Opposition MPs Reject, Return Age Limit ‘Bribe’

[Observer] At least six opposition Members of Parliament have each returned Shs 29 million paid to them by Parliament to facilitate consultative meetings on the age limit bill.

[Observer] At least six opposition Members of Parliament have each returned Shs 29 million paid to them by Parliament to facilitate consultative meetings on the age limit bill.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MP Magyezi Sued Over Age Limit Bill

[Monitor] Kampala -The mover of a Bill seeking to amend Article 102 (b) from the Constitution, Mr Raphael Magyezi, was yesterday sued before Constitutional Court.

[Monitor] Kampala -The mover of a Bill seeking to amend Article 102 (b) from the Constitution, Mr Raphael Magyezi, was yesterday sued before Constitutional Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Envoy to Kiir: Stop Violence or Lose U.S. Funding

[VOA] U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley issued a stern warning Wednesday to South Sudan’s president, telling him “the hate and the violence that we are seeing has to stop” or the U.S. will reconsider its financial support for the country.

[VOA] U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley issued a stern warning Wednesday to South Sudan's president, telling him "the hate and the violence that we are seeing has to stop" or the U.S. will reconsider its financial support for the country.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Age Limit Debate – Police Ban On Joint Opposition Rallies Illegal

[Monitor] The Constitution Amendment (No.2) Bill, 2017 that proposes to amend Article 102(b) and remove presidential age limit to free up President Museveni to contest for a sixth elective term in 2021, has sent the country into a frenzy and exposed pa…

[Monitor] The Constitution Amendment (No.2) Bill, 2017 that proposes to amend Article 102(b) and remove presidential age limit to free up President Museveni to contest for a sixth elective term in 2021, has sent the country into a frenzy and exposed particular State institutions to a litmus test.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Youths in Kibera Seal Off Biggest Polling Station

[Nairobi News] Anti-riot police engaged youths in Kibera in running battles on Thursday after the road leading to Olympic Primary School, the biggest polling station in the area, was barricaded with stones.

[Nairobi News] Anti-riot police engaged youths in Kibera in running battles on Thursday after the road leading to Olympic Primary School, the biggest polling station in the area, was barricaded with stones.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New BoT Chief to Lead Economic Reforms

[Daily News] WHEREAS the contest on who is in the cards to get to the top post to replace the outgoing sixth central bank governor Prof Benno Ndulu, my anxiety isn’t on the appointment of Prof Florence Luoga, a notable lawyer on taxation, human rights …

[Daily News] WHEREAS the contest on who is in the cards to get to the top post to replace the outgoing sixth central bank governor Prof Benno Ndulu, my anxiety isn't on the appointment of Prof Florence Luoga, a notable lawyer on taxation, human rights law and procurement, but more on the impact of the Central Bank of Tanzania as a dignified financial institution and overseer of economic growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Kilimanjaro Extreme Marathon Goes Viral

[Daily News] KILIMANJARO Extreme Marathon is underway, a unique race of its kind to be staged in the country. Unique as it would be, this marathon will take place within Mount Kilimanjaro located within Kilimanjaro National Parks (KINAPA) in early Dece…

[Daily News] KILIMANJARO Extreme Marathon is underway, a unique race of its kind to be staged in the country. Unique as it would be, this marathon will take place within Mount Kilimanjaro located within Kilimanjaro National Parks (KINAPA) in early December this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

UCT-Led Team Discovers Megacarnivore Roaming Southern Africa 200 Million Years Ago

[UCT] At the outset of the Jurassic Period, about 200 million years ago, the largest carnivorous dinosaurs were relatively small, with a body length of 3–5 metres. Now, an international team of scientists from the University of Cape Town, University of Manchester, UK, and Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, have discovered the first evidence for an extremely large carnivorous dinosaur in southern Africa 200 million years ago.

[UCT] At the outset of the Jurassic Period, about 200 million years ago, the largest carnivorous dinosaurs were relatively small, with a body length of 3--5 metres. Now, an international team of scientists from the University of Cape Town, University of Manchester, UK, and Universidade de São Paulo, Brazil, have discovered the first evidence for an extremely large carnivorous dinosaur in southern Africa 200 million years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

NEMC Tasked Over Rwakatare house

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has given the National Environment Management Council (Nemc) until 4pm this afternoon to explain why Rev Getrude Rwakatare’s house has not been demolished despite being constructed in a reserved area.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The government has given the National Environment Management Council (Nemc) until 4pm this afternoon to explain why Rev Getrude Rwakatare's house has not been demolished despite being constructed in a reserved area.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania