Nigeria Pleads for Death Row Nationals As Indonesia’s Top Diplomat Visits

[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Monday pleaded with the government of Indonesia to commute the death penalty passed on Nigerians in the country’s prison, to life imprisonment.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government on Monday pleaded with the government of Indonesia to commute the death penalty passed on Nigerians in the country's prison, to life imprisonment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‎After 11 Weeks Detention, Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo Regains Freedom

[Premium Times] About 11 weeks after her detention, Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo was released on Monday from Port Harcourt prison where she was remanded in a defamation case, her lawyer told PREMIUM TIMES.

[Premium Times] About 11 weeks after her detention, Kemi Omololu-Olunloyo was released on Monday from Port Harcourt prison where she was remanded in a defamation case, her lawyer told PREMIUM TIMES.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Just How Much Gold Does Tanzania Have?

[East African] The question of how much gold mining firms are taking out of Tanzania, and whether the country is getting its fair share of revenues, continued to draw divided opinion.

[East African] The question of how much gold mining firms are taking out of Tanzania, and whether the country is getting its fair share of revenues, continued to draw divided opinion.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nakumatt Uganda Landlord, Suppliers Go to Court Seeking Over U.S.$0.5 Million

[East African] As Nakumatt Holdings awaits a cash injection for 25 per cent of its equity, its Ugandan suppliers and landlords are clamouring to be paid, as claims of fraud compound the regional retailer’s woes.

[East African] As Nakumatt Holdings awaits a cash injection for 25 per cent of its equity, its Ugandan suppliers and landlords are clamouring to be paid, as claims of fraud compound the regional retailer's woes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Amudat Pregnant Mothers Seek Safe Delivery in Kenya

[Monitor] Amudat -Having been frustrated by the few available health centres in Amudat District, some desperate expectant mothers have turned to the neighbouring Kenyan hospitals in search of quality health services.

[Monitor] Amudat -Having been frustrated by the few available health centres in Amudat District, some desperate expectant mothers have turned to the neighbouring Kenyan hospitals in search of quality health services.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tough Time for Schools Amid High Food Prices

[Monitor] There has been a rise in the prices of food stuffs around the country affecting budgets for schools this second term. The high prices are attributed to the shortage of food due to the prolonged drought that affected most food producing distri…

[Monitor] There has been a rise in the prices of food stuffs around the country affecting budgets for schools this second term. The high prices are attributed to the shortage of food due to the prolonged drought that affected most food producing districts in the country. In accounts offered by some head teachers and parents, the schools' feeding budgets have been adjusted either by increasing fees or by removing some food stuffs such as rice, sugar and beef, among others from the menu.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

District Land Boards Have No Power to Allocate Customary Land

[Monitor] Last week I attended a workshop organised by Action for Development and Environment (Acode) on the subject: ‘Land management, challenges, imminent evictions, and implications for development’, and after hearing harrowing reports from various …

[Monitor] Last week I attended a workshop organised by Action for Development and Environment (Acode) on the subject: 'Land management, challenges, imminent evictions, and implications for development', and after hearing harrowing reports from various districts, we all left wondering what can be done to save this country from imminent bloodshed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda