Agencies Welcome Matiang’i’s Move on NGOs

[Nation] Two American elections observer groups have welcomed the decision by Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang’i to suspend the clampdown on two civil society organisations.

[Nation] Two American elections observer groups have welcomed the decision by Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiang'i to suspend the clampdown on two civil society organisations.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Chris Hani Assassin’s Fate Back in Hands of Justice Minister

[News24Wire] Justice Minister Michael Masutha has 90 days to reconsider whether Chris Hani’s killer Janusz Walus should be released on parole, the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled on Friday.

[News24Wire] Justice Minister Michael Masutha has 90 days to reconsider whether Chris Hani's killer Janusz Walus should be released on parole, the Supreme Court of Appeal ruled on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Plan to Nominate Ex-Governor Ruto Faces Hurdle

[Nation] A proposal to have former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto nominated to the National Assembly to take up the role of Minority Leader has split Raila Odinga’s Orange Democratic Movement.

[Nation] A proposal to have former Bomet Governor Isaac Ruto nominated to the National Assembly to take up the role of Minority Leader has split Raila Odinga's Orange Democratic Movement.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Telecoms Giant Launches Credit Scheme for Civil Servants

[The Herald] Mobile Network operator, Econet has launched a new credit scheme that will enable civil servants to acquire smartphones at zero deposit and a combo of monthly data and voice calls for $12 per month.

[The Herald] Mobile Network operator, Econet has launched a new credit scheme that will enable civil servants to acquire smartphones at zero deposit and a combo of monthly data and voice calls for $12 per month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kanu Beats Jubilee to Win Key Seats in Baringo, West Pokot

[Nation] Supremacy battles between the Jubilee Party and Kanu played out in the North Rift in the recent General Election, with the latter bagging key seats among pastoral communities.

[Nation] Supremacy battles between the Jubilee Party and Kanu played out in the North Rift in the recent General Election, with the latter bagging key seats among pastoral communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Deepening Drought Hits Herders As Millions Go Hungry

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Eastern and southern Africa were hit hard last year by drought exacerbated by El Niño that wilted crops, slowed economic growth and drove food prices higher

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Rome -Eastern and southern Africa were hit hard last year by drought exacerbated by El Niño that wilted crops, slowed economic growth and drove food prices higher

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Govt Seizes Ex-PM’s Farm in Crackdown On ‘Idle’ Land

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania’s former prime minister Frederick Sumaye has accused the government of unfairly taking almost 800 acres of farmland he and his wife owned, as it presses ahead with a campaign to seize idle agricultur…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania's former prime minister Frederick Sumaye has accused the government of unfairly taking almost 800 acres of farmland he and his wife owned, as it presses ahead with a campaign to seize idle agricultural land for redistribution to poor farmers.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania