@AfricaNews

Kenyans 'sponsor' MPs to attend World Cup final and present report on 'hosting international tournaments' | Africanews - 9 months ago, 12 July 20:15

Africanews

Kenyans voiced outrage on Thursday as it emerged that a group of lawmakers had gone to the World Cup at the taxpayers’ expense, even though the country had failed to qualify for the tournament.

The scandal erupted after some of the legislators posted selfies on social media of themselves enjoying matches in Russia.

“Isn’t that a big bad joke, that leaders can travel all the way to Russia to watch football when we have a lot of problems here?” asked Sylvester Aseka, who sells second-hand computers in Nairobi.

It is their responsibility to understand sports, how to host such international tournaments. This is not a holiday and it is too simplistic to look at it as a joyrider mission.

“Oh my God, I want to believe that is not true, the pictures some of them are posting,” said Jacinta Mong’ina, 26, a student. “It means they have a lot of time and resources ...
Read More


Category: africa topnews news

Item ID: da56d1d9-983b-4369-99c9-485efaee1122

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 2.321
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 170.246
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.africanews.com/
  5. name: africa
  6. title:

  1. newsPriority: 2.321
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 170.246
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.africanews.com/
  5. name: topnews
  6. title:

  1. newsPriority: 2.321
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 170.246
  3. description:
  4. parsedURL: http://www.africanews.com/
  5. name: news
  6. title:

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Jul 12, 2018 8:15:38 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Jul 12, 2018 7:46:52 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Jul 12, 2018 8:15:38 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 5:20:17 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Jul 12, 2018 7:46:52 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 5:20:17 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Jul 12, 2018 8:15:28 PM

Suggested

1 hour ago
Scores missing, 13 dead in Congo boat accident: president

2 Min Read KALEHE, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Thirteen people are dead and 142 still missing from a passenger boat that sank this week on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of ...

Category: africa news

Item ID: 805ac49f-58b2-4852-8580-d5145bbd08fd

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.069
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.069
  3. description: africa News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.reuters.com/places/africa
  5. name: africa
  6. title: africa News

  1. newsPriority: 0.069
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.069
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.reuters.com/places/africa
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Apr 18, 2019 4:25:28 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 4:20:38 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 4:25:28 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 4:28:40 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 4:20:38 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 4:28:40 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 4:25:28 PM
1 hours ago, 15:55
13 dead, 142 missing after east Congo boat accident: President

1 Min Read KALEHE, Democratic Republic of Congo (Reuters) - Thirteen people are dead and 142 are missing after a passenger boat sank this week on Lake Kivu in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, ...

Category: africa news

Item ID: 0e38c66b-38b8-4164-8780-a8bf7a3d986a

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.069
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.069
  3. description: africa News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.reuters.com/places/africa
  5. name: africa
  6. title: africa News

  1. newsPriority: 0.069
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.069
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.reuters.com/places/africa
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Apr 18, 2019 3:55:09 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 3:47:20 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 3:55:09 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 3:56:03 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 3:47:20 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 3:56:03 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 3:55:09 PM
1 hours ago, 15:24
150 missing after shipwreck in eastern Congo

1 Min Read KINSHASA (Reuters) - About 150 people are missing after a boat sunk on a lake in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, President Felix Tshisekedi said on Tuesday. “I am very saddened by the ...

Category: africa news

Item ID: c04472ec-4071-44db-8019-913719cd288f

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.069
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.069
  3. description: africa News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.reuters.com/places/africa
  5. name: africa
  6. title: africa News

  1. newsPriority: 0.069
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.069
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: https://www.reuters.com/places/africa
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Apr 18, 2019 3:24:51 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 3:20:16 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 3:24:51 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 3:42:18 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 3:20:16 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 3:42:18 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 3:24:51 PM
3 hours ago, 13:38
Sudan military arrests Bashir's brothers, 'tame' militia groups | Africanews

The Transitional Military Council in Sudan has arrested two brothers of ousted leader Omar al-Bashir. It is not know over exactly what charges they are being held. A military spokesperson said the ...

Category: africa news

Item ID: 58b31c75-be2a-4f2b-8a05-76f94c0e41c2

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.023
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.073
  3. description: africa News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.africanews.com/
  5. name: africa
  6. title: africa News

  1. newsPriority: 0.023
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.073
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.africanews.com/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Apr 18, 2019 1:38:01 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 1:15:00 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 1:29:17 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 1:38:01 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 1:15:00 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 1:38:01 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 1:29:17 PM
3 hours ago, 13:41
Over 720,000 tickets sold and only 50 days to go until FIFA Women’s World Cup France 2019™ kicks off | Africanews

Today marks 50 days until the eighth edition of the FIFA Women’s World Cup™ kicks off in France, and FIFA and the Local Organising Committee (LOC) are proud to announce that ticket sales for the ...

Category: africa news

Item ID: c857976e-02c0-471c-9310-0f00625717c8

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.039
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.089
  3. description: africa News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.africanews.com/
  5. name: africa
  6. title: africa News

  1. newsPriority: 0.039
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.089
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.africanews.com/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Apr 18, 2019 1:41:31 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 12:57:03 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 1:39:09 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 1:41:31 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 12:57:03 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 1:41:31 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 1:39:09 PM
4 hours ago, 13:05
Senegal to scrap Prime Minister post to better 'police' state machinery | Africanews

Senegal’s government on Wednesday approved a plan to scrap the post of prime minister, the first initiative of President Macky Sall’s second term in office. Sall, who was comfortably re-elected in ...

Category: africa news

Item ID: e14ba6c5-dc92-481e-91ef-747eeb6d1549

kadiNewsItemCategoryList
  1. newsPriority: 0.023
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.09
  3. description: africa News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.africanews.com/
  5. name: africa
  6. title: africa News

  1. newsPriority: 0.023
  2. calculatedNewsPriority: 0.09
  3. description: View the latest and breaking News
  4. parsedURL: http://www.africanews.com/
  5. name: news
  6. title: News

compoundTime
  1. timeLastCalculatedUpdate: Apr 18, 2019 1:05:22 PM
  2. timeModifiedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 12:52:31 PM
  3. timeCreatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 1:03:37 PM
  4. timeUpdatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 1:05:22 PM
  5. timeCreatedAsFromUser: Apr 18, 2019 12:52:31 PM
  6. timeUpdatedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 1:05:22 PM
  7. timeModifiedAsFromServer: Apr 18, 2019 1:03:35 PM