Ochola, Minister Obiga Quizzed Over Killings and Kidnaps

[Monitor] Parliament -The Minister of State for Internal Affairs Mario Obiga Kania and the Inspector General of Police, Martins Okoth-Ochola have failed to provide answers on the recent spate of killings and kidnaps in the country.

[Monitor] Parliament -The Minister of State for Internal Affairs Mario Obiga Kania and the Inspector General of Police, Martins Okoth-Ochola have failed to provide answers on the recent spate of killings and kidnaps in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Slaps New Tax On Bibles and Korans

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has reversed a long-standing tradition and ordered religious groups to start paying taxes on Bibles, Korans, prayer and hymn books.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has reversed a long-standing tradition and ordered religious groups to start paying taxes on Bibles, Korans, prayer and hymn books.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Defence Contract Fraud: Suspects Arrested in Israel As Nigeria Fails to Act

[Premium Times] On Sunday, March 18 this year, the Israeli police arrested three senior officials of Israel Shipyard Limited on charges of bribing government officials in Nigeria.

[Premium Times] On Sunday, March 18 this year, the Israeli police arrested three senior officials of Israel Shipyard Limited on charges of bribing government officials in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ex-President Tied to 2005 Murders of Ghanaian and Nigerian Migrants

[HRW] Accra -A paramilitary unit controlled by then-Gambian president Yahya Jammeh summarily executed more than 50 Ghanaian, Nigerian, and other West African migrants in July 2005, Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International said today.

[HRW] Accra -A paramilitary unit controlled by then-Gambian president Yahya Jammeh summarily executed more than 50 Ghanaian, Nigerian, and other West African migrants in July 2005, Human Rights Watch and TRIAL International said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

IGAD Chiefs Meet With South Sudan’s Riek Machar

[Nation] A delegation of the The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) Council of Ministers on Tuesday met and held consultations with the leader of Sudan People’s Liberation Movement/Army in Opposition (SPLM/A-IO), Dr Riek Machar in Pretor…

[Nation] A delegation of the The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad) Council of Ministers on Tuesday met and held consultations with the leader of Sudan People's Liberation Movement/Army in Opposition (SPLM/A-IO), Dr Riek Machar in Pretoria, South Africa where he has been under house arrest for nearly two years.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa