Govt Denies Museveni, Besigye Talks Reports

[Monitor] Kampala -Government has responded to reports indicating that it is involved in behind the scene talks with the largest Opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), with a view of finding an amicable solution to the country’s polit…

[Monitor] Kampala -Government has responded to reports indicating that it is involved in behind the scene talks with the largest Opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), with a view of finding an amicable solution to the country's political questions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

EU’s ‘Hostile’ Present for Unsmiling ‘Birthday Boy’ Mugabe

[News24Wire] An unsmiling President Robert Mugabe blew out the candles on his 93rd birthday cake on Tuesday amid news the EU had renewed sanctions on him and his wife Grace.

[News24Wire] An unsmiling President Robert Mugabe blew out the candles on his 93rd birthday cake on Tuesday amid news the EU had renewed sanctions on him and his wife Grace.

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Is Salaries ‘Only One’ of 31 Items in Striking Doctors Deal?

[Africa Check] A commentator on Kenyan national television said that only one of the demands by the country’s long-striking doctors was about pay. We dissected the agreement at the centre of the strike.

[Africa Check] A commentator on Kenyan national television said that only one of the demands by the country's long-striking doctors was about pay. We dissected the agreement at the centre of the strike.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sweeping Changes Threaten Education System

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe’s education system was once the pride of Africa, and through decades of dictatorship has continued to produce generations of skilled graduates. But a raft of controversial new changes may bring the whole system crashing down, …

[Daily Maverick] Zimbabwe's education system was once the pride of Africa, and through decades of dictatorship has continued to produce generations of skilled graduates. But a raft of controversial new changes may bring the whole system crashing down, critics fear. By MAKO MUZENDA.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mother Tongue Language Day – Lagos Directs Schools to Conduct Thursdays Assembly in Yoruba

[Vanguard] In order to prevent Nigerian culture from been eroded, Lagos State Government yesterday directed schools in Education District 1 to conduct their Thursday Assembly sessions in Yoruba language, a mother language for the state, just as it laun…

[Vanguard] In order to prevent Nigerian culture from been eroded, Lagos State Government yesterday directed schools in Education District 1 to conduct their Thursday Assembly sessions in Yoruba language, a mother language for the state, just as it launched a teacher's guide for the exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Correct? Nigeria’s Kogi State Had No Working Fire Engine When I Took Over – Governor

[Africa Check] The governor of Nigeria’s Kogi state recently said there was no working fire engine for the region’s 4.4 million people when he took office. We looked into this claim.

[Africa Check] The governor of Nigeria's Kogi state recently said there was no working fire engine for the region's 4.4 million people when he took office. We looked into this claim.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria