Actor Forest Whitaker Says Fear of New Violence in South Sudan Growing

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Hollywood actor Forest Whitaker said fear of an escalation of violence was growing among South Sudanese, while speaking to refugees from the war-torn nation which the United Nations believes may be on the brink of …

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -Hollywood actor Forest Whitaker said fear of an escalation of violence was growing among South Sudanese, while speaking to refugees from the war-torn nation which the United Nations believes may be on the brink of genocide.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Unra Right to Remove Roadway Encroachers

[Monitor] The Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra) has announced an imminent exercise to demolish structures erected on national roads’ reserves. Properties mapped out to be knocked down include residential buildings, markets, schools and commercial …

[Monitor] The Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra) has announced an imminent exercise to demolish structures erected on national roads' reserves. Properties mapped out to be knocked down include residential buildings, markets, schools and commercial structures.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Senate Wants HIV Cure Claims Verified

[Guardian] The Senate Committee on Primary Healthcare, Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases, on Tuesday urged the National Primary Health Care Development Agency to authenticate the claim of Prof. Maduike Ezeibe, of having a cure for HIV.

[Guardian] The Senate Committee on Primary Healthcare, Communicable and Non-Communicable Diseases, on Tuesday urged the National Primary Health Care Development Agency to authenticate the claim of Prof. Maduike Ezeibe, of having a cure for HIV.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

It Is Wrong to Give Contraceptives to Children

[Monitor] Government plots family planning for pupils – Health Ministry to roll out contraceptive use to children aged 10 years and above” read a headline in Daily Monitor February 9. It is very sad.

[Monitor] Government plots family planning for pupils - Health Ministry to roll out contraceptive use to children aged 10 years and above" read a headline in Daily Monitor February 9. It is very sad.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

1.7 Million Candidates to Write 2017 UTME – JAMB

[Premium Times] Some 1.7 million candidates are expected to sit for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, has said.

[Premium Times] Some 1.7 million candidates are expected to sit for the 2017 Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME), Ishaq Oloyede, the Registrar of the Joint Admissions and Matriculation Board, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Valentine’s Day – What Celebs Said to Their Loved Ones

[Vanguard] Tuesday, February 14, was St Valentine’s Day, and some celebrities took to social media to share personal messages about their loved ones on the most romantic day of the year.

[Vanguard] Tuesday, February 14, was St Valentine's Day, and some celebrities took to social media to share personal messages about their loved ones on the most romantic day of the year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Children Need Guidance Not Contraceptives

[Monitor] Daily Monitor of February 9 had a story about Ministry of Health plans to give contraceptives to females as young as 10 years old. I refuse to think that a group of grown up Ugandans had a meeting to discuss sex in this regard.

[Monitor] Daily Monitor of February 9 had a story about Ministry of Health plans to give contraceptives to females as young as 10 years old. I refuse to think that a group of grown up Ugandans had a meeting to discuss sex in this regard.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Obasanjo Reveals ‘Saddest Day’ of His Life

[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described as his saddest the day he appeared before the military tribunal that tried him for alleged complicity in a coup against late former military dictator, Sani Abacha.

[Premium Times] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has described as his saddest the day he appeared before the military tribunal that tried him for alleged complicity in a coup against late former military dictator, Sani Abacha.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria