Foreign Minister Laments, Confirms Wananchi’s Fears

[Monitor] Ugandan Foreign minister Sam Kutesa stunned MPs on April 25 when he told Parliament that President Museveni had ignored advice he rendered against the appointment of failed politicians to ambassadorial positions.

[Monitor] Ugandan Foreign minister Sam Kutesa stunned MPs on April 25 when he told Parliament that President Museveni had ignored advice he rendered against the appointment of failed politicians to ambassadorial positions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Does Kampala Capital City’s Musisi Fear Pentecostal Voodoo?

[Monitor] Casual visitors must be forgiven if they think that Uganda is growing bigger on Christianity. They see churches sprouting everywhere. They see people flocking to places where ‘celeb’-rated pastors do overnight performances.

[Monitor] Casual visitors must be forgiven if they think that Uganda is growing bigger on Christianity. They see churches sprouting everywhere. They see people flocking to places where 'celeb'-rated pastors do overnight performances.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Officials, Players Shouldn’t Bet On Matches They’re Involved in

[Nation] A few weeks ago, the Sofapaka head coach Sam Ssimbwa was an agitated man. His team was playing Bandari Football Club and towards the end of the match, on the 88th minute to be precise, Bandari’s Anthony Wambani went down in the box in a sensat…

[Nation] A few weeks ago, the Sofapaka head coach Sam Ssimbwa was an agitated man. His team was playing Bandari Football Club and towards the end of the match, on the 88th minute to be precise, Bandari's Anthony Wambani went down in the box in a sensational dive.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

‘Mugabe Should Be Either Dead or At a Nursing Home’

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Mugabe has long outlived his usefulness and his rightful place is either a nursing home or hospital or a cemetery and nobody should be arrested for saying so, according Mabvuku-Tafara lawmaker James Maridadi.

[New Zimbabwe] PRESIDENT Mugabe has long outlived his usefulness and his rightful place is either a nursing home or hospital or a cemetery and nobody should be arrested for saying so, according Mabvuku-Tafara lawmaker James Maridadi.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Affirmative Actions Necessary for Survival

[Addis Fortune] There is an aspect of the program and government policies, dubbed affirmative actions, which I do not agree. They should not be implemented, I believe, to make up for past offences and persecutions. Recompensing the children and grandch…

[Addis Fortune] There is an aspect of the program and government policies, dubbed affirmative actions, which I do not agree. They should not be implemented, I believe, to make up for past offences and persecutions. Recompensing the children and grandchildren of victims long ago, in the workplace and collegiate institutes is not a very practical tool for resisting discrimination and prejudice. Affirmative action rather could be very useful if it is solely used to address current issues that concern minorities.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Rainfall Set to Boost Growth in Southern Africa

[Addis Fortune] Africa is back in the headlines for all the wrong reasons when it comes to food security. According to the UN, the world is enduring its worst humanitarian disaster since 1945, with 20m people facing the threat of famine and starvation …

[Addis Fortune] Africa is back in the headlines for all the wrong reasons when it comes to food security. According to the UN, the world is enduring its worst humanitarian disaster since 1945, with 20m people facing the threat of famine and starvation in Somalia, South Sudan and Nigeria, as well as Yemen.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia