Uganda Agrees to Demands of Bujagali Financiers

[East African] After years of haggling, Uganda has finally agreed to all the demands of the financiers of the 250MW Bujagali hydropower dam, which include extending the loan repayment period and a tax waiver as a measure to bring down the cost of elect…

[East African] After years of haggling, Uganda has finally agreed to all the demands of the financiers of the 250MW Bujagali hydropower dam, which include extending the loan repayment period and a tax waiver as a measure to bring down the cost of electricity.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Residents Oppose Plans to Relocate Primary School in Kilifi

[Nation] Residents of Mitangani Village in the newly created Kauma Sub-County in Kilifi have protested a plan to relocate the 20-year-old Mitangani Primary School to a new site.

[Nation] Residents of Mitangani Village in the newly created Kauma Sub-County in Kilifi have protested a plan to relocate the 20-year-old Mitangani Primary School to a new site.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Jail Inmates ‘Beaten Frequently’ – Report

[Swazi Media] A suspect told a magistrate in Swaziland that inmates at the Sidwashini correctional facility were ‘frequently assaulted’, a newspaper in the kingdom reported.

[Swazi Media] A suspect told a magistrate in Swaziland that inmates at the Sidwashini correctional facility were 'frequently assaulted', a newspaper in the kingdom reported.

source: AllAfrica News: Swaziland

Normalcy Returns in City Bus Parks After Days of Travel Chaos

[Nation] Normalcy is slowly returning in the transport sector in Nairobi after days of chaos, frustration, anger and panic occasioned by the ban on long-distance night travel by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA).

[Nation] Normalcy is slowly returning in the transport sector in Nairobi after days of chaos, frustration, anger and panic occasioned by the ban on long-distance night travel by the National Transport and Safety Authority (NTSA).

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Over 160 Libyan Soldiers Killed in Benghazi in 2017 – Official

[Focac] Tripoli -More than 160 soldiers of Libyan eastern-based army were killed in 2017 during military operations against terrorist groups in the eastern city of Benghazi, according to a military official.

[Focac] Tripoli -More than 160 soldiers of Libyan eastern-based army were killed in 2017 during military operations against terrorist groups in the eastern city of Benghazi, according to a military official.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya

China Implements Ban on Ivory Trade

[Focac] DAR ES SALAAM, (Xinhua) — The government of Tanzania and conservation organizations on Wednesday hailed China’s decision to end ivory trade, saying the move offered hope for the future of elephants in Africa.

[Focac] DAR ES SALAAM, (Xinhua) -- The government of Tanzania and conservation organizations on Wednesday hailed China's decision to end ivory trade, saying the move offered hope for the future of elephants in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Juba Says It Is Complying With Cease-Fire Call

[Focac] Juba -The South Sudanese government said on Wednesday that it is restraining their military commanders to deter further escalation of violence in the wake of the renewed fighting with rebels after both parties signed the Cessation of Hostilitie…

[Focac] Juba -The South Sudanese government said on Wednesday that it is restraining their military commanders to deter further escalation of violence in the wake of the renewed fighting with rebels after both parties signed the Cessation of Hostilities (CoH) in December.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

President Appoints Commissioners of National Observatory to Prevent Genocide

[Iwacu] President Pierre Nkurunziza has recently appointed members of various national commissions including the National Observatory for the Prevention and Eradication of Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity.

[Iwacu] President Pierre Nkurunziza has recently appointed members of various national commissions including the National Observatory for the Prevention and Eradication of Genocide, War Crimes and Crimes against Humanity.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Mannetti Names Final Squad for CHAN – Magicians Dominate Representation

[New Era] Windhoek -Brave Warriors mentor Ricardo “Bucksy” Mannetti has trimmed his 27-member squad to a manageable 23-man team ahead of Namibia’s maiden participation in the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Africa Nations Championship (CHA…

[New Era] Windhoek -Brave Warriors mentor Ricardo "Bucksy" Mannetti has trimmed his 27-member squad to a manageable 23-man team ahead of Namibia's maiden participation in the 2018 Confederation of African Football (CAF) Africa Nations Championship (CHAN) finals to be hosted by Morocco from the 12th of this month to the 4th of next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia