Mega Dams Derailed by Rows Over Tenders

[Nation] Dams are emerging as the new conduits of corruption following reports after reports said President Uhuru Kenyatta reshuffled his principal secretaries following the proposed Sh62.3 billion Thwake Dam tiff.

[Nation] Dams are emerging as the new conduits of corruption following reports after reports said President Uhuru Kenyatta reshuffled his principal secretaries following the proposed Sh62.3 billion Thwake Dam tiff.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘We Live Like Animals’, Former Rwamutonga Refugees Speak Out

[Oil in Uganda] The current situation for the over 200 indigenous families (1500 people) formerly evicted from Rwamutonga, Hoima District, is characterized by major problems, and it has been thus, since their return on their land in February this year,…

[Oil in Uganda] The current situation for the over 200 indigenous families (1500 people) formerly evicted from Rwamutonga, Hoima District, is characterized by major problems, and it has been thus, since their return on their land in February this year, the residents claim.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sierra Leone’s Response to the Ebola Outbreak – Management Strategies and Key Responder Experiences

[Chatham House] Drawing on interviews with key Sierra Leonean and international responders, this paper helps shed light on the challenges that affected Sierra Leone’s response to the Ebola outbreak.

[Chatham House] Drawing on interviews with key Sierra Leonean and international responders, this paper helps shed light on the challenges that affected Sierra Leone's response to the Ebola outbreak.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

The Cannabis Chronicles – Peace, Love, Respect

[Daily Maverick] For the entire day on Friday March 31, across all platforms, the news was not just the news but an evocation of the divine – down in the dark parts, the eating of the South African state by the shameless demons of Hell; up in the light…

[Daily Maverick] For the entire day on Friday March 31, across all platforms, the news was not just the news but an evocation of the divine - down in the dark parts, the eating of the South African state by the shameless demons of Hell; up in the light, the de facto legalisation of the most politically astute plant in history. Was the timing a coincidence?

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Shein Threatens to Expel Clove Smugglers

[Daily News] Pemba -Zanzibar President Dr Ali Mohamed Shein has warned government leaders in Pemba to refrain from engaging in smuggling of cloves, stressing that his government wouldn’t accommodate anyone involved in such dealings.

[Daily News] Pemba -Zanzibar President Dr Ali Mohamed Shein has warned government leaders in Pemba to refrain from engaging in smuggling of cloves, stressing that his government wouldn't accommodate anyone involved in such dealings.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Learners Who Cross a Lake With Hippos in It to Get to School

[GroundUp] For years, learners at two KwaZulu-Natal schools, some of them under eight years old, have been wading through a lake with hippos to get to school. Now, at last, the Department of Education has provided a boat.

[GroundUp] For years, learners at two KwaZulu-Natal schools, some of them under eight years old, have been wading through a lake with hippos to get to school. Now, at last, the Department of Education has provided a boat.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Simba Title Bid Hangs On Cliff

[Daily News] Bukoba -Simba’s campaign to win this year’s Premier League title sufLeague title sufLeague title suf fered a big blow yesterday following a 2-1 loss to Kagera Sugar at Kaitaba Stadium in Bukoba.

[Daily News] Bukoba -Simba's campaign to win this year's Premier League title sufLeague title sufLeague title suf fered a big blow yesterday following a 2-1 loss to Kagera Sugar at Kaitaba Stadium in Bukoba.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania