Hope Fades for Nodding Syndrome Victims As NGO Closes Care Centres

[Monitor] Gulu -Hopes of recovery for children suffering from nodding syndrome hang in balance after Hope for Human, the only organisation that has been supporting children suffering from the disease plans to shut down its care centres in Acholi sub-re…

[Monitor] Gulu -Hopes of recovery for children suffering from nodding syndrome hang in balance after Hope for Human, the only organisation that has been supporting children suffering from the disease plans to shut down its care centres in Acholi sub-region next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ACC Find Their Mojo After Hima Cement Partnership

[Monitor] Kampala -Africa Cricket Club (ACC) do not belong in Second Tier of the Jazz Safari National League. Everybody agrees. The oldest club in Ugandan cricket has never been short of quality in their ranks.

[Monitor] Kampala -Africa Cricket Club (ACC) do not belong in Second Tier of the Jazz Safari National League. Everybody agrees. The oldest club in Ugandan cricket has never been short of quality in their ranks.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Veteran Journalist Becomes MP

[VOA] A veteran South Sudanese journalist says he has joined the SPLM-in Opposition (SPLM-IO) Taban Deng faction to speak out on behalf of the people of Yei River state.

[VOA] A veteran South Sudanese journalist says he has joined the SPLM-in Opposition (SPLM-IO) Taban Deng faction to speak out on behalf of the people of Yei River state.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Sir Wicknell Off Singles Market

[New Zimbabwe] Controversial businessman and socialite Wicknell Chivhayo – more popularly known as Sir Wicknell – will pay lobola (bride price) for his beauty, Sonja Madzikanda, this weekend, it has emerged.

[New Zimbabwe] Controversial businessman and socialite Wicknell Chivhayo - more popularly known as Sir Wicknell - will pay lobola (bride price) for his beauty, Sonja Madzikanda, this weekend, it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Declares State of Emergency in 4 States

[VOA] South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir has declared a state of emergency in his home state of Gogrial and parts of three other states where clashes have raged for months between clan-based militias.

[VOA] South Sudan's President Salva Kiir has declared a state of emergency in his home state of Gogrial and parts of three other states where clashes have raged for months between clan-based militias.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Spike in Violence Causing Thousands to Flee

[VOA] United Nations agencies report that an upsurge in violence and an alarming escalation of human rights abuses in the Central African Republic (CAR) are causing tens of thousands of people to flee across borders and thousands of others to become di…

[VOA] United Nations agencies report that an upsurge in violence and an alarming escalation of human rights abuses in the Central African Republic (CAR) are causing tens of thousands of people to flee across borders and thousands of others to become displaced within the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Govt Temporarily Lifts Ban on Foam Food Containers

[VOA] Zimbabwe’s Environmental Management Agency has temporarily lifted its ban on the use of expanded polystyrene (EPS) as food packaging material to allow businesses to clear their stocks.

[VOA] Zimbabwe's Environmental Management Agency has temporarily lifted its ban on the use of expanded polystyrene (EPS) as food packaging material to allow businesses to clear their stocks.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

First Somali-American State Lawmaker Says U.S. Is Welcoming, Despite Islamophobia

[VOA] In 2016, Ilhan Omar made history when she was elected to Minnesota’s House of Representatives, becoming the first Somali-American to win a state office in the United States.

[VOA] In 2016, Ilhan Omar made history when she was elected to Minnesota's House of Representatives, becoming the first Somali-American to win a state office in the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia