Are Mexican Farmers Benefitting From Kenya’s Maize Crisis?

[Africa Check] Raila Odinga, Kenya’s main opposition candidate, claimed that foreign maize farmers are benefiting at the expense of Kenyan growers following a food crisis. We weighed up the evidence.

[Africa Check] Raila Odinga, Kenya's main opposition candidate, claimed that foreign maize farmers are benefiting at the expense of Kenyan growers following a food crisis. We weighed up the evidence.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ngosha Reflects Plight of the Elderly in Tanzania

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mzee Francis Kanyasu, alias Ngosha, died last week at the age of 86. At first, little was known about him; and by the time he shot into the limelight, Ngosha was already too ill to relish his moment of glory. It is said he is t…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Mzee Francis Kanyasu, alias Ngosha, died last week at the age of 86. At first, little was known about him; and by the time he shot into the limelight, Ngosha was already too ill to relish his moment of glory. It is said he is the "creator" of the national coat of arms.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Polls Agency Form Team to Hear Party Disputes

[Nation] The electoral commission has established a committee to hear disputes arising from the recent political party primaries that were characterised by chaos and widespread claims of rigging.

[Nation] The electoral commission has established a committee to hear disputes arising from the recent political party primaries that were characterised by chaos and widespread claims of rigging.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New Police Chief to Visit Violence-Hit Districts

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The new Inspector General of Police, Mr Simon Siro, will tour Rufiji and Kibiti districts, areas that have been hit by a series of killings which targets local leaders and the police.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The new Inspector General of Police, Mr Simon Siro, will tour Rufiji and Kibiti districts, areas that have been hit by a series of killings which targets local leaders and the police.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Most Osinbajo’s Aides Are Muslims, Presidency Says, Refutes Nepotism Allegation

[Premium Times] The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Legal Matters, Bilkisu Saidu, has dismissed recent comments credited to a faceless Social Media contributor using the name Ismaila Farouk from Zamfara State about appointments made b…

[Premium Times] The Senior Special Assistant to the Vice President on Legal Matters, Bilkisu Saidu, has dismissed recent comments credited to a faceless Social Media contributor using the name Ismaila Farouk from Zamfara State about appointments made by Acting President Yemi Osinbaj into some federal agencies and the ones done in the office of the Vice President.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Taxes On Cooking Gas High – Vivo Energy CEO

[Monitor] Kampala -Vivo Energy’s new chief executive officer (CEO) has decried the high taxes on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) as being responsible for keeping the costs up leading to low uptake.

[Monitor] Kampala -Vivo Energy's new chief executive officer (CEO) has decried the high taxes on Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) as being responsible for keeping the costs up leading to low uptake.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

KCCA Contingent Join As Goal-Shy Cranes Shift Focus to Senegal Friendly

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda coach Micho Sredojevic will have one more critical look at his team against Senegal in Dakar tonight after the Cranes fired blanks in a friendly with hosts Ethiopia on Saturday.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda coach Micho Sredojevic will have one more critical look at his team against Senegal in Dakar tonight after the Cranes fired blanks in a friendly with hosts Ethiopia on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal

MPs Tell Lokodo to Focus On Bigger Things Than Makerere Student

[Monitor] Satire. In a week that some MPs were showed the exit from Parliament by the Court of Appeal, the race for the Kyadondo East County MP seat just got started, and it surely got space in the MPs’ WhatsApp chat group.

[Monitor] Satire. In a week that some MPs were showed the exit from Parliament by the Court of Appeal, the race for the Kyadondo East County MP seat just got started, and it surely got space in the MPs' WhatsApp chat group.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Time Ripe to Rethink Local League Calendar

[Nation] The Sportspesa Premier League has taken a break and will resume on June 17. The mid-season break is much shorter this time round and so far only 13 rounds of matches have been played.

[Nation] The Sportspesa Premier League has taken a break and will resume on June 17. The mid-season break is much shorter this time round and so far only 13 rounds of matches have been played.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya