Kenya (Again) Loses the Right to Host a Football Tournament. Why It Matters

[The Conversation Africa] It’s been nearly four years since Kenya won the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN). Yet it is now clear to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) that the country is not, and will not, be ready to …

[The Conversation Africa] It's been nearly four years since Kenya won the right to host the 2018 African Nations Championship (CHAN). Yet it is now clear to the Confederation of African Football (CAF) that the country is not, and will not, be ready to host the event in January 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Rwanda Joins AfDB’s Development Focused Initiative

[New Times] Rwanda has joined the African Community of Practice (AfCoP) forum, an initiative by the African Development Bank (AfDB) that brings together practitioners and governments on the continent to discuss mechanisms to achieve result-based manage…

[New Times] Rwanda has joined the African Community of Practice (AfCoP) forum, an initiative by the African Development Bank (AfDB) that brings together practitioners and governments on the continent to discuss mechanisms to achieve result-based management (RBM) in business, and governance, among others. The move by Rwanda is tipped to improve enterprise management and promote growth and help improve people's lives

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

The Thin Line Between Electoral Credibility and Political Stability in Kenya

[The Conversation Africa] After a Supreme Court ruling that invalidated Kenya’s August 8 presidential election, the country now finds itself in a moral predicament between political stability and electoral credibility.

[The Conversation Africa] After a Supreme Court ruling that invalidated Kenya's August 8 presidential election, the country now finds itself in a moral predicament between political stability and electoral credibility.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kagame Attends Inauguration of Angola’s New President

[New Times] President Paul Kagame yesterday attended the inauguration of Angola’s new president João Lourenço. Kagame later met with Lourenço to congratulate him on his election victory and inauguration.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame yesterday attended the inauguration of Angola's new president João Lourenço. Kagame later met with Lourenço to congratulate him on his election victory and inauguration.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Osinbajo Challenges African Tax Administrators On Transparency in Resource Mobilisation

[This Day] Abuja -The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked African tax administrators to enhance transparency in resource mobilisation as well as tackle challenges relating to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).

[This Day] Abuja -The Vice President, Prof. Yemi Osinbajo, has tasked African tax administrators to enhance transparency in resource mobilisation as well as tackle challenges relating to Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Emefiele Defends Quantitative Easing, Says CBN Is Not Overfunding Govt

[This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has defended the Bank’s funding of the federal government through quantitative easing (QE), stating that there was no substance in the claim that the central bank was overfundi…

[This Day] The Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) Governor, Mr. Godwin Emefiele, has defended the Bank's funding of the federal government through quantitative easing (QE), stating that there was no substance in the claim that the central bank was overfunding the government, on the one hand, and mopping up liquidity through special auctions, on the other.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria