Namibia 5th Best in African Governance

[New Era] Windhoek -Though Namibia was placed fifth on the continent in terms of good governance, according to ratings by the 2017 Ibrahim Index on African Governance (IIAG), the watchdog on Monday suggested there is need for improvement regarding laws…

[New Era] Windhoek -Though Namibia was placed fifth on the continent in terms of good governance, according to ratings by the 2017 Ibrahim Index on African Governance (IIAG), the watchdog on Monday suggested there is need for improvement regarding laws on access to information, combating corruption and reducing bureaucracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

‘South Africa Would Suffer the Effects of Zimbabwe’s Implosion’ – Tendai Biti

[News24Wire] Former Zimbabwean finance minister Tendai Biti has on Thursday warned South Africans not to distance themselves from the events in the neighbouring country as Zimbabweans were “right in your face” and were part of South Africa’s economy.

[News24Wire] Former Zimbabwean finance minister Tendai Biti has on Thursday warned South Africans not to distance themselves from the events in the neighbouring country as Zimbabweans were "right in your face" and were part of South Africa's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Watch – CNN Report On Migrant Auctions in Libya Causes Protests in Paris

[This is Africa] Protesters gathered outside the Libyan Embassy in central Paris following an exclusive CNN investigation into migrant auctions in Libya. A dozen Black African men were seen being sold at an auction outside of the Libyan capital of Trip…

[This is Africa] Protesters gathered outside the Libyan Embassy in central Paris following an exclusive CNN investigation into migrant auctions in Libya. A dozen Black African men were seen being sold at an auction outside of the Libyan capital of Tripoli. Some of them were auctioned off for as little as $400.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

Reasons Local Coffee Has Become a Tough Sell

[East African] A plan by the Kenyan government to put in place a policy to guide the coffee sub-sector into full recovery remains in limbo due to a delay by stakeholders endorsing the proposals.

[East African] A plan by the Kenyan government to put in place a policy to guide the coffee sub-sector into full recovery remains in limbo due to a delay by stakeholders endorsing the proposals.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

All Electricity Meters to Be Retested

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), the statutory body that develops and promotes standards, will retest all the electricity metres currently in use.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS), the statutory body that develops and promotes standards, will retest all the electricity metres currently in use.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Shortlist of Hawks Head Candidates Must Be Made Public’

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance wants Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to make the shortlist of candidates for a new permanent Hawks head public, so as to avoid any “surprise announcements”.

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance wants Police Minister Fikile Mbalula to make the shortlist of candidates for a new permanent Hawks head public, so as to avoid any "surprise announcements".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Turning Poop Into Power – How Kenyans Cook Up a Cleaner Climate

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Millions of Kenyans, without toilets in their homes, are forced to endure their neighbours’ unsavoury smells and habits in a shared pit in the ground or nearby fields.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Millions of Kenyans, without toilets in their homes, are forced to endure their neighbours' unsavoury smells and habits in a shared pit in the ground or nearby fields.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Four Kaweesi Murder Suspects Released On Bail, Three Charged Afresh

[Monitor] Kampala -Four Kaweesi murder suspects released on bail while three others have been charged afresh with being part of the Allied Defense Force (ADF) rebels.

[Monitor] Kampala -Four Kaweesi murder suspects released on bail while three others have been charged afresh with being part of the Allied Defense Force (ADF) rebels.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda