NNPC to Resume Oil Exploration in Chad Basin

[Leadership] The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru says oil exploration activities in the Chad Basin will resume in six weeks time.

[Leadership] The Group Managing Director, Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC), Dr Maikanti Baru says oil exploration activities in the Chad Basin will resume in six weeks time.

source: AllAfrica News: Chad

Ssentamu a Class Above the Rest

[Monitor] Kampala -Motocross fans left the Victoria Race Track at Garuga on Sunday divided over Fortune Ssentamu’s performance in MX85cc class during the 4th round of Mountain Dew MX championship.

[Monitor] Kampala -Motocross fans left the Victoria Race Track at Garuga on Sunday divided over Fortune Ssentamu's performance in MX85cc class during the 4th round of Mountain Dew MX championship.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Buhari’s Fresh Death Rumour – Vested Interests Out to Create Panic – Presidency

[Daily Trust] The Presidency has condemned the fresh rumour of President Muhammadu Buhari’s death, describing it as a plot by vested interests to create panic.

[Daily Trust] The Presidency has condemned the fresh rumour of President Muhammadu Buhari's death, describing it as a plot by vested interests to create panic.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Torture Got Mixed Up With Police Work in Uganda

[Monitor] Ever since gruesome pictures of the Mayor of Kamwenge, Geoffrey Byamukama, appeared in the media, there has been great uproar. His knee caps have deep wounds and so are his ankles. His legs and arms are all bruises and wounds. (Don’t laugh, b…

[Monitor] Ever since gruesome pictures of the Mayor of Kamwenge, Geoffrey Byamukama, appeared in the media, there has been great uproar. His knee caps have deep wounds and so are his ankles. His legs and arms are all bruises and wounds. (Don't laugh, but the police say it is unethical to publish such pictures!)

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bashir’s Continental Dream Dashed

[Monitor] Kampala -2014 Commonwealth quarterfinalist Nasir Bashir wasted another chance to reach the African Confederation Boxing Championship in Brazzaville, Congo when he lost in the ultimate trials at Lugogo Sunday.

[Monitor] Kampala -2014 Commonwealth quarterfinalist Nasir Bashir wasted another chance to reach the African Confederation Boxing Championship in Brazzaville, Congo when he lost in the ultimate trials at Lugogo Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

Residents Protest Poor Compensation for Their Land

[Monitor] Mbale -Government’s plan to set up an industrial park in Bukasakya Sub-county, Mbale District, hangs in balance after a section of land owners refused to quit the land until they are fully compensated.

[Monitor] Mbale -Government's plan to set up an industrial park in Bukasakya Sub-county, Mbale District, hangs in balance after a section of land owners refused to quit the land until they are fully compensated.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda