Royal Massacre and King’s Detention Point to What Uganda Is Becoming

[The Conversation Africa] The state security assault on palace guards in which more than 100 were killed at the end of November exemplifies present day Uganda in many ways. Press accounts said bloody clashes erupted when a patrol by police and troops w…

[The Conversation Africa] The state security assault on palace guards in which more than 100 were killed at the end of November exemplifies present day Uganda in many ways. Press accounts said bloody clashes erupted when a patrol by police and troops was attacked by royal guards in the western Ugandan town of Kasese.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

As Paragon Cruises to Victory at Ngong

[Nation] After a metronomic sequence of exalting runs, As Paragon earned a legitimate niche appropriated for the January 29 Kenya Guineas, by a glittering fringe of 7.5 lengths from Silverado.

[Nation] After a metronomic sequence of exalting runs, As Paragon earned a legitimate niche appropriated for the January 29 Kenya Guineas, by a glittering fringe of 7.5 lengths from Silverado.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Hoops – Espoir Beat IPRC-South to Remain on Top

[New Times] Espoir maintained their flying start to the 2016/17 season after defeating fellow national basketball league title hopefuls IPRC-South 84-63 on Saturday at Amahoro Indoor Stadium to remain on top of the table.

[New Times] Espoir maintained their flying start to the 2016/17 season after defeating fellow national basketball league title hopefuls IPRC-South 84-63 on Saturday at Amahoro Indoor Stadium to remain on top of the table.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

How Striking Kenyan Medical Workers Are Using Social Media to Tell Their Stories

[The Conversation Africa] The ongoing health workers strike in Kenya has taken a new dimension with medics adopting social networking sites to air their grievances. In the process they have forged a discussion in the new information spaces, and rallied…

[The Conversation Africa] The ongoing health workers strike in Kenya has taken a new dimension with medics adopting social networking sites to air their grievances. In the process they have forged a discussion in the new information spaces, and rallied support for their actions.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

We Are Shifting Focus to Clinical Research – RBC

[New Times] Over the last 22 years, the health sector has garnered praise from both locals and development partners for its continuous reduction of maternal and infant death rates, malaria, new HIV infections and mother-to-child HIV transmissions, amon…

[New Times] Over the last 22 years, the health sector has garnered praise from both locals and development partners for its continuous reduction of maternal and infant death rates, malaria, new HIV infections and mother-to-child HIV transmissions, among others. But the success has come with a price.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Nakumatt Credit Rating Slashed as Debt Load Grows Into Billions

[Nation] Kenya’s largest retailer Nakumatt has been accorded a credit rating downgrade following a spike in debt level pointing to an increasingly uneasy retail market.

[Nation] Kenya's largest retailer Nakumatt has been accorded a credit rating downgrade following a spike in debt level pointing to an increasingly uneasy retail market.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pharmacy Technicians Seek Removal of Import Duties On Products

[Guardian] Ilorin -The President of the National Association of Pharmaceutical Technologists and Pharmacy Technicians of Nigeria, (NAPTTON), Balogun Adetona, has canvassed a total lift on duties collected on imported pharmaceutical products.

[Guardian] Ilorin -The President of the National Association of Pharmaceutical Technologists and Pharmacy Technicians of Nigeria, (NAPTTON), Balogun Adetona, has canvassed a total lift on duties collected on imported pharmaceutical products.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Rwamagana Muslim Youths Cautioned Against Radicalism

[New Times] The youth, especially Muslims in Rwamagana District, have been tasked to be on the lookout for those that could prey on their naivety to sway them into radicalism and terror activities.

[New Times] The youth, especially Muslims in Rwamagana District, have been tasked to be on the lookout for those that could prey on their naivety to sway them into radicalism and terror activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

COREN Attributes Uyo Reigners Bible Church Collapse to Poor Construction

[Daily Trust] The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has blamed poor construction for the collapse of the Reigners Bible Church International recently in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, which claimed many lives.

[Daily Trust] The Council for the Regulation of Engineering in Nigeria (COREN) has blamed poor construction for the collapse of the Reigners Bible Church International recently in Uyo, Akwa Ibom State, which claimed many lives.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria