Police Deny Islamic State Presence Near Mogadishu

[VOA] Security officials in the Somali town of Afgoye say they are not aware of the presence of pro-Islamic State militants in the town, despite a series of social media posts by the group claiming responsibility for attacks in the area.

[VOA] Security officials in the Somali town of Afgoye say they are not aware of the presence of pro-Islamic State militants in the town, despite a series of social media posts by the group claiming responsibility for attacks in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Comment – Museveni’s Decision On Kayihura

[Independent (Kampala)] Following recent revelations of shocking criminality in the Uganda Police Force, Inspector General Kale Kayihura’s number is up it appears. Equally feeling the chill wind must be President Yoweri Museveni who must make at least …

[Independent (Kampala)] Following recent revelations of shocking criminality in the Uganda Police Force, Inspector General Kale Kayihura's number is up it appears. Equally feeling the chill wind must be President Yoweri Museveni who must make at least three serious decisions regarding the force's politics, loyalty, and budget.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Exiled Former Army Chief Refuses to Return

[VOA] South Sudan’s former army chief said he has no plans to return to South Sudan after completing his medical examinations in Kenya. Gen. Paul Malong Awan told VOA’s South Sudan In Focus that he has credible threats to his life in South Sudan.

[VOA] South Sudan's former army chief said he has no plans to return to South Sudan after completing his medical examinations in Kenya. Gen. Paul Malong Awan told VOA's South Sudan In Focus that he has credible threats to his life in South Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Visit to Strengthen Relations – Goitsemang

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation, Mr Gaeimelwe Goitsemang says it is crucial for Botswana and Namibia to strengthen the already existing bilateral cooperation between them.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Permanent Secretary in the Ministry of International Affairs and Cooperation, Mr Gaeimelwe Goitsemang says it is crucial for Botswana and Namibia to strengthen the already existing bilateral cooperation between them.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Court Summons Tororo North County MP Over a Debt

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The High court in Kampala has summoned MP Tororo North County, Annet Nyakecho to respond to claims by OWAIS Motors (U) Ltd that she has refused to pay 85 million shillings being balance for the car she purchased.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The High court in Kampala has summoned MP Tororo North County, Annet Nyakecho to respond to claims by OWAIS Motors (U) Ltd that she has refused to pay 85 million shillings being balance for the car she purchased.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Eruption of Ethnic Violence in DRC Kills 24

[VOA] An eruption of ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 24 people and left hundreds of homes burned to the ground.

[VOA] An eruption of ethnic violence in northeastern Democratic Republic of Congo has killed more than 24 people and left hundreds of homes burned to the ground.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

My Five Minutes in New Cancer Machine

[Observer] Angella Kemirembe, 39, a resident of Kawempe, was among the first cancer patients to undergo treatment using Uganda’s newly commissioned and only Cobalt 60 radiotherapy machine recently. She had been diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016. T…

[Observer] Angella Kemirembe, 39, a resident of Kawempe, was among the first cancer patients to undergo treatment using Uganda's newly commissioned and only Cobalt 60 radiotherapy machine recently. She had been diagnosed with cervical cancer in 2016. This is part of her story about the treatment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rubbish Containers Provided for Matola

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s National Sustainable Development Fund (FNDS) on Monday delivered 35 containers to the southern city of Matola to support the municipality’s environmental management programme.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's National Sustainable Development Fund (FNDS) on Monday delivered 35 containers to the southern city of Matola to support the municipality's environmental management programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique