Man’s Soccer Predictions Net Him U.S.$2.1m Jackpot

[Nation] A lucky Kenyan has won the Sh221 million Sportpesa mega jackpot, an amount that can finance the construction of the Kenya Sports Academy — as allocated by the National Treasury — and still have Sh21 million change.

[Nation] A lucky Kenyan has won the Sh221 million Sportpesa mega jackpot, an amount that can finance the construction of the Kenya Sports Academy -- as allocated by the National Treasury -- and still have Sh21 million change.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Crisis Deepens As Main Rebel Groups Fragment and Realign

[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan’s protracted political crisis has increased in complexity as the the main actors fragment into factions or form new alliances and the dynamics of the conflict change. This means that the search for lasting peace wi…

[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan's protracted political crisis has increased in complexity as the the main actors fragment into factions or form new alliances and the dynamics of the conflict change. This means that the search for lasting peace will have many more players around the table. Andrew Edward Tchie scopes out the landscape following the defection of yet another senior general to opposition ranks.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Uganda Is One of the Most Democratic Countries – Museveni

[Monitor] With five presidential terms in office, President Museveni is surrounded by controversies related to freedom of speech, human rights, allegations of nepotism, and even the killing of Ugandan citizens.

[Monitor] With five presidential terms in office, President Museveni is surrounded by controversies related to freedom of speech, human rights, allegations of nepotism, and even the killing of Ugandan citizens.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Dissolve LACC – Presidential Aspirant Recommends

[New Republic] A presidential hopeful in the pending general and presidential elections has recommends the dissolution of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) because it is weak and ineffective in carry out its statutory mandate.

[New Republic] A presidential hopeful in the pending general and presidential elections has recommends the dissolution of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) because it is weak and ineffective in carry out its statutory mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Puntland Children Face Execution

[AI London] The authorities in Somalia’s semi-autonomous Puntland region must immediately halt plans to execute two boys sentenced to death by a military tribunal in February for their alleged role in the armed group Al-Shabaab’s killing of three senio…

[AI London] The authorities in Somalia's semi-autonomous Puntland region must immediately halt plans to execute two boys sentenced to death by a military tribunal in February for their alleged role in the armed group Al-Shabaab's killing of three senior administration officials, said Amnesty International.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Europe to Observe Kenyan, but Not Rwandan, Polls

[East African] The contrast in elections in Rwanda and Kenya, which both go to the polls in August, has come to the fore with the European Union saying it will not send an expert mission to assess the preparedness in Kigali even as it prepares to send …

[East African] The contrast in elections in Rwanda and Kenya, which both go to the polls in August, has come to the fore with the European Union saying it will not send an expert mission to assess the preparedness in Kigali even as it prepares to send one to Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya