David Musila Malombe’s Deputy As Running Mate in Kitui Race

[Nation] Senator David Musila who is gunning for the Kitui governorship as an independent candidate after a falling out with Wiper party, has picked Governor Julius Malombe’s deputy Peninah Malonza as his running mate.

[Nation] Senator David Musila who is gunning for the Kitui governorship as an independent candidate after a falling out with Wiper party, has picked Governor Julius Malombe's deputy Peninah Malonza as his running mate.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenya Simbas Eager to Unleash Acquired Springboks Magic

[Nation] The results from what Kenya Simbas described as one of the best training programmes they went through in South Africa will be manifested in their inaugural Test match against Germany on Saturday at the RFUEA grounds.

[Nation] The results from what Kenya Simbas described as one of the best training programmes they went through in South Africa will be manifested in their inaugural Test match against Germany on Saturday at the RFUEA grounds.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

UN Donates U.S.$1,6 Million to Assist Flood Victims

[Financial Gazette] The United Nations Central Emergency Fund (CERF) handed over 1,6 million U.S. dollars to assist over 32 000 people who were affected by floods in Zimbabwe this year.

[Financial Gazette] The United Nations Central Emergency Fund (CERF) handed over 1,6 million U.S. dollars to assist over 32 000 people who were affected by floods in Zimbabwe this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Al-Shabaab Claims Somalia, Kenya Attacks

[VOA] The African extremist group al-Shabab said it carried out three attacks in Somalia and Kenya on Wednesday that killed 16 people, most of them police and security officers.

[VOA] The African extremist group al-Shabab said it carried out three attacks in Somalia and Kenya on Wednesday that killed 16 people, most of them police and security officers.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

President Kiir Announces Truce, National Dialogue

[VOA] The U.N.’s top official in South Sudan says President Salva Kiir has formally launched a long-awaited national dialogue and declared a unilateral cessation of hostilities.

[VOA] The U.N.'s top official in South Sudan says President Salva Kiir has formally launched a long-awaited national dialogue and declared a unilateral cessation of hostilities.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Xenophobic Attacks a Daily Danger – Foreigners

[VOA] South Africa grabbed international attention earlier this year with images of angry demonstrators attacking foreign residents and their businesses. This type of xenophobic violence, analysts say, is largely driven by high unemployment, inequality…

[VOA] South Africa grabbed international attention earlier this year with images of angry demonstrators attacking foreign residents and their businesses. This type of xenophobic violence, analysts say, is largely driven by high unemployment, inequality and frustration with the government's failure to provide everyone with basic services.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Vendors Assault Police Officer

[The Herald] Two vendors allegedly teamed up with a mob to assault a police officer who sought to arrest their colleague for urinating in public along Innez Terrace in central Harare. Matiya Shorai (33) and Karichapa Blazio (32) appeared before Harare …

[The Herald] Two vendors allegedly teamed up with a mob to assault a police officer who sought to arrest their colleague for urinating in public along Innez Terrace in central Harare. Matiya Shorai (33) and Karichapa Blazio (32) appeared before Harare magistrate Ms Nomsa Sabarauta charged with defeating the course of justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rogue Cops Demand Bribes

[The Herald] At least five police officers based at Ngundu are accused of demanding between $200 and $300 bribes per day from bus operators to allow free passage of their buses along the Harare-Beitbridge Highway. The officers normally target buses tha…

[The Herald] At least five police officers based at Ngundu are accused of demanding between $200 and $300 bribes per day from bus operators to allow free passage of their buses along the Harare-Beitbridge Highway. The officers normally target buses that ply the Harare-Beitbridge route and most of the operators are accused of being involved in smuggling syndicates.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe