Kenya – Counting the Cost of Political Brinkmanship

[SAIIA] As the dust settles on Kenya’s divisive repeat elections, there is an understandable urge to move forward, to return to a sense of normalcy. Kenya is, after all, the most vibrant economy in the East African region and a bulwark against instabil…

[SAIIA] As the dust settles on Kenya's divisive repeat elections, there is an understandable urge to move forward, to return to a sense of normalcy. Kenya is, after all, the most vibrant economy in the East African region and a bulwark against instability issuing from fragile neighbours.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Municipality to Lay Off 108 Workers

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Municipality will now dismiss 108 workers after only 24 employees went home on voluntary retrenchment. Council is struggling to pay workers due to dwindling revenues. It owes them millions of dollars. The municipality’s human r…

[The Herald] Chitungwiza Municipality will now dismiss 108 workers after only 24 employees went home on voluntary retrenchment. Council is struggling to pay workers due to dwindling revenues. It owes them millions of dollars. The municipality's human resources manager, Mrs Mary Mukonyora, told a full council meeting recently that there was need to revisit the retrenchment exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Agency Admits Irregularity in Police Service Tender Linked to Ex Top Cop

[News24Wire] The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) has admitted that a tender for police forensic light sources was irregular and says it has suspended a number of employees after an investigation.

[News24Wire] The State Information Technology Agency (SITA) has admitted that a tender for police forensic light sources was irregular and says it has suspended a number of employees after an investigation.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Presidency Ducking and Diving On Zuma’s Declaration of Interests

[DA] Last week Thursday in Parliament, I asked President Jacob Zuma to respond to the allegations that he had received a R1 million a month salary from his friend Mr. Roy Moodley’s company, Royal Security, while he was President.

[DA] Last week Thursday in Parliament, I asked President Jacob Zuma to respond to the allegations that he had received a R1 million a month salary from his friend Mr. Roy Moodley's company, Royal Security, while he was President.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Tigo-Airtel Climax Breast Cancer Month With Lunch, Fundraising

[Business Day] The newly merged Airtel and Tigo telecommunication climaxed this years’ Breast Cancer Awareness last month with a sea of Pink dress-codes in solidarity with Breast Cancer survivors.

[Business Day] The newly merged Airtel and Tigo telecommunication climaxed this years' Breast Cancer Awareness last month with a sea of Pink dress-codes in solidarity with Breast Cancer survivors.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Ruling Party Women’s League Backs First Lady for VP

[The Herald] ZANU-PF Mashonaland West Women’s League has thrown its weight behind First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe to fill the position of Vice President following the ouster of Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa from the post on Monday.

[The Herald] ZANU-PF Mashonaland West Women's League has thrown its weight behind First Lady Dr Grace Mugabe to fill the position of Vice President following the ouster of Cde Emmerson Mnangagwa from the post on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

‘test Cancer Earlier for Better Treatment’

[Botswana Daily News] Serowe -An oncologist at Sekgoma Memorial Hospital, Dr Ahmed Shariff has advised the public to test early for cancer, as early detection could be advantageous in treating the disease.

[Botswana Daily News] Serowe -An oncologist at Sekgoma Memorial Hospital, Dr Ahmed Shariff has advised the public to test early for cancer, as early detection could be advantageous in treating the disease.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana