US Suspended Aid to Health Ministry Over Corruption – US Envoy

[Nation] US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has said direct financial support to the Ministry of Health was suspended due to corruption reports and lack of accountability.

[Nation] US Ambassador to Kenya Robert Godec has said direct financial support to the Ministry of Health was suspended due to corruption reports and lack of accountability.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Fulani Group Petitions Ortom Over Alleged Lopsided Appointment

[Guardian] Makurdi -No fewer than 21,000 members of the Fulani community resident in Benue State under the aegis of Miyette Allah Cattle Breeders’ Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) have petitioned Governor Samuel Ortom over the alleged appointment of a n…

[Guardian] Makurdi -No fewer than 21,000 members of the Fulani community resident in Benue State under the aegis of Miyette Allah Cattle Breeders' Association of Nigeria (MACBAN) have petitioned Governor Samuel Ortom over the alleged appointment of a non-Fulani man, Shehu Tambaya as his Special Assistant on Fulani Matters.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Labour Department Can’t Protect Workers

[GroundUp] Employers violating health and safety and other labour regulations stand a good chance of getting away with it because the Department of Labour has a serious shortage of inspectors and low inspection targets.

[GroundUp] Employers violating health and safety and other labour regulations stand a good chance of getting away with it because the Department of Labour has a serious shortage of inspectors and low inspection targets.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Kiambu Senate Candidate Declines Waititu’s Job Offer

[Nation] Kiambu senatorial aspirant and Ngewa Ward MCA Karungo Wa Thang’wa has insisted he will be on the ballot as an independent candidate come August 8, the day of the general election.

[Nation] Kiambu senatorial aspirant and Ngewa Ward MCA Karungo Wa Thang'wa has insisted he will be on the ballot as an independent candidate come August 8, the day of the general election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rules of Court Support DA’s Application to Review Cabinet Reshuffle Decision

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has to explain why he reshuffled his Cabinet because of a rule governing high courts which relates to reviews of decisions, Judge Bashier Vally said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has to explain why he reshuffled his Cabinet because of a rule governing high courts which relates to reviews of decisions, Judge Bashier Vally said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

One Year On – Lessons From Zanzibar’s Universal Old-Age Pension

[The Conversation Africa] Kombo Mohamed, then aged 72, was the first person in Zanzibar to receive the new old-age pension introduced in April 2016. “My whole family has benefited,” he says, “I can pay my daughter’s school fees and transport to school …

[The Conversation Africa] Kombo Mohamed, then aged 72, was the first person in Zanzibar to receive the new old-age pension introduced in April 2016. "My whole family has benefited," he says, "I can pay my daughter's school fees and transport to school and our diet has improved as we eat more fruit and vegetables."

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

2017 Warso and UN Global Road Safety Week Launched

[Ghana Govt.] The annual West Africa Road Safety Organization (WARSO) Week and the United Nations (UN) Global Road Safety Week celebrations have been launched with a call on drivers and motorcycle riders to minimize travel speed.

[Ghana Govt.] The annual West Africa Road Safety Organization (WARSO) Week and the United Nations (UN) Global Road Safety Week celebrations have been launched with a call on drivers and motorcycle riders to minimize travel speed.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Chibok Girls Freed, Boko Haram Undefeated

[Deutsche Welle] 82 of the Chibok schoolgirls seized three years ago have just been released. It’s reason for jubilation, says Thomas Mösch who detects nonethless a jarring note.

[Deutsche Welle] 82 of the Chibok schoolgirls seized three years ago have just been released. It's reason for jubilation, says Thomas Mösch who detects nonethless a jarring note.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria