Kenya Poll, a Learning Slate for Continent

[The Herald] Today, Kenya’s electoral body, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is expected to announce the winner of the tightly-contested August 8 presidential election. And, the world is cautiously waiting.

[The Herald] Today, Kenya's electoral body, the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is expected to announce the winner of the tightly-contested August 8 presidential election. And, the world is cautiously waiting.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Put Land in the Hands of Women – Pap MPs

[Independent (Kampala)] Midrand, South Africa -Women legislators of the African continent have decried what they have called the persistent marginalization of women in the control of productive resources. They said that despite being the majority popul…

[Independent (Kampala)] Midrand, South Africa -Women legislators of the African continent have decried what they have called the persistent marginalization of women in the control of productive resources. They said that despite being the majority population on the continent who account for 80 of food production in Africa, they continue to be sidelined over ownership of land in the legal, customary and social spheres.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sri Lankan Military Officers on Study Tour

[New Times] A delegation of students and staff from the Sri Lanka Defence Service Command and Staff College is in the country for a two-week geo-strategic international study tour.

[New Times] A delegation of students and staff from the Sri Lanka Defence Service Command and Staff College is in the country for a two-week geo-strategic international study tour.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Bill Gates Donates Billions to Tanzania

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has set aside Sh777 billion to finance development projects in Agriculture, Health and Information Communication Technology (ICT) sectors in the country.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation has set aside Sh777 billion to finance development projects in Agriculture, Health and Information Communication Technology (ICT) sectors in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

No Voting for Prisoners – Govt

[The Herald] An application by three MDC-T jailed murderers to be allowed to vote from prison in harmonised elections next year is misplaced and the activists’ remedy lies with Parliament, Government said yesterday.

[The Herald] An application by three MDC-T jailed murderers to be allowed to vote from prison in harmonised elections next year is misplaced and the activists' remedy lies with Parliament, Government said yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Rainbow Tourism Group to Host Auto Parts Expo

[The Herald] The Rainbow Tourism Group will next month host a trade exhibition for the country’s rapidly developing automotive sector at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC).

[The Herald] The Rainbow Tourism Group will next month host a trade exhibition for the country's rapidly developing automotive sector at the Harare International Conference Centre (HICC).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Companies Dodge Standards Certification

[The Herald] A majority of Zimbabwean firms’ products and systems are not certified to national or global quality standards, with only 140 out of a possible 5 000 having taken certification standards, according to the country’s national standards body.

[The Herald] A majority of Zimbabwean firms' products and systems are not certified to national or global quality standards, with only 140 out of a possible 5 000 having taken certification standards, according to the country's national standards body.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe