Ethiopia’s Lake Tana Is Losing the Fight to Water Hyacinth

[The Conversation Africa] Lake Tana is the largest lake in Ethiopia. It holds 50% of the country’s fresh water. It is also the source of the Blue Nile, which contributes up to 60% of the Nile’s water. Not only is the lake important as a water source fo…

[The Conversation Africa] Lake Tana is the largest lake in Ethiopia. It holds 50% of the country's fresh water. It is also the source of the Blue Nile, which contributes up to 60% of the Nile's water. Not only is the lake important as a water source for over 123 million people in the Nile Basin, it is also a source of food in the form of fish. But weeds are threatening this life-giving resource.

source: AllAfrica News: Madagascar

Awilo Longomba Headlines Malawi Sand Music Festival

[Nyasa Times] The organizers of the Sand Music Festival- Impact Events- have unveiled Congolese music legend Awilo Longombaas one of this year’s festival international headliners.

[Nyasa Times] The organizers of the Sand Music Festival- Impact Events- have unveiled Congolese music legend Awilo Longombaas one of this year's festival international headliners.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

DJ Pius, Charly and Nina Set to Rock Kampala

[New Times] Geosteady is a Ugandan musician better known for songs like Tokendeeza, Ndi wa mululu, Ntunulira, and Viola. In Rwanda, he is known for Owooma, his hit collaboration with Charly and Nina, which they performed at the first edition of Rwanda …

[New Times] Geosteady is a Ugandan musician better known for songs like Tokendeeza, Ndi wa mululu, Ntunulira, and Viola. In Rwanda, he is known for Owooma, his hit collaboration with Charly and Nina, which they performed at the first edition of Rwanda Connect in January.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Otafiire Perks Calm Striking Magistrates

[Observer] The striking judicial officers’ representatives emerged from yesterday’s meeting with Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma, Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine and secretary to the judiciary Edward Kagole Kivumbi, a …

[Observer] The striking judicial officers' representatives emerged from yesterday's meeting with Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma, Principal Judge Yorokamu Bamwine and secretary to the judiciary Edward Kagole Kivumbi, a little happy with the perks promised by government to persuade them to end their two weeks' strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

BOU Files to Amend Sudhir Suit

[Observer] Bank of Uganda has filed an amendment to its Commercial court suit accusing businessman Sudhir Ruparelia of stealing over Shs 400bn from his collapsed Crane bank.

[Observer] Bank of Uganda has filed an amendment to its Commercial court suit accusing businessman Sudhir Ruparelia of stealing over Shs 400bn from his collapsed Crane bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda