Heroic but Hunted ‘Frog-Men’ Who Save Us From Toilet Shame

[Citizen] It’s Tuesday morning in one of Dar es Salaam’s largest slums – Tandale in Kinondoni District, and for Mr James*, 30, it’s another day to look out for one more “deal”–to empty any flooding toilet-pit in the neighbourhood.

[Citizen] It's Tuesday morning in one of Dar es Salaam's largest slums - Tandale in Kinondoni District, and for Mr James*, 30, it's another day to look out for one more "deal"--to empty any flooding toilet-pit in the neighbourhood.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

CAPS United Floor Zamalek

[The Herald] Abbas Amidu once again proved to be a man for the big occasion yesterday with a beautiful brace as an impressive CAPS United floored five-time African champions Zamalek at the National Sports Stadium to keep alive their CAF Champions Leagu…

[The Herald] Abbas Amidu once again proved to be a man for the big occasion yesterday with a beautiful brace as an impressive CAPS United floored five-time African champions Zamalek at the National Sports Stadium to keep alive their CAF Champions League hopes.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Why Bobi Wine Triumphed and Sitenda Ssebalu, Kantinti Lost

[Observer] A sweeping victory for Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine in the Kyadondo East by-election last week catapulted the musician onto the big national political stage and also brought the relevancy of political parties in elections under s…

[Observer] A sweeping victory for Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine in the Kyadondo East by-election last week catapulted the musician onto the big national political stage and also brought the relevancy of political parties in elections under sharp scrutiny.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nakumatt Evicted From Three Malls

[Observer] Knight Frank, a real estate company and manager of several upscale buildings in Kampala, has announced the closure of three Nakumatt stores housed in major malls in Kampala and Entebbe.

[Observer] Knight Frank, a real estate company and manager of several upscale buildings in Kampala, has announced the closure of three Nakumatt stores housed in major malls in Kampala and Entebbe.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Activists in Renewed Push for Marriage Law

[Observer] At least 20 women and human rights advocacy civil society organizations (CSOs) are pushing government to re-table the Marriage and Divorce Bill in a bid to help solve the myriad marriage-related problems.

[Observer] At least 20 women and human rights advocacy civil society organizations (CSOs) are pushing government to re-table the Marriage and Divorce Bill in a bid to help solve the myriad marriage-related problems.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kilembe: How the Once Vibrant Copper Mines Ended Up in Ruins

[Monitor] In Uganda, some things no longer surprise and if they do, it is usually the time taken to unfold that come out as the surprise. A Daily Monitor expose published on Monday that President Museveni ordered for the termination of the $175m (about…

[Monitor] In Uganda, some things no longer surprise and if they do, it is usually the time taken to unfold that come out as the surprise. A Daily Monitor expose published on Monday that President Museveni ordered for the termination of the $175m (about Shs620 billion) concession awarded to a Chinese company to revive Kilembe Mines amidst claims of top officials having pocketed bribes, is one of those things. However, to anyone who had been to the mines since the deal was awarded in 2013, it was just a matter of time

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda