Avert Looming Tragedy On Arua Hanging Bridge

[Monitor] Tragedy is looming large in the countryside of Arua unless the government intervenes urgently. The story of the broken Aji Bridge in Offaka in Madi Okolo in Arua is a sad and worrying scenario. The bridge collapsed or was swept away due to he…

[Monitor] Tragedy is looming large in the countryside of Arua unless the government intervenes urgently. The story of the broken Aji Bridge in Offaka in Madi Okolo in Arua is a sad and worrying scenario. The bridge collapsed or was swept away due to heavy rains about eight years ago, but to-date, it has not been reconstructed. Life has become harder and risky for residents who have no convenient alternative route to Arua Town or other destinations for businesses and other activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Top of the Table Contest As Villa Attack KCCA Den

[Monitor] Kampala -With the second round of the Azam Uganda Premier League having started just less than a week ago, today’s clash between champions KCCA and leaders SC Villa is not a title decider as agreed by both sides.

[Monitor] Kampala -With the second round of the Azam Uganda Premier League having started just less than a week ago, today's clash between champions KCCA and leaders SC Villa is not a title decider as agreed by both sides.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Efforts Under Way to Reclaim Teff Patent From Dutch Firm

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office announced that it would do everything it can and work closely with every stakeholders for the reclamation of teff patent right in what it said was unfairly claimed by a Dutch company.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office announced that it would do everything it can and work closely with every stakeholders for the reclamation of teff patent right in what it said was unfairly claimed by a Dutch company.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

What Do Racist Job Ads and Herbalists On Buses Have in Common? A Lot, Actually

[Monitor] Readers older than 30 probably remember a time when bus journeys were incomplete without snake oil salesmen. As soon as the bus was nearly full, they emerged, almost out of nowhere, lugging heavy bags down the aisle and, in an unmistakable si…

[Monitor] Readers older than 30 probably remember a time when bus journeys were incomplete without snake oil salesmen. As soon as the bus was nearly full, they emerged, almost out of nowhere, lugging heavy bags down the aisle and, in an unmistakable singsong whine, advertised charms, oils and all manner of concoctions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Parliament Bans Adoption of Children By Foreigners

[Ethiopian Herald] According to a recent report by BBC, Ethiopia was among the biggest source countries for international adoptions by US citizens, accounting for about 20 per cent of the total. The most prominent of the adoption cases is that of Zahar…

[Ethiopian Herald] According to a recent report by BBC, Ethiopia was among the biggest source countries for international adoptions by US citizens, accounting for about 20 per cent of the total. The most prominent of the adoption cases is that of Zahara Marley, who were adopted by the most famous Hollywood celebrities, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, back in 2005. Zahara's maternal grandmother once stated that Zahara was so "very fortunate" to have been adopted by Jolie.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Milk Prices Soar As Drought Hits Rwenzori

[Monitor] Kabarole -Since November last year, most of the districts in the Rwenzori sub-region have been experiencing drought and this has affected milk production. As a result, milk prices have soared, especially in Fort Portal town.

[Monitor] Kabarole -Since November last year, most of the districts in the Rwenzori sub-region have been experiencing drought and this has affected milk production. As a result, milk prices have soared, especially in Fort Portal town.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rugyeyo Hospital Officials Appeal for Govt Support

[Monitor] Kanungu -The management of Rugyeyo Community Hospital in Kanungu District have appealed to government to extend more support to the facility, arguing that they are overwhelmed by the demands.

[Monitor] Kanungu -The management of Rugyeyo Community Hospital in Kanungu District have appealed to government to extend more support to the facility, arguing that they are overwhelmed by the demands.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Advocate Group Slams Weah’s Call for Citizenship For All

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The group under the banner Economic Freedom Fighters of Liberia (EFFL) has reacted sharply to President George Manneh Weah’s first State of the Nation address delivered to the Legislature on January 29, 2018.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The group under the banner Economic Freedom Fighters of Liberia (EFFL) has reacted sharply to President George Manneh Weah's first State of the Nation address delivered to the Legislature on January 29, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia