Civil Society Concern Over the Parliamentary Elections

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia’s 2016 parliamentarian election is hugely affected by corruption, vote-buying, intimidation and harassment against some candidates. Reports coming from the main five polling stations in the country indicate that the level of corr…

[Dalsan Radio] Somalia's 2016 parliamentarian election is hugely affected by corruption, vote-buying, intimidation and harassment against some candidates. Reports coming from the main five polling stations in the country indicate that the level of corruption in vote buying has reached its peak with candidates paying as much as they can to secure their seat in the Lower House. According to the General Auditor of the country Mr Nur Farah Electoral College delegates are voting for the highest bidder, "Some votes were bought

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Government Bemoans Low Value of Regional Intra Trade

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Government has said despite persistent efforts to boost trade within Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) and Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the value of intra trade within the region has …

[Malawi News Agency] Lilongwe -Government has said despite persistent efforts to boost trade within Southern Africa Development Community (SADC) and Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA), the value of intra trade within the region has remained quite low.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Kitui Residents Decry Poor State of Roads

[Nation] Kitui residents and traders have called on the national government to urgently tarmac the Kitui-Kibwezi road after heavy rains have made it impassable for the last two weeks.

[Nation] Kitui residents and traders have called on the national government to urgently tarmac the Kitui-Kibwezi road after heavy rains have made it impassable for the last two weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Uganda’s Political Parties Share Shs3 Billion

[Independent (Kampala)] The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has confirmed it has released Shs3billion for political parties with representation in Parliament.

[Independent (Kampala)] The Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development has confirmed it has released Shs3billion for political parties with representation in Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Legislators Task Muhakanizi On Contingency Fund

[Independent (Kampala)] Due to the increasing number of Ugandans facing starvation, the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has tasked the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to quickly operationalize the contingency fund t…

[Independent (Kampala)] Due to the increasing number of Ugandans facing starvation, the Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has tasked the Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development to quickly operationalize the contingency fund to cater for emergencies.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Head Teacher Admits Defiling His 14-Year-Old Pupil in Exchange for Shs500

[Monitor] Police in Mayuge District have arrested the head teacher of Nango township primary school in Malongo sub county Mayuge District for defiling a 14-year-old pupil.

[Monitor] Police in Mayuge District have arrested the head teacher of Nango township primary school in Malongo sub county Mayuge District for defiling a 14-year-old pupil.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda