Internet Shutdown Ahead of Somaliland Polls

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -THERE are doubts over the prospects of free and fair elections in the self-declared autonomous state of Somaliland after government imposed a shutdown of social media. The elections are set for today (Monday) and the shutdown is i…

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -THERE are doubts over the prospects of free and fair elections in the self-declared autonomous state of Somaliland after government imposed a shutdown of social media. The elections are set for today (Monday) and the shutdown is in force until results are published.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Inside the Rot At Entebbe Airport

[Monitor] A number of policemen who work or have worked at Entebbe airport have movie-like stories to tell about how policemen, especially their bosses, have for decades ran a smuggling cartel that deals in drugs and other contraband.

[Monitor] A number of policemen who work or have worked at Entebbe airport have movie-like stories to tell about how policemen, especially their bosses, have for decades ran a smuggling cartel that deals in drugs and other contraband.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni’s Hungry Warriors and the NRM’s Fat Children

[Monitor] It is the nature of empty tins: noise. When you hear President Museveni’s radio and TV studio warriors spitting fire and acid, and sometimes brandishing hammers and yellow ribbons, all in the name of fighting to lift the age-75 limit, you wou…

[Monitor] It is the nature of empty tins: noise. When you hear President Museveni's radio and TV studio warriors spitting fire and acid, and sometimes brandishing hammers and yellow ribbons, all in the name of fighting to lift the age-75 limit, you would think their thunder alone can shake this land in the manner of an earthquake.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nigeria’s Tekno Comes to Harare

[The Herald] The Nigerian trek seems to be heading for an avalanche with confirmation that sensational Nigerian heartthrob, music protégé Tekno, will be making a date with the nation’s capital on November 24, exactly 24 hours before fellow Nigerian artiste Davido was also expected to perform in Zimbabwe. Davido, yet again, developed cold feet and has yet again withdrawn but is poised to still make a romance with the nation.

[The Herald] The Nigerian trek seems to be heading for an avalanche with confirmation that sensational Nigerian heartthrob, music protégé Tekno, will be making a date with the nation's capital on November 24, exactly 24 hours before fellow Nigerian artiste Davido was also expected to perform in Zimbabwe. Davido, yet again, developed cold feet and has yet again withdrawn but is poised to still make a romance with the nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Minister Warns NRM Colleagues Against Regime Excesses

[Monitor] Luweero -Mr Abdul Nadduli, the Minister without Portfolio warned the leadership of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) to condemn the rising brutality by security forces arguing that such if they keep quiet, such excesses would haun…

[Monitor] Luweero -Mr Abdul Nadduli, the Minister without Portfolio warned the leadership of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) to condemn the rising brutality by security forces arguing that such if they keep quiet, such excesses would haunt their children.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Kamya Is Ferrying 200 KCCA Councillors to Kyankwanzi

[Monitor] The proposal to take councillors of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to the National Leadership Institute at Kyankwanzi has kicked up a storm among the political leaders at City Hall.

[Monitor] The proposal to take councillors of Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) to the National Leadership Institute at Kyankwanzi has kicked up a storm among the political leaders at City Hall.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

South Africa’s Johnny Clegg Sings, Kicks On Farewell Tour

[ANGOP] Johannesburg -At 64, his pancreatic cancer in remission, South African musician Johnny Clegg kicked high and stomped five consecutive times — the signature move of Zulu war dancing — during a packed Johannesburg concert that he says is one of…

[ANGOP] Johannesburg -At 64, his pancreatic cancer in remission, South African musician Johnny Clegg kicked high and stomped five consecutive times -- the signature move of Zulu war dancing -- during a packed Johannesburg concert that he says is one of his last.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola