Oliver Twist – Ugandan Suffering Hunger and Dying of Starvation

[Monitor] The frequent media reports of Ugandans starving to death, and some committing suicide due to famine are very distressing. However, more disturbing is government’s ongoing reluctance to decisively provide food relief in significant quantities …

[Monitor] The frequent media reports of Ugandans starving to death, and some committing suicide due to famine are very distressing. However, more disturbing is government's ongoing reluctance to decisively provide food relief in significant quantities - even to Karamoja which has barely had any rainfall for a year. While there is continuous talk of allocation of miserable funds to this cause, I will reflect on the likely cause of this indecisiveness.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kampala in 50 Years – Will Wider Roads Give Way to Bigger Dreams?

[Monitor] We can fill in some potholes, light some streets and clear the garbage, but in order to build a city that works sustainably, we have to re-imagine Greater Kampala as a project that requires economy-wide and sector-specific policies. What shou…

[Monitor] We can fill in some potholes, light some streets and clear the garbage, but in order to build a city that works sustainably, we have to re-imagine Greater Kampala as a project that requires economy-wide and sector-specific policies. What should Greater Kampala look like in 50 years?

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tottenham Fans React After Wanyama Benched Against Bournemouth

[Capital FM] London, United Kingdom -Tottenham fans have taken to Twitter to make their feelings heard about Victor Wanyama’s omission from Spurs’ starting XI against Bournemouth on Saturday.

[Capital FM] London, United Kingdom -Tottenham fans have taken to Twitter to make their feelings heard about Victor Wanyama's omission from Spurs' starting XI against Bournemouth on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

No One Wants to Kill MP Isaac Mwaura – Rival

[Capital FM] Nairobi -“As a born again Christian, I have forgiven them for wanting to kill me or to slow me down,” were the words of Nominated Member of Parliament Isaac Mwaura, now an aspirant in Ruiru Constituency.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -"As a born again Christian, I have forgiven them for wanting to kill me or to slow me down," were the words of Nominated Member of Parliament Isaac Mwaura, now an aspirant in Ruiru Constituency.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Minister Wharton – UK Will Stand By People of Ethiopia Affected By Severe Drought

[PR Newswire] London -As the world faces an unprecedented number of humanitarian crises, International Development Minister James Wharton reinforces the UK’s commitment to help those suffering from drought in Ethiopia.

[PR Newswire] London -As the world faces an unprecedented number of humanitarian crises, International Development Minister James Wharton reinforces the UK's commitment to help those suffering from drought in Ethiopia.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

OR Tambo Drug Mule Denied Bail

[News24Wire] The 33-year-old woman who was arrested for possession of drugs at OR Tambo International Airport was denied bail by the Kempton Park Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] The 33-year-old woman who was arrested for possession of drugs at OR Tambo International Airport was denied bail by the Kempton Park Magistrate's Court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Strong Legal Panel’ to Head Zille Disiplinary – DA

[News24Wire] The DA has appointed a “strong, experienced legal team” to lead the disciplinary hearing of its former leader, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, for her tweets on colonialism.

[News24Wire] The DA has appointed a "strong, experienced legal team" to lead the disciplinary hearing of its former leader, Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, for her tweets on colonialism.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Transparency International Condemns Threats of Violence and Intimidation Against Its Tunisia Partner

[PR Newswire] Berlin -Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, condemns the threats made against its partner in Tunisia and calls on the authorities investigate the smear campaign against IWatch Tunisia.

[PR Newswire] Berlin -Transparency International, the global anti-corruption movement, condemns the threats made against its partner in Tunisia and calls on the authorities investigate the smear campaign against IWatch Tunisia.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia