Uganda, China Sign MOU On Starting Three Development Projects

[Uganda Media Centre] Uganda and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 3 proposed investment projects namely the construction of the East African-China Manufacturing, Trade and Exhibition Centre in Kampala, an abattoir in South West…

[Uganda Media Centre] Uganda and China have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for 3 proposed investment projects namely the construction of the East African-China Manufacturing, Trade and Exhibition Centre in Kampala, an abattoir in South Western Uganda and Kampala Metropolitan Rapid Bus Transport.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Kagame Visits Zambia

[New Times] President Paul Kagame arrived in Lusaka, Zambia Monday morning for a two-day visit on the invitation of his counterpart, President Edgar Lungu.

[New Times] President Paul Kagame arrived in Lusaka, Zambia Monday morning for a two-day visit on the invitation of his counterpart, President Edgar Lungu.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Doctor Hurls Insults At Nurses

[The Herald] A clinical director at Chitungwiza Hospital, Patrick Dhliwayo, appeared at the Chitungwiza Magistrates’ Court yesterday for allegedly insulting and manhandling two nurses at Zengeza Clinic.The nurses were attending to his sick mother. Dhli…

[The Herald] A clinical director at Chitungwiza Hospital, Patrick Dhliwayo, appeared at the Chitungwiza Magistrates' Court yesterday for allegedly insulting and manhandling two nurses at Zengeza Clinic.The nurses were attending to his sick mother. Dhliwayo (45) appeared before Chitungwiza resident magistrate Mr Francis Mapfumo facing charges of criminal insult and assault.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Walter Menya Lured By ‘News Source’ Into Police Bribe Trap

[Nation] The dramatic arrest of Nation reporter Walter Menya in a hospital compound on Sunday was the climax of what appears to be an elaborate set up by a mysterious man who had a few days earlier introduced himself as a news source.

[Nation] The dramatic arrest of Nation reporter Walter Menya in a hospital compound on Sunday was the climax of what appears to be an elaborate set up by a mysterious man who had a few days earlier introduced himself as a news source.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

More Than 120 Migrants Missing, Feared Drowned, Off Libyan Coast

[Deutsche Welle] According to survivors, the migrants were stranded at sea after traffickers stole their boat’s motor. If confirmed, the deaths will bring the number of migrants killed in the Mediterranean to nearly 2,000 this year.

[Deutsche Welle] According to survivors, the migrants were stranded at sea after traffickers stole their boat's motor. If confirmed, the deaths will bring the number of migrants killed in the Mediterranean to nearly 2,000 this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

‘Imports Bill Eases Pressure On Local Players’

[The Herald] Listed cement manufacturer, Lafarge Holcim Zimbabwe said protection measures introduced by Government against cement imports last year have been instrumental in easing pressure on local players.The introduction of protection measures came …

[The Herald] Listed cement manufacturer, Lafarge Holcim Zimbabwe said protection measures introduced by Government against cement imports last year have been instrumental in easing pressure on local players.The introduction of protection measures came after local cement producers had warned of possible scaling down of operations and closures owing to an influx of cheap imported products from

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Death Toll Rises in Mali Attack

[Deutsche Welle] Four people died in the Sunday attack at the Malian luxury resort Campement Kangaba in the outskirts of the capital Bamako. One guest is still missing.

[Deutsche Welle] Four people died in the Sunday attack at the Malian luxury resort Campement Kangaba in the outskirts of the capital Bamako. One guest is still missing.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Independent Presidential Candidates Are a Joke

[The Herald] There will be elections in Rwanda in August this year. President Kagame is being challenged by 35-year-old Diane Shima Rwigira. She is clearly an underdog. The likelihood is that she will have a big majority of bystanders rooting for her. …

[The Herald] There will be elections in Rwanda in August this year. President Kagame is being challenged by 35-year-old Diane Shima Rwigira. She is clearly an underdog. The likelihood is that she will have a big majority of bystanders rooting for her. This columnist will probably be cheering her on as well, because everyone loves an underdog. But here is the problem; those who will be egging her on are likely to be those not be eligible to vote in the Rwandese elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Did Qatar Leave the Djibouti-Eritrea Border?

[Al Jazeera] The media has been quick to associate Qatar’s decision to withdraw its peacekeeping forces from the disputed Djibouti-Eritrea border with the Gulf crisis. This connection was most likely made because Qatar’s decision came only days after b…

[Al Jazeera] The media has been quick to associate Qatar's decision to withdraw its peacekeeping forces from the disputed Djibouti-Eritrea border with the Gulf crisis. This connection was most likely made because Qatar's decision came only days after both Djibouti and Eritrea announced that they are siding with Saudi Arabia in the diplomatic rift and downgraded their diplomatic relations with Qatar.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea