It Hurts That the Soulless Dictator of Banjul Will Not Leave, After All

[Monitor] In December 2009, I found myself listening to a perceptive Gambian bemoan the stupidities of His Excellency the president Sheikh Professor Al-hajj Doctor Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh, better known simply as Yahya Jammeh.

[Monitor] In December 2009, I found myself listening to a perceptive Gambian bemoan the stupidities of His Excellency the president Sheikh Professor Al-hajj Doctor Yahya Abdul-Aziz Jemus Junkung Jammeh, better known simply as Yahya Jammeh.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Market Forces Compel Startimes to Introduce Digital TV Sets

[Monitor] Star Times Uganda unveiled its new products consisting of Digital TV sets, a gesture that the company hopes will expand its coverage as well as increasing its sales.

[Monitor] Star Times Uganda unveiled its new products consisting of Digital TV sets, a gesture that the company hopes will expand its coverage as well as increasing its sales.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Besigye’s Lawyer Sues Govt After Police Blocked Their Meeting

[Monitor] Mr Ladislaus Rwakafuzi, a human rights advocate has sued the Attorney General seeking compensation for loss of business due to the actions of police officers who blocked his client, Dr Kizza Besigye from accessing his offices at Uganda House …

[Monitor] Mr Ladislaus Rwakafuzi, a human rights advocate has sued the Attorney General seeking compensation for loss of business due to the actions of police officers who blocked his client, Dr Kizza Besigye from accessing his offices at Uganda House along Kampala road.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Technology Challenge to Lay Strategies of Reducing Food Wastage

[Monitor] The University of Nairobi in conjunction with several Kenyan universities, the Ministry of Agriculture, African Research and Development Institutions, and the World Food Preservation Centre LLC (WFPC) have organised the first All Africa Posth…

[Monitor] The University of Nairobi in conjunction with several Kenyan universities, the Ministry of Agriculture, African Research and Development Institutions, and the World Food Preservation Centre LLC (WFPC) have organised the first All Africa Postharvest Congress and Exhibition scheduled for next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rusumo Displaced Families Start Sustainable Projects

[New Times] For many locals in places that have been gazetted for redevelopment, the idea of compensation is often a pain. All that families in affected areas envision is low returns for their otherwise valued assets: land, homes, farms, etc, that they…

[New Times] For many locals in places that have been gazetted for redevelopment, the idea of compensation is often a pain. All that families in affected areas envision is low returns for their otherwise valued assets: land, homes, farms, etc, that they have to lose to new projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rebels Kill South African Peacekeeper and Policeman

[Al Jazeera] A South African peacekeeper was killed, two others were injured, in a rebel attack in the city of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a South African military statement.

[Al Jazeera] A South African peacekeeper was killed, two others were injured, in a rebel attack in the city of Butembo in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to a South African military statement.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Museveni Will Not Rule Forever

[Monitor] A story goes that as former president Kamuzu Banda of Malawi got older, he started forgetting the events around him. It is reported that one day as he was being driven to state house, he saw ladies by the roadside who had knelt down.

[Monitor] A story goes that as former president Kamuzu Banda of Malawi got older, he started forgetting the events around him. It is reported that one day as he was being driven to state house, he saw ladies by the roadside who had knelt down.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Gunfire Erupts in Capital As Kabila’s Mandate Expires

[Deutsche Welle] Gunfire was heard in several districts of Kinshasa as demonstrators called for President Joseph Kabila to step down. Kabila’s term expired at midnight, but he appears set to stay on as ruler.

[Deutsche Welle] Gunfire was heard in several districts of Kinshasa as demonstrators called for President Joseph Kabila to step down. Kabila's term expired at midnight, but he appears set to stay on as ruler.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa