Kenyatta or Odinga? Why Dynastic Politics is Alive and Well

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya’s general election will be contested by a large number of hopefuls, but in reality it’s a two-horse race between Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance and Uhuru Kenyatta of the Jubilee Party.

[The Conversation Africa] Kenya's general election will be contested by a large number of hopefuls, but in reality it's a two-horse race between Raila Odinga of the National Super Alliance and Uhuru Kenyatta of the Jubilee Party.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tea Farmers Wary of New ‘Fairly Traded’ Label

[Al Jazeera] Small-scale tea farmers in Kenya are uncertain about what a new “fairly traded” logo will mean for them. Britain’s supermarket chain has launched the scheme, replacing the well-known Fairtrade label in its stores.

[Al Jazeera] Small-scale tea farmers in Kenya are uncertain about what a new "fairly traded" logo will mean for them. Britain's supermarket chain has launched the scheme, replacing the well-known Fairtrade label in its stores.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How a Breastfeeding Initiative in Rural Kenya Changed Attitudes

[The Conversation Africa] There’s a growing global recognition of proper infant nutrition in the child’s first 1000 days of life. This can be monitored through encouraging proper nutrition during pregnancy and the first two years of life for optimal gr…

[The Conversation Africa] There's a growing global recognition of proper infant nutrition in the child's first 1000 days of life. This can be monitored through encouraging proper nutrition during pregnancy and the first two years of life for optimal growth, health and survival.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Communist Party Calls Out Guptas, but What Next?

[Daily Maverick] The South African Communist Party (SACP) is inherently contradictory. Its congress this week will decide whether it can finally face those contradictions or will continue to support its class rival, the ANC. By GREG NICOLSON.

[Daily Maverick] The South African Communist Party (SACP) is inherently contradictory. Its congress this week will decide whether it can finally face those contradictions or will continue to support its class rival, the ANC. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Why Every Rwandan Should Be Proud of Our Electoral System

[New Times] Transparency and accountability are key indicators of good leadership. Accountability is one of the three major choices Rwanda has made in the effort to rebuild the country after the Genocide against Tutsi in 1994.

[New Times] Transparency and accountability are key indicators of good leadership. Accountability is one of the three major choices Rwanda has made in the effort to rebuild the country after the Genocide against Tutsi in 1994.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Pro-Biafra Groups Disagree With Kanu, Insist On Holding Anambra Gov Election On Nov 18

[Vanguard] Onitsha -Despite the decision by the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, that his group would boycott the November 18 governorship election in Anambra state, unless a referendum was held for Biafra restoration before th…

[Vanguard] Onitsha -Despite the decision by the leader of Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, Nnamdi Kanu, that his group would boycott the November 18 governorship election in Anambra state, unless a referendum was held for Biafra restoration before then, various stakeholders and various pro-Biafra groups have taken a contrary decision to that effect.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UR, CNLG Renew Forensic Medicine Partnership With Hamburg University

[New Times] University of Rwanda’s School of Medicine and Pharmacy, the Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg in Germany, Rwanda National Police and the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) have committed to continue t…

[New Times] University of Rwanda's School of Medicine and Pharmacy, the Institute of Legal Medicine, University of Hamburg in Germany, Rwanda National Police and the National Commission for the Fight against Genocide (CNLG) have committed to continue their collaboration in Genocide proofs conservation as well as forensic medicine.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Elumelu – All Arms of Govt Must Collaborate to Make Nigeria Investment Destination

[This Day] Chairman of Heirs Holding, Tony Elumelu, has said that the federal government’s Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria initiative can only work when the three arms of government, the executive, the judiciary and legislature, work together to put …

[This Day] Chairman of Heirs Holding, Tony Elumelu, has said that the federal government's Ease of Doing Business in Nigeria initiative can only work when the three arms of government, the executive, the judiciary and legislature, work together to put up right business policies that will prepare Nigeria as investment destination.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria