Bobi Wine and the Politics of Transition in Uganda

[Fahamu] His soaring popularity comes from his strong repertoire of protest music that forcefully speaks truth to power. If Bobi Wine’s new body of artistic work has a singular thrust, it is that people can fully enjoy their inalienable rights only for…

[Fahamu] His soaring popularity comes from his strong repertoire of protest music that forcefully speaks truth to power. If Bobi Wine's new body of artistic work has a singular thrust, it is that people can fully enjoy their inalienable rights only for as long as they are willing to fight for them. It is a battle he is prepared for in any way possible, including exchanging punches if need be.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Paul Kagame Is Not Papa Africa Saving Slaves

[Fahamu] Kagame runs a brutal, US-backed regime with the ninth highest per capita incarceration rate in the world. State surveillance is so pervasive that Rwandans fear to trust their own family and neighbours. Latest investigative reports about Africa…

[Fahamu] Kagame runs a brutal, US-backed regime with the ninth highest per capita incarceration rate in the world. State surveillance is so pervasive that Rwandans fear to trust their own family and neighbours. Latest investigative reports about African deportees to Rwanda from Israel reveal horrific abuses. Does that sound like a government ready to open its arms to its African brothers and sisters?

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Ex-Motorcycling Champ Maina Returns for Final Round of Championship

[Nation] Former national motorcycling champion in MX1 category, Tutu Maina, comes out of retirement for the eighth and final round of the 2017 Motorcross Championships on Sunday at Jamhuri Park Circuit in Nairobi.

[Nation] Former national motorcycling champion in MX1 category, Tutu Maina, comes out of retirement for the eighth and final round of the 2017 Motorcross Championships on Sunday at Jamhuri Park Circuit in Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Four Pick Forms to Vie for Songea Parliamentary Seat

[Citizen] Songea -Four members of the ruling party, CCM, have collected forms to vie for the Songea Urban parliamentary seat, which has been declared vacant following the death of Leonidas Gama, who was the MP for the constituency.

[Citizen] Songea -Four members of the ruling party, CCM, have collected forms to vie for the Songea Urban parliamentary seat, which has been declared vacant following the death of Leonidas Gama, who was the MP for the constituency.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mbarawa – JNIA Terminal Three Completed By 67pc

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Works, Transport and Communication minister Prof Makame Mbarawa has disclosed that the construction of the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) Terminal Three has so far reached 67 per cent.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Works, Transport and Communication minister Prof Makame Mbarawa has disclosed that the construction of the Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA) Terminal Three has so far reached 67 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

President Magufuli to Launch Nationalism Campaign

[Citizen] Dodoma -President John Magufuli will tomorrow, Friday, December 8, launch a national campaign on culture and nationalism at the University of Dodoma’s Chimwaga Hall.

[Citizen] Dodoma -President John Magufuli will tomorrow, Friday, December 8, launch a national campaign on culture and nationalism at the University of Dodoma's Chimwaga Hall.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kikwete Throws Challenge As Mukandala Retires From Helm At UDSM

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Former President Jakaya Kikwete, who is also the Chancellor of University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), has challenged the newly appointed UDSM Vice Chancellor, Prof William Anangisye, to make huge transformations at the country’s o…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Former President Jakaya Kikwete, who is also the Chancellor of University of Dar es Salaam (UDSM), has challenged the newly appointed UDSM Vice Chancellor, Prof William Anangisye, to make huge transformations at the country's oldest institution of higher learning.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

EAC Adopts Energy Security Framework

[Citizen] Arusha -The East African Community (EAC) has adopted its Energy Security Policy Framework which seeks to ensure the security of the region’s biomass, electricity, and oil and gas supplies.

[Citizen] Arusha -The East African Community (EAC) has adopted its Energy Security Policy Framework which seeks to ensure the security of the region's biomass, electricity, and oil and gas supplies.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania