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Kenya: Malkia Make Mince Meat of Cameroon at World Volleyball Championships

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Captain Mercy Moim and Sharon Chepchumba were the stars of the show as Malkia Strikers overcame Cameroon in straight sets at the ongoing women's World Volleyball Championships in the Netherlands.

Kenya: KenGen Managing Director Rebecca Miano Appointed EAC and Regional Development Cabinet Secretary

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President William Ruto has appointed KenGen's Managing Director(MD) Rebecca Miano as the Cabinet Secretary in the Ministry of East African Community (EAC), Arid and Semi-Arid Lands (ASALs) and Regional Development.

Kenya: President Ruto Names Seven Women to Cabinet

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President William Ruto has named seven women to his 22-member cabinet, which is far short of the 50 percent share he had promised.

Kenya: Nock Elated After Nomination of 'Youthful' Ababu as Sports Cabinet Secretary

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- National Olympic Committee-Kenya secretary general Francis Mutuku has hailed the appointment of former Budalangi legislator Ababu Namwamba as a masterstroke and Godsend for sportspersons.

Kenya: Japheth Koome Nominated as IG After Mutyambai Resigns

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President William Ruto has nominated former Nairobi County Police boss Japheth Koome to the position of Inspector General of Police.

Kenya: President Ruto Retains Monica Juma in New Cabinet Appointments

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President William Ruto has retained immediate former Energy and Petroleum Cabinet Secretary Monica Juma in his government as he named the new Cabinet Secretaries Tuesday.

Kenya: Director of Criminal Investigations Boss George Kinoti Resigns

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President William Ruto on Tuesday announced that he had received and subsequently accepted the resignation of Director of Criminal Investigations (DCI) boss George Kinoti.

Kenya: DP Gachagua's Portfolio Beefed Up as President Ruto Assigns Him Duties

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President William Ruto has outlined Deputy Rigathi Gachagua's roles in his government.

Kenya: President Ruto's New Cabinet Line Up

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- President William Ruto has named his Cabinet, effectively setting the stage for vetting of his nominees ahead of a formal appointment.

Kenya: Govt Says Does Not Intend to Stop Flights From Uganda After Ebola Outbreak

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The government says it does not intend to stop flights from Uganda following the Ebola outbreak in Mubende district.

Kenya: Health Ministry Maps Out 20 Counties at Risk of Ebola Virus Infection

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- The Ministry of Health now says twenty counties are at high risk of the Ebola Virus Disease.

Kenya: Kenya to Host First Web Bootcamp in Africa

[Capital FM] Nairobi -- Kenya is set to host the first web boot camp and hackathon in Africa that intends to equip developers with requisite knowledge on blockchain development.

Kenya: Death Toll in Homa Bay-Kendu Bay Road Accident Rises to 10

[Capital FM] Kisumu -- The death toll of Homa Bay horrific road accident that occurred on Monday has risen to ten.

South Africa: New Study Busts Myths About Immigrants in South Africa

[allAfrica] Harare -- Cross-border immigration is frequently the focus of divisive and passionate debate in the host nation and has emerged as the subject of contentious and emotional debate in many countries. A disturbing trend globally is that some political groups tend to blame and scapegoat immigrants for socio-economic problems like crime, health crises, unemployment, and poverty.

Zimbabwe: Mnangagwa Ally Chimombe Granted Bail

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Emmerson Mnangagwa's ally, Mike Chimombe charged with fraud has been granted ZW$50 000 bail by Harare Magistrate Dennis Mangosi.

Cameroon: Anglophone Hospital Workers Say They're Victims of Both Military and Separatist Brutality

[VOA] Yaounde -- Separatists in Cameroon have abducted five hospital staffers in the western town of Kumbo. The rebels say they were retaliating after Cameroon's military entered the hospital and arrested or killed some of their fighters. Hospital workers tell VOA both military troops and rebels abused them.

Gambia: 'Knife Crime Criminals Must Be Caught, Punished'

[The Point] Seedy Sheriff Ceesay, Chief Executive Officer (CEO) for Coastal Security and Coastal Enterprise has called on the ministry of Interior together with The Gambia Police Force to take action against the scourge of violent crime in the country.

Gambia/Burkina Faso: Gambia to Amuse Burkina Faso in Africa U-23 Qualifiers Today

[The Point] The Gambia U-23 team will Tuesday 27 September 2022 entertain Burkina Faso in the second-leg fixture of the 2023 Africa U-23 qualifiers at the Stade de Marrakech Complex in Morocco at 6pm.

South Africa: In-Depth - Have 4 Years of Administration Reduced Medicine Stockouts in North West?

[spotlight] Public healthcare facilities in the North West have been plagued by chronic medicines stockouts for years. Now, as the province's health department is again taking the reins after four years under administration by the National Department of Health, there are some signs of improvement, although some people still return from healthcare facilities without the medicines they need.

South Africa: Rural Doctor of the Year - Craig Parker - the Doctor-Engineer Who Created a Covid Lifeline for Rural Areas

[spotlight] Dr Craig Parker's oxygen device - the OxERA - saved hundreds of lives during COVID-19, particularly around the rural Eastern Cape. Now, the device has earned a global nod as it was listed in the World Health Organization's 2022 Compendium under "innovative health technologies for low resource settings".