The Country’s Colonial-Style Dress Code

[Al Jazeera] In July, the Ugandan government released a circular from the Ministry of Public Service that imposed a stricter dress code for male and female public servants.

[Al Jazeera] In July, the Ugandan government released a circular from the Ministry of Public Service that imposed a stricter dress code for male and female public servants.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Restaurant Attacked By Gunmen in Burkina Faso

[Al Jazeera] An attack by gunmen on a Turkish restaurant that began late on Sunday left at least 18 people dead and eight wounded in the capital of Burkina Faso, a West African country that has seen a surge in violence by armed groups over the past few…

[Al Jazeera] An attack by gunmen on a Turkish restaurant that began late on Sunday left at least 18 people dead and eight wounded in the capital of Burkina Faso, a West African country that has seen a surge in violence by armed groups over the past few years.

source: AllAfrica News: Burkina Faso

Hakainde Hichilema Due in Court On Treason Charges

[Al Jazeera] Zambia’s detained opposition leader is due to appear in court on treason charges, four months after his arrest for failing to make way for President Edgar Lungu’s motorcade.

[Al Jazeera] Zambia's detained opposition leader is due to appear in court on treason charges, four months after his arrest for failing to make way for President Edgar Lungu's motorcade.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Al-Shabaab’s Mukhtar Robow Surrenders to Government

[Al Jazeera] A renegade leader of Somalia’s al-Shabab has defected to the regional government, severing ties to the armed group that has been carrying out attacks in the country, according to a Somali military official.

[Al Jazeera] A renegade leader of Somalia's al-Shabab has defected to the regional government, severing ties to the armed group that has been carrying out attacks in the country, according to a Somali military official.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Why We Are Going On an Indefinite Strike – Universities Union

[Premium Times] The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria, ASUU, says it has commenced a “total and comprehensive indefinite” strike due to the federal government’s failure to fulfill the 2009 agreement made with the union.

[Premium Times] The Academic Staff Union of Universities in Nigeria, ASUU, says it has commenced a "total and comprehensive indefinite" strike due to the federal government's failure to fulfill the 2009 agreement made with the union.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Opposition CASA-CE Wants Fair Voting

[ANGOP] Malanje -The opposition CASA-CE coalition?s candidate for vice president, Andre Mendes de Carvalho, Sunday in northern Malanje province called for a transparent election that satisfies the people.

[ANGOP] Malanje -The opposition CASA-CE coalition?s candidate for vice president, Andre Mendes de Carvalho, Sunday in northern Malanje province called for a transparent election that satisfies the people.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Moody’s Downgrades Namibia’s Credit Rating to Junk

[Namibian] MOODY’s Investors Service yesterday downgraded Namibia’s long-term senior unsecured bond and issuer rating to junk status, while maintaining its negative outlook for the country’s economy.

[Namibian] MOODY's Investors Service yesterday downgraded Namibia's long-term senior unsecured bond and issuer rating to junk status, while maintaining its negative outlook for the country's economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

LCCI Urges National Assembly to Guard Against Loss of Investors’ Confidence

[Guardian] The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged the National Assembly to be cautious in its oversight and investigative role, to avoid economic disruption and loss of investors’ confidence.

[Guardian] The Lagos Chamber of Commerce and Industry (LCCI) has urged the National Assembly to be cautious in its oversight and investigative role, to avoid economic disruption and loss of investors' confidence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Stepping up Male Circumcision to Fight HIV

[Deutsche Welle] Male circumcision is said to reduce a man’s risk of contracting HIV by 60% Uganda is making an effort to revive this procedures, which went into decline because of a lack of equipment. Frank Yiga reports from Kampala.

[Deutsche Welle] Male circumcision is said to reduce a man's risk of contracting HIV by 60% Uganda is making an effort to revive this procedures, which went into decline because of a lack of equipment. Frank Yiga reports from Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Hornets Coach Upbeat

[The Herald] HARARE City Hornets coach Langton Moyo is upbeat his side will rise to the occasion at the inaugural Mayor’s Invitational Basketball Challenge to be staged in the capital this weekend.

[The Herald] HARARE City Hornets coach Langton Moyo is upbeat his side will rise to the occasion at the inaugural Mayor's Invitational Basketball Challenge to be staged in the capital this weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe