Increase in By-Elections Diverts Resources From 2019 Elections – IEC

[News24Wire] The fragile coalition governments formed after the 2016 municipal elections have led to an increase in by-elections, forcing the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) to use money meant for the upcoming national and provincial electio…

[News24Wire] The fragile coalition governments formed after the 2016 municipal elections have led to an increase in by-elections, forcing the Electoral Commission of South Africa (IEC) to use money meant for the upcoming national and provincial elections to run them.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

You Are Worse Than a Sex Worker – Lawyer Donald Kipkorir to Miguna

[Nairobi News] Flamboyant lawyer Donald Kipkorir did not mince his words on Tuesday in scathing letter to self-proclaimed general of National Resistance Movement (NRM) Miguna Miguna that he published on social media.

[Nairobi News] Flamboyant lawyer Donald Kipkorir did not mince his words on Tuesday in scathing letter to self-proclaimed general of National Resistance Movement (NRM) Miguna Miguna that he published on social media.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Farmers Grateful for Heavy Rains, but Western Cape Govt Warns That Drought Persists

[News24Wire] Cape Town’s supply dams swelled to 39.1% on Tuesday as run-off from recent rains continued to feed into reservoirs – but the council has warned that the drought-stricken city is nowhere near out of the woods yet.

[News24Wire] Cape Town's supply dams swelled to 39.1% on Tuesday as run-off from recent rains continued to feed into reservoirs - but the council has warned that the drought-stricken city is nowhere near out of the woods yet.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

SABC Board’s Independence Entrenched After Court Decision

[News24Wire] The SABC board’s independence has been entrenched thanks to the decision of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to dismiss the Minister of Communication’s application for leave to appeal a ruling made last year.

[News24Wire] The SABC board’s independence has been entrenched thanks to the decision of the North Gauteng High Court in Pretoria to dismiss the Minister of Communication’s application for leave to appeal a ruling made last year.

Truck Crashes Into Storm Water Drain Killing Two, Injuring Three

[News24Wire] Two men were killed and three others injured when the truck they were travelling in crashed into a stormwater drain in Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] Two men were killed and three others injured when the truck they were travelling in crashed into a stormwater drain in Umkomaas, KwaZulu-Natal on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Heartbreaking Loss for Tunisia

[FirstTouch] Fouls in soccer are inherently bad and referees are there to deal with them diligently, but for Tunisia, a careless foul from England help produced their first and only goal. Kyle Walker decided to stretch his elbow on Fakhreddine Ben Yous…

[FirstTouch] Fouls in soccer are inherently bad and referees are there to deal with them diligently, but for Tunisia, a careless foul from England help produced their first and only goal. Kyle Walker decided to stretch his elbow on Fakhreddine Ben Youssef which knocked him to the ground and the referee took notice of it. When the referee granted the penalty to Tunisia, Ferjani Sassi took it on behalf of the team and the ball hit the net just where it needed to.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

World Bank Calls for More Funding to Agriculture

[Monitor] Kampala -Government must improve public spending on agriculture, implement policies and regulations, build and strengthen the current institutions if the country is to realise its agricultural output potential, a new World Bank report has rec…

[Monitor] Kampala -Government must improve public spending on agriculture, implement policies and regulations, build and strengthen the current institutions if the country is to realise its agricultural output potential, a new World Bank report has recommended.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Doctors Stuck As MP Nambooze’s Condition Worsens

[Monitor] Kampala -Specialists at Kiruddu Hospital are at a loss on how to proceed with the treatment of Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze after they failed to locate her veins, making it impossible for them to administer drugs to relieve her back …

[Monitor] Kampala -Specialists at Kiruddu Hospital are at a loss on how to proceed with the treatment of Mukono Municipality MP Betty Nambooze after they failed to locate her veins, making it impossible for them to administer drugs to relieve her back pain.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda