Set to Lead in Ratifying Africa Free-Trade Treaty

[East African] Kenya is on course to become the first African country to offer legal backing to the continental free-trade zone after a Bill endorsing the agreement for trading bloc was presented to Parliament for approval.

[East African] Kenya is on course to become the first African country to offer legal backing to the continental free-trade zone after a Bill endorsing the agreement for trading bloc was presented to Parliament for approval.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Group to Go to Court As Family Buries Girl With Albinism Inside the House

[Citizen] Mwanza -People with albinism plan to go to court in protest against a tendency whereby some families tend to bury dead bodies of people with albinism in rooms within their houses.

[Citizen] Mwanza -People with albinism plan to go to court in protest against a tendency whereby some families tend to bury dead bodies of people with albinism in rooms within their houses.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Quins Call for Patience Over Rape Claims as Probe Goes On

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Cup side Kenya Harlequin Rugby Club has confirmed that a formal complaint has been lodged and that the relevant authorities are investigating the matter over rape allegations leveled against two of their players.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Cup side Kenya Harlequin Rugby Club has confirmed that a formal complaint has been lodged and that the relevant authorities are investigating the matter over rape allegations leveled against two of their players.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Debt Cuts Umeme Profits By Shs115.2b

[Monitor] For the first time in nearly 15 years, Umeme, has registered dismal performance, thanks, in part to government’s continuous delay (refusal) to pay money accumulated in utility bill.

[Monitor] For the first time in nearly 15 years, Umeme, has registered dismal performance, thanks, in part to government's continuous delay (refusal) to pay money accumulated in utility bill.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Israeli Police Raided Nairobi Offices of Construction Firm

[Nairobi News] Officials in an inquiry into allegations of bribery of top Transport ministry officials by an Israeli construction firm to influence award of road tenders in Kenya have widened their search.

[Nairobi News] Officials in an inquiry into allegations of bribery of top Transport ministry officials by an Israeli construction firm to influence award of road tenders in Kenya have widened their search.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Uganda to Clear U.S.$41 Million in South Sudan Debts

[Monitor] Parliament -Parliament has recommended that the government pays outstanding arrears amounting to $41m (Shs150 billion) to 10 Ugandan companies that supplied maize and sorghum to government of South Sudan.

[Monitor] Parliament -Parliament has recommended that the government pays outstanding arrears amounting to $41m (Shs150 billion) to 10 Ugandan companies that supplied maize and sorghum to government of South Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan