AMISOM Warns of Increased Al-Shabab Ambushes

[VOA] Al-Shabab attacks against African Union peacekeepers and Somali government forces could worsen as troops try to reopen Somalia’s main supply roads, currently cut off by the militants, a spokesman for the peacekeepers warns.

[VOA] Al-Shabab attacks against African Union peacekeepers and Somali government forces could worsen as troops try to reopen Somalia's main supply roads, currently cut off by the militants, a spokesman for the peacekeepers warns.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Mpondwe Export Zone to Boost Trade Between Uganda and DR Congo

[Independent (Kampala)] The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of Uganda’s export destinations ranking number three within the COMESA region. Uganda’s exports to DR Congo are valued at USD177m and these are mainly construction materials like lime and …

[Independent (Kampala)] The Democratic Republic of Congo is one of Uganda's export destinations ranking number three within the COMESA region. Uganda's exports to DR Congo are valued at USD177m and these are mainly construction materials like lime and cement, iron and steel, cereals and fruits and vegetables. On the other hand, Uganda imports little from DR Congo with the values standing at USD2.5m and these are mainly essential oils, cosmetics and some iron and steel.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Witness Tells Court That Treason Suspects Implicated Dr. Kiyingi in Rebel Activities

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The High Court in Kampala Monday heard that several suspects confessed that Austrian based cardiologist Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi was supporting rebel activities of the Allied Democratic Force, under the leadership of captured…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The High Court in Kampala Monday heard that several suspects confessed that Austrian based cardiologist Dr. Aggrey Kiyingi was supporting rebel activities of the Allied Democratic Force, under the leadership of captured Jamil Mukulu.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

First Lady Donates to Elderly, Orphans

[The Herald] First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa through her charity organisation — Angel of Hope Foundation — yesterday donated an assortment of goods that include blankets, linen, clothing and stationery to disadvantaged children and other vulnerable memb…

[The Herald] First Lady Auxilia Mnangagwa through her charity organisation -- Angel of Hope Foundation -- yesterday donated an assortment of goods that include blankets, linen, clothing and stationery to disadvantaged children and other vulnerable members of society at a colourful event held at Warren Park 1 in Harare.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Expired Drugs – Who Is to Blame?

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A Feb.12 Ministry of Health announcement that expired drugs to the tune of 1500 tons in stores at 6619 health facilities across the country would be incinerated has incensed many. Critics wonder how such a volume of dru…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A Feb.12 Ministry of Health announcement that expired drugs to the tune of 1500 tons in stores at 6619 health facilities across the country would be incinerated has incensed many. Critics wonder how such a volume of drugs can expire in a country that suffers constant stock outs.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mounting Inter-Ethnic Tensions in Kasai Region Threatens New Violence

[VOA] The U.N. refugee agency warns mounting inter-ethnic tension in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo threatens to plunge the region into renewed violence, with fears of more civilian displacement.

[VOA] The U.N. refugee agency warns mounting inter-ethnic tension in the Kasai region of the Democratic Republic of Congo threatens to plunge the region into renewed violence, with fears of more civilian displacement.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Avoid Any South Africa Meat Products, Malawians Told

[Nyasa Times] Malawi’s health ministry says a ban will continue on the import and sale of certain South African processed meat products after a sausage known as polony is identified as a source for the listeria poisoning that has killed 180 people.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi's health ministry says a ban will continue on the import and sale of certain South African processed meat products after a sausage known as polony is identified as a source for the listeria poisoning that has killed 180 people.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

More Protests Planned Over Railway Through National Park

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Demonstrators plan to protest against a railway line being built inside Nairobi National Park, which they say threatens wildlife and people in Kenya, after their case was dismissed on Tuesday.

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Demonstrators plan to protest against a railway line being built inside Nairobi National Park, which they say threatens wildlife and people in Kenya, after their case was dismissed on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya