Mbabazi Found His Future in a Pencil

[Observer] When Sam Mbabazi sketched a portrait of the late African hero and former president of South Africa, Nelson Madiba Mandela, in 2015, he had no idea what doors the picture would open.

[Observer] When Sam Mbabazi sketched a portrait of the late African hero and former president of South Africa, Nelson Madiba Mandela, in 2015, he had no idea what doors the picture would open.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Justice Katureebe Orders Judicial Officers to Clear Case Backlog in 18 Months

[Monitor] Kampala -The Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has directed all judicial officers to deliver pending judgments and clear backlog cases within 18 months from to date or face disciplinary action.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has directed all judicial officers to deliver pending judgments and clear backlog cases within 18 months from to date or face disciplinary action.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Former Minister, Obanikoro, ‘Still in PDP’

[Premium Times] A former junior minister for defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has not defected to the All Progressives Congress contrary to reports and rumours particularly on social media, family sources and close associates to the politician have told PRE…

[Premium Times] A former junior minister for defence, Musiliu Obanikoro, has not defected to the All Progressives Congress contrary to reports and rumours particularly on social media, family sources and close associates to the politician have told PREMIUM TIMES.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fake Academic Certificates Saga – Are We Faced With Only Bad Options?

[Citizen] The long anticipated report on public servants with fake academic certificates was finally released. And despite the process being underway for months, and was public knowledge, like most things Magufuli it caused a huge debate when the names…

[Citizen] The long anticipated report on public servants with fake academic certificates was finally released. And despite the process being underway for months, and was public knowledge, like most things Magufuli it caused a huge debate when the names of the affected individuals were released, leaving some sections of the civil service badly affected as in some parts of the country there were reports of services coming to a virtual standstill.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘Ethiopia Needs to Open Up Civic Space’ – UN Rights Chief

[Deutsche Welle] UN’s human rights chief Zeid Ra’ad Al Hussein tells DW that despite Ethiopia’s tremendous economic and sociocultural advances, the government there should allow the opposition, free media and rights council to thrive.

[Deutsche Welle] UN's human rights chief Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein tells DW that despite Ethiopia's tremendous economic and sociocultural advances, the government there should allow the opposition, free media and rights council to thrive.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

School Owner Speaks After Bus Crash Kills 35 Pupils

[Daily News] Arusha -The Owner and Director of Lucky Vincent Nursery and Primary School, Mr Innocent Simon Mushi has finally spoken about last Saturday’s bus accident which claimed 35 class seven pupils and teachers from his institution.

[Daily News] Arusha -The Owner and Director of Lucky Vincent Nursery and Primary School, Mr Innocent Simon Mushi has finally spoken about last Saturday's bus accident which claimed 35 class seven pupils and teachers from his institution.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Stock Market Gains N156 Billion On Renewed Investor Sentiment

[This Day] It was another bullish week for equities investors as the market rode on the continued positive sentiments to gain N156.2 billion. The market, which had previously recorded its highest weekly gain, rallied further last week on persistent inv…

[This Day] It was another bullish week for equities investors as the market rode on the continued positive sentiments to gain N156.2 billion. The market, which had previously recorded its highest weekly gain, rallied further last week on persistent investors' positive reactions to first quarter (Q1) earnings reported by companies. The Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) All-Share Index (NSE ASI) rose by 1.85 per cent to close at 26,235.63, while market capitalisation appreciated by same margin to close higher at N9.069 tri

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

322 Persons Convicted for Human Trafficking

[Daily Trust] Benin -?The Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Person (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has disclosed that no fewer than 322 persons have been convicted for human trafficking by the Agency between 2003 and 2017.

[Daily Trust] Benin -?The Director-General, National Agency for the Prohibition of Traffic in Person (NAPTIP), Julie Okah-Donli, has disclosed that no fewer than 322 persons have been convicted for human trafficking by the Agency between 2003 and 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria