Athletics – The Young Dominate Dubai While Veterans Are Preparing for Nostalgic Comeback

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian young men’s and women’s athletes had full domination at the Dubai marathon that took place on Friday. The race was in fact fully an Ethiopian affair. Look at the results. Ethiopia’s Mosinet Geremew set a new Dubai Marat…

[Ethiopian Herald] The Ethiopian young men's and women's athletes had full domination at the Dubai marathon that took place on Friday. The race was in fact fully an Ethiopian affair. Look at the results. Ethiopia's Mosinet Geremew set a new Dubai Marathon record clocking two hours 04 minutes when he sprinted clear from a large group of his compatriots to claim victory in the 10th fastest time over the distance.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Resurgece of Nationalism As a Threat to Globalization

[Ethiopian Herald] The current global upsurge in nationalism has important political and economic consequences both for the so called developed countries and less developed countries but the effect of the current trend in economic exclusiveness has far…

[Ethiopian Herald] The current global upsurge in nationalism has important political and economic consequences both for the so called developed countries and less developed countries but the effect of the current trend in economic exclusiveness has far reaching consequence both on less developed countries and the entire global economic fabric.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Politics in the Time of Cholera: Zambia’s U-turn on Street Vending

[IFPRI] For the last year, 12 countries in East and Southern Africa have been grappling with a cholera outbreak estimated to have resulted in almost 2,000 deaths and more than 100,000 hospitalizations. Zambia’s outbreak began in October 2017, then expe…

[IFPRI] For the last year, 12 countries in East and Southern Africa have been grappling with a cholera outbreak estimated to have resulted in almost 2,000 deaths and more than 100,000 hospitalizations. Zambia's outbreak began in October 2017, then experienced a brief lull before exploding in early December. More than 3,000 people have been affected and close to 80 have died.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Lamu Health Workers Protest Link to Shabaab

[Nation] Lamu County health workers early Monday morning took to the streets of Lamu Island to demonstrate against recent allegations that they were aiding Shabaab activities.

[Nation] Lamu County health workers early Monday morning took to the streets of Lamu Island to demonstrate against recent allegations that they were aiding Shabaab activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Panic At FMC Umuahia As Patient Dies of Suspected Lassa Fever

[This Day] Umuahia -It has emerged that a patient has died of suspected Lassa fever at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Umuahia, Abia State, causing panic among the medical staff and patients at the tertiary health facility.

[This Day] Umuahia -It has emerged that a patient has died of suspected Lassa fever at the Federal Medical Centre (FMC) Umuahia, Abia State, causing panic among the medical staff and patients at the tertiary health facility.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Free Speech ‘Non-Existent’ in Zambia, Says Exiled Musician

[RFI] Freedom of expression has deteriorated under Zambia’s President Edgar Lungu, according to a leading musician who fled the country after receiving death threats. Fumba Chama, who goes by the stage name Pilato, fled Zambia at the start of January f…

[RFI] Freedom of expression has deteriorated under Zambia's President Edgar Lungu, according to a leading musician who fled the country after receiving death threats. Fumba Chama, who goes by the stage name Pilato, fled Zambia at the start of January following a series of intimidating messages. His song Koswe Mumpoto (Rat in the pot) was seen as critical of the government and resulted in menacing voice and video messages. Rights group Amnesty International described the threats to Pilato's life as a "brazen" att

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Kalonzo Plays Hide-and-Seek With Journalists

[Nairobi News] Nasa co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka gave journalists a hard tackle when he deployed a chase car to block media houses’ vehicles from following his motorcade from his Karen home to an unknown destination.

[Nairobi News] Nasa co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka gave journalists a hard tackle when he deployed a chase car to block media houses' vehicles from following his motorcade from his Karen home to an unknown destination.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

What Time Is Raila Odinga’s ‘Swearing-In’?

[Nation] Thousands of Nasa supporters are gathered at Uhuru Park to witness the ‘swearing-in’ of their leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka as ‘people’s president’ and ‘deputy president’.

[Nation] Thousands of Nasa supporters are gathered at Uhuru Park to witness the 'swearing-in' of their leaders Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka as 'people's president' and 'deputy president'.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyatta ‘Threatened to Shut Down TV Stations’ Over Odinga ‘Oath’

[Nation] The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) on Tuesday switched off the signals of three major TV stations in Kenya ahead of Opposition leader Raila Odinga’s ‘Swearing in Ceremony’ at Uhuru Park.

[Nation] The Communications Authority of Kenya (CA) on Tuesday switched off the signals of three major TV stations in Kenya ahead of Opposition leader Raila Odinga's 'Swearing in Ceremony' at Uhuru Park.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya