Race for EALA Speaker Heats Up, Tanzania Accused of ‘Greed’

[Observer] After more than half a year without activity at the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) due to disagreements between Kenya’s ruling Jubilee party and the opposition National super alliance (NASA), the regional Parliament reconvenes on M…

[Observer] After more than half a year without activity at the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) due to disagreements between Kenya's ruling Jubilee party and the opposition National super alliance (NASA), the regional Parliament reconvenes on Monday in the northern Tanzania city of Arusha.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Man Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Killing 18-Year-Old Girl

[FrontPageAfrica] Buchanan, Grand Bassa County -A man believed to be in his early 30s, Momoh Sherman, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Second Judicial Circuit Court for murdering 18-year-old Siah Tamba.

[FrontPageAfrica] Buchanan, Grand Bassa County -A man believed to be in his early 30s, Momoh Sherman, has been sentenced to life imprisonment by the Second Judicial Circuit Court for murdering 18-year-old Siah Tamba.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Russia, Uganda Hold Talks Over Trade Ties

[Observer] Uganda continues to pursue business opportunities in Russia after senior officials from both countries recently met in Moscow to discuss how they can cement trade ties.

[Observer] Uganda continues to pursue business opportunities in Russia after senior officials from both countries recently met in Moscow to discuss how they can cement trade ties.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

CENI Calls for Applications to Establish Provincial Electoral Commissions for Upcoming Referendum

[Iwacu] The President of the National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI), Pierre Claver Ndayicariye calls for candidacy for the establishment of independent provincial election commissions (CEPI) so as to organise the referendum for the amendment …

[Iwacu] The President of the National Independent Electoral Commission (CENI), Pierre Claver Ndayicariye calls for candidacy for the establishment of independent provincial election commissions (CEPI) so as to organise the referendum for the amendment to the Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

MPs Approve U.S.$364 Million Loan for Hoima Airport

[Observer] Members of parliament have approved government’s request to borrow Shs 1.3 trillion from two separate financial institutions in the United Kingdom for the construction of an airport in the oil area of Kabaale.

[Observer] Members of parliament have approved government's request to borrow Shs 1.3 trillion from two separate financial institutions in the United Kingdom for the construction of an airport in the oil area of Kabaale.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Universal Health Cover Not a Task for Planners Only, Medics Told

[New Times] Health practitioners have been urged to play an active role in pursuing universal health coverage and not see the task as a reserve for planners and economists.

[New Times] Health practitioners have been urged to play an active role in pursuing universal health coverage and not see the task as a reserve for planners and economists.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Reactions From People in an Ituri Village On the Lubanga Reparations

[Lubanga Trial Website] This article was prepared by our partner Radio Canal Révélation, a radio station based in Bunia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as part of an interactive radio project on justice and peace which encourages a debate on issues related to justice in the DRC. The views conveyed in this article belong to the people interviewed and do not necessarily represent the views of all the community members, or those of the victims.

[Lubanga Trial Website] This article was prepared by our partner Radio Canal Révélation, a radio station based in Bunia, the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC), as part of an interactive radio project on justice and peace which encourages a debate on issues related to justice in the DRC. The views conveyed in this article belong to the people interviewed and do not necessarily represent the views of all the community members, or those of the victims.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Umushyikirano 2017 Opens Today

[New Times] Rwandans from all corners of the country and diaspora will today gather at the Kigali Convention centre for the annual National Dialogue Council, commonly known as Umushyikirano.

[New Times] Rwandans from all corners of the country and diaspora will today gather at the Kigali Convention centre for the annual National Dialogue Council, commonly known as Umushyikirano.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda