The AU’s Chequered History With Military Coups

[ISS] In the aftermath of the intervention by the military in Zimbabwe that led to yesterday’s resignation of President Robert Mugabe, there was a strong call from Zimbabweans for the African Union (AU) and the Southern African Development Community (S…

[ISS] In the aftermath of the intervention by the military in Zimbabwe that led to yesterday's resignation of President Robert Mugabe, there was a strong call from Zimbabweans for the African Union (AU) and the Southern African Development Community (SADC) to not get involved.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mobile Phone Network Expansion Rises

[Daily News] MOBILE phone network has reached 95 per cent of Tanzanians some two decades since the service was launched, lifting the level of financial inclusion to 65 per cent.

[Daily News] MOBILE phone network has reached 95 per cent of Tanzanians some two decades since the service was launched, lifting the level of financial inclusion to 65 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nairobi County Commits to Building Centralized Oil Tankers Parking

[The Exchange] The Nairobi County government has affirmed its commitment in construction of a centralized tanker parking and marshaling yard in the city, aimed at ensuring safety in handling of petroleum products.

[The Exchange] The Nairobi County government has affirmed its commitment in construction of a centralized tanker parking and marshaling yard in the city, aimed at ensuring safety in handling of petroleum products.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Emmerson Mnangagwa Set to Return to Harare and Replace Mugabe

[Deutsche Welle] Robert Mugabe’s former ally, whose sacking triggered the chain of events that led to the president’s resignation, is due back from exile. Emmerson Mnangagwa could be sworn in as president on Friday.

[Deutsche Welle] Robert Mugabe's former ally, whose sacking triggered the chain of events that led to the president's resignation, is due back from exile. Emmerson Mnangagwa could be sworn in as president on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Akena in Fresh Row Over Uganda House

[Monitor] Kampala -Lira Municipality MP, Mr James Michael Akena has run to court to contest a recent decision by the board of governers of Milton Obote Foundation (MOF) to suspend him from the organisation.

[Monitor] Kampala -Lira Municipality MP, Mr James Michael Akena has run to court to contest a recent decision by the board of governers of Milton Obote Foundation (MOF) to suspend him from the organisation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Katakwi Residents Demand Compensation for Student Shot By UPDF

[Monitor] Residents of Ngariam trading centre in Katakwi district want the government to compensate for the death of a 23-year-old student who was shot by UPDF soldiers in an anti-cattle raid ambush on Sunday.

[Monitor] Residents of Ngariam trading centre in Katakwi district want the government to compensate for the death of a 23-year-old student who was shot by UPDF soldiers in an anti-cattle raid ambush on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda