Mugabe to Celebrate 93rd Birthday, Praises Trump

[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe turns 93 Tuesday and on Saturday a lavish party to celebrate his birthday is expected to cost more than $2 million (1.88 million euros).

[Deutsche Welle] Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe turns 93 Tuesday and on Saturday a lavish party to celebrate his birthday is expected to cost more than $2 million (1.88 million euros).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Senator Urges All Voters to Turn Out to Secure Win for Kenyatta

[Nation] Senate Deputy Speaker Kembi Gitura has urged Jubilee Party supporters to turn out in large numbers in this year’s elections so that President Uhuru Kenyatta can win.

[Nation] Senate Deputy Speaker Kembi Gitura has urged Jubilee Party supporters to turn out in large numbers in this year's elections so that President Uhuru Kenyatta can win.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Give Names of Voters Listed By NYS Kits, Kidero Tells Electoral Commission

[Nation] Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has called on the electoral commission to make public the names of those registered by the kits given to the National Youth Service (NYS).

[Nation] Nairobi Governor Evans Kidero has called on the electoral commission to make public the names of those registered by the kits given to the National Youth Service (NYS).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Family Sues Government for Unlawful Use of Rock

[Oil in Uganda] A family in Oyam District has sued the Government of Uganda and Sino Hydro Corporation Ltd for unlawfully crushing ‘its’ rock into aggregate and using it to construct Karuma hydro-electric power dam without compensation, Oil in Uganda e…

[Oil in Uganda] A family in Oyam District has sued the Government of Uganda and Sino Hydro Corporation Ltd for unlawfully crushing 'its' rock into aggregate and using it to construct Karuma hydro-electric power dam without compensation, Oil in Uganda exclusively reveals.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Technology and Land Reforms Would Mitigate Drought

[East African] With over 12 million people in East Africa at risk of starvation due to prolonged dry weather and drought, environment experts are urging governments to consider land reforms and technology to manage the situation.

[East African] With over 12 million people in East Africa at risk of starvation due to prolonged dry weather and drought, environment experts are urging governments to consider land reforms and technology to manage the situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

South Sudan Famine Is a Collective Failure

[HRW] Thirty to forty percent of body weight loss. That’s what doctors define as starvation. Beyond that threshold, death is almost certain. As your stomach empties, the body consumes whatever else is available – fat, then tissues. Death slowly settles…

[HRW] Thirty to forty percent of body weight loss. That's what doctors define as starvation. Beyond that threshold, death is almost certain. As your stomach empties, the body consumes whatever else is available - fat, then tissues. Death slowly settles in.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Pastoralists Move to North Uganda in Search of Food

[East African] As Uganda grapples with food insecurity, which is termed as a near crisis, it is also dealing with an influx of internal and external pastoralists searching for water and pasture for their livestock in northern Uganda.

[East African] As Uganda grapples with food insecurity, which is termed as a near crisis, it is also dealing with an influx of internal and external pastoralists searching for water and pasture for their livestock in northern Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan