Sobriety Needed in Review of Poll Laws

[Nation] Members of the National Assembly reconvene today for a special session to debate proposals to amend the electoral laws. This has become a polarising issue, raising political temperatures and threatening to create tension in the country.

[Nation] Members of the National Assembly reconvene today for a special session to debate proposals to amend the electoral laws. This has become a polarising issue, raising political temperatures and threatening to create tension in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

MPs Asked to Contribute From CDF for Mzimba Hospital Guardian Shelter

[Malawi News Agency] Mzimba -Guardians at Mzimba District Hospital are at high risk of water borne diseases such as cholera, due to the bad state of the facility which lets in water when it rains.

[Malawi News Agency] Mzimba -Guardians at Mzimba District Hospital are at high risk of water borne diseases such as cholera, due to the bad state of the facility which lets in water when it rains.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

From War to Want – Refugees Find Less Violence but Grim Conditions in Uganda

[IRIN] Rhino Settlement -For leverage, Helen grips the rungs on the side of the rusting hospital bed with her toes. “Sindika!” encourages Aisha Ayikoriu. “Sindika! Sindika!” In Luganda, the Bantu language widely spoken in Uganda, Sindika means “push”.

[IRIN] Rhino Settlement -For leverage, Helen grips the rungs on the side of the rusting hospital bed with her toes. "Sindika!" encourages Aisha Ayikoriu. "Sindika! Sindika!" In Luganda, the Bantu language widely spoken in Uganda, Sindika means "push".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

The Super Falcons Fiasco

[Daily Trust] That players of this country’s female national football team, the Super Falcons had to embark on protest before they were paid their bonuses and allowances says much about sports management in this country. The Super Falcons had beaten the host, Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon 1-0 to win the African Women’s Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Yaoundé on December 3. It was the eighth time that they won this trophy.

[Daily Trust] That players of this country's female national football team, the Super Falcons had to embark on protest before they were paid their bonuses and allowances says much about sports management in this country. The Super Falcons had beaten the host, Indomitable Lionesses of Cameroon 1-0 to win the African Women's Cup of Nations (AWCON) in Yaoundé on December 3. It was the eighth time that they won this trophy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kenya Urges EU to Provide Support to AMISOM

[Shabelle] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday urged the European Union to provide support to the African Union Mission in Somalia. He said al-Shabaab terrorists were a threat to regional and global stability.

[Shabelle] President Uhuru Kenyatta on Monday urged the European Union to provide support to the African Union Mission in Somalia. He said al-Shabaab terrorists were a threat to regional and global stability.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya