Media Freedom – Analogies Are Being Drawn With Moi’s Repressive Era

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga was sworn in as the “people’s president” last week, maintaining that he did not recognise Uhuru Kenyatta as the President. After defying government warnings, and broadcasting live from th…

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga was sworn in as the "people's president" last week, maintaining that he did not recognise Uhuru Kenyatta as the President. After defying government warnings, and broadcasting live from the venue of the contentious event, three of Kenya's biggest TV stations were shutdown. They have been allowed back on air again, but Joy Mueni explains why the closures mark a new low for press freedom in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Cape Town Will Have Rain Like Never Before – Pastor Mboro

[News24Wire] Rain will fall in the drought stricken Western Cape, said Incredible Happenings Ministry Pastor, Paseka (Mboro) Motsoeneng, on Saturday said after his prayers.

[News24Wire] Rain will fall in the drought stricken Western Cape, said Incredible Happenings Ministry Pastor, Paseka (Mboro) Motsoeneng, on Saturday said after his prayers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Permanent Secretary Calls for Care for Dementia Patients

[Daily Trust] The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Bolaji Adebiyi has urged Nigerians to care for dementia patients as well as create a society where people living with dementia feel acceptable.

[Daily Trust] The Permanent Secretary, Federal Ministry of Labour and Employment, Bolaji Adebiyi has urged Nigerians to care for dementia patients as well as create a society where people living with dementia feel acceptable.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Monday, Monday – a Sunday Countdown to the NEC Meeting On ‘The Matter’ of Cde Jacob

[Daily Maverick] ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa could have been announcing the end of Jacob Zuma’s presidency when he stepped into Madiba’s shoes of 28 years ago on the Grand Parade in Cape Town on a hot Sunday afternoon, but he didn’t. Instead, he kept…

[Daily Maverick] ANC president Cyril Ramaphosa could have been announcing the end of Jacob Zuma's presidency when he stepped into Madiba's shoes of 28 years ago on the Grand Parade in Cape Town on a hot Sunday afternoon, but he didn't. Instead, he kept South Africa in the holding pattern of the past week, telling them to wait another day and promising it would all come to a close in the next 24 hours.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Let Us Remember the Ideal for Which Mandela Was Prepared to Die’ – Cyril Ramaphosa

[Daily Maverick] This is an edited version of ANC president and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa’s speech at the Grand Parade in Cape Town at the Nelson Mandela Centenary Celebrations on Sunday 11 February 2018. Ramaphosa deviated from th…

[Daily Maverick] This is an edited version of ANC president and South African Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa's speech at the Grand Parade in Cape Town at the Nelson Mandela Centenary Celebrations on Sunday 11 February 2018. Ramaphosa deviated from the speech as written here.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Central Bank Locks Failed Banks’ Bosses Out of New Jobs

[East African] The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has tightened the noose around former senior executives of failed banks, making it hard for them to take up managerial positions in other banks.

[East African] The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) has tightened the noose around former senior executives of failed banks, making it hard for them to take up managerial positions in other banks.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ellen Sirleaf Johnson Awarded Mo Ibrahim Prize

[East African] Liberia’s ex-president Ellen Sirleaf Johnson has been awarded the 2017 Mo Ibrahim prize for Achievement in African Leadership, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation announced on Monday on its website.

[East African] Liberia's ex-president Ellen Sirleaf Johnson has been awarded the 2017 Mo Ibrahim prize for Achievement in African Leadership, the Mo Ibrahim Foundation announced on Monday on its website.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia