Fort Portal – Kamwenge Road Finally Commissioned

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -On Sept. 7, President Yoweri Museveni finally commissioned the 66km Fort Portal–Kamwenge road, almost 18 months after it was expected to be completed.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -On Sept. 7, President Yoweri Museveni finally commissioned the 66km Fort Portal--Kamwenge road, almost 18 months after it was expected to be completed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Boss in Trouble Over Illegal Evictions

[Observer] The Justice Catherine Bamugemereire-led commission of inquiry into land matters has ordered the Professional Standards Unit to investigate Bernard Akankwasa, the district police commander of Hoima, for his role in the eviction of 398 househo…

[Observer] The Justice Catherine Bamugemereire-led commission of inquiry into land matters has ordered the Professional Standards Unit to investigate Bernard Akankwasa, the district police commander of Hoima, for his role in the eviction of 398 households in the western district.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bot 50+1 Celebrations Begin

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Preparations for BOT50+1 are ongoing and members of the public are invited to attend activities for BOT50+1 Independence celebrations.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Preparations for BOT50+1 are ongoing and members of the public are invited to attend activities for BOT50+1 Independence celebrations.

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Bara Commissioner Reveals Collection of Quantities of Firearms and Truck

[SNA] Khartoum -A village in north Kordufan state has willingly handed over a 4-wheel drive truck, and three pieces of firearms to the commissioner of Bara locality, Abdul Rahaman Al Mahi, following an initiative by the sheikh of the village Osman Al-A…

[SNA] Khartoum -A village in north Kordufan state has willingly handed over a 4-wheel drive truck, and three pieces of firearms to the commissioner of Bara locality, Abdul Rahaman Al Mahi, following an initiative by the sheikh of the village Osman Al-Amin al Arig.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Kazakhstan Summit On Science and Technology for Leaders of the Islamic Cooperation Countries Starts

[SNA] Astana -The Kazakhstan Summit on Science and Technology for leaders of Islamic Cooperation Countries started sessions, Sunday, in Astana, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

[SNA] Astana -The Kazakhstan Summit on Science and Technology for leaders of Islamic Cooperation Countries started sessions, Sunday, in Astana, the capital of the Republic of Kazakhstan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Army MPs Speak Out On Age Limit

[Observer] Members of Parliament representing the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) have spoken out on how they will vote if the duel over the lifting of presidential age limits were to be put to a vote on the floor of parliament.

[Observer] Members of Parliament representing the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) have spoken out on how they will vote if the duel over the lifting of presidential age limits were to be put to a vote on the floor of parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mugabe Had Diarrhoea for 2 Weeks After Being Poisoned… He Nearly Died, Claims Wife Grace

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe was once so sick from food poisoning he thought he was going to die, Zimbabwe’s First Lady Grace Mugabe has claimed.

[News24Wire] President Robert Mugabe was once so sick from food poisoning he thought he was going to die, Zimbabwe's First Lady Grace Mugabe has claimed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Asks for More Time to Rewrite Amendment to Land Acquisition Law

[East African] Even as the Constitutional Amendment Bill on compulsory land acquisition remains unpopular, Ugandan government is not budging: It has not only saved the Bill from being thrown out of parliament on technicalities, but is also pursuing oth…

[East African] Even as the Constitutional Amendment Bill on compulsory land acquisition remains unpopular, Ugandan government is not budging: It has not only saved the Bill from being thrown out of parliament on technicalities, but is also pursuing other options to achieve its ends.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda