Kenyans Get Cheeky in Wake of Zuma, Desalegn Resignations

[Nairobi News] The resignation of Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and South African President Jacob Zuma has evoked a witty response from Kenyans online.

[Nairobi News] The resignation of Ethiopian Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn and South African President Jacob Zuma has evoked a witty response from Kenyans online.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Heads Roll At Exams Body

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has sent its management on forced leave with immediate effect to allow an uninterrupted audit to take place at the examinations board. Zimsec board chairman Professor Eddie Mwenje made the …

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) has sent its management on forced leave with immediate effect to allow an uninterrupted audit to take place at the examinations board. Zimsec board chairman Professor Eddie Mwenje made the announcement at a Press conference in Harare yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Egypt Hammer Kenya in Wheelchair Tennis

[Nation] Kenya men’s team on Thursday got off to a losing start on the opening day of the International Tennis Federation’s BNP Paribas Wheelchair World Team Cup African qualifiers at the Nairobi Club.

[Nation] Kenya men's team on Thursday got off to a losing start on the opening day of the International Tennis Federation's BNP Paribas Wheelchair World Team Cup African qualifiers at the Nairobi Club.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Ethiopia’s ‘Entwined’ Democracy and Development

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma’s resignation was, on Thursday, joined by that of another regional leader: Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. In a televised address Desalegn said, “I see my resignation as vital in the bid to carry ou…

[Daily Maverick] President Jacob Zuma's resignation was, on Thursday, joined by that of another regional leader: Ethiopia's Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn. In a televised address Desalegn said, "I see my resignation as vital in the bid to carry out reforms that would lead to sustainable peace and democracy."

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Matric Board Official Blames Boko Haram for Missing Funds

[Premium Times] The Yobe State Coordinator of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, Sanusi Atose, has blamed the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria’s North-East for his inability to account for N613,000 belonging to the board.

[Premium Times] The Yobe State Coordinator of the Joint Admission Matriculation Board, Sanusi Atose, has blamed the ongoing Boko Haram insurgency in Nigeria's North-East for his inability to account for N613,000 belonging to the board.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Battered Kenya Return Home After Woeful Show in Namibia

[Nation] Kenya’s cricket team returns to the country on Friday from Namibia after a woeful outing in the ICC World Cricket League Division Two where they lost all their matches to finish at the bottom of the table with no points.

[Nation] Kenya's cricket team returns to the country on Friday from Namibia after a woeful outing in the ICC World Cricket League Division Two where they lost all their matches to finish at the bottom of the table with no points.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Finance Ministry Loan Saga Drags on As Auditor General Steps in

[Observer] When Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga last week deferred debate on an investigation report by Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) into the misappropriation of $200 million (Shs 720bn) meant for procurement of drugs, rural electr…

[Observer] When Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga last week deferred debate on an investigation report by Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) into the misappropriation of $200 million (Shs 720bn) meant for procurement of drugs, rural electrification and earth-moving equipment, the top honchos at the ministry of finance were relieved.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda