Police Investigate Murder of Two-Year-Old South Sudan Refugee Girl

[Monitor] Police in Lamwo District in northern Uganda are investigating the gruesome murder of a two-year-old South Sudan refugee girl in Palabek Ogili settlement centre.

[Monitor] Police in Lamwo District in northern Uganda are investigating the gruesome murder of a two-year-old South Sudan refugee girl in Palabek Ogili settlement centre.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

UN Condemns Attack On UPDF Soldiers in Somalia

[Monitor] Kampala -The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called for a crackdown on financiers of Al-Shabaab terrorists around the world and condemned the attacks on Ugandan forces in Somalia that left eight soldiers dead and six injured .

[Monitor] Kampala -The United Nations Security Council (UNSC) has called for a crackdown on financiers of Al-Shabaab terrorists around the world and condemned the attacks on Ugandan forces in Somalia that left eight soldiers dead and six injured .

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Namibia Off to a Great Start

[Namibian] Namibia’s campaign at the Commonwealth Games got off to a great start on Thursday with Jonas Jonas winning his opening fight, while the Men’s Trips bowls team won their first two matches.

[Namibian] Namibia's campaign at the Commonwealth Games got off to a great start on Thursday with Jonas Jonas winning his opening fight, while the Men's Trips bowls team won their first two matches.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Pain, Tears of Oil Exploitation – Gas Flare, Acid Rain Still Haunt Niger Delta

[Vanguard] When oil and gas production started at the Erhoike flow station, Kokori/Orogun bloc, Delta State in 1963, just three years after the nation’s independence, the villagers, chiefly subsistence farmers, who were living in obscurity jumped with …

[Vanguard] When oil and gas production started at the Erhoike flow station, Kokori/Orogun bloc, Delta State in 1963, just three years after the nation's independence, the villagers, chiefly subsistence farmers, who were living in obscurity jumped with joy at the amazing gas flare which illuminated their community every night.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State Says House to Cost Sh1.5 Million in ‘Big Four’ Plan

[Nation] Average house prices for home buyers under a State housing plan will fall to Sh1.5 million from the current market price of Sh5 million per unit, the government says.The 70 per cent drop will be supported by free public land to private propert…

[Nation] Average house prices for home buyers under a State housing plan will fall to Sh1.5 million from the current market price of Sh5 million per unit, the government says.The 70 per cent drop will be supported by free public land to private property developers and building of access roads, electricity and water connection to housing schemes.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why Zuma’s Trial Matters for South Africa’s Constitutional Democracy

[The Conversation Africa] Former South African president Jacob Zuma’s court appearance carries huge significance for the country. That’s because his criminal trial is not merely about public outrage at state capture and corruption in high political off…

[The Conversation Africa] Former South African president Jacob Zuma's court appearance carries huge significance for the country. That's because his criminal trial is not merely about public outrage at state capture and corruption in high political offices. Nor is it just about Zuma facing the consequences of his abuse of office. Or the criminal justice implications of a former president being charged with a series of crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Court to Decide on Uasu Strike Today

[Nation] The fate of the one-month strike by university lecturers will be determined in court today, even as the government insists that it can only make a counter-offer after a staff audit and job evaluation are done.

[Nation] The fate of the one-month strike by university lecturers will be determined in court today, even as the government insists that it can only make a counter-offer after a staff audit and job evaluation are done.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya