SportPesa Sponsors Kenya Harlequins

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Harlequins, one of the oldest rugby clubs in the country has signed a partnership with local betting firm SportPesa who will be the club’s shirt sponsors for an initial five-year period, with room for a further five-year ext…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Kenya Harlequins, one of the oldest rugby clubs in the country has signed a partnership with local betting firm SportPesa who will be the club's shirt sponsors for an initial five-year period, with room for a further five-year extension.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Release of Water From Sterkfontein Dam

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation cautions against possible misuse of water following the release of water from the Sterkfontein Dam to replenish the Vaal Dam. While the activation of this intervention is nece…

[Parliament of South Africa] The Portfolio Committee on Water and Sanitation cautions against possible misuse of water following the release of water from the Sterkfontein Dam to replenish the Vaal Dam. While the activation of this intervention is necessary and welcomed, it must not be taken for granted that the drought is averted.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Uncertainty Hangs Over Cecafa, Musonye Looks on Sudan

[Capital FM] Nairobi -There is a growing uncertainty over whether the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup and in extension the Kagame Cup will be held in Nairobi with the Football Kenya Federation saying it is yet to hear from the organisers.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -There is a growing uncertainty over whether the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup and in extension the Kagame Cup will be held in Nairobi with the Football Kenya Federation saying it is yet to hear from the organisers.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Eastern Polytechnic to Be Upgraded to University Status

[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has reiterated government’s commitment to upgrade Eastern Polytechnic to university status as part of his legacy in the education sector.

[Sierra Leone Government] President Dr Ernest Bai Koroma has reiterated government's commitment to upgrade Eastern Polytechnic to university status as part of his legacy in the education sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Former President Faces Probe Over Wealth

[Nyasa Times] Investigation into claims that the country’s former leader late Bingu wa Mutharika – brother to the incumbent Peter Mutharika – has cashgate proceeds about K61 billion ($85.3 million at current rate) stashed in offshore accounts has hit a…

[Nyasa Times] Investigation into claims that the country's former leader late Bingu wa Mutharika - brother to the incumbent Peter Mutharika - has cashgate proceeds about K61 billion ($85.3 million at current rate) stashed in offshore accounts has hit a snag after Parliamentary Public Accounts Committee (PAC) of the Malawi national assembly says it has no mandate to carry out the probe.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Ministers’ Wings Clipped

[Financial Gazette] A BILL currently under parliament’s consideration will give civil servants power to turn down directives from ministers and other high-ranking government officials who may want to exert undue influence on how public tenders are awar…

[Financial Gazette] A BILL currently under parliament's consideration will give civil servants power to turn down directives from ministers and other high-ranking government officials who may want to exert undue influence on how public tenders are awarded.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Corruption Should Be Beyond Factions

[Financial Gazette] THERE has been an unexplained interest in corruption from high-ranking public officials, including service chiefs, in recent days, raising hope that there may be an awakening that the scourge, which has wrecked Zimbabwe’s once-prosp…

[Financial Gazette] THERE has been an unexplained interest in corruption from high-ranking public officials, including service chiefs, in recent days, raising hope that there may be an awakening that the scourge, which has wrecked Zimbabwe's once-prosperous economy, requires decisive action to eradicate.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Natural Resource Can Turnaround Country – Central Bank

[Zimbabwe Independent] As Zimbabwe grapples with successive droughts that are costing the economy billions of dollars annually, the country has to pin its hopes on the extractive industry — gold in particular, Reserve Bank governor John Mangudya has s…

[Zimbabwe Independent] As Zimbabwe grapples with successive droughts that are costing the economy billions of dollars annually, the country has to pin its hopes on the extractive industry -- gold in particular, Reserve Bank governor John Mangudya has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe