Stella Nyanzi’s Mental Test Plea Delayed

[Independent (Kampala)] Buganda Road Court has halted government’s request to ascertain the mental status of Senior Makerere University Researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi. This, court said, will stay pending disposal of her petition challenging the Mental Tr…

[Independent (Kampala)] Buganda Road Court has halted government's request to ascertain the mental status of Senior Makerere University Researcher Dr. Stella Nyanzi. This, court said, will stay pending disposal of her petition challenging the Mental Treatment Act of 1938.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Detains 30 Soldiers Fighting Boko Haram

[VOA] Cameroon has detained 30 of its soldiers fighting Boko Haram in the northern part of the country. The Defense Ministry says the soldiers abandoned their positions in a protest over pay and working conditions.

[VOA] Cameroon has detained 30 of its soldiers fighting Boko Haram in the northern part of the country. The Defense Ministry says the soldiers abandoned their positions in a protest over pay and working conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Refugee Crisis Strains Uganda’s Health System

[VOA] It is estimated Uganda has one doctor for every 24,000 citizens. The nurse-to-population ratio is not much better, one for every 11,000 people, and much of that staff is concentrated in urban areas.

[VOA] It is estimated Uganda has one doctor for every 24,000 citizens. The nurse-to-population ratio is not much better, one for every 11,000 people, and much of that staff is concentrated in urban areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ex Reserve Bank Governor Speaks on Public Protector’s Absa Report

[Facebook] 1) I am away on business, currently in London but on my way to Zurich and New York. As such, I have not seen the report of the PP on the allegations regarding the so-called bailout of ABSA and the role of the South African Reserve Bank.

[Facebook] 1) I am away on business, currently in London but on my way to Zurich and New York. As such, I have not seen the report of the PP on the allegations regarding the so-called bailout of ABSA and the role of the South African Reserve Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt Says Uganda Telecom Limited Simcards to Become Mandatory

[Observer] Once the managerial problems at Uganda Telecom have been fixed, Ugandans will be compelled to own a UTL Simcard just like having the national identity (ID) card Evelyn Anite, the outspoken State minister for Investment and Privatization has …

[Observer] Once the managerial problems at Uganda Telecom have been fixed, Ugandans will be compelled to own a UTL Simcard just like having the national identity (ID) card Evelyn Anite, the outspoken State minister for Investment and Privatization has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

TFDA’s Clients Charter Out, Offers Free Phone Service

[Daily News] The Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) has launched its Clients’ Service Charter, 2016 (Third edition) which, among other things, has reduced the number of days for registration of imported medicinal products from 360 in 2006 to 240.

[Daily News] The Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) has launched its Clients' Service Charter, 2016 (Third edition) which, among other things, has reduced the number of days for registration of imported medicinal products from 360 in 2006 to 240.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

IEBC to Gazette 14,500 Candidates By June 24

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is set to gazette the names of 14,500 candidates taking part in the August polls by Saturday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is set to gazette the names of 14,500 candidates taking part in the August polls by Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya