Masaka Youth Dismiss UPDF Rebel Claims

[Monitor] Masaka -Youth leaders in Masaka sub-region have criticised the Uganda People Defence Forces (UPDF) commandant of the Armoured Brigade over rebel recruitment claims.

[Monitor] Masaka -Youth leaders in Masaka sub-region have criticised the Uganda People Defence Forces (UPDF) commandant of the Armoured Brigade over rebel recruitment claims.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Two Radio Bilal Journalists Sentenced in Ethiopia On Terror Charges

[CPJ] New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the prison sentences handed down to two journalists from the Ethiopian faith-based station Radio Bilal. Khalid Mohamed and Darsema Sori were sentenced yesterday to prison terms of fiv…

[CPJ] New York -The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the prison sentences handed down to two journalists from the Ethiopian faith-based station Radio Bilal. Khalid Mohamed and Darsema Sori were sentenced yesterday to prison terms of five years and six months and four years and five months respectively, the independent news website Addis Standard reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Priest Evicts Widow From House

[Monitor] Alebtong -A widow and her three children in Alebtong District have reportedly spent one week sleeping under a tree after her brother-in-law allegedly threw them out of their only house.

[Monitor] Alebtong -A widow and her three children in Alebtong District have reportedly spent one week sleeping under a tree after her brother-in-law allegedly threw them out of their only house.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Sentences 20 on Terror Charges

[Addis Standard] The federal High Court 19th criminal bench has today sentenced19 defendants under the file name of the first defendant Kedir Moahmmed Yusuf to five years a six months each while one defendant in the same file was sentenced to four year…

[Addis Standard] The federal High Court 19th criminal bench has today sentenced19 defendants under the file name of the first defendant Kedir Moahmmed Yusuf to five years a six months each while one defendant in the same file was sentenced to four years and five months. On Dec. 21 2016 the federal court found all the 20 defendants guilty of terrorism related charges and violating the country's penal code.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

We Will Ignore Katuntu for Now – FDC

[Monitor] Kampala/Iganga -Angered by remarks made by a senior Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) official and Bugweri County MP Abdu Katuntu, FDC has said it will ignore the legislator’s statements for now and focus on building the party.

[Monitor] Kampala/Iganga -Angered by remarks made by a senior Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) official and Bugweri County MP Abdu Katuntu, FDC has said it will ignore the legislator's statements for now and focus on building the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Family of Five Dies in House Fire

[Monitor] Nwoya -Residents of Kal A village, Koch-goma Sub County in Nwoya District were on Thursday left in shock after a family of five people burnt to death in their hut.

[Monitor] Nwoya -Residents of Kal A village, Koch-goma Sub County in Nwoya District were on Thursday left in shock after a family of five people burnt to death in their hut.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Western Cape Education MEC Congratulates Free State Counterpart On Matric Top Spot

[News24Wire] Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer has congratulated her Free State counterpart, Tate Makgwe, for his province’s number one spot in the 2016 matric results.

[News24Wire] Western Cape Education MEC Debbie Schafer has congratulated her Free State counterpart, Tate Makgwe, for his province's number one spot in the 2016 matric results.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Unbeaten Patriots Target Victory Against 30-Plus

[New Times] Patriots broke off for the festive holiday after beating arch-rivals Espoir. Now, the reigning basketball league champions will be seeking a fourth successive victory when they face struggling 30-Plus on Friday evening at Amahoro Indoor Sta…

[New Times] Patriots broke off for the festive holiday after beating arch-rivals Espoir. Now, the reigning basketball league champions will be seeking a fourth successive victory when they face struggling 30-Plus on Friday evening at Amahoro Indoor Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda