Drought Drives Kenyan Pastoralists Into Uganda

[Deutsche Welle] Tens of thousands of pastoralists fled from Turkana in Kenya to Uganda last week to escape the drought. It is the latest blow for the parched region for which politicians once made rash promises of rapid modernization.

[Deutsche Welle] Tens of thousands of pastoralists fled from Turkana in Kenya to Uganda last week to escape the drought. It is the latest blow for the parched region for which politicians once made rash promises of rapid modernization.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Prison Director and Chief Guard Detained After Prisoners’ Guards Escape

[Iwacu] The Director of Rutana prison and a chief of the police guard of the prison have been jailed following the escape of two prisoners and two police officers who were guarding them.

[Iwacu] The Director of Rutana prison and a chief of the police guard of the prison have been jailed following the escape of two prisoners and two police officers who were guarding them.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Golfer Burasho Makes Open Cut

[The Herald] Takudzwa Chitsiga -AMATUER golfer Arnold Burasho was the surprise package as he managed to make the cut for the 2017 Zimbabwe Open golf tournament after he carded a one-under 71 in the pre-qualifiers at Royal Harare yesterday.

[The Herald] Takudzwa Chitsiga -AMATUER golfer Arnold Burasho was the surprise package as he managed to make the cut for the 2017 Zimbabwe Open golf tournament after he carded a one-under 71 in the pre-qualifiers at Royal Harare yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Businessman Sues Minister Chombo, Police Over Unlawful Arrest

[The Herald] A GWANDA businessman is suing Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo and the police for $20 000 following his unlawful arrest and detention over stocktheft charges.

[The Herald] A GWANDA businessman is suing Home Affairs Minister Ignatius Chombo and the police for $20 000 following his unlawful arrest and detention over stocktheft charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ze Maria Named March Coach of the Month

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Gor Mahia tactician Jose ‘Ze Maria’ Marcelo Ferreira has been named the Fidelity Insurance Coach of the Month for March to become the first to win the award this season.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Gor Mahia tactician Jose 'Ze Maria' Marcelo Ferreira has been named the Fidelity Insurance Coach of the Month for March to become the first to win the award this season.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Enemy Is Ever Ready to Pounce, Mugabe Tells Nation

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe has told Zimbabweans to remain vigilant on the country’s 37th anniversary of independence – as his main rival Morgan Tsvangirai bemoaned the “stinking poverty” so many here live in.

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe has told Zimbabweans to remain vigilant on the country's 37th anniversary of independence - as his main rival Morgan Tsvangirai bemoaned the "stinking poverty" so many here live in.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

South Sudan Ex-Rebels Release UN Hostages in DR Congo

[Capital FM] South Sudanese former rebels on Tuesday released 16 UN staff after holding them hostage for several hours in a camp in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN official said.

[Capital FM] South Sudanese former rebels on Tuesday released 16 UN staff after holding them hostage for several hours in a camp in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, a UN official said.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

669 Killed in Ethiopia Violence Since August – Report

[Al Jazeera] Almost 700 people have been killed during violence in Ethiopia since August 2016, a government-sponsored commission has said, bringing the total death toll since the unrest began in late 2015 to more than 900.

[Al Jazeera] Almost 700 people have been killed during violence in Ethiopia since August 2016, a government-sponsored commission has said, bringing the total death toll since the unrest began in late 2015 to more than 900.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia