Parliament Rights Committee to Probe Police, CMI Over Brutal Arrests

[Monitor] Parliament -Parliament’s Committee on Human Rights will quiz officials from the Uganda Police and the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence over rights violation of suspects.

[Monitor] Parliament -Parliament's Committee on Human Rights will quiz officials from the Uganda Police and the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence over rights violation of suspects.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

NSE Suspends Trading in KQ Shares for 2 Weeks to Reorganise Ownership

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has suspended the trading Kenya Airways shares for two weeks to allow new share split deal to take effect.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Nairobi Securities Exchange (NSE) has suspended the trading Kenya Airways shares for two weeks to allow new share split deal to take effect.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How One Woman Chose to Be the Eyes of Visually Impaired Children

[New Times] Vanessa Bahati’s last born son was born with visual impairment. After visiting several hospitals in Europe and locally, the results were negative. The reality that her son would never be able to see propelled her to begin her charity organi…

[New Times] Vanessa Bahati's last born son was born with visual impairment. After visiting several hospitals in Europe and locally, the results were negative. The reality that her son would never be able to see propelled her to begin her charity organisation 'Jordan Foundation' which was named after her son.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Crude Oil Suffers Setback As More Traders Opt for U.S. Blend

[Guardian] Nigeria’s crude oil is under serious pressure at the international market, as Asian refiners have increasingly been moving away from their usual favourite, frequently opting for United State (U.S) crude oil, the Organisation of the Petroleum…

[Guardian] Nigeria's crude oil is under serious pressure at the international market, as Asian refiners have increasingly been moving away from their usual favourite, frequently opting for United State (U.S) crude oil, the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Update on Coastal Aviation Incident

[Coastal Aviation] Arusha -We are deeply saddened to report that eleven people have died after a single plane accident this morning in Northern Tanzania.The Cessna Caravan plane, carrying a single pilot and ten passengers, had an incident in the Empakaai area.  Names of the passengers and crew are being withheld pending notification of next of kin.”Obviously, we are in shock. This is devastating,” confirmed Coastal Aviation Managing Director Julian Edmunds. “I fly our planes regularly.  I have the utmost faith in our crew

[Coastal Aviation] Arusha -We are deeply saddened to report that eleven people have died after a single plane accident this morning in Northern Tanzania.The Cessna Caravan plane, carrying a single pilot and ten passengers, had an incident in the Empakaai area.  Names of the passengers and crew are being withheld pending notification of next of kin."Obviously, we are in shock. This is devastating," confirmed Coastal Aviation Managing Director Julian Edmunds. "I fly our planes regularly.  I have the utmost faith in our crew

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Media Statement: Accident in the Empakaai Crater Area

[Coastal Aviation] Coastal Media Statement #1: Today, the 15h of November, at approximately 11:00 EAT, our aircraft 5H-EGG, a Cessna Grand Caravan carrying 10 passengers and 1 pilot, had an accident in the Empakaai area, enroute to the Serengeti.No one…

[Coastal Aviation] Coastal Media Statement #1: Today, the 15h of November, at approximately 11:00 EAT, our aircraft 5H-EGG, a Cessna Grand Caravan carrying 10 passengers and 1 pilot, had an accident in the Empakaai area, enroute to the Serengeti.No one has been able to reach the site and assess the situation yet, due to the remoteness of the location, but several emergency teams are currently converging from air and land to bring their assistance.All the competent authorities have been informed.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania