Age Limit Amendment Shouldn’t Be About a Person’s Achievements

[Monitor] I read with dismay Mr Fabiano Okware’s comment titled ‘Consult and debate age limit, but give credit where it is due’ (Daily Monitor, November 1). I cannot agree more with him save for the fact that as many have argued, Article 102(b) should …

[Monitor] I read with dismay Mr Fabiano Okware's comment titled 'Consult and debate age limit, but give credit where it is due' (Daily Monitor, November 1). I cannot agree more with him save for the fact that as many have argued, Article 102(b) should not be amended to fit the needs of one person. The writer's entire article is about giving credit to only the President excluding other government officials who could have also made good contributions to whatever little we are enjoying today. He only mentions them when

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

We’re Ready to Die For Mugabe, Says Youth Leader Chipanga

[The Herald] As the youth of Zimbabwe and as the young people whose future will be determined by the actions taken in the present, we have noted with shock, displeasure and disappointment the Press statement of the Commander of the Defence Forces, Gene…

[The Herald] As the youth of Zimbabwe and as the young people whose future will be determined by the actions taken in the present, we have noted with shock, displeasure and disappointment the Press statement of the Commander of the Defence Forces, General Constantino Guveya Chiwenga issued yesterday. We, as Zanu-PF Youth League, are a lion which has awakened and found its voice, therefore we will not sit idly and fold our hands whilst cheap potshots and threats are made against the legitimate and popularly elected lead

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Pain As Uganda Waits for First Oil

[Monitor] Kampala -“They have not yet completed the compensation. I requested for cash compensation not the resettlement and I have never received anything,” says Ms Esther Abigaba, a mother of seven.

[Monitor] Kampala -"They have not yet completed the compensation. I requested for cash compensation not the resettlement and I have never received anything," says Ms Esther Abigaba, a mother of seven.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Fire Live Bullets, Teargas to Disperse Opposition Supporters

[Monitor] Mbarara -Police in Mbarara District have fired teargas and live bullets to disperse supporters of former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye.

[Monitor] Mbarara -Police in Mbarara District have fired teargas and live bullets to disperse supporters of former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ANC to Intervene in Three ‘Troubled’ Provinces Over Branch Meetings

[News24Wire] The ANC’s national executive committee (NEC) is to intervene in branch general meetings in three provinces over nominations of presidential candidates for the upcoming national elective conference.

[News24Wire] The ANC's national executive committee (NEC) is to intervene in branch general meetings in three provinces over nominations of presidential candidates for the upcoming national elective conference.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

DA Guns for SSA Boss Arthur Fraser

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance (DA) has threatened to take legal action if the police or the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) refuse to prosecute State Security Agency (SSA) director-general, Arthur Fraser.

[News24Wire] The Democratic Alliance (DA) has threatened to take legal action if the police or the National Prosecuting Authority (NPA) refuse to prosecute State Security Agency (SSA) director-general, Arthur Fraser.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Shocking Admission as Nyeri Governor Says Gakuru’s Car Was Faulty

[Nairobi News] Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga has claimed that the Mercedes Benz that Dr Wahome Gakuru was travelling in when it crashed at Kabati in Murang’a, leading to his death, was faulty.

[Nairobi News] Nyeri Governor Mutahi Kahiga has claimed that the Mercedes Benz that Dr Wahome Gakuru was travelling in when it crashed at Kabati in Murang'a, leading to his death, was faulty.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Doctors’ Strike – NRM Can’t Solve Problem of Competitive Wages

[Monitor] In 1984, when Mr Yoweri Museveni was fighting then president Milton Obote, he rebuked Obote for presiding over “a population with high number of persons per every available doctor”. After three decades of NRM rule, the number of persons per a…

[Monitor] In 1984, when Mr Yoweri Museveni was fighting then president Milton Obote, he rebuked Obote for presiding over "a population with high number of persons per every available doctor". After three decades of NRM rule, the number of persons per available doctor as of 2013 was 28,916 yet in 1965 the number of persons per doctor was only 11,080.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda