Monthly Archives: February 2017

Doctor killed in Gitaru was tortured and choked – postmortem

[field_converge_image]The 51-year-old doctor whose body was found in a car in Gitaru was tortured before he was killed, a postmortem examination has revealed.Pathologists last Thursday confirmed David Chege suffered a fractured ribcage. They said the i… Continue reading

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Jubilee in turmoil over merger with small parties

[field_converge_image]Six months to the polls, President Uhuru Kenyatta’s mega Jubilee Party is in turmoil and key allies are regretting the merger of 11 smaller parties.Six months after JP’s celebrated formation as the saviour of Kenyan democracy and … Continue reading

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Kijabe herders stumble upon body of man dumped in Kinale forest

[field_converge_image]A group of herders on Tuesday stumbled upon the body of a middle-aged man in Kinale forest, Kijabe along the Nairobi-Nakuru highway. Residents believe that the man, who had a wire around his neck, was strangled elsewhere before hi… Continue reading

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Africa: Open Data for Tax Justice

[AfricaFocus] “Multinational companies typically publish global, consolidated accounts – and international accounting standards now allow these to roll into one all financial information on the substance of their economic activities, or at best to prov… Continue reading

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UN steps up delivery of fishing gear to fight South Sudan famine

[field_converge_image]The United
Nations said it was ramping up deliveries of fishing kits to
famine-hit areas of South Sudan to help some of the 100,000
people facing imminent starvation in the war-ravaged country.The UN Food and Agriculture Organizat… Continue reading

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South Africa: Nine-Point Plan Ushering in Radical Economic Transformation

[SAnews.gov.za] Cape Town -The Nine-Point Plan has laid the foundation for government to accelerate radical socio-economic transformation, Rural Development and Land Reform Minister Gugile Nkwinti said on Tuesday. Continue reading

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MPs turn tribalistic, put petitioner seeking Ouko's removal in hot seat

[field_converge_image]MPs have dismissed a petition by a Nairobi lawyer seeking the removal of Auditor General Edward Ouko as a “fishing expedition”. Emmanuel Mwagambo has accused Ouko of violating the constitution by failing to submit reports to the P… Continue reading

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MPs turn tribal, put petitioner seeking Ouko's removal in hot seat

[field_converge_image]MPs have dismissed a petition by a Nairobi lawyer seeking the removal of Auditor General Edward Ouko as a “fishing expedition”.Members of the Finance, Planning and Trade Committee launched a stinging attack on the petition by Emma… Continue reading

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South Africa: Prasa CEO Must Be Barred From Public Service

[IFP] The Inkatha Freedom Party commends the firing by the PRASA Board of acting Group Chief Executive, Collins Letsoalo, after he awarded himself a 350 per cent salary hike. Continue reading

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South Africa: Cape Town Water Prices Could Jump – Mayor

[News24Wire] If Capetonians don’t cut water use even more, the next step to avert dry taps could be putting treated waste water back into the system and an expensive desalination plant, which would push water prices up by at least 50%, Mayor Patricia d… Continue reading

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