Lawyer Asks Court to Halt Signing of Age Limit Bill

[Monitor] Kampala -The lawyer challenging the process through which Parliament passed the controversial Constitution Amendment Bill to remove the presidential age limit, has petitioned Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo to set the date for the ex…

[Monitor] Kampala -The lawyer challenging the process through which Parliament passed the controversial Constitution Amendment Bill to remove the presidential age limit, has petitioned Deputy Chief Justice Alfonse Owiny-Dollo to set the date for the expeditious hearing of his petition.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Orders Broadcasters to Carry Museveni Live

[Monitor] All radio and television stations in Uganda have been forced to adjust their Sunday programming following a directive from the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to broadcast President Museveni’s New Year message live.

[Monitor] All radio and television stations in Uganda have been forced to adjust their Sunday programming following a directive from the Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to broadcast President Museveni's New Year message live.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Pandemonium As Soldiers, Police Clash in Ekiti

[Premium Times] A group of newly trained army recruits of Ekiti State origin on Thursday clashed with police officers in Ado-Ekiti, following disagreements over what was believed to be extortion of motorists by the soldiers.

[Premium Times] A group of newly trained army recruits of Ekiti State origin on Thursday clashed with police officers in Ado-Ekiti, following disagreements over what was believed to be extortion of motorists by the soldiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Free and Fair Elections ‘Confirm Liberia’s Steady March Towards Lasting Peace,’ Says UN Chief

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday congratulated George Weah on his election as the next President of Liberia, and commended Vice-President Joseph Boakai for conceding defeat.

[UN News] United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres on Friday congratulated George Weah on his election as the next President of Liberia, and commended Vice-President Joseph Boakai for conceding defeat.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Bishops Killed in Road Accident

[Capital FM] Embu -Three bishops were killed on Friday night when their vehicle collided head-on with another near Mwea, police said in the latest road accident in the country that has raised the death toll to more than 100 since the beginning of this …

[Capital FM] Embu -Three bishops were killed on Friday night when their vehicle collided head-on with another near Mwea, police said in the latest road accident in the country that has raised the death toll to more than 100 since the beginning of this month.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Green Energy Gets Nod to Establish LPG Extraction Plant in Niger Delta

[Guardian] Abuja -The operator of the Otakikpo marginal field in OML 11, Green Energy International Limited has gotten the nod of the Federal Government to establish a Liquefied Natural Gas (LPG) extraction plant at Ikuru town in River state.

[Guardian] Abuja -The operator of the Otakikpo marginal field in OML 11, Green Energy International Limited has gotten the nod of the Federal Government to establish a Liquefied Natural Gas (LPG) extraction plant at Ikuru town in River state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Army Redeploys 399 Generals

[Guardian] Some Principal Officers from the Defence and Army Headquarters, Corps Commander and General Officers Commanding (GOCs) have been moved in a posting and redeployment announced by the Nigerian Army on Friday.

[Guardian] Some Principal Officers from the Defence and Army Headquarters, Corps Commander and General Officers Commanding (GOCs) have been moved in a posting and redeployment announced by the Nigerian Army on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Gives Dead People Jobs

[Daily Trust] Late Senator Francis Okpozo is not the only dead person President Muhammadu Buhari appointed onto governing boards of agencies and para state agencies on Friday, checks show.

[Daily Trust] Late Senator Francis Okpozo is not the only dead person President Muhammadu Buhari appointed onto governing boards of agencies and para state agencies on Friday, checks show.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria