‘Eating’ Kenya’s Standard Gauge Railway

[Citizen] As the stories on the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) recently launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta continued to bubble – the glory it will bring, the cost, which pocketed what and didn’t – I have been intrigued by a less glamorous part of the t…

[Citizen] As the stories on the Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) recently launched by President Uhuru Kenyatta continued to bubble - the glory it will bring, the cost, which pocketed what and didn't - I have been intrigued by a less glamorous part of the tale.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Parents Urged to Fight Child Abuse

[Citizen] Mbeya -Parents and guardians in the country have been called on to support efforts made by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the fight against child abuse.

[Citizen] Mbeya -Parents and guardians in the country have been called on to support efforts made by non-governmental organisations (NGOs) in the fight against child abuse.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

UPDF Captain Accused of Harassing Relatives Over Land

[Observer] Captain Sedius Mugisha, a Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) officer is under the spotlight for allegedly using soldiers to harass his relatives in Rwobuyenje cell in Mbarara municipality.

[Observer] Captain Sedius Mugisha, a Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) officer is under the spotlight for allegedly using soldiers to harass his relatives in Rwobuyenje cell in Mbarara municipality.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Masai Communities Come Up With New Initiation Style

[Citizen] Handeni -Masai communities in handeni District, Tanga region have come up with new style of upgrading girls into womanhood without performing female genital mutilation (FGM) on them.

[Citizen] Handeni -Masai communities in handeni District, Tanga region have come up with new style of upgrading girls into womanhood without performing female genital mutilation (FGM) on them.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Joyful Parents, Teachers Welcome Tanzanian Students Who Won Gold in U.S.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -It was around 22: 00 pm, on Wednesday when the three students from Feza International School Rashid Kikwete, Abdulrazak Nkamia and Abdalah Alsaedy landed at Julius Nyerere International Airport and welcomed by their parents and…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -It was around 22: 00 pm, on Wednesday when the three students from Feza International School Rashid Kikwete, Abdulrazak Nkamia and Abdalah Alsaedy landed at Julius Nyerere International Airport and welcomed by their parents and teachers.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

African Problems Need African Solutions – Prophet Bushiri

[Nyasa Times] African development challenges can best be solved by African solution, youthful billionaire South Africa-based Malawian prophet Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has told a US based online paper, panafricanvisions.com.

[Nyasa Times] African development challenges can best be solved by African solution, youthful billionaire South Africa-based Malawian prophet Prophet Shepherd Bushiri has told a US based online paper, panafricanvisions.com.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

IEBC Warns Cases Threaten Poll Date, Says Presidential Ballots Printing Starts July 18

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission again warned on Wednesday that any court action against the printing of ballot papers would affect the August 8 General Election date.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission again warned on Wednesday that any court action against the printing of ballot papers would affect the August 8 General Election date.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya