The Niger-Mali Border – Subordinating Military Action to a Political Strategy

[ICG] The Nigerien government and its allies’ use of military force and non-state armed proxies to curtail jihadist groups along the Niger-Mali border is stoking intercommunal conflict. Niger should instead adopt a political approach which includes rec…

[ICG] The Nigerien government and its allies' use of military force and non-state armed proxies to curtail jihadist groups along the Niger-Mali border is stoking intercommunal conflict. Niger should instead adopt a political approach which includes reconciliation, dialogue and, in some cases, pardons for militants.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Sonko to Pick New Nominee for Nairobi Deputy Governor

[Nation] Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has said that he will nominate another individual to replace Dr Miguna Miguna for the deputy governor’s position after the fiery lawyer’s name failed to make it to the County Assembly for debate.

[Nation] Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko has said that he will nominate another individual to replace Dr Miguna Miguna for the deputy governor's position after the fiery lawyer's name failed to make it to the County Assembly for debate.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Village Devastated By Downpour

[Nation] On the morning of Sunday, May 20, 2018, some of the residents of Kaseve village in Muvau Sub-location, Makueni County, woke up to find some of their houses extensively damaged, and their pit latrines, filled with water while the weak ones had …

[Nation] On the morning of Sunday, May 20, 2018, some of the residents of Kaseve village in Muvau Sub-location, Makueni County, woke up to find some of their houses extensively damaged, and their pit latrines, filled with water while the weak ones had collapsed following heavy rains. "It had rained for two consecutive days and nights. The ground could not absorb anymore water," says Bernard Nzwii of Muvau sub-location, Makueni County.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Soccer – Light Wazito Face Steamy K’ogalo in Kisumu

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Struggling Wazito FC tackle Kenyan Premier League leaders Gor Mahia at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu on Wednesday afternoon on the backdrop of losing six key first team players in the mid-season transfer window.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Struggling Wazito FC tackle Kenyan Premier League leaders Gor Mahia at the Moi Stadium in Kisumu on Wednesday afternoon on the backdrop of losing six key first team players in the mid-season transfer window.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zanzibar Export Earnings Rise As Services Receipts Jump

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Annual earnings from export of goods and services during a year ending April 2018 in Zanzibar increased by 34.8 percent to $238.8 million in the year ending April 2018 compared to $177.2 million in the similar month last year, …

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Annual earnings from export of goods and services during a year ending April 2018 in Zanzibar increased by 34.8 percent to $238.8 million in the year ending April 2018 compared to $177.2 million in the similar month last year, a recent Monthly Economic Review published by the Bank of Tanzania (BoT) shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Athletics – ADAK Now Seeks Registration for Elite Athletes

[Nation] Athletes travelling abroad for competition without registering with the governing bodies pose a major threat to the fight against doping, the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) fears.

[Nation] Athletes travelling abroad for competition without registering with the governing bodies pose a major threat to the fight against doping, the Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (Adak) fears.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya