Cranes, Amavubi Coaches Relishing CHAN Encounter

[Monitor] Kampala -Both Moses Basena and Antoine Hey know that their respective teams’ appearance at next year’s Africa Nations Championship (Chan) in Kenya could be hugely determined by events at St Mary’s Stadium, Kitende on Saturday.

[Monitor] Kampala -Both Moses Basena and Antoine Hey know that their respective teams' appearance at next year's Africa Nations Championship (Chan) in Kenya could be hugely determined by events at St Mary's Stadium, Kitende on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ANC in Disarray After Jacob Zuma Wins No Confidence Vote

[RFI] South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma faced fresh pressure from the opposition on Wednesday to step down, a day after narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote. The Democratic Alliance has called for parliament to be dissolved and for early general e…

[RFI] South Africa's President Jacob Zuma faced fresh pressure from the opposition on Wednesday to step down, a day after narrowly surviving a no-confidence vote. The Democratic Alliance has called for parliament to be dissolved and for early general elections to be held.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Van Niekerk Sneaks Through Backdoor Into 200m Final

[Sascoc] Less than 24 hours after winning his second IAAF World Championships 400-metre title, South Africa’s Wayde van Niekerk gave himself a shot at the 200/400m double in London on Wednesday.

[Sascoc] Less than 24 hours after winning his second IAAF World Championships 400-metre title, South Africa's Wayde van Niekerk gave himself a shot at the 200/400m double in London on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Eritrean Festival 2017 Set for August 18 to 20

[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Festival 2017 will be held at the Expo Grounds in Asmara from 18 to 20 August. The festival will be held in a manner that portrays Eritrean values and identity under a theme “Our Heritage Testimony of Our Identity”, accor…

[Shabait] Asmara -The Eritrean Festival 2017 will be held at the Expo Grounds in Asmara from 18 to 20 August. The festival will be held in a manner that portrays Eritrean values and identity under a theme "Our Heritage Testimony of Our Identity", according to Mr. Tesfai Berhe, head of the office of the National Holidays Coordinating Committee.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Trump Connivance With the Rich Won’t Stop Climate Change Cause

[Monitor] President Donald Trump has proved again how beholden our politics (the political actors and existing rules) are to the interests of the super-rich elite. The conniving rich oilmen that were so desperate to prevent and frustrate the Paris Agre…

[Monitor] President Donald Trump has proved again how beholden our politics (the political actors and existing rules) are to the interests of the super-rich elite. The conniving rich oilmen that were so desperate to prevent and frustrate the Paris Agreement found cheerleaders in Mr Trump and his party. They choose to protect their profits from a flailing fossil fuel industry over human lives and a clean, inclusive future for us all.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

New Airline Asks for Policy to Ease Air Transport

[Monitor] Kampala -Proprietors of a new airline, Vule Airways Limited, have asked government to conclude the open sky policy negotiations with other countries to facilitate affordable air transport.

[Monitor] Kampala -Proprietors of a new airline, Vule Airways Limited, have asked government to conclude the open sky policy negotiations with other countries to facilitate affordable air transport.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cash-Strapped Govt Plans U.S.$1 Billion Mugabe University

[New Zimbabwe] Work on the establishment of the $1 billion Robert Mugabe University is already underway thanks to a successful lobby by First Grace Mugabe, higher education minister Jonathan Moyo revealed much to the chagrin of the opposition.

[New Zimbabwe] Work on the establishment of the $1 billion Robert Mugabe University is already underway thanks to a successful lobby by First Grace Mugabe, higher education minister Jonathan Moyo revealed much to the chagrin of the opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fund NH&CC to Solve the Housing Deficit

[Monitor] The right to housing is recognised in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. This makes it imperative that government quickly moves to put in place mechanisms to enable Ug…

[Monitor] The right to housing is recognised in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and International Covenant on Economic, Social and Cultural Rights. This makes it imperative that government quickly moves to put in place mechanisms to enable Ugandans acquire decent housing.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda