Prize Money Increase for 21km in 2017 Standard Chartered Marathon

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Organisers of the 2017 Standard Chattered Nairobi International Marathon have increased the prize money for the 21km ahead of the 15th edition scheduled to be held October 29 at the Nyayo National Stadium.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Organisers of the 2017 Standard Chattered Nairobi International Marathon have increased the prize money for the 21km ahead of the 15th edition scheduled to be held October 29 at the Nyayo National Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Teachers’ Union Loses U.S.$80 000 to Land Baron

[The Herald] A Harare City Council senior employee is embroiled in a land scam involving more than $100 000 after he allegedly sold land that council allocated to a cooperative in Budiriro to a suspected land baron. The land in question had been alloca…

[The Herald] A Harare City Council senior employee is embroiled in a land scam involving more than $100 000 after he allegedly sold land that council allocated to a cooperative in Budiriro to a suspected land baron. The land in question had been allocated to Budiriro Extension Pay Scheme whose members had paid $1 500 each to council in intrinsic land value.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tanzania Blocks 19 Local, Foreign Varsities From Enrolling Students

[East African] Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) has blocked 19 local and foreign higher learning institutions from enrolling new students from September for failure to meet standards.

[East African] Tanzania Commission for Universities (TCU) has blocked 19 local and foreign higher learning institutions from enrolling new students from September for failure to meet standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

National Bank Posts 42% Drop in Profit

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Bank of Kenya (NBK) has posted a 42 percent decline in net profit in its first of 2017 to Sh179 million compared to Sh311 million same periods 2016.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -National Bank of Kenya (NBK) has posted a 42 percent decline in net profit in its first of 2017 to Sh179 million compared to Sh311 million same periods 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Diplomats Urge Kenya to Ensure Free, Fair and Credible Polls

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Members of the diplomatic corps in Kenya on Wednesday met with Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi, where they raised their concerns ahead of the next month’s General Election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Members of the diplomatic corps in Kenya on Wednesday met with Acting Interior Cabinet Secretary Fred Matiangi, where they raised their concerns ahead of the next month's General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nyirarukundo Set for IAAF World Championships Debut

[New Times] Rwanda’s middle-distance female athlete Salome Nyirarukundo has intensified preparations ahead of her highly anticipated debut at the forthcoming 16th edition of IAAF World Championships. scheduled for August 4-13 in London, United Kingdom.

[New Times] Rwanda's middle-distance female athlete Salome Nyirarukundo has intensified preparations ahead of her highly anticipated debut at the forthcoming 16th edition of IAAF World Championships. scheduled for August 4-13 in London, United Kingdom.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Ugandans Take Chinese Firm to Court in Latest HIV Workplace Battle

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kampala -When Kato was called into his manager’s office, the Ugandan driver assumed he would be sent on an errand, not be ordered to take an HIV test and lose his job when it came back positive, leading him to sue his Chine…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kampala -When Kato was called into his manager's office, the Ugandan driver assumed he would be sent on an errand, not be ordered to take an HIV test and lose his job when it came back positive, leading him to sue his Chinese employer for unfair dismissal.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda