Violence Inspires Kenyans to Tackle Huge Housing Shortage

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Athi River -Although millions of quality, affordable homes are needed, few are built due to high land prices, lack of access to finance and bureaucracy

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Athi River -Although millions of quality, affordable homes are needed, few are built due to high land prices, lack of access to finance and bureaucracy

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Mauritius, a Respected Model of Peaceful Coexistence, Says President

[Government of Mauritius] “We live in a country which symbolises a message for the world and is widely respected as a model of peaceful coexistence. Despite looming difficulties, we have to continue working together and adopt a working philosophy based…

[Government of Mauritius] "We live in a country which symbolises a message for the world and is widely respected as a model of peaceful coexistence. Despite looming difficulties, we have to continue working together and adopt a working philosophy based on a culture of excellence as well as respect our fellow citizens", said the President of the Republic, Dr Ameenah Gurib-Fakim, yesterday in Beau Bassin.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritius

A Year to Forget for Kenyan Teams on International Stage

[Nation] Save for the narrow win against the much improved Uganda in the inaugural Victoria Cup and a tie also with the Ugandans in the East Africa Challenge Cup in Ethiopia, the year 2016 goes down as the most disappointing one for Kenya’s national te…

[Nation] Save for the narrow win against the much improved Uganda in the inaugural Victoria Cup and a tie also with the Ugandans in the East Africa Challenge Cup in Ethiopia, the year 2016 goes down as the most disappointing one for Kenya's national teams on the international scene.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Teen Thugs Terrify Mtendere

[Times of Zambia] A GROUP of teenage thugs calling themselves ‘Fluffies’ has gone on rampage in Lusaka’s Mtendere and Kalingalinga townships, breaking into homes and beating up residents on roads.

[Times of Zambia] A GROUP of teenage thugs calling themselves 'Fluffies' has gone on rampage in Lusaka's Mtendere and Kalingalinga townships, breaking into homes and beating up residents on roads.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Transparency International Appeals to Govt to Protect Whistle-Blowers

[Times of Zambia] THE Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has appealed to the Government to protect whistle-blowers to enable them freely give out information that can help in investigating various cases.

[Times of Zambia] THE Transparency International Zambia (TIZ) has appealed to the Government to protect whistle-blowers to enable them freely give out information that can help in investigating various cases.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Es Rise By 600% in KCSE 2016

[Capital FM] Nairobi — Only 141 students scored an A in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) exams, a 94 per cent decline from the previous year when 2,685 students scored an A in 2015.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Only 141 students scored an A in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination (KCSE) exams, a 94 per cent decline from the previous year when 2,685 students scored an A in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

International Bank-Liberia Exposes U.S.$178,862 Revenue Fraud

[Observer] The International Bank Liberia Limited has exposed an attempted fraudulent transaction that would have cost the Liberian government US$178,862.39 in revenue.

[Observer] The International Bank Liberia Limited has exposed an attempted fraudulent transaction that would have cost the Liberian government US$178,862.39 in revenue.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Cord Calls Off Jan 4 Demo, Gives Senate a Chance to Mull Changes to Poll Law

[Capital FM] Kenya -CORD has called off the planned mass demonstration that was scheduled for the January 4 to protest the contentious bill amending the Election Laws.

[Capital FM] Kenya -CORD has called off the planned mass demonstration that was scheduled for the January 4 to protest the contentious bill amending the Election Laws.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

We-Care Donates Balls, Books to County Meet

[Observer] We-Care Foundation Liberia has donated 70 footballs and four boxes of assorted reading materials to the National County Sports Meet, which has reached its quarterfinals.

[Observer] We-Care Foundation Liberia has donated 70 footballs and four boxes of assorted reading materials to the National County Sports Meet, which has reached its quarterfinals.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia