Impact of elections, Support investigation, Training high-schoolers, Investigate operations, Troubled housing

Iran Daily / Tehran Iran

IMPACT OF ELECTIONS

“[W]hy do the elections in Kenya matter not just to Kenyans but to the rest of the African continent and the world?” writes Hamza Mohamed. “Nairobi is East Africa’s economic hub, and the country is the second-largest economy in the region…. The port in Kenya’s coastal city of Mombasa serves neighboring landlocked countries…. If elections disrupt this transport corridor … the price of everyday goods, such as rice and cooking oil, could rise significantly…. Kenya is home to several UN and humanitarian agencies that oversee relief efforts in the region. Most of the aid agencies operating in South Sudan, Somalia and the Democratic Republic of Congo are based out of the Kenyan capital…. The country is also home to the world’s largest refugee camp.”

Daily Observer / Gambia

SUPPORT INVESTIGATION

“There is a need to render support and helping hands to the newly established commission of inquiries into the properties and acquisition of wealth related matters of former President [Yahya] Jammeh, his associates, family members and friends over the … regime,” states an editorial. “It’s about moving the country where it ought to be … having all hands on the deck, regardless of our political affiliation and status in life, armed with the desire to achieve such objectives within the confines of rule of law, democracy, good governance and respect for human rights.”

The Gleaner / Jamaica

TRAINING HIGH-SCHOOLERS

“The traditional areas of economic activity … continue to get support from Government, while many of the creative industries … are struggling to stay afloat…,” states an editorial. “[W]e are keenly interested in the work of the Junior Achievement Jamaica (JAJ), which has used its flagship high-school programme, the Junior Achievement Company of Entrepreneurs (JACE), to teach students how to operate a business, while learning the core business skills required to succeed globally…. [T]he…

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