Speke Resort Hotel Munyonyo Not for Sale, Says Tourism Minister

[Monitor] Kampala -The government has rejected plans to take over Commonwealth Speke Resort Munyonyo and vowed to safeguard the facility against the hazards of a law suit in which Bank of Uganda is seeking to recover Shs400 billion from Mr Sudhir Rupar…

[Monitor] Kampala -The government has rejected plans to take over Commonwealth Speke Resort Munyonyo and vowed to safeguard the facility against the hazards of a law suit in which Bank of Uganda is seeking to recover Shs400 billion from Mr Sudhir Ruparelia, the its proprietor.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Amabhungane – How Gupta Associates ‘Fleeced’ Cosatu in HQ Deal

[Daily Maverick] Evidence suggests that an influential Gupta associate and a future Eskom acting chief executive colluded in a deal that fleeced the trade union federation of millions.

[Daily Maverick] Evidence suggests that an influential Gupta associate and a future Eskom acting chief executive colluded in a deal that fleeced the trade union federation of millions.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Human Rights Watch Submission to the Universal Periodic Review of Burundi

[HRW] In late April 2015, the announcement by the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) that Nkurunziza would stand for a third term ignited protests in the capital Bujumbura, and later in o…

[HRW] In late April 2015, the announcement by the ruling National Council for the Defense of Democracy-Forces for the Defense of Democracy (CNDD-FDD) that Nkurunziza would stand for a third term ignited protests in the capital Bujumbura, and later in other locations. Many Burundians believed that the president's third term violated a 2000 peace agreement that sets a maximum of two five-year presidential terms. Police suppressed the protests violently, shot dead dozens of demonstrators, and injured many others. F

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Opposition Bent on Subverting the Will of Kenyans, Uhuru Tells AU Team

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has told the African Union that the Opposition was engaged in a blatant campaign to force a postponement of the August elections to subvert the will of Kenyans.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -President Uhuru Kenyatta has told the African Union that the Opposition was engaged in a blatant campaign to force a postponement of the August elections to subvert the will of Kenyans.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

President Assistant Informed On Overall Situations in North Kordofan State

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of President of the Republic, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid was briefed on overall situations in North Kordofan State , especially progress of the second phase of “Mobilization for Development of the State”.

[SNA] Khartoum -The Assistant of President of the Republic, Engineer Ibrahim Mahmoud Hamid was briefed on overall situations in North Kordofan State , especially progress of the second phase of "Mobilization for Development of the State".

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Cabinet Affairs Minister Chairs Meeting of Sudanese Accreditation Council

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister for Council of Ministers, Ahmed Saad Omer on Thursday, presided over at the Council of Ministers’ General Secretariat the Sudanese Accreditation Council’s meeting.

[SNA] Khartoum -Minister for Council of Ministers, Ahmed Saad Omer on Thursday, presided over at the Council of Ministers' General Secretariat the Sudanese Accreditation Council's meeting.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

CAF Changes Set to Boost Taifa Stars

[Daily News] NATIONAL soccer team, Taifa Stars has been provided with a silver plate opportunity to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals, following the dramatic changes to the continent’s top tournament competition.

[Daily News] NATIONAL soccer team, Taifa Stars has been provided with a silver plate opportunity to qualify for the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) finals, following the dramatic changes to the continent's top tournament competition.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Nyange Fails to Appear At Kisutu

[Daily News] SIMBA SC Vice-President Geoffrey Nyange yesterday failed to show up at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam to attend the fraud and money laundering trial involving 300,000 US dollars (about 600m/-) because he was report…

[Daily News] SIMBA SC Vice-President Geoffrey Nyange yesterday failed to show up at the Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam to attend the fraud and money laundering trial involving 300,000 US dollars (about 600m/-) because he was reportedly sick.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania