President Museveni Apologises to Emorimor

[Monitor] Tororo -President Yoweri Museveni has apologised to the Iteso cultural leader for the violent cancellation of the Iteso Cultural Festival by security forces last Saturday.

[Monitor] Tororo -President Yoweri Museveni has apologised to the Iteso cultural leader for the violent cancellation of the Iteso Cultural Festival by security forces last Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Test Run for Metrobus

[AIM] Maputo -The combined road and rail scheme for the Greater Maputo Metropolitan Area, known as the Metrobus, undertook its first, experimental journey on Monday, reports the independent television station STV.

[AIM] Maputo -The combined road and rail scheme for the Greater Maputo Metropolitan Area, known as the Metrobus, undertook its first, experimental journey on Monday, reports the independent television station STV.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

High Transport Costs Hinder Free Trade Area in Comesa

[Monitor] Kampala -Prohibitive costs of transportation in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) region are the main handicap towards the successful implementation of the regional Free Trade Area (FTA).

[Monitor] Kampala -Prohibitive costs of transportation in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) region are the main handicap towards the successful implementation of the regional Free Trade Area (FTA).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Zimbabwe Records 200,000 New STI Cases, Says Ministry of Health

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE recorded nearly 200,000 new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the first eight months of this year, the ministry of health and child care has indicated.

[New Zimbabwe] ZIMBABWE recorded nearly 200,000 new sexually transmitted infections (STIs) in the first eight months of this year, the ministry of health and child care has indicated.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

German Grant for Food Security in Mozambique

[AIM] Maputo -The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Tuesday welcomed an additional contribution of 2.6 million euros (about 3.1 million US dollars) from Germany to support food security and school feeding activities in Mozambique in 2018.

[AIM] Maputo -The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) on Tuesday welcomed an additional contribution of 2.6 million euros (about 3.1 million US dollars) from Germany to support food security and school feeding activities in Mozambique in 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Welcoming the Arrival of an Indigenous Father Christmas

[The Herald] IN front of a supermarket in Mt Pleasant last week, we see Father Christmas. He is skinny and tall. And he is dark skinned. I am seeing my first black African Father Christmas in Zimbabwe. This is history. I want to shake his hand.

[The Herald] IN front of a supermarket in Mt Pleasant last week, we see Father Christmas. He is skinny and tall. And he is dark skinned. I am seeing my first black African Father Christmas in Zimbabwe. This is history. I want to shake his hand.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Prices Drop As Sugar Floods Market

[Monitor] Jinja -Although many traders hike prices of some commodities during the festive season, the story is now different with the price of sugar continuing to drop to as low as Shs3,800 in some places in Busoga.

[Monitor] Jinja -Although many traders hike prices of some commodities during the festive season, the story is now different with the price of sugar continuing to drop to as low as Shs3,800 in some places in Busoga.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda