Governors Win Round One of Row Over State Agencies

[Nation] Governors have won the first round of a fight with the national government over control of regional development agencies when the High Court ruled that it has jurisdiction to determine a constitutional dispute that involves the two levels of g…

[Nation] Governors have won the first round of a fight with the national government over control of regional development agencies when the High Court ruled that it has jurisdiction to determine a constitutional dispute that involves the two levels of governance.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Two Villagers Jailed 60 Years Over Robbery

[Daily News] TWO Mapili villagers were yesterday convicted of armed robbery and sentenced to a total of 60 years in jail. Mlele District Magistrate’s Court convicted the accused on their own plea of guilty, admitting to have used machetes to rob a rice…

[Daily News] TWO Mapili villagers were yesterday convicted of armed robbery and sentenced to a total of 60 years in jail. Mlele District Magistrate's Court convicted the accused on their own plea of guilty, admitting to have used machetes to rob a rice trader from Tabora region of his 3.5 m/-.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

4 Heads of State Already in the Country for President Kenyatta’s Inauguration

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, Edgar Lungu Zambia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo of Somalia and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn are among foreign leaders who are already in the country for President Uhuru Kenyatta…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Presidents Yoweri Museveni of Uganda, Edgar Lungu Zambia, Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo of Somalia and Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn are among foreign leaders who are already in the country for President Uhuru Kenyatta's and Deputy President William Ruto's inauguration.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Is It Getting Warm Enough Outside the ANC for a New Party?

[Daily Maverick] Once again there is a group of South Africans who believe that a new political party is going to come along and solve all of their problems. This time their hopes lie in Makhosi Khoza, the former ANC MP who left the party after sharply…

[Daily Maverick] Once again there is a group of South Africans who believe that a new political party is going to come along and solve all of their problems. This time their hopes lie in Makhosi Khoza, the former ANC MP who left the party after sharply criticising it from within. While there are many reasons why her party is unlikely to succeed in the longer term, the context this time could be significant. It concerns the possible split of the ANC, which could make a new political formation necessary. As a result, this de

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Pomp, Colour, Excitement at Kasarani as Kenyans Await Swearing-In

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenyans who thronged the Kasarani Stadium Tuesday shared their love for President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto with pomp, colour, excitement and songs ahead of their inauguration for a second term.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenyans who thronged the Kasarani Stadium Tuesday shared their love for President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto with pomp, colour, excitement and songs ahead of their inauguration for a second term.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Op-Ed – Mnangagwa and the Gukurahundi – Fact and Fiction

[Daily Maverick] As journalists and a veritable army of newfound Zimbabwe “experts” join the bun rush to describe the history of Robert Mugabe’s replacement, Emmerson Mnangagwa, there has been much talk about his role in the Gukurahundi killings of the…

[Daily Maverick] As journalists and a veritable army of newfound Zimbabwe "experts" join the bun rush to describe the history of Robert Mugabe's replacement, Emmerson Mnangagwa, there has been much talk about his role in the Gukurahundi killings of the 1980s. Some have said his part in the massacres is "shrouded in mystery", others that he was the "architect" or "mastermind". Still others seem to have bought Mnangagwa's line that his participation is a myth - or that it has, at least, been wildly exaggerated. All of them a

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Officials, Dignitaries Start Arriving for Kenyatta’s Swearing-in

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Government officials and dignitaries have started arriving at the Moi International Sports Centre for the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Government officials and dignitaries have started arriving at the Moi International Sports Centre for the inauguration of President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto.

Thousands Already at Safaricom Kasarani Stadium for Uhuru Inauguration

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Thousands of Kenyans have already flocked to the Kasarani Stadium to witness the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Thousands of Kenyans have already flocked to the Kasarani Stadium to witness the swearing in of President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Samwu Disturbed By Planned Water Cuts By the DWS

[COSATU] The South African Municipal Workers’ Union SAMWU has learnt with disappointment the plans by the Department of Water and Sanitation to cut off water supply to over 30 municipalities, an evil plan which would essentially leave millions of South…

[COSATU] The South African Municipal Workers' Union SAMWU has learnt with disappointment the plans by the Department of Water and Sanitation to cut off water supply to over 30 municipalities, an evil plan which would essentially leave millions of South Africans without water which is by the way a basic right.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa