Museveni Slaps Taxes on Social Media Users

[Monitor] Faced with an increasingly critical citizenry, the government has slapped new taxes on social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Skype and Viber to stop what the President has called lugambo (gossip).

[Monitor] Faced with an increasingly critical citizenry, the government has slapped new taxes on social media platforms such as WhatsApp, Facebook, Twitter, Skype and Viber to stop what the President has called lugambo (gossip).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

NEA to Announce Results of Presidential Elections

[Egypt Online] The National Elections Authority will hold a press conference to announce Presidential election results, on Monday April 2, 2018 at 06.00 pm at State Information Service Headquarter, Nasr city. Attendance at 05.00 pm.

[Egypt Online] The National Elections Authority will hold a press conference to announce Presidential election results, on Monday April 2, 2018 at 06.00 pm at State Information Service Headquarter, Nasr city. Attendance at 05.00 pm.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

New President Vows to Tackle Unemployment

[East African] Botswana’s new president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, used his inauguration speech on Sunday to vow to tackle youth unemployment in one of Africa’s most stable countries.

[East African] Botswana's new president, Mokgweetsi Masisi, used his inauguration speech on Sunday to vow to tackle youth unemployment in one of Africa's most stable countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Al-Shabaab Claims to Have Killed Over 50 Troops at AU Base

[Shabelle] Al Shabaab militants battled for hours on Sunday with African Union troops after exploding a car bomb outside their base, Somali police, military and the militants said.

[Shabelle] Al Shabaab militants battled for hours on Sunday with African Union troops after exploding a car bomb outside their base, Somali police, military and the militants said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Acute Food Insecurity Continues

[Shabelle] A new report found that some 124 million people in 51 countries were affected by acute food insecurity during 2017 — 11 million more people than the year before, according to the latest edition of the Global Report on Food Crises.

[Shabelle] A new report found that some 124 million people in 51 countries were affected by acute food insecurity during 2017 -- 11 million more people than the year before, according to the latest edition of the Global Report on Food Crises.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Zuma and Ramaphosa ‘Coincidentally’ Attend Same Easter Service

[News24Wire] Former President Jacob Zuma on Sunday speculated about the “coincidence” which saw him and President Cyril Ramaphosa attend Easter services at the same church in Esikhaleni in the Northern KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend.

[News24Wire] Former President Jacob Zuma on Sunday speculated about the "coincidence" which saw him and President Cyril Ramaphosa attend Easter services at the same church in Esikhaleni in the Northern KwaZulu-Natal over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Unknown People Attempted to Break Into My Room – Miguna

[Nairobi News] Fiery lawyer Miguna Miguna has claimed that United Arab Emirates (UAE) police have been attempting to forcefully enter into a room where he is being held at the Dubai Airport.

[Nairobi News] Fiery lawyer Miguna Miguna has claimed that United Arab Emirates (UAE) police have been attempting to forcefully enter into a room where he is being held at the Dubai Airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Presidential Poll Results to Be Announced on April 2

[Egypt Online] The National Election Authority has decided to announce the final results of the presidential election at a press conference to be held at 03:00 pm on Monday 2/4/2018 at the State Information Service headquarters in Nasr City district.

[Egypt Online] The National Election Authority has decided to announce the final results of the presidential election at a press conference to be held at 03:00 pm on Monday 2/4/2018 at the State Information Service headquarters in Nasr City district.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

3 Suicide Bombers Kill Selves – NEMA

[Vanguard] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the death of three suicide bombers at Muna area of Maiduguri in an attempt to infiltrate the town in Friday.

[Vanguard] The National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) has confirmed the death of three suicide bombers at Muna area of Maiduguri in an attempt to infiltrate the town in Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria