news From All Africa
- Kenya: BBA's Frankie Joe On Building a Triple Career in Music, Modelling, and Movies
[Akilah Net] Nairobi -Most of us can barely handle one career, but Frank Rukundo (known as Frankie Joe to his fans) manages three — and successfully at that. The single father is a musician, a model, and an actor.
- Egypt: Coup, Repression Fail to Stamp Out Military's Enemies
[RFI] Friday 3 July marked the second anniversary of the military coup which toppled Egyptian president Mohamed Morsi. Hundreds have died and hundrds more are on death row as security forces crack down on dissent. President Abdel Fattah Al-Sissi promised stability, security and economic growth. His record has so far been lacklustre and he has failed to stamp out opposition, according to many observers.
- Kenya: Dennis Itumbi – 4 More Counties to Be Connected to Free Wi-Fi
[CIO] Residents of four Kenya counties namely; Elgeyo Marakwet, Embu, Meru and Machakos are set to benefit from free Wi-Fi connection, courtesy of the government.
- Africa: Why Approach Economists Have Taken to Growth Failed
[The Conversation Africa] There has been a chronic failure among economists to explain growth in Africa. The methods and analytical angles they have used to explain relative failure in Africa were conceived in the 1990s, but these were unsuitable for explaining growth in the 1960s or growth since the 2000s.
- Zambia: President Kenyatta Returns From Zambia
[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has returned to the country from Ndola, Zambia, where he attended the 51st Zambia International Trade Fair.
- Uganda: Church Prepares for Pope's Visit With Devt Works
[Monitor] Kampala -The Catholic Church on Friday announced a series of activities to be conducted ahead of Pope Francis’ visit to the country in November.
- South Africa: Soul Brothers' Lead Singer Dies
[SAnews.gov.za] Lead singer of mbhaqanga group Soul Brothers, David Masondo, has passed away.
- Uganda: Ensure Free and Fair Elections – U.S. Tells Govt
[Monitor] Kampala -The United States of America has called on the Ugandan government to ensure that the process leading to 2016 elections is legitimate for the winner to be accepted by all.
- Nigeria: President Condemns Latest Boko Haram Attacks
[Deutsche Welle] After a week in which Islamist terror group killed more than 150 people, pressure is growing on President Buhari to tackle the militants head on, as he promised at his inauguration.
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