National Council of Sports declare ‘Uganda Olympic Committee’ is Non-Existent’

[Monitor] Kampala -“Null and Void”. That is the statement that National Council of Sports (NCS) declared yesterday in reference to the Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) elections held Saturday.

[Monitor] Kampala -"Null and Void". That is the statement that National Council of Sports (NCS) declared yesterday in reference to the Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) elections held Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Doctor Risks Jail for Defrauding Colleague of N.9 Million

[This Day] Ado-Ekiti -If eventually found culpable, a 43-year-old medical doctor, Akolawole Michael, riskes being jailed for allegedly defrauding a colleague of a sum of nine hundred thousand for the purchase of land.

[This Day] Ado-Ekiti -If eventually found culpable, a 43-year-old medical doctor, Akolawole Michael, riskes being jailed for allegedly defrauding a colleague of a sum of nine hundred thousand for the purchase of land.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chinese Firm Tiens’ Health Pyramid Scrutinised

[Al Jazeera] Living in a poor country with one of the worst doctor-patient ratios in the world – about one for every 24,000 people – it’s perhaps no surprise that many Ugandans are tempted by alternative remedies, even though there’s often little evide…

[Al Jazeera] Living in a poor country with one of the worst doctor-patient ratios in the world - about one for every 24,000 people - it's perhaps no surprise that many Ugandans are tempted by alternative remedies, even though there's often little evidence to support the claims made about their efficacy in treating or preventing disease. But the phenomenon does beg many questions, not least of which are who is really benefiting from the sale of these products and how exactly are they marketed?

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Deadly Floods Hit South Africa

[Al Jazeera] Days of heavy rain have left parts of South Africa under water. The flooding has been at its worst across northeastern parts of the country where one person is feared dead.

[Al Jazeera] Days of heavy rain have left parts of South Africa under water. The flooding has been at its worst across northeastern parts of the country where one person is feared dead.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Thousands of Drought Victims Arrive in Mogadishu With Urgent Call for Relief Food

[Dalsan Radio] More than two thousand people fleeing the biting drought in parts of Somalia have arrived in the capital Mogadishu This is the first reported arrival of victims of the ongoing drought.

[Dalsan Radio] More than two thousand people fleeing the biting drought in parts of Somalia have arrived in the capital Mogadishu This is the first reported arrival of victims of the ongoing drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Mogadishu Car Bombing Kills Port Staff

[Dalsan Radio] A man who police identify as a staff at the Mogadishu Port has been killed when his car exploded at a security checkpoint in Shibis district Mogadishu, police have told Radio Dalsan

[Dalsan Radio] A man who police identify as a staff at the Mogadishu Port has been killed when his car exploded at a security checkpoint in Shibis district Mogadishu, police have told Radio Dalsan

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia