The President Addresses the Nation

[Foroyaa] The long expected address of the nation by the president has taken place. It is still a surprise why the national broadcaster continues to refer to this address as state opening of parliament. The end of the president’s address also gives the…

[Foroyaa] The long expected address of the nation by the president has taken place. It is still a surprise why the national broadcaster continues to refer to this address as state opening of parliament. The end of the president's address also gives the same impression. This is why Foroyaa is focusing on this issue so that tradition will not take precedence over law.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Tight Race for Places in Men’s League Play-Offs

[Nation] The race to this year’s men’s Kenya Basketball Federation Premier League play-offs intensified at the weekend, with three top teams tied in fourth place in the table of standings after key return leg matches in Nairobi.

[Nation] The race to this year's men's Kenya Basketball Federation Premier League play-offs intensified at the weekend, with three top teams tied in fourth place in the table of standings after key return leg matches in Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Police Refuse to Hand Over Body of an Australian Woman

[Monitor] Mbale -Police in Mbale District have refused to hand over the body of an Australian woman to Uganda Funeral Service and her husband asking them to get clearance from the Embassy of Australia and the Criminal Intelligence Investigations Direct…

[Monitor] Mbale -Police in Mbale District have refused to hand over the body of an Australian woman to Uganda Funeral Service and her husband asking them to get clearance from the Embassy of Australia and the Criminal Intelligence Investigations Directorate (CIID) in Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S. Calls for Accountability in Darfur’s Jebel Marra

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The US Embassy in Khartoum has voiced its “concern about the alarming malnutrition rates and deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Jebel Marra region of Darfur where the lives of thousands of children and vulnerable adul…

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The US Embassy in Khartoum has voiced its "concern about the alarming malnutrition rates and deteriorating humanitarian situation in the Jebel Marra region of Darfur where the lives of thousands of children and vulnerable adults are at stake".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Uganda Premier League Awards On Tonight

[Observer] The second edition of Azam Uganda Premier League (AUPL) awards is scheduled for this evening at the Imperial Royale hotel, and it promises to be an improvement from the last, according to UPL manager Paul Kabaikaramu.

[Observer] The second edition of Azam Uganda Premier League (AUPL) awards is scheduled for this evening at the Imperial Royale hotel, and it promises to be an improvement from the last, according to UPL manager Paul Kabaikaramu.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenyan Banker Tips BOU On Key Interest Rates

[Observer] If monetary policy signals enforced by the Bank of Uganda are not being felt within the market, that means financial inclusion initiatives are not yet successful, the former governor of the Central Bank of Kenya has said.

[Observer] If monetary policy signals enforced by the Bank of Uganda are not being felt within the market, that means financial inclusion initiatives are not yet successful, the former governor of the Central Bank of Kenya has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

AMISOM and Govt Hold Joint Meeting On Transitioning Security to Forces

[Dalsan Radio] A joint meeting of senior officials from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) opened in Mogadishu today, to lay groundwork for the transitioning of Somalia’s security from AMISOM to th…

[Dalsan Radio] A joint meeting of senior officials from the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and the Federal Government of Somalia (FGS) opened in Mogadishu today, to lay groundwork for the transitioning of Somalia's security from AMISOM to the country's security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Triple Jump Star Kimitei Set to Face Taylor, Tamgho

[Nation] Although he will be among Kenya’s lean field events entries, Elijah Kimitei is determined to scale to new distances in men’s triple jump at the IAAF World Championships in London.

[Nation] Although he will be among Kenya's lean field events entries, Elijah Kimitei is determined to scale to new distances in men's triple jump at the IAAF World Championships in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Wanted Al-Shabaab Commander Arrested After Military Raid Read in Galkacyo

[Dalsan Radio] A successful operation jointly carried by Puntland and Galmudug security forces saw the arrest of the highly sought-after Al-Shabaab commander of operations in Galkayo.

[Dalsan Radio] A successful operation jointly carried by Puntland and Galmudug security forces saw the arrest of the highly sought-after Al-Shabaab commander of operations in Galkayo.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia