Yoweri Museveni – a Five Times-Elected Dictator?

[Al Jazeera] He’s ruled Uganda for 31 years. With five presidential terms in office, Yoweri Museveni is surrounded by controversies related to freedom of speech, human rights, allegations of nepotism, and even the killing of Ugandan citizens. But Presi…

[Al Jazeera] He's ruled Uganda for 31 years. With five presidential terms in office, Yoweri Museveni is surrounded by controversies related to freedom of speech, human rights, allegations of nepotism, and even the killing of Ugandan citizens. But President Museveni claims Uganda is one of the most democratic countries in the world and that he is leading his people out of poverty and to an even better future. At 72, though, he's three years away from the constitutional age limit to serve as president. But there is alrea

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Officials Deny Presidential Convoy Involved in Fatal Road Accident

[Shabelle] The commanders of the 60th battalion of Somali National Army have vehemently denied reports that the Presidential convoy killed a civilian around the Palace, Villa Somalia in Mogadishu 23rd April.

[Shabelle] The commanders of the 60th battalion of Somali National Army have vehemently denied reports that the Presidential convoy killed a civilian around the Palace, Villa Somalia in Mogadishu 23rd April.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

South Darfur Survey – Hundreds Mentally Ill

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -A survey conducted by the Department of Social Welfare in South Darfur has showed a significant increase in the number of mentally ill people in the region.

[Radio Dabanga] Nyala -A survey conducted by the Department of Social Welfare in South Darfur has showed a significant increase in the number of mentally ill people in the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

‘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