Leaders Fight in Council Meeting

[Monitor] Tororo -Tororo District council chambers were last Friday turned into a boxing ring as councillors engaged in a fist fight over a proposal to carve Rubongi Sub-county from West Budama.

[Monitor] Tororo -Tororo District council chambers were last Friday turned into a boxing ring as councillors engaged in a fist fight over a proposal to carve Rubongi Sub-county from West Budama.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

10 Governors to Enter 2017 With Big Problems

[Daily Trust] The year 2016 posed serious challenges to some states in the country as they were faced with myriad of problems, ranging from kidnapping, banditry, insurgency, internally displaced persons, and the nonpayment of salaries. There seems to b…

[Daily Trust] The year 2016 posed serious challenges to some states in the country as they were faced with myriad of problems, ranging from kidnapping, banditry, insurgency, internally displaced persons, and the nonpayment of salaries. There seems to be no respite for them as they carry the excess baggage into the New Year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sugarcane Farmers to Trade in Open Market

[Monitor] Masindi -The Masindi District security committee has granted sugarcane farmers in the district permission to sell their sugarcane to any willing buyer provided they don’t have any contractual obligation with Kinyara Sugar Limited.

[Monitor] Masindi -The Masindi District security committee has granted sugarcane farmers in the district permission to sell their sugarcane to any willing buyer provided they don't have any contractual obligation with Kinyara Sugar Limited.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How Nigerian Killed Her Tourism

[Daily Trust] I wonder if there is anyone in authority in Nigeria who understands the brutal counsel offered recently by Ohis Ehimiaghe, Manager of the North, West and Central Africa Region for South African Airways.

[Daily Trust] I wonder if there is anyone in authority in Nigeria who understands the brutal counsel offered recently by Ohis Ehimiaghe, Manager of the North, West and Central Africa Region for South African Airways.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hayley, a Great Speaker Who Is Only 19 Years Old

[Monitor] A short, fairly light skinned jolly girl sits across the room, wearing a bright smile. She has a stern look that is miles away from shyness. At 19 years of age, Hayley Mulenda, a Ugandan based in London has created her niche as a global motiv…

[Monitor] A short, fairly light skinned jolly girl sits across the room, wearing a bright smile. She has a stern look that is miles away from shyness. At 19 years of age, Hayley Mulenda, a Ugandan based in London has created her niche as a global motivational speaker, entrepreneur and author.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Officer Clubbed to Death

[Premium Times] The Enugu State Police Command says it has commenced investigation into the clubbing to death of a police officer who was attempting to apprehend some hoodlums smoking Indian hemp in Enugu metropolis.

[Premium Times] The Enugu State Police Command says it has commenced investigation into the clubbing to death of a police officer who was attempting to apprehend some hoodlums smoking Indian hemp in Enugu metropolis.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

When Hollywood Actress Kristin Davis Visited Gihembe Refugees

[New Times] “You mean a porn movie star is in Rwanda to meet refugees?” asked a visibly scandalized TV 10 journalist in the press van on our way to Gihembe Refugee Camp.

[New Times] "You mean a porn movie star is in Rwanda to meet refugees?" asked a visibly scandalized TV 10 journalist in the press van on our way to Gihembe Refugee Camp.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

What Ecowas Leaders Agreed On Boko Haram, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mali, Others

[Premium Times] At the end of their 50th ordinary session, leaders of West African countries, ECOWAS, took decisions on member countries including Gambia, Mali, and Guinea Bissau.

[Premium Times] At the end of their 50th ordinary session, leaders of West African countries, ECOWAS, took decisions on member countries including Gambia, Mali, and Guinea Bissau.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Desmond Elliot Premieres New Movie “Crystal”

[Premium Times] The Fountain of Life Church, Ilupeju in Lagos will on December 18 play host to a new movie premiere by Nigerian actor, director, and politician, Desmond Elliot.

[Premium Times] The Fountain of Life Church, Ilupeju in Lagos will on December 18 play host to a new movie premiere by Nigerian actor, director, and politician, Desmond Elliot.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria