Mwendwa Backs Underperforming Okumbi

[Nation] Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa has reiterated his faith in Harambee Stars coach Stanley Okumbi despite public calls to do away with him.

[Nation] Football Kenya Federation president Nick Mwendwa has reiterated his faith in Harambee Stars coach Stanley Okumbi despite public calls to do away with him.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Abandoned Children – Lost or Found(ling), What’s in a Name?

[Daily Maverick] In a country that does so little to prevent abandonment, make it safer, or provide optimal care solutions for survivors, the language used to describe abandoned children amounts to a particularly cruel form of victim shaming. Shockingl…

[Daily Maverick] In a country that does so little to prevent abandonment, make it safer, or provide optimal care solutions for survivors, the language used to describe abandoned children amounts to a particularly cruel form of victim shaming. Shockingly, those in authority are often the worst offenders.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC Leadership Race – With Five Weeks to Go, Energy Runs Low, Uncertainty in Structures Runs High

[Daily Maverick] Inside the mess that is South Africa’s ruling party right now, branch nominations for the elective conference next month are drawing to a frenzied close. It’s been a long race. Patience is running thin on both sides, but the battle wil…

[Daily Maverick] Inside the mess that is South Africa's ruling party right now, branch nominations for the elective conference next month are drawing to a frenzied close. It's been a long race. Patience is running thin on both sides, but the battle will be determined in these final weeks. By CARIEN DU PLESSIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Fibre to the Home – Demand Rises, Prices Drop

[Balancing Act] London -The market for Fibre-To-The-Home connections in Africa is steadily growing. It may be a niche market compared to mobile data but it’s potentially a big niche. Russell Southwood looks at the what’s happening in South Africa to se…

[Balancing Act] London -The market for Fibre-To-The-Home connections in Africa is steadily growing. It may be a niche market compared to mobile data but it's potentially a big niche. Russell Southwood looks at the what's happening in South Africa to see whether there's any wider pointers there for how things might go in other parts of the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Raila Odinga Urges Nasa MPs to Guide Debates on People’s Assembly

[Nation] All opposition MPs have been directed to put off all engagements in Nairobi and attend sessions at the county assemblies where the motion on the establishment of a people’s assembly is expected to go on today.

[Nation] All opposition MPs have been directed to put off all engagements in Nairobi and attend sessions at the county assemblies where the motion on the establishment of a people's assembly is expected to go on today.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Improving Cancer Symptom Management With Palliative Care

[Guardian] With investigations revealing that millions of cancer patients suffer severe symptoms at the last years of life, experts in cancer care have called for palliative end of life care to improve life of the dying patient.

[Guardian] With investigations revealing that millions of cancer patients suffer severe symptoms at the last years of life, experts in cancer care have called for palliative end of life care to improve life of the dying patient.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tax Morality Starts With Tax Spending

[Daily Maverick] Minister Malusi Gigaba’s tax call for an urgent judicial enquiry into the woeful performance and governance issues at SARS is likened to a juggling act sideshow outside the main circus tent. It’s clearly a distraction and an attempt to…

[Daily Maverick] Minister Malusi Gigaba's tax call for an urgent judicial enquiry into the woeful performance and governance issues at SARS is likened to a juggling act sideshow outside the main circus tent. It's clearly a distraction and an attempt to show those asking questions - like the ratings agencies and investment houses - that the authorities are "seriously" looking into the undeniable shenanigans at SARS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Raila Odinga Orders Nasa MPs to Attend County Assembly Sessions

[Nation] All Nasa MPs have been directed to put off all engagements in Nairobi and attend sessions at the county assemblies where the motion on the establishment of a People’s Assembly is expected to go on today.

[Nation] All Nasa MPs have been directed to put off all engagements in Nairobi and attend sessions at the county assemblies where the motion on the establishment of a People's Assembly is expected to go on today.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya