Soldiers Hit Crippled Man for Wearing Camouflage

[Vanguard] The Nigerian army, Wednesday evening, said it has arrested two soldiers who brutalised a physically challenged man in Onitsha for allegedly wearing a military camouflage shirt . A statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier G…

[Vanguard] The Nigerian army, Wednesday evening, said it has arrested two soldiers who brutalised a physically challenged man in Onitsha for allegedly wearing a military camouflage shirt . A statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman said the two soldiers have equally been charged for assault by their Commanding Officer.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Did Not deserve Handshake – URA Staff

[Monitor] Six officials from Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) who pocketed as much as Shs200m for defending Uganda’s tax claims against British oil firms yesterday admitted that they did not “do anything special” outside their scope of duty to deserve pa…

[Monitor] Six officials from Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) who pocketed as much as Shs200m for defending Uganda's tax claims against British oil firms yesterday admitted that they did not "do anything special" outside their scope of duty to deserve part of the controversial Shs6 billion payments.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Burundi Coup Attempt Suspects to be Absent From Peace Talks

[Monitor] Talks aimed to end political violence in strife-torn Burundi resume in Arusha next week under former Tanzania President Benjamin Mkapa. Sources close to the office of the facilitator of Inter-Burundi Dialogue said some opposition leaders who …

[Monitor] Talks aimed to end political violence in strife-torn Burundi resume in Arusha next week under former Tanzania President Benjamin Mkapa. Sources close to the office of the facilitator of Inter-Burundi Dialogue said some opposition leaders who fled the country after being implicated in the the May 2015 coup attempt against the government of President Pierre Nkurunziza had not been invited.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Army Arrests Soldiers Who Brutalised a Physically Challenged Man

[Leadership] Following a video clip trending on social media on Wednesday, which showed two army officers brutalising a physically challenged man for wearing a camouflage shirt, the Nigeria has said the officers in question has been apprehended.

[Leadership] Following a video clip trending on social media on Wednesday, which showed two army officers brutalising a physically challenged man for wearing a camouflage shirt, the Nigeria has said the officers in question has been apprehended.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Epileptic People Discriminated in Burundi

[Iwacu] Epileptics are treated abominably and unfairly in the Burundian society. On the occasion of the International Epilepsy Day, the Ministry of Public Health says it organizes sensitization campaigns to break down the prejudices.

[Iwacu] Epileptics are treated abominably and unfairly in the Burundian society. On the occasion of the International Epilepsy Day, the Ministry of Public Health says it organizes sensitization campaigns to break down the prejudices.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi