Protester Arrested Over ‘Explicit’ Placard

[Nyasa Times] Beatrice Mateyu who was arrested by Malawi Police during a solidarity demonstration by concerned citizens against gender based violence GBV) in Lilongwe for carrying a placard deemed obscene.

[Nyasa Times] Beatrice Mateyu who was arrested by Malawi Police during a solidarity demonstration by concerned citizens against gender based violence GBV) in Lilongwe for carrying a placard deemed obscene.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Tundu Lissu Still in Critical, Stable Condition After Shooting

[Nation] Tanzanian firebrand opposition leader Tundu Lissu, who was shot by unknown gunmen in in Dar es Salaam last week, is still in critical but stable condition in hospital.

[Nation] Tanzanian firebrand opposition leader Tundu Lissu, who was shot by unknown gunmen in in Dar es Salaam last week, is still in critical but stable condition in hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Heavy Rain Destroys Over 200 Houses in Ngoma

[New Times] A stormy downpour which battered several parts of Eastern Province on Monday left up to 221 families in Ngoma District homeless, according to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugees Affairs (MIDIMAR).

[New Times] A stormy downpour which battered several parts of Eastern Province on Monday left up to 221 families in Ngoma District homeless, according to the Ministry of Disaster Management and Refugees Affairs (MIDIMAR).

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Australian Firm Gets Kanywataba Exploration License

[Observer] Armour Energy Limited, an Australia-listed firm, has signed a production sharing agreement with Uganda to explore, develop and produce oil in the Kanywataba block in Ntoroko district.

[Observer] Armour Energy Limited, an Australia-listed firm, has signed a production sharing agreement with Uganda to explore, develop and produce oil in the Kanywataba block in Ntoroko district.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Do Not Intimidate Us, We Have the Support of the Army’

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A section of NRM MPs behind the proposed amendment of article 102 of the constitution to lift the age limit of the presidency have said they will not be intimidated by anyone, stressing they have support of the army.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A section of NRM MPs behind the proposed amendment of article 102 of the constitution to lift the age limit of the presidency have said they will not be intimidated by anyone, stressing they have support of the army.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya’s Central Bank Sets Stage for Repeal of Interest Rate Caps

[East African] The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Wednesday gave the clearest signal that it intends to push for a repeal of the year-old law capping interest rates because of the negative effect it has had on the economy.

[East African] The Central Bank of Kenya (CBK) Wednesday gave the clearest signal that it intends to push for a repeal of the year-old law capping interest rates because of the negative effect it has had on the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya