Dorcas Kiteng’e – a Victim of Kenya’s Doctors’ Strike

[Al Jazeera] One month after Al Jazeera published the story of Dorcas Kiteng’e’s struggle for cancer treatment in a nation whose doctors are on strike, the 25-year-old has died due to lack of proper care.

[Al Jazeera] One month after Al Jazeera published the story of Dorcas Kiteng'e's struggle for cancer treatment in a nation whose doctors are on strike, the 25-year-old has died due to lack of proper care.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sending a Warning – Former Governor Gets 5-Year Sentence for Corruption

[This is Africa] The conviction of Bala James Ngilari, a former governor of Adamawa statein Nigeria, by the Yola high court, presided over by Justice Nathan Musa, might portend an end to the common belief that most senior government officials can misap…

[This is Africa] The conviction of Bala James Ngilari, a former governor of Adamawa statein Nigeria, by the Yola high court, presided over by Justice Nathan Musa, might portend an end to the common belief that most senior government officials can misappropriate public funds without any accompanying punishment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Namibia Celebrates 27 Years of Independence

[This is Africa] Today is Namibia’s Independence Day. The country attained its freedom in 1990. We honour all those who sacrificed their lives during the struggle against South African foreign rule and German colonialism, and remember all those who die…

[This is Africa] Today is Namibia's Independence Day. The country attained its freedom in 1990. We honour all those who sacrificed their lives during the struggle against South African foreign rule and German colonialism, and remember all those who died in the liberation war. Happy Independence Day to our Namibian brothers and sisters.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Witness Tells Police – I Know Kaweesi Killers

[Monitor] Kampala -Detectives were last night upbeat about the possibility of closing in on killers of police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi after one of ten witnesses they interviewed reportedly said they knew one of the attackers.

[Monitor] Kampala -Detectives were last night upbeat about the possibility of closing in on killers of police spokesman Andrew Felix Kaweesi after one of ten witnesses they interviewed reportedly said they knew one of the attackers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Dismisses Mbabaali Case, Orders Him to Pay Ssekandi

[Monitor] Kampala -The Supreme Court has struck out an appeal in which Masaka District chairman Jude Mbabaali had sought to overturn a Constitutional Court dismissal of his petition challenging Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi on use of governme…

[Monitor] Kampala -The Supreme Court has struck out an appeal in which Masaka District chairman Jude Mbabaali had sought to overturn a Constitutional Court dismissal of his petition challenging Vice President Edward Kiwanuka Ssekandi on use of government vehicles in 2011 campaigns.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni’s Boda Boda Remark Draws Public Rage

[Monitor] Kampala -Human rights activists and former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye yesterday castigated President Museveni for asking motorists to preemptively attack any boda-boda rider who is deemed to be following their vehicles in a suspi…

[Monitor] Kampala -Human rights activists and former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye yesterday castigated President Museveni for asking motorists to preemptively attack any boda-boda rider who is deemed to be following their vehicles in a suspicious manner.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

DTB Set to Acquire Habib Bank

[Nation] Tier one lender Diamond Trust Bank Kenya (DTB) will acquire small-sized bank Habib Bank Kenya, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) announced Tuesday.

[Nation] Tier one lender Diamond Trust Bank Kenya (DTB) will acquire small-sized bank Habib Bank Kenya, the Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) announced Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lamu West MP Says Joho Free to Hold Rallies in Mpeketoni

[Nation] Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho was pelted with mangoes in Mpeketoni, Lamu County last Saturday because he attempted to hold a political rally at a market, Lamu West MP Julius Ndegwa has said.

[Nation] Mombasa Governor Hassan Joho was pelted with mangoes in Mpeketoni, Lamu County last Saturday because he attempted to hold a political rally at a market, Lamu West MP Julius Ndegwa has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya