Bornito De Sousa Regrets Winnie Mandela Death

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Vice-President Bornito de Sousa Tuesday expressed dismay over the death of Winnie Madikizela Mandela, former Minister of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology of the Republic of South Africa and a combatant in the struggle against A…

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Vice-President Bornito de Sousa Tuesday expressed dismay over the death of Winnie Madikizela Mandela, former Minister of Arts, Culture, Science and Technology of the Republic of South Africa and a combatant in the struggle against Apartheid regime, which occurred on the 2nd April, due to an illness.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Nyusi Urges Tolerance and Respect

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Tuesday urged all Mozambicans to show tolerance and to respect the thoughts of others, as the only way to preserve peace, which he regarded as indispensible for development.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambican President Filipe Nyusi on Tuesday urged all Mozambicans to show tolerance and to respect the thoughts of others, as the only way to preserve peace, which he regarded as indispensible for development.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Bishop Luwalira Attacker to Appear in Court Today

[Monitor] Kampala -A stick-wielding man, who was arrested as he moved forward toward Bishop Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira at Namirembe Cathedral during Easter prayers, will be arraigned in court today.

[Monitor] Kampala -A stick-wielding man, who was arrested as he moved forward toward Bishop Wilberforce Kityo Luwalira at Namirembe Cathedral during Easter prayers, will be arraigned in court today.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Varsities Staff Vow to Paralyse Learning in Quest for Pay Rise

[Nation] The employees of 31 public universities have vowed to continue with their strike until the national government honours their 2017-2021 collective bargaining agreement.

[Nation] The employees of 31 public universities have vowed to continue with their strike until the national government honours their 2017-2021 collective bargaining agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Let MPs Probe Somalia Attacks, UPDF Deaths

[Monitor] Uganda is mourning. UPDF lost soldiers in coordinated al-Shabaab attacks on three of its forward-operating bases in Somalia. To pay with the blood of our sons and daughters exhibits our nation’s highest sacrifice. We are profoundly proud of o…

[Monitor] Uganda is mourning. UPDF lost soldiers in coordinated al-Shabaab attacks on three of its forward-operating bases in Somalia. To pay with the blood of our sons and daughters exhibits our nation's highest sacrifice. We are profoundly proud of our uniformed men and women and those in intelligence services for risking their lives to keep us all safe.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Can Uganda and Rwanda Pacify the Restive DRC?

[East African] Rwanda and Uganda have pledged to help the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) find solutions to the worsening conflict and sexual violence in the eastern part, with Presidents Paul Kagame and Yoweri Museveni blaming the United Nations fo…

[East African] Rwanda and Uganda have pledged to help the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) find solutions to the worsening conflict and sexual violence in the eastern part, with Presidents Paul Kagame and Yoweri Museveni blaming the United Nations for failing to pacify the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Teachers Protest Plan to Sack Them Over Maternity Leave

[Monitor] Kitgum -Female teachers at Pandwong Primary School in Kitgum Municipality are protesting a proposal by the school management committee chairperson to reduce the number of female teachers.

[Monitor] Kitgum -Female teachers at Pandwong Primary School in Kitgum Municipality are protesting a proposal by the school management committee chairperson to reduce the number of female teachers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Just How Crazy Is Museveni’s ‘WhatsApp Tax’? Maybe Not

[Monitor] President Yoweri Museveni’s proposal for a specific tax on “over-the-top” platforms (OTTs) – such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Skype, Viber, Twitter, and so on, has been met with ridicule and criticism. For now, setting aside the criticism, and acc…

[Monitor] President Yoweri Museveni's proposal for a specific tax on "over-the-top" platforms (OTTs) - such as Facebook, WhatsApp, Skype, Viber, Twitter, and so on, has been met with ridicule and criticism. For now, setting aside the criticism, and accepting that these OTT services should pay their share of taxes, the question is "how?"

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda