‘Sudan’s New Voluntary Work Act Oppressive’ – Activist

[Radio Dabanga] Kampala -The draft of Sudan’s new Voluntary and Humanitarian Work Act aims to control the civil society organisations in the country, says Dr El Bagir El Afif Mukhtar, head of the El Khatim Adlan Centre for Enlightenment and Human Devel…

[Radio Dabanga] Kampala -The draft of Sudan's new Voluntary and Humanitarian Work Act aims to control the civil society organisations in the country, says Dr El Bagir El Afif Mukhtar, head of the El Khatim Adlan Centre for Enlightenment and Human Development.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Making Banana Wine to Avoid Incurring Losses

[Monitor] During the peak season of bananas, many farmers incur losses because they are paid low prices yet there are little known technologies in Uganda to preserve the ripe ones.

[Monitor] During the peak season of bananas, many farmers incur losses because they are paid low prices yet there are little known technologies in Uganda to preserve the ripe ones.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Reading Into Lyman’s Testimony

[SudaNow] Five points attract one’s attention while reading the testimony of ambassador Princeton Lyman, the former US Special envoy to Sudan and South Sudan. The testimony titled “The Questionable Case for Easing Sudan Sanctions”, was delivered before…

[SudaNow] Five points attract one's attention while reading the testimony of ambassador Princeton Lyman, the former US Special envoy to Sudan and South Sudan. The testimony titled "The Questionable Case for Easing Sudan Sanctions", was delivered before the House subcommittee on Africa last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Former Street Boy Jazzing Up Nairobi Streets with His Saxophone

[VOA] If you’ve been walking through downtown Nairobi lately, you may have seen Moses Odhiambo. The 29-year-old self-taught saxophonist has been drawing crowds and inspiring a love of music in young people who, like himself, are growing up on the streets.

[VOA] If you've been walking through downtown Nairobi lately, you may have seen Moses Odhiambo. The 29-year-old self-taught saxophonist has been drawing crowds and inspiring a love of music in young people who, like himself, are growing up on the streets.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Does Uganda Desperately Need a Nuclear Plant?

[Monitor] Some top officials of the NRM regime have a knack for the absurd and bizarre, as if to irritate Ugandans who are fed up and offended by the regime’s insensitive, reckless and unacceptable behaviour and actions. The regime regularly disappoint…

[Monitor] Some top officials of the NRM regime have a knack for the absurd and bizarre, as if to irritate Ugandans who are fed up and offended by the regime's insensitive, reckless and unacceptable behaviour and actions. The regime regularly disappoints, exploits and humiliates the people of Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Our Demands From Govt, State Govts – Labour

[Vanguard] Nigeria Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and United Labour Congress, ULC, will today task federal and state governments on review of minimum wage, good governance, improved security, payment of backlog of salaries, unemployment and corruption, …

[Vanguard] Nigeria Nigeria Labour Congress, NLC, and United Labour Congress, ULC, will today task federal and state governments on review of minimum wage, good governance, improved security, payment of backlog of salaries, unemployment and corruption, as they join their counterparts worldwide to mark May Day, otherwise known as Workers Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigerians Face Tough Foes As Tombim Futures 1 Serves Off

[Vanguard] It promises to be a bumper harvest of tennis action in Nigeria for the next five weeks as the Tombim Tennis Futures 1 serves off today in Abuja, with seven Nigerians competing in the singles draw of 32.

[Vanguard] It promises to be a bumper harvest of tennis action in Nigeria for the next five weeks as the Tombim Tennis Futures 1 serves off today in Abuja, with seven Nigerians competing in the singles draw of 32.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria