Kiggundu Murder Suspects Yet to Be Charged

[Independent (Kampala)] Police are locked in negotiations with Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) over the decision to charge about 18 suspects in the killing of Maj Mohammed Kiggundu with murder.

[Independent (Kampala)] Police are locked in negotiations with Directorate of Public Prosecutions (DPP) over the decision to charge about 18 suspects in the killing of Maj Mohammed Kiggundu with murder.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Newspaper Editor Faces Two-Year Jail Sentence On Archaic Charge of Sedition

[Daily Maverick] While the recently released biopic A United Kingdom dramatising the love affair between Botswana’s first president Seretse Khama and his wife-to-be, Ruth Williams, has blipped the country back onto international media radar, Outsa Moko…

[Daily Maverick] While the recently released biopic A United Kingdom dramatising the love affair between Botswana's first president Seretse Khama and his wife-to-be, Ruth Williams, has blipped the country back onto international media radar, Outsa Mokone, editor and publisher of the Sunday Standard, one of Botswana's few independent newspapers, faces a two year jail sentence for "sedition" while senior reporter, Edgar Tsimane, has been forced into exile in South Africa. Their crime? Reporting on a late-night car accident i

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Somalia – Dozens Arrested in Mogadishu Bombing

[Shabelle] Somali security forces have on Sunday rounded up at least 20 people in connection with twin IED blasts at a tea-shop in Mogadishu’s Tarabunka junction last night at around 7:00 p.m.

[Shabelle] Somali security forces have on Sunday rounded up at least 20 people in connection with twin IED blasts at a tea-shop in Mogadishu's Tarabunka junction last night at around 7:00 p.m.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Uganda Gets U.S.$150 Million Loan to Construct 4-Lane Expressway

[Independent (Kampala)] The Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija (Pictured) has signed a $150 million loan from the African Development Bank towards the construction of the Busega-Mpigi 4-Lane expressway.

[Independent (Kampala)] The Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija (Pictured) has signed a $150 million loan from the African Development Bank towards the construction of the Busega-Mpigi 4-Lane expressway.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

AU, Somali Troops Arrest Al-Shabaab Commander

[Shabelle] African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Somali troops have arrested a senior Al-Shabaab commander during an operation in Somalia’s Wanlaweyn, the mission said Saturday.

[Shabelle] African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) and Somali troops have arrested a senior Al-Shabaab commander during an operation in Somalia's Wanlaweyn, the mission said Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Suspected U.S. Airstrikes Near Kismayo Kill 5 People

[Shabelle] A military official says at least five people were killed, and scores wounded in airstrikes carried out by suspected U.S. warplanes in Al shabaab controlled areas near the coastal city of Kismayo on Sunday.

[Shabelle] A military official says at least five people were killed, and scores wounded in airstrikes carried out by suspected U.S. warplanes in Al shabaab controlled areas near the coastal city of Kismayo on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

UPND Scared To Lose To Pres. Lungu In 2021, says Frank Bwalya

Patriotic Front deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya says that the opposition United Party for National Development is scared by the prospect of President Edgar Lungu contesting the 2021 elections. The UPND secretary general Stephen Katuka said that the party is not … Continued

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Patriotic Front deputy spokesperson Frank Bwalya says that the opposition United Party for National Development is scared by the prospect of President Edgar Lungu contesting the 2021 elections. The UPND secretary general Stephen Katuka said that the party is not intimidated by the declaration that President Lungu will be on the ballot in 2021. President Lungu has announced that he will be available to re-contest elections in 2021 as the constitution allows him. Bwalya said that the UPND were not concerned about the constitutionality of the move but were just scared of facing a candidate that they have twice lost to in elections. He said that the UPND could not stand seeing President Lungu on the ballot as had become their nightmare. Bwalya said that the PF was happy with the announcement that President Lungu made as he had been the party’s best choice for Presidency. But Katuka said that it was strange that only six months into a five year term President Lungu was already talking about 2021. He said that the UPND was not intimidated by the declaration by President Lungu to be on the ballot in 2021. The post UPND Scared To Lose To Pres. Lungu In 2021, says Frank Bwalya appeared first on Zambia Reports.

source: Zambia Reports