Afcon Launch in Divided Gabon

[Deutsche Welle] The Africa Cup (AFCON) starts in Gabon on Saturday. Political instability and a economic crisis could take its toll on the tournament, but the government is hoping for an image boost abroad nonethless.

[Deutsche Welle] The Africa Cup (AFCON) starts in Gabon on Saturday. Political instability and a economic crisis could take its toll on the tournament, but the government is hoping for an image boost abroad nonethless.

source: AllAfrica News: Gabon

Eight Schools in West Pokot Yet to Re-Open Due to Insecurity

[Nation] Two weeks after schools re-opened for the first term in 2017, over eight schools and ECDE Centres in Chesogon, Pokot Central Sub-County along the Elgeyo-Marakwet-West Pokot border still remain closed due to insecurity.

[Nation] Two weeks after schools re-opened for the first term in 2017, over eight schools and ECDE Centres in Chesogon, Pokot Central Sub-County along the Elgeyo-Marakwet-West Pokot border still remain closed due to insecurity.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Health CS Cleopa Mailu Urges Doctors to Resume Work

[Nation] Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu on Friday directed that medicines in public health facilities shut down due to the ongoing doctors’ strike be redistributed to faith-based hospitals currently serving Kenyans.

[Nation] Health Cabinet Secretary Cleopa Mailu on Friday directed that medicines in public health facilities shut down due to the ongoing doctors' strike be redistributed to faith-based hospitals currently serving Kenyans.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyatta, Ruto to Lead Launch of Jubilee Party Membership Card

[Nation] Jubilee aspirants and supporters are set to launch a smart card the party terms as a one-stop solution to membership list and headaches associated with primaries.

[Nation] Jubilee aspirants and supporters are set to launch a smart card the party terms as a one-stop solution to membership list and headaches associated with primaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Nothing Wrong With ANC Presidency Moving From Zuma to Zuma’

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma on Thursday defended outgoing AU Commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma’s leadership credentials and said her becoming ANC leader would not pose a problem.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma on Thursday defended outgoing AU Commission chair Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma's leadership credentials and said her becoming ANC leader would not pose a problem.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The Great Wall of Kenya – ‘A Weird Solution to a Much Bigger Problem’

[Daily Maverick] Kenya’s latest solution to its security problems is an ancient one: a wall. Construction has begun on a new barrier separating northern Kenya from Somalia, but not everyone is convinced that it is the right approach. By NJERI KIMANI.

[Daily Maverick] Kenya's latest solution to its security problems is an ancient one: a wall. Construction has begun on a new barrier separating northern Kenya from Somalia, but not everyone is convinced that it is the right approach. By NJERI KIMANI.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia