Rallies For, Against Police Anti-Robbery Unit Rock Cities

[Vanguard] THOUSANDS of Nigerians in different parts of the country yesterday took to major streets to protest for and against calls to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad , SARs, in Nigerian Police.

[Vanguard] THOUSANDS of Nigerians in different parts of the country yesterday took to major streets to protest for and against calls to scrap the Special Anti-Robbery Squad , SARs, in Nigerian Police.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Campaigners March Peacefully in Dar for Universal Health Coverage

[Citizen] Campaigners for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) yesterday camped at Mwananyamala Regional Hospital in Dar es Salaam as they raised voices high for people who fail to access healthcare services due to financial constraints.

[Citizen] Campaigners for Universal Health Coverage (UHC) yesterday camped at Mwananyamala Regional Hospital in Dar es Salaam as they raised voices high for people who fail to access healthcare services due to financial constraints.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Army Officers Accused of Grabbing Land in Kween

[Monitor] Kampala -Three senior officers of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) have been accused of unlawfully evicting and acquiring 1,000 acres of land belonging to the Babukusu community in Kween District.

[Monitor] Kampala -Three senior officers of the Uganda Peoples Defence Forces (UPDF) have been accused of unlawfully evicting and acquiring 1,000 acres of land belonging to the Babukusu community in Kween District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

URA Takes Head-On the Fight Against Illicit Financial Flows

[Monitor] “It is not farfetched to say that the situation in Uganda is so dire,” Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General Ms Doris Akol, said when asked how deep-rooted the financial illicit flows (IFFs) problem is in the country.

[Monitor] "It is not farfetched to say that the situation in Uganda is so dire," Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General Ms Doris Akol, said when asked how deep-rooted the financial illicit flows (IFFs) problem is in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Activists Call On Govt to Educate Tobacco Growers

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Anti-tobacco activists have asked the government to invest more in educating tobacco farmers on the hazards associated with the crop instead of encouraging them to make money out of it. The Executive Director of Tanzania Tobacc…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Anti-tobacco activists have asked the government to invest more in educating tobacco farmers on the hazards associated with the crop instead of encouraging them to make money out of it. The Executive Director of Tanzania Tobacco Control Forum (TTCF), Ms Lutgard Kagaruki said yesterday that the government stands to lose more financial resources on treating people harmed by tobacco compared to the income generated from the business. The TTCF's remarks come after a recent statement by minister for Agriculture

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘We’ve Recovered Over U.S.$5 Million Stolen Funds in Rivers’

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal office, yesterday, disclosed that it has recovered over N2 billion stolen funds within 2017 in Rivers State.

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal office, yesterday, disclosed that it has recovered over N2 billion stolen funds within 2017 in Rivers State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Media Rights Groups Warn Government Over Detention of Red Pepper Journalists

[Monitor] Media groups and other civil society organisations have asked government to re-open the Red Pepper and also release its directors and editors or face collective action by the media and human rights community in the country.

[Monitor] Media groups and other civil society organisations have asked government to re-open the Red Pepper and also release its directors and editors or face collective action by the media and human rights community in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda