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- Tanzania: Editorial – Listen to Valley Dwellers
[Citizen] Like many other developing countries, Tanzania is facing a challenge of unplanned urban settlements mostly fuelled by rapid urbanisation and population increase. Limited capacity of local government authorities to keep pace with the ever increasing demand for building plots is also to blame for the sprawling of the same. The government often lags behind in enforcing laws regulating human settlements development, as such some city dwellers end up living in flood-prone and other prohibited areas.
- Kenya: Kenyan Diaspora May Vote in 2017 Elections
[Nation] Kenyans living in foreign countries may vote in the 2017 General Election after the electoral agency adopted a policy to guide the process.
- Kenya: Ruto's Case to Feature at African Union Forum
[Nation] The post-election violence case against Deputy President William Ruto will once again feature prominently at the 26th African Union Summit, as Kenya prepares to push for the adoption of the outcome of the ICC’s 14th Assembly of State Parties.
- Kenya: Ensuring AU's Independence
[Nation] Heads of State gathering in Addis Ababa later in the week will have an unusually packed schedule when the 26th African Union summit begins.
- Kenya: Reforms Are Key to a Secure Country
[Nation] In his speech at the closing ceremony of a meeting of senior police officers and regional coordinators on Saturday, President Uhuru Kenyatta made a raft of promises.
- Zambia: We Write By Ethics, Professionalism
[Times of Zambia] We hail Information and Broadcasting Services Permanent Secretary Godfrey Malama for affirming that Zambia’s three public media institutions are all free of Government interference.
- Kenya: Amisom Blunders Aided Shabaab in KDF Fatal Attack
[Nation] Institutional weaknesses, poor command structure, underfunding and decisions driven by self-interest among the senior leadership of the African Union Mission in Somalia (Amisom) contributed greatly to the biggest attack on Kenyan armed forces since independence, military experts and Somalia analysts have told the Sunday Nation.
- Zimbabwe: Top Soccer Administrator Dies
[The Herald] THE Sports Commission led the way in paying tribute to former Motor Action director Eric Rosen who died in Harare yesterday.
- Kenya: Mutua Says Maendeleo Chap Chap Unstoppable
[Capital FM] Machakos -Machakos Governor Dr Alfred Mutua and four Ukambani legislators have said that the Maendeleo Chap Chap movement wave is ‘unstoppable’ and dismissed a rally held in Machakos town by the Wiper party as ‘politically inconsequential’.
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