Kaweesi, Bodyguards Tried to Open Doors and Escape?

[Monitor] Kampala -Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, 43, was yesterday shot dead in a daring but not uncommon fashion as he left his home in Kulambiro, a Kampala suburb, to go to work. The shooting happened just after 9am, residents said.

[Monitor] Kampala -Police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi, 43, was yesterday shot dead in a daring but not uncommon fashion as he left his home in Kulambiro, a Kampala suburb, to go to work. The shooting happened just after 9am, residents said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Xenophobia – Mbeki Meets Nigerian Lawmakers

[This Day] In landmark peace efforts, former President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki has met with Nigeria’s House of Representatives delegation over Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and looting of their properties.

[This Day] In landmark peace efforts, former President of South Africa, Thabo Mbeki has met with Nigeria's House of Representatives delegation over Xenophobic attacks on Nigerians and looting of their properties.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tears, Tributes As Ogbemudia Goes Home

[This Day] There was free flow of tears as family members, friends and associates of the late Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, former governor of the defunct Mid-West and Bendel states, gathered to witness his committal to mother earth yesterday at his country ho…

[This Day] There was free flow of tears as family members, friends and associates of the late Dr. Samuel Ogbemudia, former governor of the defunct Mid-West and Bendel states, gathered to witness his committal to mother earth yesterday at his country home on Iheya Street, off New Lagos Road, Benin City.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Deploys Mobile Tech to Improve Nutrition

[This Day] The federal government has launched ‘mNutrition’, a new technology which employs mobile phone to circulate nutrition information in the country, with a view to expanding access to health and nutrition services.

[This Day] The federal government has launched 'mNutrition', a new technology which employs mobile phone to circulate nutrition information in the country, with a view to expanding access to health and nutrition services.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Xenophobia Has ‘No Place’ in Africa

[Deutsche Welle] After a series of violent attacks on foreigners, South Africans must reflect on their role on the continent. DW’s Jane Nyingi thinks that any attack on African “foreigners” is an attack on the entire continent.

[Deutsche Welle] After a series of violent attacks on foreigners, South Africans must reflect on their role on the continent. DW's Jane Nyingi thinks that any attack on African "foreigners" is an attack on the entire continent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Trump Aid Cuts, South Sudan Aid, Libya’s Migrant Violence – the Cheat Sheet

[IRIN] Geneva -Every week, IRIN’s team of editors flags up what’s on our humanitarian radar and curates a selection of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

[IRIN] Geneva -Every week, IRIN's team of editors flags up what's on our humanitarian radar and curates a selection of the best reports, opinion, and journalism you may have missed:

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Why South Africa’s Constitution Is Under Attack

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s Constitution, greatly lauded around the world and the product of Nelson Mandela’s democratic transition of the mid-1990s, is under attack. It’s being blamed in some quarters for the slow pace of socio-economic t…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's Constitution, greatly lauded around the world and the product of Nelson Mandela's democratic transition of the mid-1990s, is under attack. It's being blamed in some quarters for the slow pace of socio-economic transformation in Africa's biggest economy.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa