Peace Talks – Now IGAD States Accused of Bias

[East African] Even as parties prepare for the third phase of the South Sudan revitalisation programme later this month, concerns linger over the impartiality of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development countries in brokering talks with Presiden…

[East African] Even as parties prepare for the third phase of the South Sudan revitalisation programme later this month, concerns linger over the impartiality of the Inter-Governmental Authority on Development countries in brokering talks with President Salva Kiir.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Nimji Siblings Shine at Squash Tourney

[Nation] Siblings Muqtadir Nimji and Khaaliqa Nimji were crowned the men and women’s winners at the Nairobi Club Squash Invitational Tourney over the weekend.

[Nation] Siblings Muqtadir Nimji and Khaaliqa Nimji were crowned the men and women's winners at the Nairobi Club Squash Invitational Tourney over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The Dark Side of Ssezi Cheeye’s Journalism

[Monitor] So said Marc Antony in William Shakespeare’s Julius Caesar… “Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones; so let …

[Monitor] So said Marc Antony in William Shakespeare's Julius Caesar... "Friends, Romans, countrymen, lend me your ears; I come to bury Caesar, not to praise him. The evil that men do lives after them; the good is oft interred with their bones; so let it be with Caesar."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

SGR Cargo Volumes Cast Doubt on Its Viability

[East African] At 5pm on January 1, the first cargo train arrived at the Nairobi Inland Container Depot (ICD), Embakasi, via the standard gauge railway, laden with 104 containers.

[East African] At 5pm on January 1, the first cargo train arrived at the Nairobi Inland Container Depot (ICD), Embakasi, via the standard gauge railway, laden with 104 containers.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

What Was Former IGP Kayihura Thinking?

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga – I am completely indifferent to Kale Kayihura’s dismissal from the office of Inspector General of Police. If anything, I am deeply grateful to President Yoweri Museveni for saving my dear brother Kayihura from himself. Well, a…

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga - I am completely indifferent to Kale Kayihura's dismissal from the office of Inspector General of Police. If anything, I am deeply grateful to President Yoweri Museveni for saving my dear brother Kayihura from himself. Well, at least until he appoints him to some other position of violent power.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Saraki Presents Africa’s Map-Painted Ostrich Egg to Ghana’s President

[Vanguard] The President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has presented an ostrich egg painted with the map of Africa on it to the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

[Vanguard] The President of the Nigerian Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, has presented an ostrich egg painted with the map of Africa on it to the President of Ghana, Nana Addo Dankwa Akufo-Addo.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Frelimo General Secretary Confident of Nampula Victory

[AIM] Maputo -The General Secretary of Mozambique’s ruling Frelimo Party, Roque Silva, told reporters on Monday he is confident that the Frelimo candidate, Amisse Cololo, will win the second round of the mayoral by-election in the northern city of Namp…

[AIM] Maputo -The General Secretary of Mozambique's ruling Frelimo Party, Roque Silva, told reporters on Monday he is confident that the Frelimo candidate, Amisse Cololo, will win the second round of the mayoral by-election in the northern city of Nampula, scheduled for 14 March.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

YEDF Board Suspends 7 Staff Over Irregular Loan Disbursements

[Nation] The board of the Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) has suspended seven of its staff members to facilitate investigations into their involvement in irregular disbursement of loans.

[Nation] The board of the Youth Enterprise Development Fund (YEDF) has suspended seven of its staff members to facilitate investigations into their involvement in irregular disbursement of loans.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Amakula Film Festival in Kampala

[East African] The 11th edition of the Amakula International Film Festival in Kampala will showcase short movies, documentaries, and student and feature films from Uganda and across the world.

[East African] The 11th edition of the Amakula International Film Festival in Kampala will showcase short movies, documentaries, and student and feature films from Uganda and across the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fired Police Chief Kayihura Taken to International Criminal Court

[Monitor] Kampala -Sacked Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura, has been taken to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over crimes against humanity that he allegedly committed along with his men when they forcefully deported a group of Rwa…

[Monitor] Kampala -Sacked Inspector General of Police, Gen. Kale Kayihura, has been taken to the International Criminal Court (ICC) over crimes against humanity that he allegedly committed along with his men when they forcefully deported a group of Rwandan nationals back to Rwanda.