Alex Kirui Arrested for Campaigning on Elections Eve

[Nation] Lands and Urban Planning Bomet County minister was on Monday night arrested by the police allegedly for holding a night meeting to woo voters to vote for the incumbent Bomet governor Isaac Ruto, long after campaigns ended on Saturday.

[Nation] Lands and Urban Planning Bomet County minister was on Monday night arrested by the police allegedly for holding a night meeting to woo voters to vote for the incumbent Bomet governor Isaac Ruto, long after campaigns ended on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

As South Africa’s Leaders Quarrel, the Real Struggle Continues

[ISS] If you watch political events or have even a marginal interest in politics, South Africa is a distracting place. Today, in Parliament, there’ll be a secret ballot vote of no confidence in the president. Then there are the details of how the Gupta…

[ISS] If you watch political events or have even a marginal interest in politics, South Africa is a distracting place. Today, in Parliament, there'll be a secret ballot vote of no confidence in the president. Then there are the details of how the Gupta family has wormed its way into apparently every nook and cranny of the government, and the decisions as to who will lead the ANC post-2019 dominate our headlines.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

How the Guptas Paid for Zuma Home – #GuptaLeaks

[Daily Maverick] As President Jacob Zuma’s fate hangs in the balance, new evidence shows it was not only his son Duduzane, but also his fourth wife and their young son – and by extension he – who benefited from Gupta largesse. The #GuptaLeaks show that…

[Daily Maverick] As President Jacob Zuma's fate hangs in the balance, new evidence shows it was not only his son Duduzane, but also his fourth wife and their young son - and by extension he - who benefited from Gupta largesse. The #GuptaLeaks show that millions were paid towards an exclusive property purchase - trashing years of denial. The evidence also suggests that some of the money that found its way to the purchase was the proceeds of bribery, laundered from the UAE. By AMABHUNGANE and SCORPIO.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Prices Soar in Eastern Sudan’s Kassala As Dollar Continues to Rise

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -People all over Sudan are suffering from a steady increase in prices of basic commodities as the Sudanese Pound (SDG) continues to drop rate against the US Dollar on the country’s “parallel market”. About 53,770 tons of variou…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -People all over Sudan are suffering from a steady increase in prices of basic commodities as the Sudanese Pound (SDG) continues to drop rate against the US Dollar on the country's "parallel market". About 53,770 tons of various crops have been exported from North Kordofan to Arab and other international markets during the first six months of this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Cholera Reaches Central Darfur, ‘Becomes Endemic Disease’ in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -The first cases of cholera have appeared in Zalingei, capital of Central Darfur, where two patients died last week. The infectious disease is still spreading in North, West, and South Darfur. In eastern Sudan, hundreds of cholera…

[Radio Dabanga] Sudan -The first cases of cholera have appeared in Zalingei, capital of Central Darfur, where two patients died last week. The infectious disease is still spreading in North, West, and South Darfur. In eastern Sudan, hundreds of cholera patients are being treated.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Eastern Sudan Reconstruction Fund ‘Misused’

[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -One-and-a-half year after people in eastern Sudan’s Kassala handed their recommendations in a conference on the development of the northern parts of the state, “nothing has been done”.

[Radio Dabanga] Kassala -One-and-a-half year after people in eastern Sudan's Kassala handed their recommendations in a conference on the development of the northern parts of the state, "nothing has been done".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Violence in Darfur – Shooting, Abduction, Robberies

[Radio Dabanga] Gireida / Tawila -Two farmers and their son were shot and robbed in Gireida in South Darfur on Friday. In North Darfur’s Tawila, two farmers were kidnapped and the passengers of four commercial vehicles were robbed.

[Radio Dabanga] Gireida / Tawila -Two farmers and their son were shot and robbed in Gireida in South Darfur on Friday. In North Darfur's Tawila, two farmers were kidnapped and the passengers of four commercial vehicles were robbed.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Woman Network Condemns the Attack On Female Teachers in White Nile

[SNA] Khartoum -The Women’s Network for Unity, Peace and Reconstruction has strongly condemned the attack on Sudanese woman teachers at a refugee camp in the White Nile State.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Women's Network for Unity, Peace and Reconstruction has strongly condemned the attack on Sudanese woman teachers at a refugee camp in the White Nile State.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan