Authorities Swing Into Action as Counterfeits Flood Market

[New Times] Despite efforts stamp out counterfeits on the local market, authorities registered an increase in cases related to fake products over the past 12 months. According to reports by Police, the standards body and media, counterfeits and substan…

[New Times] Despite efforts stamp out counterfeits on the local market, authorities registered an increase in cases related to fake products over the past 12 months. According to reports by Police, the standards body and media, counterfeits and substandard products have flooded the local market. A week ago, counterfeit and illicit goods, including pharmaceuticals, cosmetics, and alcoholic drinks valued at over Rwf140 million were seized during the "Fagia OPSON II" operation conducted by Rwanda National Police (RNP). D

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Ugandan Army to Screen LRA War Movie

[Monitor] Gulu -Uganda People Defence Forces have revealed plans to produce a war film, focusing on their encounters with the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels during the two-decade war that rocked north and part of eastern Uganda.

[Monitor] Gulu -Uganda People Defence Forces have revealed plans to produce a war film, focusing on their encounters with the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels during the two-decade war that rocked north and part of eastern Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Jah Prayzah Begs Baba Harare

[The Herald] It seems all is not well for musician Jah Prayzah following reports that he begged his former guitarist Braveman Chizvino to perform at his show on Sunday. Jah Prayzah staged his first show since the resignation of Chizvino, popularly know…

[The Herald] It seems all is not well for musician Jah Prayzah following reports that he begged his former guitarist Braveman Chizvino to perform at his show on Sunday. Jah Prayzah staged his first show since the resignation of Chizvino, popularly known as Baba Harare, and had not found a replacement.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Businessman Sues National Water and Sewerage Corporation Over Land

[Monitor] Masaka -A businessman has instructed National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) in Masaka to vacate land housing the town’s water treatment plant or pay a monthly rent of Shs20m.

[Monitor] Masaka -A businessman has instructed National Water and Sewerage Corporation (NWSC) in Masaka to vacate land housing the town's water treatment plant or pay a monthly rent of Shs20m.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ombudsman Seeks Special Court for Corruption Cases

[New Times] A special court or a special desk within Rwandan courts should be established to bring about efficiency in trying corruption suspects and help curb the vice, the Chief Ombudsman has said. Aloysie Cyanzayire made the call yesterday while app…

[New Times] A special court or a special desk within Rwandan courts should be established to bring about efficiency in trying corruption suspects and help curb the vice, the Chief Ombudsman has said. Aloysie Cyanzayire made the call yesterday while appearing before MPs in the Lower Chamber of Parliament's Standing Committee on Political Affairs and Gender, who have embarked on analysing her report for the 2015/2016 fiscal year.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Former CBK Governor Ndung’u Faces Sh50 Million Legal Fee Suit

[Nation] Flamboyant Nairobi lawyer Donald Kipkorir has turned on his long-time client, Njuguna Ndung’u, hitting the former Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) governor with a Sh50 million legal fee claim.

[Nation] Flamboyant Nairobi lawyer Donald Kipkorir has turned on his long-time client, Njuguna Ndung'u, hitting the former Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) governor with a Sh50 million legal fee claim.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

10 Detained As Police Close NGO Offices

[Monitor] Sironko -Police in Sironko District have closed offices for Compassion-Africa, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), and detained 10 staff over alleged extortion.

[Monitor] Sironko -Police in Sironko District have closed offices for Compassion-Africa, a non-governmental organisation (NGO), and detained 10 staff over alleged extortion.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda