United Nations Agency Vouches for Hospital Deliveries in Busoga

[Observer] To reduce cases of women dying just because they dared to get pregnant, the UNFPA and its partners are using a voucher system to get mothers deliver in hospital free of charge, writes ABUBAKER MAYEMBA.

[Observer] To reduce cases of women dying just because they dared to get pregnant, the UNFPA and its partners are using a voucher system to get mothers deliver in hospital free of charge, writes ABUBAKER MAYEMBA.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tullow Wants $250 Million Settlement Maintained

[Observer] UK firm Tullow Oil has asked the Commercial court to throw out a case in which Jackson Wabyona, a Ugandan citizen, is challenging a deal in which Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) agreed to take less money from the oil company than what the tax…

[Observer] UK firm Tullow Oil has asked the Commercial court to throw out a case in which Jackson Wabyona, a Ugandan citizen, is challenging a deal in which Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) agreed to take less money from the oil company than what the tax appeals tribunal had ordered the company to pay.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

A Child Rescued Is a Child Saved

[The Herald] Everyone knows there are a lot of children working and frequently living on the streets of Zimbabwe’s urban areas with most of us seeing them as someone else’s problem and someone else’s responsibility. As a result we could lose thousands …

[The Herald] Everyone knows there are a lot of children working and frequently living on the streets of Zimbabwe's urban areas with most of us seeing them as someone else's problem and someone else's responsibility. As a result we could lose thousands of people who would otherwise become good and useful citizens of Zimbabwe. Deputy Minister of Public Service, Labour and Social Welfare Tapuwa Matangaidze has made public the true scale of the problem, and outlined a series of steps that are being taken, but which need th

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

NISS Gags Sudanese Journalist

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) has banned journalist Mujahid Abdullah from writing in newspapers, in addition to being barred from the Omdurman satellite channel.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The Sudanese National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) has banned journalist Mujahid Abdullah from writing in newspapers, in addition to being barred from the Omdurman satellite channel.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Four Camp Sheikhs Arrested in Central Darfur

[Radio Dabanga] Bindisi -Four elders of Bindisi camp for the displaced in Central Darfur were arrested by agents of Sudan’s National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) following a protest on Monday. The sheikhs were released later.

[Radio Dabanga] Bindisi -Four elders of Bindisi camp for the displaced in Central Darfur were arrested by agents of Sudan's National Intelligence and Security Service (NISS) following a protest on Monday. The sheikhs were released later.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Detainee’s Mother On Hunger Strike in Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The mother of a man who is being detained in Khartoum’s Kober prison, has embarked on a hunger strike until she can visit her son, or he is released.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The mother of a man who is being detained in Khartoum's Kober prison, has embarked on a hunger strike until she can visit her son, or he is released.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Wells Dry As North Darfur Groundwater Drops

[Radio Dabanga] Abu Zirega -The residents of 21 villages in Abu Zirega area south of El Fasher in North Darfur are facing a severe drinking water crisis, as the groundwater has dropped out of reach of the water pumps, and Abu Zirega reservoir is empty.

[Radio Dabanga] Abu Zirega -The residents of 21 villages in Abu Zirega area south of El Fasher in North Darfur are facing a severe drinking water crisis, as the groundwater has dropped out of reach of the water pumps, and Abu Zirega reservoir is empty.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Video Vixen Masogange Warned for Late Court Appearance

[Daily News] THE Kisutu Resident Magistrate’s Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday warned Video Vixen Agness Waya, alias Masogange (28), for coming late to attend her narcotic drugs abuse case she is facing.

[Daily News] THE Kisutu Resident Magistrate's Court in Dar es Salaam yesterday warned Video Vixen Agness Waya, alias Masogange (28), for coming late to attend her narcotic drugs abuse case she is facing.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Investigation – Lawyer Indicted for Fraud in the UK Nominated As Judge of Nigeria’s Court of Appeal

[Premium Times] On February 22, the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, published the names of 12 lawyers it said had been shortlisted for appointment as Court of Appeal judges after an intensive two-day screening exercise that involved 187 lawyers.

[Premium Times] On February 22, the Nigerian Bar Association, NBA, published the names of 12 lawyers it said had been shortlisted for appointment as Court of Appeal judges after an intensive two-day screening exercise that involved 187 lawyers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Opposition Coalition Without Tsvangirai Doomed’

[New Zimbabwe] Transform Zimbabwe has warned that any attempt to form a coalition to dislodge Zanu PF without including the MDC-T will not yield any result as Morgan Tsvangirai’s party is the biggest opposition in the country.

[New Zimbabwe] Transform Zimbabwe has warned that any attempt to form a coalition to dislodge Zanu PF without including the MDC-T will not yield any result as Morgan Tsvangirai's party is the biggest opposition in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe