State Seeks Dismissal of Kirumira Unconditional Release Petition

[Monitor] Kampala -The state has asked Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court to dismiss the unconditional release application filed by former Buyende District Police Commander, ASP Muhammad Kirumira on ground that it does not have jurisdiction to enter…

[Monitor] Kampala -The state has asked Buganda Road Chief Magistrate's Court to dismiss the unconditional release application filed by former Buyende District Police Commander, ASP Muhammad Kirumira on ground that it does not have jurisdiction to entertain it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Malnutrition of Children Under Five Years Worsens, Says Unicef

[This Day] Abuja -Despite budgetary allocations towards tackling the menace of malnutrition and the constant on-going enlightenment on the need for proper nutrition in the early stages of a child’s life, the spate of malnutrition has continued to incre…

[This Day] Abuja -Despite budgetary allocations towards tackling the menace of malnutrition and the constant on-going enlightenment on the need for proper nutrition in the early stages of a child's life, the spate of malnutrition has continued to increase.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mnangagwa to Commission 108 Railway Wagons

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa will next Wednesday commission 108 wagons, seven locomotives and eight passenger coaches sourced from South Africa last week for the revival of the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ), a key parastatal in the drive to t…

[The Herald] President Mnangagwa will next Wednesday commission 108 wagons, seven locomotives and eight passenger coaches sourced from South Africa last week for the revival of the National Railways of Zimbabwe (NRZ), a key parastatal in the drive to turn around the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ecowas Court Rules Gambia Violated Rights of Journalists

[CPJ] New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Gambian government to act on a judgment passed today by the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to immediately repeal its laws on criminal libel, …

[CPJ] New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists called on the Gambian government to act on a judgment passed today by the Court of Justice of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) to immediately repeal its laws on criminal libel, sedition, and false news.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

‘Bio-Diversity Important to Economy’

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism, Mr Thabang Botsoma says biodiversity and ecosystem are vital to the economy and development of Botswana.

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Deputy permanent secretary in the Ministry of Environment, Natural Resources Conservation and Tourism, Mr Thabang Botsoma says biodiversity and ecosystem are vital to the economy and development of Botswana.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

13 Quotes from Zuma’s Resignation Speech

[News24Wire] On the eve of a planned motion of no confidence that was set to be tabled by the EFF, Jacob Zuma resigned as president at the Union Buildings on Wednesday evening.

[News24Wire] On the eve of a planned motion of no confidence that was set to be tabled by the EFF, Jacob Zuma resigned as president at the Union Buildings on Wednesday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Scrap Cancer Therapy Charges – First Lady

[The Herald] First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has appealed to Government to scrap radiotherapy charges for cancer patients. Addressing hundreds of people in Masvingo, she said the current $400 charge per session was beyond the reach of many cancer patients.

[The Herald] First Lady Auxillia Mnangagwa has appealed to Government to scrap radiotherapy charges for cancer patients. Addressing hundreds of people in Masvingo, she said the current $400 charge per session was beyond the reach of many cancer patients.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

2019 – APC Has Lost Goodwill Since 2015 – Tinubu

[Vanguard] Abuja -For the first time since the 2015 general elections, national leader of ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has met with the party’s national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, in a move widely seen as the beg…

[Vanguard] Abuja -For the first time since the 2015 general elections, national leader of ruling All Progressives Congress, APC, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has met with the party's national chairman, Chief John Odigie-Oyegun, in a move widely seen as the beginning of his new task as presidential negotiator into the crises bedeviling the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Angolans in Town For Second Leg Showdown

[The Herald] FC Platinum opponents in the CAF Champions League, Clube Desportivo Primero de Agosto, were expected in the country last night with their advance team having arrived in the afternoon.

[The Herald] FC Platinum opponents in the CAF Champions League, Clube Desportivo Primero de Agosto, were expected in the country last night with their advance team having arrived in the afternoon.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola