More Than 200 Kibaale Residents Battling Elephantiasis Disease

[Monitor] Kibaale -More than 200 people in Kibaale District are struggling with podoconiosis also known as nonfilarial elephantiasis which has left them in abject poverty and misery as they are stigmatised.

[Monitor] Kibaale -More than 200 people in Kibaale District are struggling with podoconiosis also known as nonfilarial elephantiasis which has left them in abject poverty and misery as they are stigmatised.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Treason Charges Against Opposition Leader Hichilema Dropped

[Al Jazeera] A judge freed Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema on Wednesday after the state prosecutor dropped charges against him of plotting to overthrow the government.

[Al Jazeera] A judge freed Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema on Wednesday after the state prosecutor dropped charges against him of plotting to overthrow the government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

At Least 105 Children Among Mudslide Deaths – Report

[Al Jazeera] Sierra Leone entered a week-long mourning period for the victims of the flooding that has killed more than 300 people, with fears that the death toll could rise as 600 remain missing.

[Al Jazeera] Sierra Leone entered a week-long mourning period for the victims of the flooding that has killed more than 300 people, with fears that the death toll could rise as 600 remain missing.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

3,000 Lose Millions in Pyramid Scheme

[Monitor] Kampala -More than 3,000 people, including senior police officers, have been ripped off of their savings they deposited in Global Finance, a pyramid scheme, after it closed and directors went in hiding.

[Monitor] Kampala -More than 3,000 people, including senior police officers, have been ripped off of their savings they deposited in Global Finance, a pyramid scheme, after it closed and directors went in hiding.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Right On Taxis, Market Vendors Taxes

[Monitor] Last month President Museveni directed Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda that all government agencies should stop overtaxing informal businesses, especially market vendors and taxi operators, who should be exempted from daily fees. He propos…

[Monitor] Last month President Museveni directed Prime Minister Dr Ruhakana Rugunda that all government agencies should stop overtaxing informal businesses, especially market vendors and taxi operators, who should be exempted from daily fees. He proposed, for example, that the taxi operators be charged for one annual licence at a uniform fee and be free to operate on the designated route for the licence period without further charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sierra Leone Mudslide – What, Where and When?

[Al Jazeera] On August 14, a mudslide killed more than 400 people in the mountain town of Regent on the outskirts of Sierra Leone’s capital Freetown, sweeping away homes and leaving residents desperate for news of missing family members.

[Al Jazeera] On August 14, a mudslide killed more than 400 people in the mountain town of Regent on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown, sweeping away homes and leaving residents desperate for news of missing family members.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Zimbabweans Livid Over First Lady Grace Mugabe

[Deutsche Welle] The wife of President Robert Mugabe has claimed diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a South African model. Many Zimbabweans have condemned her behavior.

[Deutsche Welle] The wife of President Robert Mugabe has claimed diplomatic immunity after being accused of assaulting a South African model. Many Zimbabweans have condemned her behavior.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Biafra – the Ghost That Ruffles Feathers

[Daily Trust] In 1970, in my final year as a public administration undergraduate at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, I read in an edition of time magazine, a report about the end of the Nigerian civil war.

[Daily Trust] In 1970, in my final year as a public administration undergraduate at the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, I read in an edition of time magazine, a report about the end of the Nigerian civil war.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria