Kenya: Opposition Demands Answers On MPs’ Nashville Trip, Wants Names Published

[Nation] Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga on Wednesday demanded answers from the Senate and National Assembly following a report that Parliament will spend tens of millions of shillings for lawmakers to attend a conference in the United States.

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Zimbabwe: Corruption, Military Role Overshadowing Mnangagwa’s Efforts

[New Zimbabwe] Positives realised by President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s administration following the removal of his predecessor Robert Mugabe have been overshadowed by failure to respect human rights and define the role of the military in governance.

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Ebola has been declared an international public health emergency

EBOLA SHOULD never have made it to Goma, the second biggest city in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. It did because a pastor, who had been in Butembo apparently trying to cure patients by laying hands on them, then travelled back. At each of the three health checkpoints he passed through, he gave a fake name, keeping his temperature down with heavy doses of paracetamol

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Zambia: Is Zambia Defaulting to Nationalisation?

[ISS] Is Zambian President Edgar Lungu going to drag his country back to Kenneth Kaunda’s disastrous post-independence experiment with nationalisation of the copper mines, simply by default? This is the suspicion sparked by his aggressive moves to evict the giant London-based mining company Vedanta Resources from its 80% ownership of Zambia’s largest mining enterprise, Konkola Copper Mines (KCM).

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