[The Star]KENYA Railways will compensate those who will be forced to pave way for the construction of the standard gauge railway line. Chairman Jeremiah Kianga said this while adressing a symposium at the Machakos People's Park yesterday.
[The Star]More than 500 bar owners in Nakuru town are seeking court orders to stop two groups of musicians' representatives from harassing them.
[Financial Gazette]FINANCE Minister Patrick Chinamasa's budget review was gloomy, but this had been largely expected. The Treasury chief is currently confronted by one of the worst challenges of any finance minister in the world, with, as the International Monetary Fund noted in its last report on the country, an economic environment that remains difficult, posing significant risks to the budget.
[ERTA]The Sudanese National Assembly Speaker said he could witness that Ethiopia is building its capacity in manufacturing industry in an effort to join middle income nations within a decade.
[Kenya Presidency]Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta today met U.S -based Senegalese Music Superstar Akon, who affirmed his commitment to assist in lighting up Kibera and other selected parts of rural Kenya as part of a major transformational plan for the slum, spearheaded by various Government ministries.
[Namibian]WINDHOEK -The town of Omaruru in the Erongo Region will host the Chief Christian Eerike Zeraeua Royal House Cup from 4 to 5 October 2014.
[Addis Standard]A group of United Nations human rights experts* today urged the Government of Ethiopia to stop misusing anti-terrorism legislation to curb freedoms of expression and association in the country, amid reports that people continue to be detained arbitrarily.
[Capital FM]Nairobi -The Rift Valley Railways (RVR) has commissioned three locomotives marking the first time Kenya has received new trains since 1987.
[Capital FM]Nairobi -A second prosecution witness in the case facing Deputy President William Ruto and Journalist Joshua arap Sang at the International Criminal Court (ICC) has been declared hostile.
Africa: Increased Internet Access to Generate More Consumer Spend in Africa in the Next Five Years - Pwc
[CIO]Increased Internet access will generate more consumer spend than any other media product or service in the next five years in the South African entertainment and media industry, according to a report issued by PwC today.
[The Star]THE Kenya Farmers Association has asked the government to pay the more than Sh6 billion it owes the National Cereals and Produce Board.
[The Herald]RioZim Limited will approach shareholders for equity funding to resuscitate mining at its Cam and Motor Mine project.
Kenya's security sector grows in aftermath of Westgate attack
A three-day curfew imposed by Sierra Leone to try to stop the spread of Ebola comes into effect, but critics say it will achieve little.
The man with 26 children who's preaching birth control
[Fahamu]Africa's mega-dams have not delivered the rapid development the World Bank and other foreign sponsors promised. Their benefits are concentrated on extractive industries and the urban middle class, leaving out the majority rural poor. Alternative solutions that do not sacrifice one group of people for the benefit of another are available
[The Star]Senegalese singer, Akon has committed to light up Kibera slums as part of a major government led transformation of the slum to a modern neighbourhood.
[The Star]The Tourism Recovery Taskforce is seeking to partner with active social media users to restore Kenya as the preferred regional and global tourism destination.
The UN Security Council declares the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a threat to international peace and security.
[SciDev.Net]Plans to map research networks in the field of neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) could help ensure the field's scarce funding is better focused.