Call to Action – Stop Violence Against Women in Uganda

[Monitor] Social, electronic and local media across the country has been awash with several accounts of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) disproportionately targeted against women and girls. This manifests in forms of wife battering, denial of re…

[Monitor] Social, electronic and local media across the country has been awash with several accounts of sexual and gender-based violence (SGBV) disproportionately targeted against women and girls. This manifests in forms of wife battering, denial of resources, rape, defilement, trafficking and sexual harassment. Moreover, many such cases go unreported due to survivors' fear of being ostracised by their families or communities. Prosecution of such cases is frustrated by insufficient facilities to dispose off the many

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Delayed Smartphone Purchases Save Users More Than Sh28,000

[Nation] Prices of leading smartphones reduce by up to 40 per cent within three months of launch in global markets including Kenya, a new research shows indicating major savings from delayed purchases of new devices.

[Nation] Prices of leading smartphones reduce by up to 40 per cent within three months of launch in global markets including Kenya, a new research shows indicating major savings from delayed purchases of new devices.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Angola On Coordinated Action for Justice and Fairness

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola’s present and future call for a concerted action to improve resource shortage, sustainable development, equal opportunities for citizens and justice in the application of law.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angola's present and future call for a concerted action to improve resource shortage, sustainable development, equal opportunities for citizens and justice in the application of law.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Lagos Begins Removal of Dangerous Communication Masts

[Guardian] The Lagos State Government said it had begun dismantling and removing abandoned and substandard communication masts compromising the safety of residents across the state.

[Guardian] The Lagos State Government said it had begun dismantling and removing abandoned and substandard communication masts compromising the safety of residents across the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Appoints Deputy Director of Financial Information Unit

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of Sate João Lourenço Thursday appointed Sebastião Manuel Adão to the position of deputy director-general of the Financial Information Unit.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Angolan head of Sate João Lourenço Thursday appointed Sebastião Manuel Adão to the position of deputy director-general of the Financial Information Unit.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Deputy Governor Defends Urban Plans Updating

[ANGOP] Ondjiva -The updating of the urban plans of the municipalities of southern Cunene province was defended Thursday by the vice-governor for Technical Services and Infrastructures, Feliciano Salomão Himulova.

[ANGOP] Ondjiva -The updating of the urban plans of the municipalities of southern Cunene province was defended Thursday by the vice-governor for Technical Services and Infrastructures, Feliciano Salomão Himulova.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Police Court Recommends Kirumira’s Demotion

[Monitor] Kampala -The Police Disciplinary Court has recommended the demotion of Muhammad Kirumira, the embattled former Buyende District Police Commander from Assistant Superintendent of Police-ASP to Assistant Inspector of Police-AIP.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Police Disciplinary Court has recommended the demotion of Muhammad Kirumira, the embattled former Buyende District Police Commander from Assistant Superintendent of Police-ASP to Assistant Inspector of Police-AIP.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Closes 1,600 Posts Countrywide

[Monitor] Kampala -Police have started closing 1,663 police posts around the country following spates of attacks on them by criminals, in which several officers have been killed and guns robbed.

[Monitor] Kampala -Police have started closing 1,663 police posts around the country following spates of attacks on them by criminals, in which several officers have been killed and guns robbed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda