How Kenya Can Make Its Ethnic Democracy Work

[The Conversation Africa] This past election has confirmed that Kenya’s democracy is not fit for purpose. I say this because the country’s democracy hasn’t taken into account Kenya’s ethnic makeup. Ethnic tensions recur every election cycle making it p…

[The Conversation Africa] This past election has confirmed that Kenya's democracy is not fit for purpose. I say this because the country's democracy hasn't taken into account Kenya's ethnic makeup. Ethnic tensions recur every election cycle making it pretty obvious that politics in Kenya is a game of ethnic numbers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

70% Lack Drugs in Hospital – Study

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -70 per cent of Tanzanians, who attended public health facilities last May, didn’t get the essential medicine and other medical supplies, a new study shows.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -70 per cent of Tanzanians, who attended public health facilities last May, didn't get the essential medicine and other medical supplies, a new study shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

200 Shops Shut for Not Using EFDS

[Citizen] Sumbawanga -The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) in Rukwa Region has closed over 200 shops of various traders in the region for the reason that the traders are not using electronic fiscal devices (EFDs) as required by TRA.

[Citizen] Sumbawanga -The Tanzania Revenue Authority (TRA) in Rukwa Region has closed over 200 shops of various traders in the region for the reason that the traders are not using electronic fiscal devices (EFDs) as required by TRA.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Al-Basher Receives Congratulatory Cables On Eid Al-Adha

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher received, Wednesday cables from a number of Presidents, kings, Princes, Heads of States and Directors of regional and international organizations congratulating him on the occasio…

[SNA] Khartoum -President of the Republic, Field Marshal, Omer Al-Basher received, Wednesday cables from a number of Presidents, kings, Princes, Heads of States and Directors of regional and international organizations congratulating him on the occasion of Eid Al-Adha.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Attorney General Directs Prosecutors to Inspect Prison Cells During Al-Adha Vacation

[SNA] Khartoum -The Attorney General, Maulana, Omer Ahmed Mohammed has directed the Heads of General Prosecutions in the center and the states to inspect prisons cells and continue the shifts.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Attorney General, Maulana, Omer Ahmed Mohammed has directed the Heads of General Prosecutions in the center and the states to inspect prisons cells and continue the shifts.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Ahmed Bilal Chairs Meeting of Anti – Manufacture of Firearms Protocol

[SNA] Khartoum -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information, Dr. Ahmed Bilal chaired, Wednesday, the meeting of the Government and Administration Committee which approved the anti-manufacture of Firearms protocol for 2017.

[SNA] Khartoum -Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Information, Dr. Ahmed Bilal chaired, Wednesday, the meeting of the Government and Administration Committee which approved the anti-manufacture of Firearms protocol for 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

UNSC Extends AMISOM Mandate, Targets Handover to SNA

[Shabelle] The United Nations Security Council today extended its authorization of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 May 2018, approving a reduction of its uniformed personnel to a maximum 21,626 by 31 December 2017, with an eye to…

[Shabelle] The United Nations Security Council today extended its authorization of the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) until 31 May 2018, approving a reduction of its uniformed personnel to a maximum 21,626 by 31 December 2017, with an eye towards the gradual handover over of responsibilities to Somali security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Ekurhuleni ANC Branches Angered By Support for Dlamini-Zuma

[News24Wire] At least three ANC branches in Ekurhuleni have rejected their regional executive committee’s decision to back Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to become the party’s next president.

[News24Wire] At least three ANC branches in Ekurhuleni have rejected their regional executive committee's decision to back Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to become the party's next president.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cholera Epidemic ‘Shows Signs of Easing’ in Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Kalma / Zalingei / Kadugli / Kass / El Sarief Beni Hussein -Reports continue to reach Radio Dabanga of deaths and infections with cholera from across Sudan, however, however medical sources are ‘cautiously optimistic’ that fewer cases a…

[Radio Dabanga] Kalma / Zalingei / Kadugli / Kass / El Sarief Beni Hussein -Reports continue to reach Radio Dabanga of deaths and infections with cholera from across Sudan, however, however medical sources are 'cautiously optimistic' that fewer cases are beginning to be admitted in parts of Darfur.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan