Tuwei Urges Elite Athletes to Run at Ndakaini

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Ahead of the 14th edition of the Ndakaini Half Marathon, Athletics Kenya (AK) boss Lt. Gen (Rtd) Jackson Tuwei has challenged elite athletes in the country to take part in the race slated for September 30 as way of inspiring upcom…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Ahead of the 14th edition of the Ndakaini Half Marathon, Athletics Kenya (AK) boss Lt. Gen (Rtd) Jackson Tuwei has challenged elite athletes in the country to take part in the race slated for September 30 as way of inspiring upcoming stars.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Ugandan Pilgrims – We Were Conned

[Observer] Some Muslims who paid but failed to get visas to make the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, claim they were conned of $4,000 (Shs 14.5 million) each by some travel agents.

[Observer] Some Muslims who paid but failed to get visas to make the annual pilgrimage to Mecca, Saudi Arabia, claim they were conned of $4,000 (Shs 14.5 million) each by some travel agents.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fall Armyworm Spreads to the Country

[VOA] Fall armyworm has spread to Cameroon. The pest has attacked crops in at least 24 African countries. In Cameroon, the Ministry of Agriculture says it is particularly concerned about the impact of the fall armyworm infestation in the north and the …

[VOA] Fall armyworm has spread to Cameroon. The pest has attacked crops in at least 24 African countries. In Cameroon, the Ministry of Agriculture says it is particularly concerned about the impact of the fall armyworm infestation in the north and the east of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Sudhir Demands Quick Court Win

[Observer] Nearly 19 days after he counter-sued Bank of Uganda (BOU) for $8 million and got no response, businessman Sudhir Ruparelia yesterday wrote to the Commercial court asking for a quick judgment in his favour.

[Observer] Nearly 19 days after he counter-sued Bank of Uganda (BOU) for $8 million and got no response, businessman Sudhir Ruparelia yesterday wrote to the Commercial court asking for a quick judgment in his favour.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

KZN Mayor Welcomes Probe Into Missing R200 Million Drought Aid

[News24Wire] Nongoma local municipal Mayor Albert Mncwango welcomed the investigation by the KwaZulu-Natal agriculture department into an alleged R200m in drought aid that never materialised.

[News24Wire] Nongoma local municipal Mayor Albert Mncwango welcomed the investigation by the KwaZulu-Natal agriculture department into an alleged R200m in drought aid that never materialised.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Museveni Fights to Fix NRM Cracks in Kalungu

[Observer] In a last-ditch effort to shore up the ruling NRM party’s standing in Thursday’s by-election for the Kalungu LC-V chairman, President Museveni made a passionate appeal to party supporters in the district to bury their differences and promote…

[Observer] In a last-ditch effort to shore up the ruling NRM party's standing in Thursday's by-election for the Kalungu LC-V chairman, President Museveni made a passionate appeal to party supporters in the district to bury their differences and promote the broader party interests.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Makerere Debates Bobi Wine Victory

[Observer] Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine’s sweeping by-election victory in Kyandondo East last July was the focus of a discussion by the Makerere University Institute of Social Research [Misr] on Friday, August 25.

[Observer] Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu aka Bobi Wine's sweeping by-election victory in Kyandondo East last July was the focus of a discussion by the Makerere University Institute of Social Research [Misr] on Friday, August 25.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Libya Is Still Unsafe for Job Seekers, Says Government

[Observer] Libya is still at war with itself since the fighting that culminated in the death of its leader Muammar Gaddafi, and, as a result, Uganda’s ministry of Foreign Affairs says it cannot guarantee the safety of Ugandans intending to work in the …

[Observer] Libya is still at war with itself since the fighting that culminated in the death of its leader Muammar Gaddafi, and, as a result, Uganda's ministry of Foreign Affairs says it cannot guarantee the safety of Ugandans intending to work in the volatile North African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Somalis Refuse to Bury Dead Until Govt Admits Killing Them in U.S.-Backed Raid

[Shabelle] Somali families are refusing to bury the bodies of 10 loved ones, including three children, until the government takes responsibility for killing them in a U.S.-backed military raid, officials said on Sunday.

[Shabelle] Somali families are refusing to bury the bodies of 10 loved ones, including three children, until the government takes responsibility for killing them in a U.S.-backed military raid, officials said on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia