Minister Tells Age Limit Removal Opponents to Fight to Power

[Monitor] Masaka -As the debate on the controversial proposal to scrap the age limit from the Constitution rages, a Cabinet minister has advised opponents of the plan to emulate President Yoweri Museveni and his colleagues who picked guns and fought th…

[Monitor] Masaka -As the debate on the controversial proposal to scrap the age limit from the Constitution rages, a Cabinet minister has advised opponents of the plan to emulate President Yoweri Museveni and his colleagues who picked guns and fought their way to power.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UK-Based Sudanese Congress Party Leader Released From Khartoum Detention

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) has released a UK-based leader of the opposition Sudanese Congress Party (SCP) who has been detained without trial for almost two months.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) has released a UK-based leader of the opposition Sudanese Congress Party (SCP) who has been detained without trial for almost two months.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Sudanese International Journalist Banned From Travel

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A Sudanese journalist has been banned from returning to his place of work in Sharjah at the end of his annual leave. Security services at Khartoum informed him that his name appears on a travel ban list.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -A Sudanese journalist has been banned from returning to his place of work in Sharjah at the end of his annual leave. Security services at Khartoum informed him that his name appears on a travel ban list.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Mugabe Promises Chiefs More Farms

[Zimbabwe Standard] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday promised to give chiefs farms and other luxuries, saying they deserved to be pampered with all kinds of niceties as they played an important role compared to politicians.

[Zimbabwe Standard] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe yesterday promised to give chiefs farms and other luxuries, saying they deserved to be pampered with all kinds of niceties as they played an important role compared to politicians.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Citing ‘Direct Interference’ By Liberian President, Ruling Party Calls for Dissolution of Elections Commission

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The ruling Unity Party in Liberia today accused the sitting President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of directly interfering in the ongoing presidential and legislative elections.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The ruling Unity Party in Liberia today accused the sitting President Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf of directly interfering in the ongoing presidential and legislative elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Economic Crisis Forces South Sudanese to Eat Less

[East African] Juba -South Sudan’s soaring food prices, a devalued currency and chronic food shortages have left many families struggling to put meals on the table, report says.

[East African] Juba -South Sudan's soaring food prices, a devalued currency and chronic food shortages have left many families struggling to put meals on the table, report says.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Hugh Masekela – the Horn Player With a Shrewd Ear for the Music of Today, Not Yesterday

[The Conversation Africa] When trumpeter, flugelhorn-player, singer, composer and activist Hugh Ramapolo Masekela cancelled his appearance at the recent Johannesburg Joy of Jazz Festival and his remaining October shows, taking time out to deal with ser…

[The Conversation Africa] When trumpeter, flugelhorn-player, singer, composer and activist Hugh Ramapolo Masekela cancelled his appearance at the recent Johannesburg Joy of Jazz Festival and his remaining October shows, taking time out to deal with serious health issues, fans were forced to return to his recorded opus for reminders of his unique work. Listening through that half-century of disks, the nature and scope of the trumpeter's achievement becomes clear.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa