Debate on Kenyatta Convening Parliament Amid Polls Rages

[Nation] The decision by President Uhuru Kenyatta to convene the two houses of Parliament even before the Supreme Court ruled on a petition challenging his election and his official address to parliamentarians before the upcoming fresh elections has ig…

[Nation] The decision by President Uhuru Kenyatta to convene the two houses of Parliament even before the Supreme Court ruled on a petition challenging his election and his official address to parliamentarians before the upcoming fresh elections has ignited debate on the real intentions of the Jubilee party leader.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sacking Me Won’t Stop Crime – Kayihura

[Observer] In the wake of increased criticism of his work methods, Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura has said sacking him will not stop the rise in crime around the country.

[Observer] In the wake of increased criticism of his work methods, Inspector General of Police Kale Kayihura has said sacking him will not stop the rise in crime around the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Base Metal Refinery Project Still a Priority’

[The Herald] Platinum mining giant, Zimplats’ $134 million SMC Base Metal Refinery (BMR) refurbishments project remains a priority for the group but continued cash flow constrains arising from depressed metal prices has left the project in limbo.

[The Herald] Platinum mining giant, Zimplats' $134 million SMC Base Metal Refinery (BMR) refurbishments project remains a priority for the group but continued cash flow constrains arising from depressed metal prices has left the project in limbo.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Makerere Is Right to Go After Examination Cheats

[Observer] Makerere University used to be known for its strictness and non-compromising approach towards irregular admissions, examination cheating or falsification of marks and results.

[Observer] Makerere University used to be known for its strictness and non-compromising approach towards irregular admissions, examination cheating or falsification of marks and results.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Journalist Summoned Over Mugabe Bomb Case

[New Zimbabwe] Police have resurrected charges into an alleged bombing plot of President Robert Mugabe’s dairy business by an opposition leader and have further summoned Harare journalist Mlondolozi Ndlovu and Harare Media Centre director Ernest Mudzen…

[New Zimbabwe] Police have resurrected charges into an alleged bombing plot of President Robert Mugabe's dairy business by an opposition leader and have further summoned Harare journalist Mlondolozi Ndlovu and Harare Media Centre director Ernest Mudzengi to testify in the trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Gunning for Mashaba – ANC Takes Joburg No Confidence Vote to Court

[Daily Maverick] The Johannesburg ANC has filed court papers demanding that a no confidence motion in Mayor Herman Mashaba and Speaker Vasco da Gama proceed and be held by secret ballot. The party claims there are enough disgruntled DA members to remov…

[Daily Maverick] The Johannesburg ANC has filed court papers demanding that a no confidence motion in Mayor Herman Mashaba and Speaker Vasco da Gama proceed and be held by secret ballot. The party claims there are enough disgruntled DA members to remove the controversial mayor.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Three Aleged Drug Dealers Arrested in Durban

[SAPS] A joint operation by Provincial Drug Task Team, K9 Unit and Crime Intelligence assisted by Durban Metro police Drug Task Team led to the arrest of three alleged drug dealers yesterday. The arrested suspects aged 40 and 45 will appear in the Chat…

[SAPS] A joint operation by Provincial Drug Task Team, K9 Unit and Crime Intelligence assisted by Durban Metro police Drug Task Team led to the arrest of three alleged drug dealers yesterday. The arrested suspects aged 40 and 45 will appear in the Chatsworth Magistrate's Court on Monday, 18 September 2017 facing dealing in drugs and one of them will face a further bribery charge.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Youthful MP Joins Political Class for the Price of Prado

[Nation] John Paul Mwirigi, the 23-year-old Igembe South MP who campaigned by walking from door to door with the support of boda boda riders in the August 8 election is the proud owner of a fuel-guzzling, carbon-emitting Toyota Prado courtesy of Presid…

[Nation] John Paul Mwirigi, the 23-year-old Igembe South MP who campaigned by walking from door to door with the support of boda boda riders in the August 8 election is the proud owner of a fuel-guzzling, carbon-emitting Toyota Prado courtesy of President Uhuru Kenyatta who promised to gift him a car after he rode in a matatu to Nairobi for a Jubilee affiliated MP's meeting at State House early this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya