Should Defamation Be Decriminalised?

[New Times] The new draft Penal Code currently under review has particularly caught the attention of local journalists as it proposes longer jail terms for persons guilty of defamation.

[New Times] The new draft Penal Code currently under review has particularly caught the attention of local journalists as it proposes longer jail terms for persons guilty of defamation.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Baby With Needles in Her Body Puzzles Doctors

[Nairobi News] Doctors at the Thika Level Five Hospital are pondering on the next cause of action before discharging a 10-month-old baby who was admitted at the hospital with 14 needles mysteriously lodged in her buttocks last month.

[Nairobi News] Doctors at the Thika Level Five Hospital are pondering on the next cause of action before discharging a 10-month-old baby who was admitted at the hospital with 14 needles mysteriously lodged in her buttocks last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How ‘Wife From Hell’ Plotted and Killed Her Lover

[Nairobi News] For Simon Karathe, it was a fatal attraction. He met Ms Emma Wanjiru in May 2015 and on Boxing Day of that year, he was dead. Wanjiru now awaits sentencing at the Ngong Law Courts after Justice Reuben Nyakundi found her guilty of murderi…

[Nairobi News] For Simon Karathe, it was a fatal attraction. He met Ms Emma Wanjiru in May 2015 and on Boxing Day of that year, he was dead. Wanjiru now awaits sentencing at the Ngong Law Courts after Justice Reuben Nyakundi found her guilty of murdering Karathe, who would have been 62 today.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rotich, Kimutai Secure Double in Singapore

[Capital FM] It may have been one of the slowest marathons of her burgeoning career, but Pamela Rotich’s 2:38:31 triumph at the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon on Sunday was her first victory at an IAAF Gold Label event.

[Capital FM] It may have been one of the slowest marathons of her burgeoning career, but Pamela Rotich's 2:38:31 triumph at the Standard Chartered Singapore Marathon on Sunday was her first victory at an IAAF Gold Label event.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rwanda, Tanzania Police in Joint Operations Against Cross-Border Crimes

[New Times] Rwanda National Police (RNP) and Tanzania Police Forces (TPF) have launched operations along the common borders in a bid to combat crimes that are cross-border in nature, especially illicit drugs.

[New Times] Rwanda National Police (RNP) and Tanzania Police Forces (TPF) have launched operations along the common borders in a bid to combat crimes that are cross-border in nature, especially illicit drugs.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Stars Blank 10-Man Rwanda in Cecafa Opener

[Capital FM] Kakamega -Paul Put began his tenure as Harambee Stars coach positively as the Kenyans kicked off their 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over Rwanda’s Amavubi at the Bukhungu Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

[Capital FM] Kakamega -Paul Put began his tenure as Harambee Stars coach positively as the Kenyans kicked off their 2017 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup campaign with a 2-0 win over Rwanda's Amavubi at the Bukhungu Stadium on Sunday afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Watchdog Set to Issue Report on Mandela Funeral Spending Irregularities

[News24Wire] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is on Monday expected to release a report on expenditure incurred in the preparation for the funeral of later former president Nelson Mandela.

[News24Wire] Public Protector Busisiwe Mkhwebane is on Monday expected to release a report on expenditure incurred in the preparation for the funeral of later former president Nelson Mandela.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa