ICC Orders Release of Former VP Bemba

[VOA] The International Criminal Court ruled Tuesday that former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba be released immediately, following his stunning acquittal last week by appeals court judges at the Hague-based tribunal. Bemba still faces sente…

[VOA] The International Criminal Court ruled Tuesday that former Congolese vice-president Jean-Pierre Bemba be released immediately, following his stunning acquittal last week by appeals court judges at the Hague-based tribunal. Bemba still faces sentencing on separate charges of witness tampering, but his freedom may upend presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo that are scheduled for December.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Kenya Airways Staff to Get Shares Free

[Nation] Kenya Airways is set to issue 142.1 million shares currently worth Sh1.4 billion to its staff for free, reinstating its suspended employee share ownership plan (Esop).

[Nation] Kenya Airways is set to issue 142.1 million shares currently worth Sh1.4 billion to its staff for free, reinstating its suspended employee share ownership plan (Esop).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘What I Saw in Abiriga’s Bullet-Riddled Beetle’

[Observer] Did Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga’s regular schedule make him an easy target for assailants? Nicholas Bamulanzeki arrived at the scene of last Friday’s fatal shooting moments after the MP met his violent death. This is what he found.

[Observer] Did Arua Municipality MP Ibrahim Abiriga's regular schedule make him an easy target for assailants? Nicholas Bamulanzeki arrived at the scene of last Friday's fatal shooting moments after the MP met his violent death. This is what he found.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Abiriga Shooting – Museveni Now Bans Hoods

[Observer] President Yoweri Museveni has said his government is going to ban wearing of hoods while driving because it was the latest techinique assailants are using to disguise their identity when murdering people.

[Observer] President Yoweri Museveni has said his government is going to ban wearing of hoods while driving because it was the latest techinique assailants are using to disguise their identity when murdering people.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Abiriga Killed Just As Museveni Shows Sign of ‘Softness’

[Monitor] The assassination of Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Abiriga on June 8, seemed to have terrified – not shocked – many Ugandans and made global headlines. Shock is what happened when the likeable Assistant Inspector General of P…

[Monitor] The assassination of Arua Municipality Member of Parliament Ibrahim Abiriga on June 8, seemed to have terrified - not shocked - many Ugandans and made global headlines. Shock is what happened when the likeable Assistant Inspector General of Police and spokesperson of the Force Felix Kaweesi was killed in March 2017, in much the same fashion as the famously dyed-in-yellow ruling NRM's Abiriga was.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda