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November 2, 2017 12:11 PM Uganda MPs reject 'bribe' linked to age-limit bill

Some Ugandan MPs have rejected the cash released by Parliament to facilitate consultations on a bill seeking to scrap presidential age limit. So far, 10 lawmakers have rejected the millions of shillings, with the latest one being Leader of Opposition in Parliament Winnie Kiiza. Ms Kiiza, the Kasese Woman MP, on Thursday returned USh29 million to Parliament 66

November 2, 2017 7:15 AM With China flexing muscle in seas, India guards all entry, exit points of Indian Ocean: Navy chief

With China flexing its muscle in the seas, India now guards every entry and exit point of the Indian Ocean, Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Sunil Lanba has said. India now guards every entry and exit point of the Indian Ocean - one of the most militarised regions of the world with at least 100 warships, including those of the Chinese People's Liberation 34

November 2, 2017 4:09 AM SA no longer on Atlas Merchant Capital’s investment radar

Contrary to local analysts, CEO Bob Diamond says the local banking sector is established and valuations are high Atlas Merchant Capital, which earlier sought to bid for Barclays Africa, is not seeking more investment opportunities in SA. Founding partner Bob Diamond says the local banking sector is established and valuations are high. Atlas Merchant 32

October 31, 2017 9:05 PM Results for this year’s KCPE could be announced this month

The results for this year’ Kenya Certificate of Primary Education examination could be announced this month, the Kenya National Examinations Council has said. George Magoha, the chairman of the council, said Knec had procured 20 machines at a cost of Sh100 million to enhance marking of scripts. According to Prof Magoha, acquisition of the automated Optical 10

October 31, 2017 3:03 PM Follow law on repeat election disputes: AU Mission

The African Union Election Observer Mission has urged parties that feel aggrieved by the repeat presidential election to follow legal processes in challenging any aspect of electoral process. Led by the former South African President Thabo Mbeki, the Mission said that the tone at the Bomas of Kenya during the announcement of the presidential results 13

October 31, 2017 7:34 AM Politics: Top 10 numbers that defined economy during 2017 elections

NAIROBI, KENYA: Politics, according to American writer and comedian Groucho Marx, is the art of looking for trouble, finding it everywhere, diagnosing it incorrectly and applying the wrong remedies. The Kenyan economy has been through a season described by President Uhuru Kenyatta as difficult few weeks in which “our democracy has been tested to the limits 9

October 31, 2017 6:15 AM KCPE exams begin across the country

Over one million candidates will today start sitting this year’s Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (KCPE) exams. In Bungoma, Busia and Kakamega counties, some 113,819 pupils are expected to sit the exam, with education officials in the region optimistic of a smooth start. According to Bungoma County Director of Education Jacob Onyiego, all preparations 8

October 31, 2017 6:08 AM CAF Champions League hits critical mass [Football Planet]

On this episode of the Football Planet: The first leg of the 2017 CAF Champions League final was played on Saturday and it was visiting Moroccans Wydad Casablanca who frustrated wasteful home side Al Ahly to a 1-1 draw at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Egypt. England are the World U17 Champions after they finished off a dominant display and coming from behind 4

October 31, 2017 6:00 AM How TB Joshua took advantage of me – Actor, Jim Iyke

Nollywood actor, Jim Iyke has accused the founder and General Overseer of the Synagogue Church of All Nations, Prophet T.B Joshua of taking advantage him during his mother’s ailment. Jim Iyke said they took there Late Mum to the Synagogue Church for deliverance after someone advised him to do so. According to the actor, he was ready to go to hell in search 4

October 31, 2017 5:27 AM Factors to watch on Oct. 31

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect South African markets on Tuesday. - Statistics South Africa releases third-quarter unemployment figures at 0930 GMT. - The South African Revenue Services releases September trade figures at 1200 GMT. South Africa's rand clawed 6