Will Criminal Past Affect Politicians in the Polls?

[Nation] All eyes will be on vetting agencies to prove that the elusive adherence to the integrity code among politicians will at least be implemented in the upcoming elections.

[Nation] All eyes will be on vetting agencies to prove that the elusive adherence to the integrity code among politicians will at least be implemented in the upcoming elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zuma Committed Perjury, Former Prosecuting Head Claims

[Daily Maverick] In an affidavit filed in a Corruption Watch and Freedom Under Law application in a civil case to review a R17-million payout to former National Director of Public Prosecutions, Mxolisi Nxasana, alleges that President Jacob Zuma committ…

[Daily Maverick] In an affidavit filed in a Corruption Watch and Freedom Under Law application in a civil case to review a R17-million payout to former National Director of Public Prosecutions, Mxolisi Nxasana, alleges that President Jacob Zuma committed perjury and lied when he stated under oath that Nxasana willingly left the office and had not been forced to do so. Corruption Watch and FUL are seeking to have Nxasana's departure and the payout declared unlawful. Nxasana has publicly expressed his desire to return to the

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Radical Economic Transformation Is Not a Zero-Sum Game

[Daily Maverick] The ANC, over the last few years, has been plagued by people who, out of ignorance more than by design, earnestly plug ridiculously simplistic answers to our most complex problems. They are sloganeers whose idea of thoughtful analysis …

[Daily Maverick] The ANC, over the last few years, has been plagued by people who, out of ignorance more than by design, earnestly plug ridiculously simplistic answers to our most complex problems. They are sloganeers whose idea of thoughtful analysis is often limited to what will fit on a T-shirt or a bumper sticker.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Magufuli’s Govt Under Pressure to Explain Abduction, Torture Cases

[East African] Tanzanian members of parliament and civil society members have criticised the government over inaction on the disappearances and abductions, which they say signifies that state actors could be involved.

[East African] Tanzanian members of parliament and civil society members have criticised the government over inaction on the disappearances and abductions, which they say signifies that state actors could be involved.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

The Huffington Ghost – Be Afraid, Editors, of Your Own Failings

[Daily Maverick] The Easter weekend was enlivened by a stunning hoax against Huffington Post South Africa, edited by Verashni Pillay. An inflammatory blog post calling for the disenfranchisement of white men turned out to be written by a white man. Why…

[Daily Maverick] The Easter weekend was enlivened by a stunning hoax against Huffington Post South Africa, edited by Verashni Pillay. An inflammatory blog post calling for the disenfranchisement of white men turned out to be written by a white man. Why editors everywhere should be afraid, and Pillay should resign.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Otuoma Declines to Participate in Busia ODM Primaries Re-Run

[Nation] Funyula MP Paul Otuoma has vowed he will not take part in the re-run of Busia ODM primaries in Teso North and Teso South constituencies for the governorship seat set for April 25, 2017 as directed by the party’s national elections board.

[Nation] Funyula MP Paul Otuoma has vowed he will not take part in the re-run of Busia ODM primaries in Teso North and Teso South constituencies for the governorship seat set for April 25, 2017 as directed by the party's national elections board.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Makerere Expels 15 Medical Students Over Fake Admission Documents

[East African] Makerere University has dismissed 15 students who allegedly forged diploma transcripts to gain admission to the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), and Bachelor of Pharmacy, in the College of Health Sciences.

[East African] Makerere University has dismissed 15 students who allegedly forged diploma transcripts to gain admission to the Bachelor of Medicine and Bachelor of Surgery (MBChB), and Bachelor of Pharmacy, in the College of Health Sciences.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Ministries, Departments and Agencies’ Debt Worth Billions Criticised

[Daily News] There are 170 legal cases involving different government institutions pending in various courts whose settlement would cost ministries and its agencies a colossal 850bn/-, it has emerged.

[Daily News] There are 170 legal cases involving different government institutions pending in various courts whose settlement would cost ministries and its agencies a colossal 850bn/-, it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

World Leaders Send Congratulatory Messages

[The Herald] WORLD leaders yesterday congratulated Zimbabwe for attaining 37 years of independence with Russian President Mr Vladimir Putin saying the relations between Harare and Moscow should be strengthened in line with Russia’s thrust to strengthen…

[The Herald] WORLD leaders yesterday congratulated Zimbabwe for attaining 37 years of independence with Russian President Mr Vladimir Putin saying the relations between Harare and Moscow should be strengthened in line with Russia's thrust to strengthen security and stability in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe