Lawyers Urge Court to Strike Out NIA 9 Case

[Foroyaa] Barrister C.E Mene, Attorney for Mr. Yankuba Badjie, the former Director General of the defunct NIA, has urged the High court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara to strike out the case because due process of the law was not followed.

[Foroyaa] Barrister C.E Mene, Attorney for Mr. Yankuba Badjie, the former Director General of the defunct NIA, has urged the High court presided over by Justice Kumba Sillah-Camara to strike out the case because due process of the law was not followed.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

25-Year Kenya-Uganda Railway Deal Terminated

[East African] The Kenya Railways Corporation has terminated Rift Valley Railways’ (RVR) 25-year contract to run the Kenya-Uganda railway, casting dark clouds over the future of the private operator.

[East African] The Kenya Railways Corporation has terminated Rift Valley Railways' (RVR) 25-year contract to run the Kenya-Uganda railway, casting dark clouds over the future of the private operator.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

August 8 Elections On Course After Electoral Body Gets $204m

[East African] Kenya’s electoral body is now in a better financial position to hold the August 8 general election, after Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich allocated it $204 million.

[East African] Kenya's electoral body is now in a better financial position to hold the August 8 general election, after Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich allocated it $204 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Who’s Out of Touch? Inside the First Lady, Dr Nyanzi War

[East African] Controversial academic Stella Nyanzi’s use of coarse language on social media while commenting on socio-political and economic issues got under the skin of First Lady Janet Museveni.

[East African] Controversial academic Stella Nyanzi's use of coarse language on social media while commenting on socio-political and economic issues got under the skin of First Lady Janet Museveni.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Public Enterprises Played a Big Part in South Africa’s Credit Ratings Downgrade

[The Conversation Africa] With the broader implications of last week’s cabinet reshuffle in South Africa still being digested, capital markets have been quick to react. It took only a few days for S&P to formally report on its rating action in which it downgraded South Africa’s foreign currency government debt to sub-investment grade status.

[The Conversation Africa] With the broader implications of last week's cabinet reshuffle in South Africa still being digested, capital markets have been quick to react. It took only a few days for S&P to formally report on its rating action in which it downgraded South Africa's foreign currency government debt to sub-investment grade status.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

What a Downgrade Means and What To Do About It

[The Conversation Africa] Rating agency Standard & Poor’s (S&P) has cut South Africa’s foreign currency rating to sub-investment grade status. Two other global ratings agencies, Fitch and Moody’s, may well follow suit. The Conversation Africa’s editor Caroline Southey asked Professor Adrian Saville to explain the significance of the decision.

[The Conversation Africa] Rating agency Standard & Poor's (S&P) has cut South Africa's foreign currency rating to sub-investment grade status. Two other global ratings agencies, Fitch and Moody's, may well follow suit. The Conversation Africa's editor Caroline Southey asked Professor Adrian Saville to explain the significance of the decision.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa