IEBC, EACC and AG Go for Politicians With Criminal Cases

[Nation] Politicians with ongoing criminal cases, including those battling corruption and hate speech charges, now risk being locked out of the August General Election in an elaborate bid by vetting agencies to comply with Constitutional requirements o…

[Nation] Politicians with ongoing criminal cases, including those battling corruption and hate speech charges, now risk being locked out of the August General Election in an elaborate bid by vetting agencies to comply with Constitutional requirements on integrity.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Police in Siaya Arrest Journalist Probing Use of Excessive Force

[Nation] Tension is high at Usenge Town, Siaya County, after Bondo-based Standard Media Group journalist Isaiah Gwengi was arrested Wednesday evening by police officers from the Quick Response Team based in the town.

[Nation] Tension is high at Usenge Town, Siaya County, after Bondo-based Standard Media Group journalist Isaiah Gwengi was arrested Wednesday evening by police officers from the Quick Response Team based in the town.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Open the Way, Kenya’s Coming to Kampala!

[Nation] With the World Cross Country Championships scheduled for Kololo grounds Kampala on Sunday this week, I want to address athletics enthusiasts who will be travelling to Uganda courtesy of the well wishers who have donated buses.

[Nation] With the World Cross Country Championships scheduled for Kololo grounds Kampala on Sunday this week, I want to address athletics enthusiasts who will be travelling to Uganda courtesy of the well wishers who have donated buses.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Drought, Political Maneuvering Blamed for Central Unrest

[VOA] The smell of rotting animals permeates the air in parts of central Kenya’s Laikipia area, as lurking vultures and hyenas seem to be the only ones benefiting from the drought.

[VOA] The smell of rotting animals permeates the air in parts of central Kenya's Laikipia area, as lurking vultures and hyenas seem to be the only ones benefiting from the drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Minister to Hand Over Regional Commissioner Makonda Report to Magufuli

[Daily News] MINISTER for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Mr Nape Nnauye, has pledged to hand over to President John Magufuli the report by a team he formed to investigate allegations against Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Paul Mak…

[Daily News] MINISTER for Information, Culture, Arts and Sports, Mr Nape Nnauye, has pledged to hand over to President John Magufuli the report by a team he formed to investigate allegations against Dar es Salaam Regional Commissioner (RC), Mr Paul Makonda, that he invaded Clouds Media Group (CMG).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Life Expectancy Now 63.9 – UN

[Nyasa Times] Malawi has made “slight” improvement in its Human Development Index ranking over the previous year and ranks 170 among the 188 countries surveyed for human development, a new UN report has said.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi has made "slight" improvement in its Human Development Index ranking over the previous year and ranks 170 among the 188 countries surveyed for human development, a new UN report has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

ANC Youth League Wants Universities Nationalised

[News24Wire] All public universities should be state-owned and controlled to ensure equity, the African National Congress Youth League told the Fees Commission on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] All public universities should be state-owned and controlled to ensure equity, the African National Congress Youth League told the Fees Commission on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Job Carnage As Economy Sinks

[Financial Gazette] TOUGH times beckon for Zimbabwean workers due to harsh conditions besetting the country’s economy with companies offloading excess staff onto the job market, already teeming with unemployed youths.

[Financial Gazette] TOUGH times beckon for Zimbabwean workers due to harsh conditions besetting the country's economy with companies offloading excess staff onto the job market, already teeming with unemployed youths.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe