History Proves Elections Are About Emotions, Not Policies

[Daily Maverick] Last year was a fascinating opportunity to study how voters behave. In the UK we had Brexit, in South Africa we had the municipal elections, and in the US we had the presidential elections. And there are two fundamentally important tak…

[Daily Maverick] Last year was a fascinating opportunity to study how voters behave. In the UK we had Brexit, in South Africa we had the municipal elections, and in the US we had the presidential elections. And there are two fundamentally important take-aways from all three elections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Children Drop Out of School as Drought Worsens in Garissa

[Nation] Many pupils in Garissa County have stopped going to school and joined their parents in search of water and pasture for their livestock as drought continues to ravage the region.

[Nation] Many pupils in Garissa County have stopped going to school and joined their parents in search of water and pasture for their livestock as drought continues to ravage the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Insecurity, Drought Affect Voter Listing in North Rift

[Nation] The fresh cases of insecurity and persistent dry spell being experienced in many counties in the North Rift is threatening the ongoing voter registration in the region.

[Nation] The fresh cases of insecurity and persistent dry spell being experienced in many counties in the North Rift is threatening the ongoing voter registration in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bissouma Equaliser Cost Cranes Players Shs10.8 Million

[Monitor] Kampala -When Yves Bissouma’s thunderous strike earned Mali a 1-all draw with Uganda last Wednesday in Oyem, Cranes’ players lost Shs10.8m (US$3, 000), instantly.

[Monitor] Kampala -When Yves Bissouma's thunderous strike earned Mali a 1-all draw with Uganda last Wednesday in Oyem, Cranes' players lost Shs10.8m (US$3, 000), instantly.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Digital Banking Necessary for Financial Inclusiveness

[Monitor] Probably, we have all seen articles and blog posts about the innovation of Safaricom-Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) product that allows mobile money users to remotely open bank accounts, earn interest on their savings and access credit insta…

[Monitor] Probably, we have all seen articles and blog posts about the innovation of Safaricom-Commercial Bank of Africa (CBA) product that allows mobile money users to remotely open bank accounts, earn interest on their savings and access credit instantly.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda