4 Ways Elections Could Be Rigged – and How to Stop It

[The Conversation Africa] The race for State House in Kenya is heating up. After a long period during which President Uhuru Kenyatta looked a shoo-in for re-election, the presidential race is looking increasingly competitive.

[The Conversation Africa] The race for State House in Kenya is heating up. After a long period during which President Uhuru Kenyatta looked a shoo-in for re-election, the presidential race is looking increasingly competitive.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

As You May Recall I Have Written Several Articles Over the Years On My Prado. Guess What – I Finally Sold It.

[Citizen] In these tough economic times and anticipating some tax increases today in the budget, I have made a decision to go with a smaller CC car.

[Citizen] In these tough economic times and anticipating some tax increases today in the budget, I have made a decision to go with a smaller CC car.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Obiri Dazzles Dibaba to Set 5,000m National Record

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Olympic silver medalist Hellen Obiri ran the race of her life, completely blitzing away reigning world 1500m champion Genzebe Dibaba to win the 5,000m race at the Rome Diamond League in a national record time of 14:18.37 the faste…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Olympic silver medalist Hellen Obiri ran the race of her life, completely blitzing away reigning world 1500m champion Genzebe Dibaba to win the 5,000m race at the Rome Diamond League in a national record time of 14:18.37 the fastest in the world this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ever Heard of ‘Sustainable’ Charcoal Production?

[Citizen] The charcoal business in Tanzania is in shambles today. Charcoal production and use leave the Environment as ordained by Mother Nature and Father Time in a state of great disorder at best – and of great destruction at worst.

[Citizen] The charcoal business in Tanzania is in shambles today. Charcoal production and use leave the Environment as ordained by Mother Nature and Father Time in a state of great disorder at best - and of great destruction at worst.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Govt Surrenders Sh48 Billion to Promote Industries

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has made various amendments in the Value Added Tax Act. Speaking in Dodoma as he tabled the 2017/18 national budget, the minister of Finance Dr Philip Mpango said that the government would exempt VAT on capital goods in…

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has made various amendments in the Value Added Tax Act. Speaking in Dodoma as he tabled the 2017/18 national budget, the minister of Finance Dr Philip Mpango said that the government would exempt VAT on capital goods in order to reduce procurement and importation costs on machines and plants used in production.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Court Summons Police Commander Over Torture

[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court has summoned the Flying Squad commandant, Mr Herbert Muhangi, to defend himself on charges of torturing a suspect in custody at Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja District.

[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court has summoned the Flying Squad commandant, Mr Herbert Muhangi, to defend himself on charges of torturing a suspect in custody at Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Judge Condemns Suspects Torture

[Monitor] Bushenyi -A High Court Judge in Mbarara, Justice Duncun Gaswaga, has condemned the use of torture by the police as a means of extracting evidence from suspects.

[Monitor] Bushenyi -A High Court Judge in Mbarara, Justice Duncun Gaswaga, has condemned the use of torture by the police as a means of extracting evidence from suspects.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda