Somaliland Court Jails Journalist for 18 Months

[CPJ] Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the conviction and sentencing of Somaliland journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir during a one-day trial held without the journalist’s lawyer.

[CPJ] Nairobi -The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the conviction and sentencing of Somaliland journalist Mohamed Adan Dirir during a one-day trial held without the journalist's lawyer.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

High Interest Rates – President Museveni Turns Up Heat On Banks

[Monitor] Kampala -The cost at which the country’s private sector borrows is not only prohibitively high but it also doesn’t make sense, according to President Yoweri Museveni.

[Monitor] Kampala -The cost at which the country's private sector borrows is not only prohibitively high but it also doesn't make sense, according to President Yoweri Museveni.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Students Fear Garissa College – Principal

[Nation] Two-and-a-half years after the Garissa University College was attacked by suspected Al-Shabaab terrorists, the institution is slowly picking up as more government-sponsored students report to the institution, the principal said on Tuesday.

[Nation] Two-and-a-half years after the Garissa University College was attacked by suspected Al-Shabaab terrorists, the institution is slowly picking up as more government-sponsored students report to the institution, the principal said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Doctors Announce Strike, List Demands

[Monitor] Kampala -Doctors under their umbrella body Uganda Medical Association (UMA), have voted to go on strike at all public hospitals beginning next month unless government responds to their demands.

[Monitor] Kampala -Doctors under their umbrella body Uganda Medical Association (UMA), have voted to go on strike at all public hospitals beginning next month unless government responds to their demands.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Head of State Swears in Minister, Office Staff

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, on Tuesday in the Presidential Palace, in Luanda, swore in the minister of Public Administration, Labour and Social Security, Jesus Maiato.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Head of State, João Lourenço, on Tuesday in the Presidential Palace, in Luanda, swore in the minister of Public Administration, Labour and Social Security, Jesus Maiato.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Supreme Court to Hear Poll Errors Case

[Nation] Five Supreme Court judges will Wednesday morning hear an application by the electoral commission seeking clarification as to how to treat discrepancies in the results forms.

[Nation] Five Supreme Court judges will Wednesday morning hear an application by the electoral commission seeking clarification as to how to treat discrepancies in the results forms.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya