AK Pushes Athletes Vetting to Tuesday as Trials Begin

[Nation] Athletics Kenya on Monday pushed vetting of athletes to Tuesday to avoid cheating as the country prepares to select a team for next month’s World Under-18 Championships.

[Nation] Athletics Kenya on Monday pushed vetting of athletes to Tuesday to avoid cheating as the country prepares to select a team for next month's World Under-18 Championships.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tusker Bolster Squad

[Nation] Reigning SportPesa Premier League champions Tusker FC have completed the signing of Mathare United left back David ‘Kangi’ Mwangi on a short-term deal.

[Nation] Reigning SportPesa Premier League champions Tusker FC have completed the signing of Mathare United left back David 'Kangi' Mwangi on a short-term deal.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Being Malusi Gigaba

[Daily Maverick] Who, in their right mind, would want to be Malusi Gigaba? Our Finance Minister is now at the centre of several storms, and under attack from almost all sides. It is a position few would envy. It is hard to see how he gets out of this w…

[Daily Maverick] Who, in their right mind, would want to be Malusi Gigaba? Our Finance Minister is now at the centre of several storms, and under attack from almost all sides. It is a position few would envy. It is hard to see how he gets out of this with any credibility at all, never mind with any senior position in government or the ANC. Much of this, but not all, is of his own making. And it is becoming increasingly clear he simply cannot get away from the Saxonwold Embrace.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fresh Hearing Ordered for Anti-Corruption Commission Duo

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has been ordered to hold a fresh hearing for its two sacked managers before a properly constituted disciplinary committee. Mr Christopher Chisango, who was general manager finance, administrat…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Anti-Corruption Commission (ZACC) has been ordered to hold a fresh hearing for its two sacked managers before a properly constituted disciplinary committee. Mr Christopher Chisango, who was general manager finance, administration and human resources; and Mr Gibson Mangwiro, the chief accountant, were fired after being convicted of misconduct.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Knysna – When Prayer and Praise Get in Your Face

[Daily Maverick] While Knysna was burning and people were dying, emergency and disaster management groups were overrun with religious people starting prayer chains, praising their god for signs of rain, and thanking him for the generosity and hard work…

[Daily Maverick] While Knysna was burning and people were dying, emergency and disaster management groups were overrun with religious people starting prayer chains, praising their god for signs of rain, and thanking him for the generosity and hard work of other people.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Public Broadcaster Slams Brakes On 90% Local Content, Violent Footage and the New Age Breakfasts

[Daily Maverick] Hlaudi Motsoeneng, who tried to turn the SABC into a private fiefdom, was finally fired on Monday. The SABC’s interim board is only starting to come to terms with the havoc he inflicted. By GREG NICOLSON.

[Daily Maverick] Hlaudi Motsoeneng, who tried to turn the SABC into a private fiefdom, was finally fired on Monday. The SABC's interim board is only starting to come to terms with the havoc he inflicted. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

South Korean Self-Help Plan Transforming Lives in Mpigi

[Monitor] Mpigi -Two years ago, communities in Mpigi District could wait for government or district authorities to fix community feeder roads and to deliver services to them.

[Monitor] Mpigi -Two years ago, communities in Mpigi District could wait for government or district authorities to fix community feeder roads and to deliver services to them.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why People No Longer Lose Sleep Over Budget Speech

[Monitor] As is the norm, government annually sets priorities and allocates money for implementing them. In the Budget, the government also shows how it is going to raise money to spend on the various priority and non-priority activities within the fin…

[Monitor] As is the norm, government annually sets priorities and allocates money for implementing them. In the Budget, the government also shows how it is going to raise money to spend on the various priority and non-priority activities within the financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Malawian Athletes Grab 3 Medals At Track and Field Championship Race

[Nyasa Times] An unprepared Malawi athletics team defied all odds to win three medals at Southern Africa Senior track and field championship held in Harare, Zimbabwe over the weekend.

[Nyasa Times] An unprepared Malawi athletics team defied all odds to win three medals at Southern Africa Senior track and field championship held in Harare, Zimbabwe over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Former Makerere University Researcher Gets Rwandan Citizenship

[Monitor] Born in 1966, in Uganda, Mr Golooba has conducted or participated in high-level panels on political settlements, elections, democracy, social and economic rights, governance, peace building and conflict prevention, and security, with international and regional organisations, including the United Nations Department of Political Affairs (UN-DPA — 2011 & 2013); the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA — 2010).

[Monitor] Born in 1966, in Uganda, Mr Golooba has conducted or participated in high-level panels on political settlements, elections, democracy, social and economic rights, governance, peace building and conflict prevention, and security, with international and regional organisations, including the United Nations Department of Political Affairs (UN-DPA -- 2011 & 2013); the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs (UN-DESA -- 2010).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda