Why Biggie Tembo Was Called Mhosva

[Zimbabwe Standard] The late Biggie Tembo was named “Mhosva” Marasha after he was born before his father could not pay lobola for his marriage to his late wife Anna Matunga-Marasha from Zvimba, the late musician’s father Tembo Marasha has revealed.

[Zimbabwe Standard] The late Biggie Tembo was named "Mhosva" Marasha after he was born before his father could not pay lobola for his marriage to his late wife Anna Matunga-Marasha from Zvimba, the late musician's father Tembo Marasha has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Are Some MPs Spying for Museveni On Age Limit?

[Observer] As the fight against lifting of presidential age limits grinds on and shapes into what promises to be bruising battles ahead, some opposition MPs have come under suspicion of working against their colleagues.

[Observer] As the fight against lifting of presidential age limits grinds on and shapes into what promises to be bruising battles ahead, some opposition MPs have come under suspicion of working against their colleagues.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni – Why I Need More Time

[Observer] President Museveni has reportedly said he has a “mission to accomplish” and this is why he wants parliament to scrap age limits in the constitution for elderly presidential candidates like him.

[Observer] President Museveni has reportedly said he has a "mission to accomplish" and this is why he wants parliament to scrap age limits in the constitution for elderly presidential candidates like him.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cranes Boss Basena Wants Fufa to Sort His Future Before CHAN

[Observer] Like every other Ugandan, interim Cranes coach Moses Basena was disappointed his team didn’t qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia, following the goalless draw with Ghana on October 7. In an interview with JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE, the …

[Observer] Like every other Ugandan, interim Cranes coach Moses Basena was disappointed his team didn't qualify for the 2018 World Cup finals in Russia, following the goalless draw with Ghana on October 7. In an interview with JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE, the coach provides some insights into the Ugandan game.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Age Limit – NRM MPs to Change Strategy After Harsh Reaction

[Observer] So far, public consultation by ruling NRM MPs on the proposed lifting of age limit for presidential candidates has been met with open hostility. To counter the dissent, the MPs have been advised to avoid open gatherings and instead hold consultations with select groups, write JOSEPHINE NAMULOKI & OLIVE EYOTARU.

[Observer] So far, public consultation by ruling NRM MPs on the proposed lifting of age limit for presidential candidates has been met with open hostility. To counter the dissent, the MPs have been advised to avoid open gatherings and instead hold consultations with select groups, write JOSEPHINE NAMULOKI & OLIVE EYOTARU.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Free Legal Clinic for Epworth Girls

[The Herald] Adventist Lawyers Association (ALA), an 80-member group of lawyers belonging to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, on Saturday held a free legal clinic at Overspill shops in Epworth as part of the church’s drive to end child abuse and prost…

[The Herald] Adventist Lawyers Association (ALA), an 80-member group of lawyers belonging to the Seventh-Day Adventist Church, on Saturday held a free legal clinic at Overspill shops in Epworth as part of the church's drive to end child abuse and prostitution in the area. Epworth is infamous for child prostitution and girls as young as nine years are being sexually abused at a spot popularly known as "paBooster", among other places.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mr President, You Are Right On Bobi Wine

[Observer] Your Excellency, once again I thank you for the humility and democratic spirit that allows you to respond to people like Bobi Wine (Robert Kyagulanyi) that you would ignore without losing anything.

[Observer] Your Excellency, once again I thank you for the humility and democratic spirit that allows you to respond to people like Bobi Wine (Robert Kyagulanyi) that you would ignore without losing anything.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nigerian Painter Awarded $625,000 MacArthur Fellowship ‘Genius Grant’

[Premium Times] Njideka Akunyili-Crosby, a painter and daughter of the late Nigerian minister, Dora Akunyili, has been awarded the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship.

[Premium Times] Njideka Akunyili-Crosby, a painter and daughter of the late Nigerian minister, Dora Akunyili, has been awarded the prestigious MacArthur Fellowship.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Age Limit Debate Has Overshadowed LCI Polls

[Monitor] Ugandans may have waited for more than 16 years to elect their representatives at local council level but as the polls draw closer, the politics of the controversial presidential age limit debate seems to have overshadowed and relegated the p…

[Monitor] Ugandans may have waited for more than 16 years to elect their representatives at local council level but as the polls draw closer, the politics of the controversial presidential age limit debate seems to have overshadowed and relegated the process of the highly anticipated polls to a by-the-way.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

History Explains Why Cameroon Is At War With Itself Over Language and Culture

[The Conversation Africa] Tensions between English-speaking Cameroonians and the West-central African nation’s French-speaking government stretches back to end of colonial rule nearly 60 years ago. At the heart of the tension is Anglophones’ desire to …

[The Conversation Africa] Tensions between English-speaking Cameroonians and the West-central African nation's French-speaking government stretches back to end of colonial rule nearly 60 years ago. At the heart of the tension is Anglophones' desire to form their own independent state, Ambazonia. In recent weeks there have been violent clashes and several protesters have been killed, reportedly by government security forces. The Conversation Africa asked Verkijika G. Fanso to explain what's happening.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon