Cracks in Museveni Relations With Donors

[Independent (Kampala)] Cracks are developing in President Yoweri Museveni’s relations with the West, according to a group of academicians and civil society leaders in Kampala. They cite a growing forcefulness in criticism from the donors and Museveni’…

[Independent (Kampala)] Cracks are developing in President Yoweri Museveni's relations with the West, according to a group of academicians and civil society leaders in Kampala. They cite a growing forcefulness in criticism from the donors and Museveni's equally forceful response to them.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Violence Leaves Dozens Dead

[Deutsche Welle] Up to 34 civilians have been killed in the restive North Kivu province after a Muslim rebel group stormed Eringeti town. The region has seen two years of massacres by several groups.

[Deutsche Welle] Up to 34 civilians have been killed in the restive North Kivu province after a Muslim rebel group stormed Eringeti town. The region has seen two years of massacres by several groups.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Opposition Vows to Protest Over Amendment of Electoral Laws

[East African] Tension is rising in Kenya after the Jubilee administration and the opposition took hard-line positions on amendment of laws that will govern next year’s elections.

[East African] Tension is rising in Kenya after the Jubilee administration and the opposition took hard-line positions on amendment of laws that will govern next year's elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

6 Burn to Death in Limpopo Head-On Smash

[News24Wire] Six people including a police constable were killed and burnt beyond recognition after two vehicles collided head-on, on Friday evening, police said on Saturday.

[News24Wire] Six people including a police constable were killed and burnt beyond recognition after two vehicles collided head-on, on Friday evening, police said on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Traffic Cop Filmed Extorting Money From Tourists Suspended

[AIM] Maputo -The General Command of the Mozambican police has suspended from duty an officer in the traffic police who was caught on film extorting money from South African tourists as they drove into Mozambique.

[AIM] Maputo -The General Command of the Mozambican police has suspended from duty an officer in the traffic police who was caught on film extorting money from South African tourists as they drove into Mozambique.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Sambisa Capture – Saraki Commends Gallant Troops, PMB

[Leadership] President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Saturday commended the Nigerian armed forces and President Muhammadu Buhari for the success of military’s Operation Lafiya Dole in the notorious Sambisa Forest hideout of Boko Haram terrorists.

[Leadership] President of the Senate, Dr. Bukola Saraki, on Saturday commended the Nigerian armed forces and President Muhammadu Buhari for the success of military's Operation Lafiya Dole in the notorious Sambisa Forest hideout of Boko Haram terrorists.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

President Claims Army Has Defeated Boko Haram in Forest Stronghold

[Deutsche Welle] Nigeria’s president has said the army has defeated Boko Haram in its stronghold of the Sambisa forest. The deadly terror outfit has killed 15,000 people and displaced two million in a seven-year insurgency.

[Deutsche Welle] Nigeria's president has said the army has defeated Boko Haram in its stronghold of the Sambisa forest. The deadly terror outfit has killed 15,000 people and displaced two million in a seven-year insurgency.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Kabila Deal Hangs By Thread After Marathon Meeting

[Al Jazeera] Hopes of a deal to end DR Congo’s dangerous political crisis before Christmas were fast dissipating on Saturday after fruitless all-night talks over President Joseph Kabila’s refusal to quit power.

[Al Jazeera] Hopes of a deal to end DR Congo's dangerous political crisis before Christmas were fast dissipating on Saturday after fruitless all-night talks over President Joseph Kabila's refusal to quit power.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Renamo Rejects Chissano As a Mediator

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican rebel movement Renamo on Friday rejected any attempt to replace the current group of international mediators in the sporadic talks between government and Renamo delegations, originally intended to pave the way for a face to…

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican rebel movement Renamo on Friday rejected any attempt to replace the current group of international mediators in the sporadic talks between government and Renamo delegations, originally intended to pave the way for a face to face meeting between President Filipe Nyusi and Renamo leader Afonso Dhlakama.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Many to Spend Christmas On ‘Empty Stomachs’

[News24Wire] Many Zimbabweans are unhappy they will be celebrating Christmas with empty pockets this year as the liquidity crunch in the southern African country shows no signs of abating.

[News24Wire] Many Zimbabweans are unhappy they will be celebrating Christmas with empty pockets this year as the liquidity crunch in the southern African country shows no signs of abating.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe