MP Amoding – Age Limit Meeting Was Deceptive

[Observer] On Tuesday, September 12, a peaceful NRM parliamentary consultative meeting turned rowdy the moment a resolution to amend the Constitution to lift presidential age limits was announced in front of television cameras.

[Observer] On Tuesday, September 12, a peaceful NRM parliamentary consultative meeting turned rowdy the moment a resolution to amend the Constitution to lift presidential age limits was announced in front of television cameras.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Questions Asked as 20 Women Killed

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The woman’s body was lying in the bush near a popular boat docking site not far from a barracks. Her skirt was covered in blood. Parts of her hands and on leg were missing. Her husband was in the crowd that gathered to …

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The woman's body was lying in the bush near a popular boat docking site not far from a barracks. Her skirt was covered in blood. Parts of her hands and on leg were missing. Her husband was in the crowd that gathered to see the latest victim of a spate of killings.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mzuzu Vendors Torch City Council Offices

[Nyasa Times] In a move seen to be tit for tat, some illegal vendors Friday night torched Mzuzu City Council (MCC) Planning Offices at Mzuzu Stadium in the early hours of Saturday, a few hours after the city authorities went to demolish structures the …

[Nyasa Times] In a move seen to be tit for tat, some illegal vendors Friday night torched Mzuzu City Council (MCC) Planning Offices at Mzuzu Stadium in the early hours of Saturday, a few hours after the city authorities went to demolish structures the vendors illegally constructed at Vigwagwa Market near Mzuzu Airport Friday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Ahly, Esperance Share Four-Goal Thriller

[CAF] Esperance return to their base with their heads high, after holding record winners, Al Ahly of Egypt to 2-2 draw away in the quarter final first leg on Saturday in Alexandria.

[CAF] Esperance return to their base with their heads high, after holding record winners, Al Ahly of Egypt to 2-2 draw away in the quarter final first leg on Saturday in Alexandria.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Ommy Dimpoz Quizzed By Police Over Photo With Diamond Platnumz’s Mother?

[Nation] On Wednesday morning, Bongo Flava musician Ommy Dimpoz was spotted walking into a police station in Dar e Salaam accompanied by two other unidentified men. According to reports from Tanzanian website Millard Ayo, Dimpoz was seen at the police …

[Nation] On Wednesday morning, Bongo Flava musician Ommy Dimpoz was spotted walking into a police station in Dar e Salaam accompanied by two other unidentified men. According to reports from Tanzanian website Millard Ayo, Dimpoz was seen at the police station at around 11 am where reporters had also gone for a press conference.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Media Caught Up in Lesotho Crisis

[CAJ News] Maseru -RIGHTS groups are demanding the release of a Lesotho radio station owner that authorities have closed amid the government’s crackdown on dissenting voices. Candi Ramainoane has been detained following the closure of MoAfrika FM last …

[CAJ News] Maseru -RIGHTS groups are demanding the release of a Lesotho radio station owner that authorities have closed amid the government's crackdown on dissenting voices. Candi Ramainoane has been detained following the closure of MoAfrika FM last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Adire Heritage Festival… a Lift for Nigeria’s Indigenous Textile Industry

[Guardian] While Nigerians at home still shamelessly ape and patronise foreign products without putting any premium on inherited, indigenous products, much less raising their profiles to international standard, those in the Diaspora are singing a contr…

[Guardian] While Nigerians at home still shamelessly ape and patronise foreign products without putting any premium on inherited, indigenous products, much less raising their profiles to international standard, those in the Diaspora are singing a contrary, heartwarming tune.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tuku, Micasa to Headline Musica

[Zimbabwe Standard] South African house band Mi Casa, music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi and Italian jazz drummer Roberto Gatto will lead this year’s edition of Musica — a four-day music event hosted by the Italian Embassy in Zimbabwe.

[Zimbabwe Standard] South African house band Mi Casa, music superstar Oliver Mtukudzi and Italian jazz drummer Roberto Gatto will lead this year's edition of Musica -- a four-day music event hosted by the Italian Embassy in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe