Kenya’s Struggle to Execute a Peaceful Vote

[Daily Maverick] With less than five weeks to go before Kenyans return to the ballot box, perceptions that the forthcoming vote will be free, fair and inclusive – and yield an outcome respected as such – appear to be dwindling. By RYAN CUMMINGS.

[Daily Maverick] With less than five weeks to go before Kenyans return to the ballot box, perceptions that the forthcoming vote will be free, fair and inclusive - and yield an outcome respected as such - appear to be dwindling. By RYAN CUMMINGS.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Under-20 Draw With Ethiopia

[Nation] The national women’s under- 20 football team on Sunday scored two crucial away goals in their 2-2 draw against Ethiopia in the first leg of their second round qualifying campaign for the 2018 Fifa Women’s World Cup

[Nation] The national women's under- 20 football team on Sunday scored two crucial away goals in their 2-2 draw against Ethiopia in the first leg of their second round qualifying campaign for the 2018 Fifa Women's World Cup

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Is Ebongweni C-Max Prison Living Up to Its Promises?

[Daily Maverick] Prison violence, the disruptive behaviour of some inmates, high numbers of escapes in the 1990s and a public demand to be tough on crime led the South African government to replicate the American approach of dealing with very violent a…

[Daily Maverick] Prison violence, the disruptive behaviour of some inmates, high numbers of escapes in the 1990s and a public demand to be tough on crime led the South African government to replicate the American approach of dealing with very violent and dangerous offenders: building two super-maximum security prisons, at great cost to the taxpayer. The first one, C-Max, is located within Kgosi Mampuru Correctional Centre in Pretoria and is closed for renovations. The second one, Ebongweni (outside Kokstad in Kwa-Zulu Nata

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Forum Eyes Enhanced National Metrology, Hydrology Services

[Ethiopian Herald] African Ministerial Council on Meteorology (AMCOMET), Africa Hydromet Forum 2017 aims to improve the capability of national hydrology and meteorology and services of African countries to provide accurate weather and climate services …

[Ethiopian Herald] African Ministerial Council on Meteorology (AMCOMET), Africa Hydromet Forum 2017 aims to improve the capability of national hydrology and meteorology and services of African countries to provide accurate weather and climate services that meet the needs of end users in various sectors.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Cooperation On Nile Is a Must, Not an Option – CEO

[Ethiopian Herald] Cooperating on transboundary water is a must, not an option said Fekiahmed Negash, CEO of Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO), when speaking about Nile-sharing countries.

[Ethiopian Herald] Cooperating on transboundary water is a must, not an option said Fekiahmed Negash, CEO of Eastern Nile Technical Regional Office (ENTRO), when speaking about Nile-sharing countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Foreign Policy – a Centerpiece for Nation’s Peace, Development

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia’s current Foreign Policy has been the cornerstone in bringing peace and stability as well as economic development to the country by redefining poverty, rather than countries, as a threat for its survival, Ministry of Foreign…

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopia's current Foreign Policy has been the cornerstone in bringing peace and stability as well as economic development to the country by redefining poverty, rather than countries, as a threat for its survival, Ministry of Foreign Affairs says.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Karim’s Ton Leads Swamibapa to Win

[Nation] Swamibapa’s Irfan Karim on Sunday knocked a scintillating century as his team beat home side Kongonis by a whopping 215 runs in a Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association super league match.

[Nation] Swamibapa's Irfan Karim on Sunday knocked a scintillating century as his team beat home side Kongonis by a whopping 215 runs in a Nairobi Provincial Cricket Association super league match.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt to Restore 28 Toll Plazas, Refund States With Promissory Notes

[Guardian] On the heels of spirited efforts to rejig the economy, the Federal Government has moved to restore 28 toll plazas, install weigh bridges and boost concrete road technology in the construction industry.

[Guardian] On the heels of spirited efforts to rejig the economy, the Federal Government has moved to restore 28 toll plazas, install weigh bridges and boost concrete road technology in the construction industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

KU Vultures Upset Greensharks

[Nation] Kenyatta University (KU) Vultures on Sunday upset third-placed Greensharks 2-1 in a Kenya Hockey Union’s men’s Premier League match at the City Park Stadium, Nairobi.

[Nation] Kenyatta University (KU) Vultures on Sunday upset third-placed Greensharks 2-1 in a Kenya Hockey Union's men's Premier League match at the City Park Stadium, Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya