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[This Day] Last week, northern delegates to the 2014 National Conference called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to implement the conference’s report, even though the president himself has never shown any interest in doing so. Shola Oyeyipo wonders if…

[This Day] Last week, northern delegates to the 2014 National Conference called on President Muhammadu Buhari not to implement the conference's report, even though the president himself has never shown any interest in doing so. Shola Oyeyipo wonders if the report still stands any chance of seeing the light of day.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Probe Journalist Kidnap, Accord Nyanzi Fair Hearing – Activists

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ugandan government must guarantee a fair trial of Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi, the National Coalition of Human Right defenders-Uganda (NCHRDU), has said.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ugandan government must guarantee a fair trial of Makerere University research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi, the National Coalition of Human Right defenders-Uganda (NCHRDU), has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

SIM Card Registration Directive Illegal – Law Society

[Monitor] Kampala -Pressure is mounting on Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to review its latest directives on sim card registration, barely three days before the commission switches off subscribers registered without using the National Identific…

[Monitor] Kampala -Pressure is mounting on Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) to review its latest directives on sim card registration, barely three days before the commission switches off subscribers registered without using the National Identification cards.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lagos Swan Faults Remo Stars On Assault On Sports Journalist

[This Day] The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos chapter, has described the defense by Remo Stars FC of Sagamu on the assault of a sports journalist as an unfortunate sad commentary on the attitude of the club towards the safety and s…

[This Day] The Sports Writers Association of Nigeria (SWAN), Lagos chapter, has described the defense by Remo Stars FC of Sagamu on the assault of a sports journalist as an unfortunate sad commentary on the attitude of the club towards the safety and security of participants and the growth of the Nigeria Professional Football League.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Nature Punishing Lake Bunyonyi Punishment Island?

[Monitor] The Punishment Island on Lake Bunyonyi locally known as Akampene that used to be a dumping place for girls that got pregnant before marriage in the Kigezi sub-region could soon be totally submerged in water. Only two dry trees and small grass…

[Monitor] The Punishment Island on Lake Bunyonyi locally known as Akampene that used to be a dumping place for girls that got pregnant before marriage in the Kigezi sub-region could soon be totally submerged in water. Only two dry trees and small grassland are what remains of the island today.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tension Runs High in Qoryoley District

[Shabelle] Tension ran high in the town of Qoryoley district in Lower Shabelle region on Monday morning after five Al shabaab militants were released from the police station.

[Shabelle] Tension ran high in the town of Qoryoley district in Lower Shabelle region on Monday morning after five Al shabaab militants were released from the police station.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Guard Killed in Attack On Ex-Rebel Leader in Central Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei -The head of a Darfur rebel breakaway faction survived an assassination attempt in Zalingei, capital of Central Darfur, on Saturday. One of his guards was killed.

[Radio Dabanga] Zalingei -The head of a Darfur rebel breakaway faction survived an assassination attempt in Zalingei, capital of Central Darfur, on Saturday. One of his guards was killed.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan