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Kiptanui says Kenyan athletes are doping

Kiptanui says Kenyan athletes are doping | governance | Scoop.it
NAIROBI - Three-times world 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Moses Kiptanui said on Friday doping was taking place in Kenyan running camps.
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Anti-AIDS pill, vaginal gel unsuitable for Africa: study

Anti-AIDS pill, vaginal gel unsuitable for Africa: study | governance | Scoop.it
JOHANNESBURG - Trying to prevent HIV infection through vaginal gels or daily tablets has proven ineffective in the southern African region ravaged by the disease because people failed to use the medic...
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Uhuru Kenyatta gap ahead of Raila Odinga reels under Sunday’s shocking massacre

Uhuru Kenyatta gap ahead of Raila Odinga reels under Sunday’s shocking massacre | governance | Scoop.it
NAIROBI - As Kenya reeled under Sunday's shocking killings of about 22 people including nine policemen by an armed gang the government believes is associated with the coastal separatist group, the Mom...
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Meddling donor, Hidden agenda

Meddling donor, Hidden agenda | governance | Scoop.it
Does giving aid entitle donors to have a say on who should lead? The opinion expressed recently by western donors in Malawi, favouring and supporting President Joyce Banda, whom most critics and analy...
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African leaders sign UN-mediated Congo peace deal

African leaders sign UN-mediated Congo peace deal | governance | Scoop.it
ADDIS ABABA - A U.N.-mediated peace deal aimed at ending two decades of conflict in the east of the Democratic Republic of Congo was signed on Sunday by leaders of Africa's Great Lakes region in the E...
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Tunisian PM quits after failing to form new government

Tunisian PM quits after failing to form new government | governance | Scoop.it
TUNIS - Tunisian Prime Minister Hamadi Jebali resigned on Tuesday after failing to replace a government pulled apart by acrimony between his Islamist allies and their secular opponents. Jebali had thr...
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At least 13 wounded in South African mine fight: police

At least 13 wounded in South African mine fight: police | governance | Scoop.it
JOHANNESBURG - At least 13 workers were wounded by rubber bullets or machetes in fighting at a mine in South Africa on Monday in the first major mine violence this year after deadly strife in the sect...
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UN says delayed Congo peace deal due to be signed February 24

UN says delayed Congo peace deal due to be signed February 24 | governance | Scoop.it
UNITED NATIONS - A delayed U.N.-mediated peace deal aimed at ending two decades of conflict in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo is due to be signed in the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa...
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FIFA confirms goal-line technology at World Cup

FIFA confirms goal-line technology at World Cup | governance | Scoop.it
ZURICH - Goal-line technology will be used at the 2014 World Cup and two more systems could be considered in addition to the existing pair, soccer's world governing body FIFA said on Tuesday. Two syst...
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African countries must change with time in a rapidly changing world

African countries must change with time in a rapidly changing world | governance | Scoop.it
NAIROBI - African countries and its leadership must wake up and rise to challenges facing the continent to pull it out of the perennial quagmire of stagnation and embark on a clear progressive road-ma...
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S.Africa’s Ramphele launches new political party

S.Africa’s Ramphele launches new political party | governance | Scoop.it
JOHANNESBURG - Respected anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele launched a new political party on Monday to challenge the ruling African National Congress (ANC), saying Africa's biggest economy was...
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Rush for coal leaves local communities breathing dust in Mozambique

Rush for coal leaves local communities breathing dust in Mozambique | governance | Scoop.it
SOFALA - The governor of Sofala province, Felix Paulo met with the local communities who voiced their frustration at the unfulfilled promises from the Brazilian coal mega companies Vale and Rio Tinto....
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Australian research provides final clue for anti-malaria drug

Australian research provides final clue for anti-malaria drug | governance | Scoop.it
SYDNEY - Researchers in Australia have provided the final piece of a puzzle to develop a new anti-malarial drug, which targets the parasite that causes the disease and kills it with a salt overdose. T...
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Meddling donor, Hidden agenda

Meddling donor, Hidden agenda | governance | Scoop.it
Does giving aid entitle donors to have a say on who should lead? The opinion expressed recently by western donors in Malawi, favouring and supporting President Joyce Banda, whom most critics and analy...
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Kenyans wait to know winner after tight presidential vote

Kenyans wait to know winner after tight presidential vote | governance | Scoop.it
NAIROBI - Kenyan authorities hope to deliver the final outcome of a presidential vote on Wednesday, after partial results showed a lead for a politician wanted in the Hague over tribal violence at the...
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Anti-AIDS pill, vaginal gel unsuitable for Africa: study

Anti-AIDS pill, vaginal gel unsuitable for Africa: study | governance | Scoop.it
JOHANNESBURG - Trying to prevent HIV infection through vaginal gels or daily tablets has proven ineffective in the southern African region ravaged by the disease because people failed to use the medic...
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MESN condemns Zim Police raid on sister office

MESN condemns Zim Police raid on sister office | governance | Scoop.it
LILONGWE - The Malawi Electoral Support Network (MESN) says the recent raid and the subsequent spiriting away of important documents from the offices of Zimbabwe Electoral Support Network (ZESN) is me...
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GOVERNING WITHOUT MANDATE: The case for a Parliamentary vote of No Confidence in Joyce Banda’s Government

GOVERNING WITHOUT MANDATE: The case for a Parliamentary vote of No Confidence in Joyce Banda’s Government | governance | Scoop.it
The word “Democracy” derives from the Greek words “demos” and “kratos” meaning “people” and “rule” respectively such that it may be broadly defined as the rule of the people and, i...
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Malawi government asks Civil servants to call off strike

Malawi government asks Civil servants to call off strike | governance | Scoop.it
LILONGWE - The government of President Dr. Joyce Banda, under pressure to affect a massive pay hike for its large civil service, has asked striking civil servants to immediately return to work if thei...
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Kiptanui says Kenyan athletes are doping

Kiptanui says Kenyan athletes are doping | governance | Scoop.it
NAIROBI - Three-times world 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Moses Kiptanui said on Friday doping was taking place in Kenyan running camps.
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Venezuela’s Chavez makes surprise return from Cuba

Venezuela’s Chavez makes surprise return from Cuba | governance | Scoop.it
CARACAS - Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez made a surprise return from Cuba on Monday more than two months after surgery for cancer that has jeopardized his 14-year rule of the South American OPEC mem...
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No let up in social strains as Nigeria keeps growing

No let up in social strains as Nigeria keeps growing | governance | Scoop.it
ABUJA - Nigeria's economy is expected to grow at a speedy 6.75 percent this year, driven by progress in agriculture, banking and oil, while high inflation rates should ease slightly, data showed on Mo...
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Count-down to March 4 elections in Kenya hots up

Count-down to March 4 elections in Kenya hots up | governance | Scoop.it
NAIROBI - With the count-down to the March 4 elections in Kenya entering its final stage with barely two weeks go into the most decisive and explosive lap, the two leading front-runners for the presid...
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Malawi government rejects Jan 17 protestors’ demands

Malawi government rejects Jan 17 protestors’ demands | governance | Scoop.it
The Malawi government has rejected five of the seven demands, which the Consumer Association of Malawi (CAMA), organizers of the first major protest under President Dr. Joyce Banda had asked the gover...
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Anger at funeral of slain South African model Steenkamp

Anger at funeral of slain South African model Steenkamp | governance | Scoop.it
PORT ELIZABETH, South Africa - Amid the grief, some mourners at South African model Reeva Steenkamp's funeral on Tuesday demanded punishment for her boyfriend, Paralympic star Oscar Pistorius, who has...
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