Country Loses U.S. $172 Million Though Illicit Alcohol

[EA Business] Kampala -Uganda loses US$172m about Shs616bn in taxes annually to trade and production of illicit alcohol, a study released by Euromonitor International on the Alcohol Beverage Market in Uganda 2015, has revealed.

[EA Business] Kampala -Uganda loses US$172m about Shs616bn in taxes annually to trade and production of illicit alcohol, a study released by Euromonitor International on the Alcohol Beverage Market in Uganda 2015, has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lawyers Give Out Computers

[EA Business] Dar es Salaam -Legal Services Facility (LSF) donated 170 computers and laptops worth Tsh.146 million ($ 65,324) to 160 paralegal units operating in Tanzania’s upcountry regions as part of its strategy to speed up and improve legal service…

[EA Business] Dar es Salaam -Legal Services Facility (LSF) donated 170 computers and laptops worth Tsh.146 million ($ 65,324) to 160 paralegal units operating in Tanzania's upcountry regions as part of its strategy to speed up and improve legal services delivery to the disadvantaged in remote areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Opposition Leader Tsvangirai Sues Over Atrocities Allegation

[CAJ News] Bulawayo -ZIMBABWE opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, is considering legal action against the country’s deputy president, Phelekezela Mphoko, after allegations the former prime minister was involved in the atrocities of the 1980s. Tsvangi…

[CAJ News] Bulawayo -ZIMBABWE opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai, is considering legal action against the country's deputy president, Phelekezela Mphoko, after allegations the former prime minister was involved in the atrocities of the 1980s. Tsvangirai is also accused of an attempt to assassinate liberation icon, Joshua Nkomo, during the disturbances.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Voter Registration Rocked By Fraud Claims

[Deutsche Welle] Tensions surround ongoing voter registration in Kenya. The ruling Jubilee coalition and the opposition are accusing each other of fraud. DW spoke to political analyst, Peter Gathara, about the implications.

[Deutsche Welle] Tensions surround ongoing voter registration in Kenya. The ruling Jubilee coalition and the opposition are accusing each other of fraud. DW spoke to political analyst, Peter Gathara, about the implications.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Trump’s Travel Ban Leaves Somali Refugees Stranded

[Deutsche Welle] Thousands of Somali refugees who were to resettle in the US have been left in despair following Trump’s ban on immigration. The US president has barred nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries, including Somalia.

[Deutsche Welle] Thousands of Somali refugees who were to resettle in the US have been left in despair following Trump's ban on immigration. The US president has barred nationals of seven Muslim-majority countries, including Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Police Kill One Suicide Bomber, Arrest Another in Maiduguri

[This Day] Maiduguri -Policemen from the Borno State Police Command on Tuesday intercepted and killed a female suicide bomber and arrested another while trying to infiltrate Maiduguri metropolis.

[This Day] Maiduguri -Policemen from the Borno State Police Command on Tuesday intercepted and killed a female suicide bomber and arrested another while trying to infiltrate Maiduguri metropolis.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Meet the Man Who Could Be Next U.S. Ambassador to South Africa

[Daily Maverick] Joel Pollak is a South African-born lawyer, former speechwriter to Tony Leon and the son-in-law of a local anti-apartheid activist. He also happens to be the editor-at-large of Breitbart, the alt-right website credited with helping gal…

[Daily Maverick] Joel Pollak is a South African-born lawyer, former speechwriter to Tony Leon and the son-in-law of a local anti-apartheid activist. He also happens to be the editor-at-large of Breitbart, the alt-right website credited with helping galvanise white nationalists in America. Now he is being touted as a potential US ambassador to South Africa. By REBECCA DAVIS.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

On Buhari’s Vacation

[Guardian] While the storm over President Muhammadu Buhari’s ‘medical vacation’ abroad rages and has been compounded by his request for an indefinite extension of same, it is important for all Nigerians to wish the President very robust health and pray…

[Guardian] While the storm over President Muhammadu Buhari's 'medical vacation' abroad rages and has been compounded by his request for an indefinite extension of same, it is important for all Nigerians to wish the President very robust health and pray for his safe return to the task of leading Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria