Mayor Registers Disappointment Over ‘Unpatriotic’ Companies

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Newly re-elected mayor for Mzuzu City Councillor William Mkandawire(PP) has expressed concern over lack of compliance from companies and organizations that have regional offices in the city.

[Malawi News Agency] Mzuzu -Newly re-elected mayor for Mzuzu City Councillor William Mkandawire(PP) has expressed concern over lack of compliance from companies and organizations that have regional offices in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Tears of Joy as Kidnapped Boy is Reunited With Family

[Nation] The parents of a four-year-old boy, who was kidnapped from Thika Town, were short of words to express their gratitude after receiving news that their son had been rescued by police on Tuesday evening.

[Nation] The parents of a four-year-old boy, who was kidnapped from Thika Town, were short of words to express their gratitude after receiving news that their son had been rescued by police on Tuesday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Authorities Suspend Radio Station, Office Sealed

[CPJ] Lagos -Cameroonian authorities should immediately reverse a decision to suspend independent broadcaster Radio Hot Cocoa 94 FM’s permission to operate and allow the station to resume broadcasting immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists s…

[CPJ] Lagos -Cameroonian authorities should immediately reverse a decision to suspend independent broadcaster Radio Hot Cocoa 94 FM's permission to operate and allow the station to resume broadcasting immediately, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Government officials in Bamenda, the capital of Cameroon's Northwest Region, yesterday sealed the station's office, its manager told CPJ.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Poor From Uganda, Kenya Receive Aid Directly

[East African] Uganda and Kenya are the sites of an innovative aid project that has the potential to revolutionise the ways charities and donor governments seek to alleviate extreme poverty in Africa.

[East African] Uganda and Kenya are the sites of an innovative aid project that has the potential to revolutionise the ways charities and donor governments seek to alleviate extreme poverty in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Reps to Debate Asylum for Jammeh

[Daily Trust] The House of Representatives will today debate a motion on granting asylum to Gambian President Yahaya Jammeh in Nigeria as part of efforts to broker peace and ensure smooth transition in that country.

[Daily Trust] The House of Representatives will today debate a motion on granting asylum to Gambian President Yahaya Jammeh in Nigeria as part of efforts to broker peace and ensure smooth transition in that country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Tight Security After Fire Guts Uganda’s Health Ministry Building

[East African] Access to Uganda’s Ministry of Health headquarters remains restricted after police cordoned off the entire building following a mysterious fire that gutted a section the complex in Kampala on Sunday.

[East African] Access to Uganda's Ministry of Health headquarters remains restricted after police cordoned off the entire building following a mysterious fire that gutted a section the complex in Kampala on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Queries Raised on U.S.$1.7 Million ‘Presidential Handshake’

[East African] A storm is raging over the payment of $1.7 million in bonuses to 42 government officials who helped Uganda win disputes with oil companies over capital gains taxes on the resale of oil blocks.

[East African] A storm is raging over the payment of $1.7 million in bonuses to 42 government officials who helped Uganda win disputes with oil companies over capital gains taxes on the resale of oil blocks.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Opposition Shelves Protests, Sign Unity Deal

[East African] Kenya’s opposition has shelved plans to call for street protests against the government-sponsored amendments of the electoral laws, a move that could rally confidence in the economy ahead of the August 8 polls.

[East African] Kenya's opposition has shelved plans to call for street protests against the government-sponsored amendments of the electoral laws, a move that could rally confidence in the economy ahead of the August 8 polls.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya