Citizens Anxious Ahead of August Polls

[Deutsche Welle] Kenyans have appealed to the government to beef up security during the election period to address any form of violence. The calls came ahead of the August general elections.

[Deutsche Welle] Kenyans have appealed to the government to beef up security during the election period to address any form of violence. The calls came ahead of the August general elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Katosi Suspect Senkeeto Sues Inspector General of Government

[Observer] Halfway through his trial at the Anti-Corruption court for his role in the botched award of the Mukono-Katosi road contract, Apolo Senkeeto has filed a Constitutional court petition challenging the cancellation of his company, Eutaw’s contra…

[Observer] Halfway through his trial at the Anti-Corruption court for his role in the botched award of the Mukono-Katosi road contract, Apolo Senkeeto has filed a Constitutional court petition challenging the cancellation of his company, Eutaw's contract by the inspector general of government (IGG).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

In Kenya’s Drylands, Education is an Insurance Policy, but Only for Some

[IRIN] Livestock is so central to the economy, food and status of pastoralists in Kenya’s northern drylands that formal education has traditionally taken second place to children’s role in tending to cows, goats and sheep.

[IRIN] Livestock is so central to the economy, food and status of pastoralists in Kenya's northern drylands that formal education has traditionally taken second place to children's role in tending to cows, goats and sheep.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why URA’s Sekatawa Must Respect Parliament

[Observer] Stung by the report of the committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase), the former URA lawyer and now at the National Oil Company, Ali Sekatawa, hopped from one media house to another, deriding parliament.

[Observer] Stung by the report of the committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase), the former URA lawyer and now at the National Oil Company, Ali Sekatawa, hopped from one media house to another, deriding parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Speaker Kadaga Orders Probe Into Swiss Firm Contract Award

[Observer] Speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga yesterday directed a House committee to investigate the contract terms of Swiss company; Societe Generale De Surveillance (SGS), the company hired by government to carry out the ongoing mandatory vehicle …

[Observer] Speaker of parliament Rebecca Kadaga yesterday directed a House committee to investigate the contract terms of Swiss company; Societe Generale De Surveillance (SGS), the company hired by government to carry out the ongoing mandatory vehicle inspection.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fighting Gender Based Violence Through Drama

[New Times] Umurage will be aired thrice a week on seven local radio stations, namely Radio Rwanda, Radio 10, City Radio, Isango Star, Salus, Radio Isangano, Radio Izuba and once a week on Radio Ishingiro.

[New Times] Umurage will be aired thrice a week on seven local radio stations, namely Radio Rwanda, Radio 10, City Radio, Isango Star, Salus, Radio Isangano, Radio Izuba and once a week on Radio Ishingiro.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

First Lady Unveils Modern Hostel for Elderly Genocide Survivors

[News of Rwanda] About 94 elderly survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi begun living a very dignified life at a modern hostel unveiled to them by the First Lady on Thursday, Writes KTPress.

[News of Rwanda] About 94 elderly survivors of the 1994 genocide against Tutsi begun living a very dignified life at a modern hostel unveiled to them by the First Lady on Thursday, Writes KTPress.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Target Schools to Offer African Language From Grade 1 in 2018

[News24Wire] The Department of Education says it plans to have the last remaining schools not yet offering an African language as a subject implementing its IIAL policy from Grade 1 next year.

[News24Wire] The Department of Education says it plans to have the last remaining schools not yet offering an African language as a subject implementing its IIAL policy from Grade 1 next year.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa