Soldiers Rescue 69 Children From Traffickers in Abuja

[Vanguard] Soldiers of the Guards Brigade, Nigerian Army, Abuja, manning security in the Federal Capital Territory and environs, have arrested four suspected human traffickers and rescued 69 children.

[Vanguard] Soldiers of the Guards Brigade, Nigerian Army, Abuja, manning security in the Federal Capital Territory and environs, have arrested four suspected human traffickers and rescued 69 children.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Will Francis Kimanzi’s Mathare United Strike Gold in 2017?

[Nation] For a club that lost nine first-team players at the close of the 2016 season, one would expect the head coach to be fretting over his new charges’ ability to deliver in the new season.

[Nation] For a club that lost nine first-team players at the close of the 2016 season, one would expect the head coach to be fretting over his new charges' ability to deliver in the new season.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Govt Taking Steps to Reduce Domestic Arrears

[Independent (Kampala)] Government is taking steps in ministries and departments intended to reduce and solve the problem of increasing domestic arrears, the Minister of State for Finance David Bahati has said.

[Independent (Kampala)] Government is taking steps in ministries and departments intended to reduce and solve the problem of increasing domestic arrears, the Minister of State for Finance David Bahati has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Soldiers Hit Crippled Man for Wearing Camouflage

[Vanguard] The Nigerian army, Wednesday evening, said it has arrested two soldiers who brutalised a physically challenged man in Onitsha for allegedly wearing a military camouflage shirt . A statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier G…

[Vanguard] The Nigerian army, Wednesday evening, said it has arrested two soldiers who brutalised a physically challenged man in Onitsha for allegedly wearing a military camouflage shirt . A statement by the Director, Army Public Relations, Brigadier General Sani Kukasheka Usman said the two soldiers have equally been charged for assault by their Commanding Officer.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

We Did Not deserve Handshake – URA Staff

[Monitor] Six officials from Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) who pocketed as much as Shs200m for defending Uganda’s tax claims against British oil firms yesterday admitted that they did not “do anything special” outside their scope of duty to deserve pa…

[Monitor] Six officials from Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) who pocketed as much as Shs200m for defending Uganda's tax claims against British oil firms yesterday admitted that they did not "do anything special" outside their scope of duty to deserve part of the controversial Shs6 billion payments.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Burundi Coup Attempt Suspects to be Absent From Peace Talks

[Monitor] Talks aimed to end political violence in strife-torn Burundi resume in Arusha next week under former Tanzania President Benjamin Mkapa. Sources close to the office of the facilitator of Inter-Burundi Dialogue said some opposition leaders who …

[Monitor] Talks aimed to end political violence in strife-torn Burundi resume in Arusha next week under former Tanzania President Benjamin Mkapa. Sources close to the office of the facilitator of Inter-Burundi Dialogue said some opposition leaders who fled the country after being implicated in the the May 2015 coup attempt against the government of President Pierre Nkurunziza had not been invited.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania