Essential Guide to Kenya’s High Stakes Election On 8 August

[ICG] Kenya’s 8 August elections are rapidly approaching and concerns continue to mount over the prospect of electoral violence. In this Q&A, Senior Kenya Analyst Murithi Mutiga looks at what is at stake and assesses efforts to prevent another violent fallout from the balloting.

[ICG] Kenya's 8 August elections are rapidly approaching and concerns continue to mount over the prospect of electoral violence. In this Q&A, Senior Kenya Analyst Murithi Mutiga looks at what is at stake and assesses efforts to prevent another violent fallout from the balloting.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lumumba Goes On Trial for Mugabe Slur

[New Zimbabwe] A former Zanu PF activist who landed in the dock for insulting President Robert Mugabe had his application for refusal of further remand trashed after with a Harare court ruling that he has a case to answer.

[New Zimbabwe] A former Zanu PF activist who landed in the dock for insulting President Robert Mugabe had his application for refusal of further remand trashed after with a Harare court ruling that he has a case to answer.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Municipality Workers Resist Retrenchment

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Municipality has resorted to targeting workers who are experiencing health problems and those nearing retirement in its efforts to right-size the organisation.

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Municipality has resorted to targeting workers who are experiencing health problems and those nearing retirement in its efforts to right-size the organisation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Faf Hopes Elgar’s Character Will Inspire Batsmen

[News24Wire] Proteas captain, Faf du Plessis , says the batsmen must take inspiration from Dean Elgar ‘s fighting innings in the 239-run loss to England in the third Test match at The Oval on Monday.

[News24Wire] Proteas captain, Faf du Plessis , says the batsmen must take inspiration from Dean Elgar 's fighting innings in the 239-run loss to England in the third Test match at The Oval on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa