Court Overrules Decision to Block Governor Rasanga’s Re-Election Bid

[Nation] The High Court upheld the nomination of Mr Cornel Rasanga as the Orange Democratic Movement governorship candidate for Siaya County, quashing the decision by the Political Parties Dispute Tribunal to block his candidacy.

[Nation] The High Court upheld the nomination of Mr Cornel Rasanga as the Orange Democratic Movement governorship candidate for Siaya County, quashing the decision by the Political Parties Dispute Tribunal to block his candidacy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Oceans Conference – Ministers Defend Mugabe Attendance

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has as much a right as coastal states to deliberate on the state and fate of the oceans as marine environments belong to all nations, with coastal countries laying claim to only 200km of territory, Cabinet ministers have said. Spe…

[The Herald] Zimbabwe has as much a right as coastal states to deliberate on the state and fate of the oceans as marine environments belong to all nations, with coastal countries laying claim to only 200km of territory, Cabinet ministers have said. Speaking to journalists at Harare International Airport on arrival from New York where they attended the inaugural United Nations High-Level Conference on the implementation of Sustainable Development Goal 14, Foreign Affairs Minister Simbarashe Mumbengegwi dismissed claims

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Budget – Taxes That Hurt the Poor Man

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzanians in the low-income bracket could turn out to be the biggest losers as some tax measures introduced in the 2017/18 budget are likely to do them more harm than good.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzanians in the low-income bracket could turn out to be the biggest losers as some tax measures introduced in the 2017/18 budget are likely to do them more harm than good.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Water Supplies to Boost Sugar Production

[The Herald] Local sugar production is expected to rise 27 percent due to improved water supply following floods that occurred in the country late year and early this year. The recently commissioned $250 million dollar Tokwe Mukosi dam is also expected…

[The Herald] Local sugar production is expected to rise 27 percent due to improved water supply following floods that occurred in the country late year and early this year. The recently commissioned $250 million dollar Tokwe Mukosi dam is also expected to play a pivotal role in the recovery of local production. Tokwe-Mukosi dam lies along the Tokwe-Mukosi supply network that provides 80 percent of the irrigation water required by the country's major sugar producers Triangle Sugar and Hippo Valley Estates.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Anxiety As Mining Report Is Released

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mining investors wait with bated breath ahead of the much-awaited submission tomorrow, of the second and final report on the mineral concentrates saga to President John Magufuli.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mining investors wait with bated breath ahead of the much-awaited submission tomorrow, of the second and final report on the mineral concentrates saga to President John Magufuli.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Fake News’, Cyber Bullying Key Focus at Editors’ Forum Meeting

[SANEF] KwaZulu-Natal Judge President Achmat Jappie told the annual general meeting (AGM) of the South African National Editors’ Forum (Sanef) on Saturday that it was the responsibility of the media and the judiciary to safeguard South Africa’s open de…

[SANEF] KwaZulu-Natal Judge President Achmat Jappie told the annual general meeting (AGM) of the South African National Editors' Forum (Sanef) on Saturday that it was the responsibility of the media and the judiciary to safeguard South Africa's open democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa