Gemfields Denies Human Rights Abuses in Montepuez

[AIM] Maputo -The British company Gemfields, which is the majority shareholder in Montepuez Ruby Mining Ltd (MRM), in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, has strongly denied claims that it is responsible for human rights violations in its…

[AIM] Maputo -The British company Gemfields, which is the majority shareholder in Montepuez Ruby Mining Ltd (MRM), in the northern Mozambican province of Cabo Delgado, has strongly denied claims that it is responsible for human rights violations in its mining concession area.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Mowzey Radio Off Air (January 25, 1985 – February 1, 2018)

[Independent (Kampala)] What happens when an artiste dies is a question often asked when a creative dies. Unlike many people, artistes are expected to have obvious legacies because works of art never die. This can be said of Radio, singer and songwrite…

[Independent (Kampala)] What happens when an artiste dies is a question often asked when a creative dies. Unlike many people, artistes are expected to have obvious legacies because works of art never die. This can be said of Radio, singer and songwriter who passed on at 33.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Pacheco Claims Mozambique Can Still Export Pigeon Peas

[AIM] Maputo -Once again, the Mozambican and Indian governments have insisted that Mozambique is still able to export pigeon peas to India, despite reports that surpluses of this crop are rotting in the fields.

[AIM] Maputo -Once again, the Mozambican and Indian governments have insisted that Mozambique is still able to export pigeon peas to India, despite reports that surpluses of this crop are rotting in the fields.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Refugee Scam – No Space for Corruption, UN Tells Govt

[Monitor] Kampala -The UN has told the Uganda government that there is “no space for corruption” and demanded an investigation into the alleged scam in refugee funds to punish all the culprits.

[Monitor] Kampala -The UN has told the Uganda government that there is "no space for corruption" and demanded an investigation into the alleged scam in refugee funds to punish all the culprits.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Constitutional Amendments Top Priority for Assembly

[AIM] Maputo -The top priority for the next sitting of the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, scheduled to begin on 28 February, is the set of proposed constitutional amendments arising from the consensus reached on “decentralisation”…

[AIM] Maputo -The top priority for the next sitting of the Mozambican parliament, the Assembly of the Republic, scheduled to begin on 28 February, is the set of proposed constitutional amendments arising from the consensus reached on "decentralisation" in the discussions between President Filipe Nyusi and the leader of the rebel movement Renamo, Afonso Dhlakama.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Kitatta, 11 Others Remanded to Luzira Prison

[Monitor] The army court in Kampala has remanded Boda boda 2010 patron, Abdallah Kitatta and 11 others to Luzira Prison after they were charged with unlawful possession of firearms.

[Monitor] The army court in Kampala has remanded Boda boda 2010 patron, Abdallah Kitatta and 11 others to Luzira Prison after they were charged with unlawful possession of firearms.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Genocide – UN Prosecutor Admits to Slow Progress in Hunt for Key Targets

[New Times] The Chief Prosecutor of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), Dr Serge Brammertz, has said that his office was scaling up efforts in tracking the key suspects of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, that remain at large…

[New Times] The Chief Prosecutor of the Mechanism for International Criminal Tribunals (MICT), Dr Serge Brammertz, has said that his office was scaling up efforts in tracking the key suspects of the 1994 Genocide against the Tutsi, that remain at large 24 years later.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Former President Obasanjo on Fighting Corruption

[Deutsche Welle] Nigerian former president Olusegun Obasanjo is known for his public letters to sitting presidents. In 2013 he wrote a letter to Goodluck Jonathan condemning the widespread corruption in Nigeria. This was one of the key areas, Muhammadu…

[Deutsche Welle] Nigerian former president Olusegun Obasanjo is known for his public letters to sitting presidents. In 2013 he wrote a letter to Goodluck Jonathan condemning the widespread corruption in Nigeria. This was one of the key areas, Muhammadu Buhari vowed to address during his time in office. However, the fight against graft seems to have been tougher than Buhari had calculated. According to Nigeria's Supreme Court 1,124 corruption cases were brought before the country's courts in 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria