Legislators, Cabinet Clash Over Declaring State of Emergency As Hunger Worsens

[Observer] Parliament has passed a motion seeking to declare a state of emergency in the country over the hunger. Last evening, the legislators voted in favour of a motion moved by Kumi woman MP Monica Amoding, stating that government has failed to han…

[Observer] Parliament has passed a motion seeking to declare a state of emergency in the country over the hunger. Last evening, the legislators voted in favour of a motion moved by Kumi woman MP Monica Amoding, stating that government has failed to handle the situation and people are suffering from hunger.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Magistrate Simusamba Aborts Court After Hichilema Supporters Call Him Cadre

Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s hope to see the outside world has suffered a major blow this morning after a furious magistrate David Simusamba abruptly adjourned the matter to next week Thursday. Simusamba reacted angrily to murmurs “Cadre! Cadre! Cadre!” by … Continued

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Opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema’s hope to see the outside world has suffered a major blow this morning after a furious magistrate David Simusamba abruptly adjourned the matter to next week Thursday. Simusamba reacted angrily to murmurs “Cadre! Cadre! Cadre!” by suspected UPND supporters in the gallery. The magistrate has instead punished Hichilema for the ‘sins’ of his supporters. By next week, Hichilema would be heading towards a month behind bars for a non-bailable offence. The opposition leader was arrested three weeks ago and is charged with treason among other offences. The post Magistrate Simusamba Aborts Court After Hichilema Supporters Call Him Cadre appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Rugby Union’s Appointments Spark Controversy

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE Rugby Union’s appointment of a new chief executive has torched controversy following a process that was flawed, with three people getting employed from the job interview.

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE Rugby Union's appointment of a new chief executive has torched controversy following a process that was flawed, with three people getting employed from the job interview.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Reps Probe NIA Over N15 Billion

[Daily Trust] The House of Representatives yesterday mandated its committee on national intelligence and public safety to investigate the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) over the N15 billion recently recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Co…

[Daily Trust] The House of Representatives yesterday mandated its committee on national intelligence and public safety to investigate the National Intelligence Agency (NIA) over the N15 billion recently recovered by the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) at Osborne Street, Ikoyi, Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

East London’s Former Buffalo City Mayor in Court for Fraud

[News24Wire] A former Buffalo City metro mayor, four senior municipal employees and a local lawyer have appeared in the East London Magistrate’s Court on fraud charge, the Hawks said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A former Buffalo City metro mayor, four senior municipal employees and a local lawyer have appeared in the East London Magistrate's Court on fraud charge, the Hawks said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Govt to Look Into NGOs Distributing Sanitary Pads – Janet Museveni

[Observer] Government is concerned and will “look into” NGOs spearheading the distribution of free sanitary pads to school children without involving the ministry of Education and Sports, First Lady Janet Museveni has warned.

[Observer] Government is concerned and will "look into" NGOs spearheading the distribution of free sanitary pads to school children without involving the ministry of Education and Sports, First Lady Janet Museveni has warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Madina Seeks to Bounce Back After Setback in South Africa

[Daily News] South Africa’s lady golfer has vowed to bounce back after a luckless run in the just ended Sanlam South African Amateur Golf Championship. Madina said after her arrival in Dar es Salaam that she would work seriously on some mistakes that d…

[Daily News] South Africa's lady golfer has vowed to bounce back after a luckless run in the just ended Sanlam South African Amateur Golf Championship. Madina said after her arrival in Dar es Salaam that she would work seriously on some mistakes that dented her chance to win the South African event.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania