Museveni Orders Diversion of Road Funds to Help Hunger Victims

[Monitor] Kampala -Districts whose roads were budgeted for construction in this fiscal year may have to wait a little longer as President Museveni orders diversion of roads funds to tackle drought and hunger.

[Monitor] Kampala -Districts whose roads were budgeted for construction in this fiscal year may have to wait a little longer as President Museveni orders diversion of roads funds to tackle drought and hunger.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

TV Producer Descibes Turkey Bomb Horror

[News24Wire] A television producer previously based in South Africa has described how he was travelling in Istanbul when a car bomb detonated less than 100m in front of him, followed by a suicide bomb behind him.

[News24Wire] A television producer previously based in South Africa has described how he was travelling in Istanbul when a car bomb detonated less than 100m in front of him, followed by a suicide bomb behind him.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sports Minister Hlongwane Visits Accident Victims

[The Herald] MINISTER of Sport and Recreation Makhosini Hlongwane yesterday visited the Ministry officials who were injured in a road accident that claimed three of his subordinates.

[The Herald] MINISTER of Sport and Recreation Makhosini Hlongwane yesterday visited the Ministry officials who were injured in a road accident that claimed three of his subordinates.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Sit-in Against Ongoing Abductions in South Darfur Capital

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Relatives of an abducted merchant in Nyala, the capital of South Darfur, have set up a large tent in the city in an attempt to draw attention from the authorities, to act against the rising number of abductions.

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -Relatives of an abducted merchant in Nyala, the capital of South Darfur, have set up a large tent in the city in an attempt to draw attention from the authorities, to act against the rising number of abductions.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Darfur – Four People Killed, Son of Trade Official Kidnapped

[Radio Dabanga] Murnei / Kabkabiya / Nyala -In separate incidents in Darfur, four people were killed and three people sustained injuries in the areas of Murnei, Kabkabiya, and Nyala on Thursday. In Kabkabiya a child has been kidnapped by militiamen.

[Radio Dabanga] Murnei / Kabkabiya / Nyala -In separate incidents in Darfur, four people were killed and three people sustained injuries in the areas of Murnei, Kabkabiya, and Nyala on Thursday. In Kabkabiya a child has been kidnapped by militiamen.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Singer Nancy Ajaj Ambassador for UNICEF Sudan

[Radio Dabanga] Khartouma -As the new national ambassador for the United Nations Children’s Fund (Unicef), Sudanese singer Nancy Ajaj will raise her voice to inspire action and support for a change towards safer and healthier environments for children …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartouma -As the new national ambassador for the United Nations Children's Fund (Unicef), Sudanese singer Nancy Ajaj will raise her voice to inspire action and support for a change towards safer and healthier environments for children in Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Four Years Later, Charges Laid Against Police Over Marikana Shooting

[Daily Maverick] Over four years after the Marikana Massacre, the Presidency’s announcement on Sunday that some police officers would be charged and compensation is ready to be paid was welcomed, albeit cautiously, by victims’ representatives, whose fi…

[Daily Maverick] Over four years after the Marikana Massacre, the Presidency's announcement on Sunday that some police officers would be charged and compensation is ready to be paid was welcomed, albeit cautiously, by victims' representatives, whose fight for justice has repeatedly been delayed. By GREG NICOLSON.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa