One Person Feared Dead As Police Block Opposition Rally

[Monitor] Rukungiri -Unconfirmed reports indicate that one person has been shot dead while scores of people have been injured at Rukungiri Stadium in Rukungiri. During the standoff, some opposition supporters pelted police with stones. Police responded…

[Monitor] Rukungiri -Unconfirmed reports indicate that one person has been shot dead while scores of people have been injured at Rukungiri Stadium in Rukungiri. During the standoff, some opposition supporters pelted police with stones. Police responded by firing bullets and tear gas. The supporters dispersed in disarray but later regrouped and more confrontation ensued.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Zuma to Unveil Life-Size Statue of OR Tambo

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma is expected to unveil a life-size statue of Oliver Reginald Tambo at the OR Tambo International Airport in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, on Thursday.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma is expected to unveil a life-size statue of Oliver Reginald Tambo at the OR Tambo International Airport in Ekurhuleni, east of Johannesburg, on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

I Owe No Apology for Inviting Zuma, Erecting His Statue – Governor

[Premium Times] Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of not building the image of the state, as well as looting public treasury.

[Premium Times] Governor Rochas Okorocha of Imo State has accused the Peoples Democratic Party, PDP, of not building the image of the state, as well as looting public treasury.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Beware of Organ Harvesters, Minister Warns Nigerians

[Premium Times] The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has urged Nigerians going on medical tourism to be careful and patronise only accredited institutions so as not to fall victims of organ harvesters.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Health, Isaac Adewole, has urged Nigerians going on medical tourism to be careful and patronise only accredited institutions so as not to fall victims of organ harvesters.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Rivers Govt Fuelled Rumours of Vaccination of Schoolchildren By Military

[Premium Times] The bedlam on Tuesday in Rivers State, in which parents in Port Harcourt and other towns in the state rushed to withdraw their children and wards from schools, was incited by the state government, a review of the development by Premium …

[Premium Times] The bedlam on Tuesday in Rivers State, in which parents in Port Harcourt and other towns in the state rushed to withdraw their children and wards from schools, was incited by the state government, a review of the development by Premium Times has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Champion of Land Redistribution’ Mugabe to be Honoured in Russia – Report

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, is reportedly set to be honoured by African youths and students attending the 19th youth festival held in Sochi, Russia for “championing the fight against imperialism”.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, 93, is reportedly set to be honoured by African youths and students attending the 19th youth festival held in Sochi, Russia for "championing the fight against imperialism".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe