Upturn in Tourism Boosts Revenue to Nearly Sh100bn in 2016

[Capital FM] Nairobi -For the first time since 2012, earnings from the tourism sector improved to record a 17.8 percent from Sh84.6 billion in 2015 to Sh99.7 billion in 2016, official data reveals.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -For the first time since 2012, earnings from the tourism sector improved to record a 17.8 percent from Sh84.6 billion in 2015 to Sh99.7 billion in 2016, official data reveals.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

KPL Pleads With Govt to Review Tax On Betting Firms

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenyan Premier League has petition the Government to re-evaluate its recent budgetary proposal to introduce a uniform 50 per cent tax across board on betting, lottery, gaming and competition firms.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Kenyan Premier League has petition the Government to re-evaluate its recent budgetary proposal to introduce a uniform 50 per cent tax across board on betting, lottery, gaming and competition firms.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New Information Reveals ‘Dubious Transactions’ by Top Cop

[News24Wire] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) filed responding papers yesterday against acting police commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane revealing shocking new information on alleged “dubious transactions” in the p…

[News24Wire] The Independent Police Investigative Directorate (IPID) filed responding papers yesterday against acting police commissioner Lieutenant General Khomotso Phahlane revealing shocking new information on alleged "dubious transactions" in the purchasing of his house and vehicles.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vihiga United Is AFC ‘Junior’, Says Akaranga

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Despite his passion and support to National Super League side Vihiga United, Vihiga Governor Moses Akaranga says his loyalty still remains in Kenyan Premier League giants AFC Leopards.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Despite his passion and support to National Super League side Vihiga United, Vihiga Governor Moses Akaranga says his loyalty still remains in Kenyan Premier League giants AFC Leopards.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hedgehog Revealed As Mascot for London World Champs

[Capital FM] London, United Kingdom -Hero the Hedgehog has today been revealed as the official mascot for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 following a nationwide search in partnership with iconic BBC children’s television show Blue Peter.

[Capital FM] London, United Kingdom -Hero the Hedgehog has today been revealed as the official mascot for the IAAF World Championships London 2017 following a nationwide search in partnership with iconic BBC children's television show Blue Peter.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Somaliland Editor Detained After Trading Himself for Colleague’s Freedom

[CPJ] New York -Somaliland authorities should immediately release Ibrahim Osman Ahmed, editor of Hangool News, who has been held without charge since April 15, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Ibrahim is in custody in Hargeisa Central P…

[CPJ] New York -Somaliland authorities should immediately release Ibrahim Osman Ahmed, editor of Hangool News, who has been held without charge since April 15, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Ibrahim is in custody in Hargeisa Central Police Station after handing himself over to police to secure the release of Abdirahman Arab Da'ud, also from Hangool News, Guleid Ahmed Jama, chairperson of the Human Rights Center in Somaliland, told CPJ.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia