Monthly Archives: October 2013

Kenyan Lawmakers Pass Harsh Media Law

Kenyan lawmakers have passed a controversial new media bill that creates a government tribunal with the power to impose heavy fines on journalists found violating a government-authored code of media conduct.

The legislation, passed late …

Date for Zambia, Jordan match set as Coach Beaumelle names Squad

File: Coach Patrice Beaumelle with players

File: Coach Patrice Beaumelle with players

Zambia’s Football Association has announced that its National Team will not play Jordan on Wednesday November 6, 2013 in the Jordanian city of Amman.

FAZ says the date has

Sata, Scott must retire…Firing Mwamba over License does not make sense – Msoni

Nason Msoni

Nason Msoni

It is absurd for Michael Sata and Guy Scott who are both old and tired at the helm of government to be pushing-out youthful and productive young people into pre-mature retirement, Political Activist

Al-Shabab Camp ‘Destroyed’ After Airstrike

The African Union force in Somalia has attacked an al-Shabab training camp as part of ongoing efforts to weaken the militant group.
 
An official with the AU force told VOA Somali Service Thursday that the …

Revoking ban on Copper export duty, same contradictions of Sata – Fr. Bwalya

Farmers reject WHO ban on tobacco growing

The latest drive by WHO is already driving fear within the farming folks who fear that it might smoke away their profits, reports Capital FM.

They called on the stakeholders to consult with farmers before …

New Column, Wealth Watch

Kenyatta’s War-Crimes Trial Now Set for 2014

The International Criminal Court has postponed the trial of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta for three months, after hearing that prosecutors would not oppose a delay.

The Kenyan leader’s trial at the ICC had been due …

Abyei’s Ngok Dinka Tribe Votes to Join South Sudan

Residents in the Abyei region claimed by both Sudan and South Sudan have voted to be part of the south, although neither country’s government is recognizing the poll.

Results of an unofficial referendum, released Thursday, …