Government Revokes Offer to Doctors, Threatens Action

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta, backed by the country’s 47 governors on Tuesday decided to play hardball with the doctors after they rejected a salary deal negotiated by the country’s most senior clerics.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta, backed by the country's 47 governors on Tuesday decided to play hardball with the doctors after they rejected a salary deal negotiated by the country's most senior clerics.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Soldiers Killed As Mali Rebels Defy Government

[CAJ News] Bamako -ARMED groups are openly violating ceasefire agreements by carrying out attacks at checkpoints occupied by the Malian Armed Forces, killing at least 11 officers in the defiance. The violations have been prevalent in Timbuktu, in the n…

[CAJ News] Bamako -ARMED groups are openly violating ceasefire agreements by carrying out attacks at checkpoints occupied by the Malian Armed Forces, killing at least 11 officers in the defiance. The violations have been prevalent in Timbuktu, in the north of the country. The armed groups are opposed to the installation of the Taoudenit interim authorities, which was originally scheduled for Monday, and represents a crucial step in the implementation of the Peace and Reconciliation Agreement in Mali. Two checkpoints have bee

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

Jails Reduced to Breeding Ground for Terrorists

[CAJ News] Lagos -NIGERIA’S overcrowded prisons have been cited as a fertile ground for recruiting Boko Haram terrorists and other extremists carrying out deadly attacks in the West African country. The problem is most rife at the Kirikiri medium secur…

[CAJ News] Lagos -NIGERIA'S overcrowded prisons have been cited as a fertile ground for recruiting Boko Haram terrorists and other extremists carrying out deadly attacks in the West African country. The problem is most rife at the Kirikiri medium security prison in the commercial capital of Lagos where more than 3 500 inmates, including 208 females are held. The female prison currently has about 11 babies and 6 pregnant women. The facility is meant to hold 1 700 inmates. Of major concern is that a majority of these are awai

source: AllAfrica News: Niger

Sudan Chemical Warfare Killed Hundreds

[CAJ News] Khartoum -ORGANISATIONS advocating against the use of chemical weapons have been called upon to investigate Sudan government forces for allegedly killing up to 250 civilians through such warfare. Rights group, Amnesty International, said it …

[CAJ News] Khartoum -ORGANISATIONS advocating against the use of chemical weapons have been called upon to investigate Sudan government forces for allegedly killing up to 250 civilians through such warfare. Rights group, Amnesty International, said it had credible evidence of the repeated use of chemical weapons, against civilians, including young children, from January to August 2016 in the western Jebel Marra region of Darfur. Amnesty called on the Organisation for the Prohibition of Chemical Weapons (OPCW), whose four-day e

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Dr Nyanzi Interrogated, Vows to Continue Criticizing Museveni’s Regime

[Monitor] Kampala -Makerere University researcher, Dr Stella Nyanzi, has vowed to continue criticising government even after she was interrogated by police on Tuesday over her social media comments.

[Monitor] Kampala -Makerere University researcher, Dr Stella Nyanzi, has vowed to continue criticising government even after she was interrogated by police on Tuesday over her social media comments.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Justice Ministry’s Water Supply Cut Over Unpaid Bills

[New Zimbabwe] THE Ministry of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has had water supplies to various stations around the country terminated by the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA), it has emerged.

[New Zimbabwe] THE Ministry of Justice Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has had water supplies to various stations around the country terminated by the Zimbabwe National Water Authority (ZINWA), it has emerged.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe