Fistfight at Democratic Party Leader Ssebaana’s Burial

[Monitor] A fistfight on Saturday broke out among some of the mourners at burial of the fallen former Democratic Party leader and businessman John Ssebana Kizito’s in Luweero District.

[Monitor] A fistfight on Saturday broke out among some of the mourners at burial of the fallen former Democratic Party leader and businessman John Ssebana Kizito's in Luweero District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Opposition Up for Sale – Museveni

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has said the death of former Kampala City mayor and DP president John Ssebaana Kizito has left the party and Opposition with weak leaders only focused on “eating” and selling their political souls to the highest bi…

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has said the death of former Kampala City mayor and DP president John Ssebaana Kizito has left the party and Opposition with weak leaders only focused on "eating" and selling their political souls to the highest bidder with no aim of building the nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

IEBC Urges Calm As They Prepare to Appeal Ruling Nullifying Ballots Tender

[Capital FM] Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati has urged Kenyans to remain calm following Friday’s court ruling that nullified the presidential ballot papers printing tender awarded to a Dubai-based firm.

[Capital FM] Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) Chairman Wafula Chebukati has urged Kenyans to remain calm following Friday's court ruling that nullified the presidential ballot papers printing tender awarded to a Dubai-based firm.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

SportPesa to Shut Down Kenyan Unit After Tax Increase

[Nation] Gaming firm SportPesa will close its Kenyan operations and move to other jurisdictions should the law prescribing a 35 per cent turnover tax for the industry remain in force.

[Nation] Gaming firm SportPesa will close its Kenyan operations and move to other jurisdictions should the law prescribing a 35 per cent turnover tax for the industry remain in force.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Water Shortages in Cape Town Are Here to Stay

[The Conversation Africa] Water access is a key challenge for urban futures. In cities like Cape Town, population growth and rising affluence, place increasing demands on finite water supplies. One solution the city has opted for is desalination plants…

[The Conversation Africa] Water access is a key challenge for urban futures. In cities like Cape Town, population growth and rising affluence, place increasing demands on finite water supplies. One solution the city has opted for is desalination plants, the first of which is about to come on stream. But hi-tech solutions like this don't curtail profligate water use and present considerable costs to the environment. Technology has its place - but only once water is cherished..

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa