East Africa

East Africa

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 16:17:34 GMT
Africa: Pre-Primary Education for Children Benefits Everyone
[HRW] On a roadside in Central Uganda, a woman selling charcoal says she barely earns enough to buy food for herself and her eight children. She is determined for her children to go to school and says she believes that pre-primary education is an ess...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 14:05:04 GMT
Kenya: Mother Accuses Police of Negligence After Son Is Shot Dead During Anti-Finance Bill Protests
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The mother of Rex Kanyike Masai, the 29-year-old man shot dead by police during Thursday's anti-Finance Bill protests, has recounted the events leading to her son's death.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 14:03:55 GMT
Ethiopia: New VAT Amendment Sparks Heated Debate Over Taxing Essential Services
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- As the current fiscal year draws to a close, legislators have been intensely debating a series of critical bills. These include a draft proclamation regulating civil servants and a controversial bill that would allow i...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 14:08:40 GMT
Kenya: Probe Launched As 1 Killed in Kenya Anti-Tax Protest
[DW] Kenya saw nationwide demonstrations on Thursday against government plans to raise taxes to plug a budget deficit. Rights groups allege that police used live rounds while dispersing the protests.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 14:06:28 GMT
Kenya: Azimio Demands Resignation of Top Police Chiefs Following Protester's Death
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Azimio La Umoja has demanded the immediate resignation of Inspector General of Police Japhet Koome and Nairobi Regional Commander Adamson Bungei for failing to protect Kenyans during the anti-finance bill demonstration that re...

East Africa

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 16:17:34 GMT
Africa: Pre-Primary Education for Children Benefits Everyone
[HRW] On a roadside in Central Uganda, a woman selling charcoal says she barely earns enough to buy food for herself and her eight children. She is determined for her children to go to school and says she believes that pre-primary education is an ess...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 14:05:04 GMT
Kenya: Mother Accuses Police of Negligence After Son Is Shot Dead During Anti-Finance Bill Protests
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The mother of Rex Kanyike Masai, the 29-year-old man shot dead by police during Thursday's anti-Finance Bill protests, has recounted the events leading to her son's death.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 14:03:55 GMT
Ethiopia: New VAT Amendment Sparks Heated Debate Over Taxing Essential Services
[Addis Standard] Addis Abeba -- As the current fiscal year draws to a close, legislators have been intensely debating a series of critical bills. These include a draft proclamation regulating civil servants and a controversial bill that would allow i...

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 14:08:40 GMT
Kenya: Probe Launched As 1 Killed in Kenya Anti-Tax Protest
[DW] Kenya saw nationwide demonstrations on Thursday against government plans to raise taxes to plug a budget deficit. Rights groups allege that police used live rounds while dispersing the protests.

Fri, 21 Jun 2024 14:06:28 GMT
Kenya: Azimio Demands Resignation of Top Police Chiefs Following Protester's Death
[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Azimio La Umoja has demanded the immediate resignation of Inspector General of Police Japhet Koome and Nairobi Regional Commander Adamson Bungei for failing to protect Kenyans during the anti-finance bill demonstration that re...

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