New Presidents to be Elected Amid Rising Populism

[The Conversation Africa] Both South Africa and Namibia’s governing parties are set to hold elective congresses before the end of this year. Those who win the leadership contests will each lead their respective parties into a general election in 2019 a…

[The Conversation Africa] Both South Africa and Namibia's governing parties are set to hold elective congresses before the end of this year. Those who win the leadership contests will each lead their respective parties into a general election in 2019 as their presidential candidate. How this happens will be crucial for both countries' political futures.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Rwanda U-16 Teams in High Spirit Ahead of Fiba Africa Zone V

[New Times] The national basketball U-16 teams (boy and girls) are in a buoyant mood ahead of the start of this year’s FIBA Africa Zone V Championship on Friday at Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Indoor Stadium in Mombasa.

[New Times] The national basketball U-16 teams (boy and girls) are in a buoyant mood ahead of the start of this year's FIBA Africa Zone V Championship on Friday at Kenya Ports Authority (KPA) Indoor Stadium in Mombasa.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Over One Million Residents in Wakiso Use Unsafe Water

[Monitor] Wakiso -The United Nations (UN) in July 2010 endorsed a resolution declaring safe and clean drinking water and sanitation a human right and committed governments to realise the need for clean and safe water.

[Monitor] Wakiso -The United Nations (UN) in July 2010 endorsed a resolution declaring safe and clean drinking water and sanitation a human right and committed governments to realise the need for clean and safe water.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Commission Uncovers Rot in Wakiso Land Office

[Monitor] Wakiso -Land registrars in Wakiso District suspected to have fraudulently sold off wetlands and forest reserves and issued land titles to the buyers have been summoned to appear before the commission of inquiry.

[Monitor] Wakiso -Land registrars in Wakiso District suspected to have fraudulently sold off wetlands and forest reserves and issued land titles to the buyers have been summoned to appear before the commission of inquiry.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mukiibi Founded, Owned All His Schools and Colleges – Fr Luzindana

[Monitor] Kampala -The youth chaplain of Kampala Archdiocese has dismissed claims that there is an unseen hand of a funding godfather that props the properties of the late director of St Lawrence Schools and Colleges.

[Monitor] Kampala -The youth chaplain of Kampala Archdiocese has dismissed claims that there is an unseen hand of a funding godfather that props the properties of the late director of St Lawrence Schools and Colleges.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lawmakers Propose 6 Months Jail Term for ‘Jumping Queue’

[Premium Times] A bill proposing six months imprisonment for persons who distort queues in public places on Thursday scaled second reading at the House of Representatives.

[Premium Times] A bill proposing six months imprisonment for persons who distort queues in public places on Thursday scaled second reading at the House of Representatives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How City Traders Are Trapped Into Paying High Rental Fees

[Monitor] Kampala -Business at Mini-Price arcade in downtown Kampala came to a standstill yesterday as traders closed shops, protesting the new 30 per cent rent increment announced by their new landlord, Drake Lubega.

[Monitor] Kampala -Business at Mini-Price arcade in downtown Kampala came to a standstill yesterday as traders closed shops, protesting the new 30 per cent rent increment announced by their new landlord, Drake Lubega.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Too Early to Reduce Oil Production Caps On Nigeria, Libya – Opec

[Premium Times] The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, on Thursday said it is too early to determine when production caps should be imposed on Nigeria and Libya.

[Premium Times] The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries, OPEC, on Thursday said it is too early to determine when production caps should be imposed on Nigeria and Libya.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

New Batch of Emails On ‘Zuptagate’ Scandal Released

[Deutsche Welle] Two South African media organizations have released more documents alleging improper dealings between President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family. Previously, Zuma and the Guptas have denied any wrongdoing.

[Deutsche Welle] Two South African media organizations have released more documents alleging improper dealings between President Jacob Zuma and the Gupta family. Previously, Zuma and the Guptas have denied any wrongdoing.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa