Number of Kenyans Going Hungry Doubles to Three Million

[Al Jazeera] The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, the Red Cross said on Tuesday, as the effect of a devastating drought worsens.

[Al Jazeera] The number of Kenyans needing emergency food aid has doubled in the past three months to three million, the Red Cross said on Tuesday, as the effect of a devastating drought worsens.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Joho to Record Statement in KCSE Certificate Probe

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho is Wednesday expected to record a statement with the police on his academic certificates after the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) disowned his result slip as a forgery.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Mombasa Governor Ali Hassan Joho is Wednesday expected to record a statement with the police on his academic certificates after the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) disowned his result slip as a forgery.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tuju – We Asked Uhuru to Postpone Trips for Party’s Sake

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Jubilee’s Secretary General Raphael Tuju says the party requested President Uhuru Kenyatta to postpone his campaign tours to enable aspirants to verify their details ahead of the nominations scheduled for next month.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Jubilee's Secretary General Raphael Tuju says the party requested President Uhuru Kenyatta to postpone his campaign tours to enable aspirants to verify their details ahead of the nominations scheduled for next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Former CAPS United Owner Jailed for Child Upkeep

[The Herald] Former Caps United owner Twine Phiri was yesterday sentenced to four months in prison for defaulting on close to $5 000 in maintenance fees.Harare magistrate Miss Joy Chikodzore suspended the sentence for five years on condition that he pa…

[The Herald] Former Caps United owner Twine Phiri was yesterday sentenced to four months in prison for defaulting on close to $5 000 in maintenance fees.Harare magistrate Miss Joy Chikodzore suspended the sentence for five years on condition that he pays $500 and deposits $1 226 into his ex-wife Keresiya Phiri's bank account.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Bumper Harvest for Farmer

[The Herald] John Basera and Dr Gorden Mabuyaye The Seed Co technical team (comprising of breeders, agronomists and seed inspectorate) is assessing the standing crop performance of Seed Co hybrids grown by farmers in the 2016 /17 summer season. The bum…

[The Herald] John Basera and Dr Gorden Mabuyaye The Seed Co technical team (comprising of breeders, agronomists and seed inspectorate) is assessing the standing crop performance of Seed Co hybrids grown by farmers in the 2016 /17 summer season. The bumper harvest this year (which is at this point certain) will increase maize production to self-sufficiency and surplus levels for import substitution. The standing crop assessments is the preliminary round of assessments for possible farmer participation in this year's See

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

ICC Orders Damages for Victims of Congolese Warlord

[Deutsche Welle] Germain Katanga was a Congolese warlord who ordered a brutal attack on a village in Ituri province in 2003. 297 surviving victims have now been awarded collective and individual damages by the ICC.

[Deutsche Welle] Germain Katanga was a Congolese warlord who ordered a brutal attack on a village in Ituri province in 2003. 297 surviving victims have now been awarded collective and individual damages by the ICC.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Helen Zille and the Art of Political Kamikaze

[Daily Maverick] Helen Zille will not back down. In her first lengthy public address since her colonialism tweets, one might have thought the Western Cape Premier might have attempted to walk back views which have been roundly criticised. One would be …

[Daily Maverick] Helen Zille will not back down. In her first lengthy public address since her colonialism tweets, one might have thought the Western Cape Premier might have attempted to walk back views which have been roundly criticised. One would be wrong. In a debate on the tweets in the Western Cape Legislature on Tuesday, Zille dug her heels in. Those seeking a resignation can look elsewhere: the lady's not for turning. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa