Christmas in Kampala, the Movie

[Monitor] The festive season can be long and boring but in there, there is so much you can do to stay entertained. Movies are certainly the ideal on the entertainment menu. The festive season can be long and boring but in there, there is so much you ca…

[Monitor] The festive season can be long and boring but in there, there is so much you can do to stay entertained. Movies are certainly the ideal on the entertainment menu. The festive season can be long and boring but in there, there is so much you can do to stay entertained. Movies are certainly the ideal on the entertainment menu. Beyond the usual casts that dominate the season, there is much more including Ugandan movies such as Christmas in Kampala written by Edris Matu. He spoke to Godfrey Lugaaju about the mo

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How the World Celebrates Christmas

[Monitor] For many nations, Christmas day is crowned with decorating and lighting of Christmas trees, hanging of Advent wreaths, singing Christmas carols, Santa Claus and Father Christmas visits, exchange of Christmas card greetings, and gifting.

[Monitor] For many nations, Christmas day is crowned with decorating and lighting of Christmas trees, hanging of Advent wreaths, singing Christmas carols, Santa Claus and Father Christmas visits, exchange of Christmas card greetings, and gifting.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Festive Season Shopping

[Monitor] Festive season shopping can be quite a stress especially when one does not know the right place to get what and which offers are available where.

[Monitor] Festive season shopping can be quite a stress especially when one does not know the right place to get what and which offers are available where.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Planning for Christmas Holiday

[Monitor] Christmas is around the corner and most people have already started laying plans for a Christmas holiday. This season to some is regarded as another way of family getting together. Some however, spend their holiday with other people other tha…

[Monitor] Christmas is around the corner and most people have already started laying plans for a Christmas holiday. This season to some is regarded as another way of family getting together. Some however, spend their holiday with other people other than family. But how can one plan for a Christmas holiday? What does one have to have in mind when planning for holiday around this period?

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Grants Executive Clemency – Identifies With JFK Hospital

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Thursday, December 22, 2016 granted Executive Clemency to 34 inmates of the Monrovia Central Prison as part of her Pre-Christmas and New Year activities. Traditionally, the Liberian leader uses her disc…

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Thursday, December 22, 2016 granted Executive Clemency to 34 inmates of the Monrovia Central Prison as part of her Pre-Christmas and New Year activities. Traditionally, the Liberian leader uses her discretion to grant pardon to grant Executive Clemency.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Thousands of Detainees Freed – Half Remain in Detention

[HRW] It’s good news that Ethiopia’s government has announced the release of 9,800 people detained for their participation in anti-government protests. But they represent fewer than half of the 24,000 people detained since a countrywide state of emerge…

[HRW] It's good news that Ethiopia's government has announced the release of 9,800 people detained for their participation in anti-government protests. But they represent fewer than half of the 24,000 people detained since a countrywide state of emergency began on October 9. And most never should have been arrested. The state of emergency has had catastrophic rights implications for Ethiopians, and the factors that prompted it remain unresolved.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

At Least 34 Dead in DR Congo Violence, Says Rights Group

[Deutsche Welle] Mediators have warned that the mineral-rich country may slide back into civil conflict if a political solution is not reached. More than 3 million were killed in back-to-back civil wars at the turn of the century.

[Deutsche Welle] Mediators have warned that the mineral-rich country may slide back into civil conflict if a political solution is not reached. More than 3 million were killed in back-to-back civil wars at the turn of the century.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Nonde Shamed Further as HRC Confirm Abuse at Horse Shoe Restaurant

There was more bad news for Labour Minister Joyce Nonde for backing abusive Horse Shoe owners when the Human Rights Commission confirmed that employees were abused by the owners of the uptown restaurant. Nonde incensed the public when she gave … Continued

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There was more bad news for Labour Minister Joyce Nonde for backing abusive Horse Shoe owners when the Human Rights Commission confirmed that employees were abused by the owners of the uptown restaurant. Nonde incensed the public when she gave the all clear to the proprietors of the public eating place by almost praising them as a model employer. The former trade unionist went out of her way for calling for arrest of a member of the public Mika Mwambazi who alerted the public to the abusive employers. The Human Rights Commission have laid it bare for the public. A social media campaign ensued that with the public commencing an “I Stand with Mika†campaign. Below is the Human Rights Commission letter: The post Nonde Shamed Further as HRC Confirm Abuse at Horse Shoe Restaurant appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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‘Master’ Kalaba In Final CAF Player of The Year Award Race

Chipolopolo skipper Rainford Kalaba is still flying the country’s flag high after having made the top three of players in line to win the African Player of the Year award based on the continent. Kalaba who is making the top … Continued

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Chipolopolo skipper Rainford Kalaba is still flying the country’s flag high after having made the top three of players in line to win the African Player of the Year award based on the continent. Kalaba who is making the top three for the second time has largely been nominated on his exploits in the black and white of CAF Confederation Cup winners TP Mazembe. He was first nominated in 2012 on the back of Zambia winning the Africa Cup in Gabon. The ‘Master’ will compete for the top slot with CAF Champions League winners Khama Billiat and David Onyango. In the race for the African Footballer of the Year Gabonese midfielder Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang will compete with Algeria Winger Riyad Mahrez and Senegalese Winger Sadio Mané. The trio made the cut following votes from Head Coaches or Technical Directors of the National Associations affiliated to CAF, Media Committee, Technical & Football committee and a panel of Media Experts. Egypt’s Mohamed Salah and Islam Slimani of Algeria failed to make the final list. Winners will be unveiled at the Glo-CAF Awards Gala on Thursday, 5 January 2017 in Abuja, Nigeria. Below are the top three (in alphabetical order): African Player of the Year Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang (Gabon & Borussia Dortmund) Riyad Mahrez (Algeria & Leicester City) Sadio Mané (Senegal & Liverpool) African Player of the Year – Based in Africa Denis Onyango (Uganda & Mamelodi Sundowns) Khama Billiat (Zimbabwe & Mamelodi Sundowns) Rainford Kalaba (Zambia & TP Mazembe) The post ‘Master’ Kalaba In Final CAF Player of The Year Award Race appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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