Flying Squad Raids CIID Police At Kibuli

[Observer] Plain-clothes security officers yesterday stormed the Kibuli-based Criminal Intelliegence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) and asked to search the offices of the anti-narcotics department.

[Observer] Plain-clothes security officers yesterday stormed the Kibuli-based Criminal Intelliegence and Investigation Directorate (CIID) and asked to search the offices of the anti-narcotics department.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Release 55 CBU Students

Police in Kitwe have released the 55 students from Copperbelt University arrested Tuesday for staging a peaceful demonstration after being left out of the bursary schemes. The students were released Tuesday after paying admission of guilty for public disorder. Over … Continued

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Police in Kitwe have released the 55 students from Copperbelt University arrested Tuesday for staging a peaceful demonstration after being left out of the bursary schemes. The students were released Tuesday after paying admission of guilty for public disorder. Over 500 students that have already been admitted into the University were left out of the first selection despite having been in school for over three months now. The students, who were denied to access to the University services, are demanding that government attends to their issue immediately. However, after attempting to stage a peaceful protest, police in full riot gear pounced on the students and arrested them. Copperbelt Police Chief Charity Katanga confirmed 44 were male and the rest female who ere intercepted around Kitwe’s Mukuba Mall as they headed to Kitwe District Commissioner Binwell Mpundu’s office. The students displayed placards demanding that government attends to their demands. The post Police Release 55 CBU Students appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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UNEB – Examination Leakage Driven By Money, Malice

[Observer] Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) executive secretary Dan N Odongo has said the ordinary level examination leaks were deliberately done to undermine the body.

[Observer] Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) executive secretary Dan N Odongo has said the ordinary level examination leaks were deliberately done to undermine the body.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ahead of Afrima 2017, Organizers Unveil Akon, Sophy Aiida As Hosts

[Vanguard] Multi-award winning African-American music star, Akon, has been unveiled as host of the 4th annual All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) scheduled to hold on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the Eko Convention Centre of the Eko Hotels and Suites, Vic…

[Vanguard] Multi-award winning African-American music star, Akon, has been unveiled as host of the 4th annual All Africa Music Awards (AFRIMA) scheduled to hold on Sunday, November 12, 2017 at the Eko Convention Centre of the Eko Hotels and Suites, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Jah Prayzah Goes to Marondera

[The Herald] Contemporary musician Jah Prayzah who is still smarting from a series of misfortunes stages a bash at Legends Sports Dinner in Marondera on Saturday. Jah Prayzah who was stoned by mourners at his former bouncer’s funeral on Tuesday in Hara…

[The Herald] Contemporary musician Jah Prayzah who is still smarting from a series of misfortunes stages a bash at Legends Sports Dinner in Marondera on Saturday. Jah Prayzah who was stoned by mourners at his former bouncer's funeral on Tuesday in Harare and also got a rude awakening from his fans in Masvingo and Harare over the weekend, seeks to prove that he is still the same man at the show. His manager Keane Mushapaidze said they would go ahead with the show and fans should just expect fireworks.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Word Has It… Diamond Platnumz is Getting Bigger

[New Times] Tanzanian bongo star Diamond Platnumz has once again proved to us that he’s determined to take his music business beyond the borders of the East African community.

[New Times] Tanzanian bongo star Diamond Platnumz has once again proved to us that he's determined to take his music business beyond the borders of the East African community.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

When Magyezi Stormed Out of Age Limit Meeting

[Observer] On Tuesday, the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee started hearings on the controversial Constitution Amendment No 2 Bill, which seeks to remove presidential age limits.

[Observer] On Tuesday, the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee started hearings on the controversial Constitution Amendment No 2 Bill, which seeks to remove presidential age limits.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Smart’ Turbine Part for Power Plants Made in Egypt

[SciDev.Net] Cairo -An Egyptian engineering researcher has come up with an award-winning innovation to solve one of the most serious problems with the energy efficiency of power-plant turbines and generators.

[SciDev.Net] Cairo -An Egyptian engineering researcher has come up with an award-winning innovation to solve one of the most serious problems with the energy efficiency of power-plant turbines and generators.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Political Satirist Bassem Youssef On Going From Youtube to a Smash Hit Programme, Then Banned

[Digital Content Africa] Egyptian cardiac surgeon Bassem Youssef didn’t quite know what he was getting into when he launched his first political satire show B+ (his blood group) on You Tube. He imitated a show he admired – the Jon Stewart Show – mixing…

[Digital Content Africa] Egyptian cardiac surgeon Bassem Youssef didn't quite know what he was getting into when he launched his first political satire show B+ (his blood group) on You Tube. He imitated a show he admired - the Jon Stewart Show - mixing news and satire together. In less than 2 months he had 5 million views and the TV companies came knocking at his door.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt