UWA Must Do More to Stop Stray Elephants

[Monitor] The Acholi paramount chief Rwot David Onen Acana II last week declared that he and his people will hunt and kill the elephants in the area that are destroying acres of farmland. The chief said the destruction by the animals has left residents…

[Monitor] The Acholi paramount chief Rwot David Onen Acana II last week declared that he and his people will hunt and kill the elephants in the area that are destroying acres of farmland. The chief said the destruction by the animals has left residents hungry and without money to provide for basic needs. Of course it is worrying to hear that.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

When Men Fight to Show Their Masculinity

[Monitor] Masculinity has a different meaning for everyone depending on the upbringing, experience, and social environment which are major players in determining one’s view of masculinity and manhood.

[Monitor] Masculinity has a different meaning for everyone depending on the upbringing, experience, and social environment which are major players in determining one's view of masculinity and manhood.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ponzi Scheme Blamed for Financial Misery in Ghana

[Deutsche Welle] Many people in Ghana have lost money by investing in a Russian-backed Ponzi scheme which promises huge profits. The scheme, the Mavrodi Mondial Movement or MMM, was introduced in Ghana after it was banned in Nigeria.

[Deutsche Welle] Many people in Ghana have lost money by investing in a Russian-backed Ponzi scheme which promises huge profits. The scheme, the Mavrodi Mondial Movement or MMM, was introduced in Ghana after it was banned in Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Yahya Jammeh Calls Ecowas Deployment ‘An Act of War’

[Al Jazeera] President Yahya Jammeh says the West African community’s decision to send troops into The Gambia to force him to accept defeat in last month’s presidential election, is “a declaration of war”.

[Al Jazeera] President Yahya Jammeh says the West African community's decision to send troops into The Gambia to force him to accept defeat in last month's presidential election, is "a declaration of war".

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Smartphone Helps Lift Maternity Fees’ Worries

[Deutsche Welle] There are only a few public hospitals within the informal settlement of Embakasi in Nairobi County so many pregnant women face private health care bills. A mobile phone and a pre-payments plan can help.

[Deutsche Welle] There are only a few public hospitals within the informal settlement of Embakasi in Nairobi County so many pregnant women face private health care bills. A mobile phone and a pre-payments plan can help.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Letter: Mwamba Peni Linked To Corruption Under Sata Regime

Dear editor What goes up surely comes down. Former Cabinet Office Permanent Secretary Anne Sinyangwe, niece to the late President Micheal Sata, has been sentenced to 12 months simple imprisonment in a case where she illegally awarded a procurement contract … Continued

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Dear editor What goes up surely comes down. Former Cabinet Office Permanent Secretary Anne Sinyangwe, niece to the late President Micheal Sata, has been sentenced to 12 months simple imprisonment in a case where she illegally awarded a procurement contract worth over K80,000 – to a proxy for Peni Mwamba another Sata relative. When Sata became President Anne was one of those relatives appointed from an obscure civil service position to PS at Cabinet. One of her first actions was to write to the Accountant General Kennedy Musonda to have David Mushinge who was Chief Accountant fired. Following investigations it came to light that she had failed to retire imprest and when Mushinge who was the accountant at Cabinet office that the time recovered the money it was pay back time. Kennedy Musonda stood his ground that he could not recommend a dismal on such a flimsy ground. Use her influence she had both Mushinge and Musonda retired in national interest. Karma has revisited her — sentenced to a jail term and lost all she worked for 25 years. DM The post Letter: Mwamba Peni Linked To Corruption Under Sata Regime appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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