Eight Killed in Uganda Road Crash

[East African] Kampala -Eight people were confirmed dead and several others seriously injured following a road accident in central Uganda’s Mpigi District on Sunday.

[East African] Kampala -Eight people were confirmed dead and several others seriously injured following a road accident in central Uganda's Mpigi District on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Much Variety On Offer At Dar’s News Cafe

[East African] I cut into breaded fried tilapia, dipped it into tartar sauce and took a bite. I sprinkled pepper and sea salt on it. “Perhaps I should have ordered what’s on my friend’s plate,” I thought to myself. They were having a rather large porti…

[East African] I cut into breaded fried tilapia, dipped it into tartar sauce and took a bite. I sprinkled pepper and sea salt on it. "Perhaps I should have ordered what's on my friend's plate," I thought to myself. They were having a rather large portion of barbecued pork ribs.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Case Challenging Ballot Papers Printing Set for Tuesday

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The High Court is on Tuesday set to start hearing a case filed by the National Super Alliance (NASA) seeking cancellation of the ballot paper printing tender awarded to Dubai-based printing firm, Al Ghurair.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The High Court is on Tuesday set to start hearing a case filed by the National Super Alliance (NASA) seeking cancellation of the ballot paper printing tender awarded to Dubai-based printing firm, Al Ghurair.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Funding Gaps Deny South Sudanese Children in Uganda Camps an Education

[East African] Abraham Deng, 16, is a South Sudanese refugee who fled his country alone in 2015 when the war – which has now gone on for three and half years – claimed the life of his father, and an explosive blew off his mother’s legs.

[East African] Abraham Deng, 16, is a South Sudanese refugee who fled his country alone in 2015 when the war - which has now gone on for three and half years - claimed the life of his father, and an explosive blew off his mother's legs.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Activists Slam President Magufuli for Teen Mothers School Ban

[East African] East Africans and women’s rights groups have condemned Tanzanian President John Magufuli’s comments that schoolgirls who give birth should not be allowed back to school.

[East African] East Africans and women's rights groups have condemned Tanzanian President John Magufuli's comments that schoolgirls who give birth should not be allowed back to school.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Magufuli Takes Round One As Mining Giant Backs Down

[East African] Tanzania seems to have won the first round of its dispute with Acacia Mining after the company agreed to hold discussions with the government on the construction of a smelting plant.

[East African] Tanzania seems to have won the first round of its dispute with Acacia Mining after the company agreed to hold discussions with the government on the construction of a smelting plant.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Tough Times Ahead as Maize Crop Wilts for Lack of Rain

[Nation] The current dry spell in agriculturally rich counties of North Rift is projected to hit maize production by 20 per cent, adding to another problem of armyworm invasion that has threatened to cut the yields in this year’s crop.

[Nation] The current dry spell in agriculturally rich counties of North Rift is projected to hit maize production by 20 per cent, adding to another problem of armyworm invasion that has threatened to cut the yields in this year's crop.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Makerere Erroneously Paid Retired Staff Shs 380 Million Salary

[Observer] An administrative dereliction of duty by Makerere University, led to the loss of over Shs 386 million, paid to retired staff in salaries – long after they had retired from duty the Auditor General’s report for financial year 2015/2016 indica…

[Observer] An administrative dereliction of duty by Makerere University, led to the loss of over Shs 386 million, paid to retired staff in salaries - long after they had retired from duty the Auditor General's report for financial year 2015/2016 indicates.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda