EACC Detectives Raid Senior County Officer’s Home

[Nation] Ethics and Ant-Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives on Tuesday raided the office and home of Kisii County chief officer of trade John Obwocha over loss of Sh50 million through a parallel alcohol licensing scheme.

[Nation] Ethics and Ant-Corruption Commission (EACC) detectives on Tuesday raided the office and home of Kisii County chief officer of trade John Obwocha over loss of Sh50 million through a parallel alcohol licensing scheme.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

To Give or Not Give a ‘Golden Handshake’ – Here’s How to Do it

[Monitor] For a long time now, there has been no cross-party anger in Uganda, like there was over President Yoweri Museveni’s Shs6 billion “golden handshake” cash reward to 42 government officials for the settlement of an oil tax dispute in a London co…

[Monitor] For a long time now, there has been no cross-party anger in Uganda, like there was over President Yoweri Museveni's Shs6 billion "golden handshake" cash reward to 42 government officials for the settlement of an oil tax dispute in a London court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Study – Kenya’s Health Sector Underfunded

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Allocations to the health sector in Kenya have recorded a slow growth at 4.5 percent of budgetary allocations over the past 10 years, far below Abuja Declaration target of 15 percent by 2015, according to the 2017 Community Health…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Allocations to the health sector in Kenya have recorded a slow growth at 4.5 percent of budgetary allocations over the past 10 years, far below Abuja Declaration target of 15 percent by 2015, according to the 2017 Community Health Scorecard released by the National Taxpayers Association (NTA).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

South Africa’s Soothsayers Busy Predicting AFCON Soccer Results

[VOA] A thunderstorm rages east of Johannesburg. Rain hammers the corrugated iron roof of a small house in a bleak township. An elderly woman, strings white beads around her wrinkled neck, head and wrists, sitting on a cement floor in a corner of a room.

[VOA] A thunderstorm rages east of Johannesburg. Rain hammers the corrugated iron roof of a small house in a bleak township. An elderly woman, strings white beads around her wrinkled neck, head and wrists, sitting on a cement floor in a corner of a room.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

‘The Public Hearings Show That We Are Equal Before the Law’

[Parliament of South Africa] Vryheid, the site of the Battle of Blood River where Zulu warriors fought fiercely to defend the Zulu monarchy, hoisted the next instalment of the public hearings on the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill. Given the p…

[Parliament of South Africa] Vryheid, the site of the Battle of Blood River where Zulu warriors fought fiercely to defend the Zulu monarchy, hoisted the next instalment of the public hearings on the Traditional and Khoi-San Leadership Bill. Given the pride of place and respect accorded to the heritage of traditional leadership in KwaZulu-Natal Province, people came in droves and filled the hall of the Eeeufees Sports Centre in great anticipation. Among them were kings, chiefs and headmen presiding over this jurisdiction.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa