Cement Wars – How Dangote Price Cuts Drive Competitors Into Loss Territory

[East African] The entry of Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, into the cement business in Tanzania has rocked the industry in the region, with cement manufacturers looking at huge losses.

[East African] The entry of Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, into the cement business in Tanzania has rocked the industry in the region, with cement manufacturers looking at huge losses.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Land Mines, Bombs Disrupt Farming in Northern Uganda

[Monitor] Gulu -One morning in 2010, Esther Lakari, a resident of Panyul Village in Agago Sub-county, Lamwo District, set off to her farm to harvest food for her family. She had no idea that tragedy awaited her.

[Monitor] Gulu -One morning in 2010, Esther Lakari, a resident of Panyul Village in Agago Sub-county, Lamwo District, set off to her farm to harvest food for her family. She had no idea that tragedy awaited her.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Amuru Land – Locals Accuse Govt of Forceful Survey

[Monitor] Amuru -A month after the survey of 10,000 hectares of land in Kololo Village, Amuru District to pave way for establishment of a sugar factory and sugar plantation for Madhvani Group ended, a section of land owners are now crying foul that the…

[Monitor] Amuru -A month after the survey of 10,000 hectares of land in Kololo Village, Amuru District to pave way for establishment of a sugar factory and sugar plantation for Madhvani Group ended, a section of land owners are now crying foul that they were forced by the government to accept the exercise.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Unbeaten Uganda, Zimbabwe Chase First Slot to Final

[Monitor] Kampala -The two unbeaten sides; Uganda and Zimbabwe, at the on-going International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa Women’s Twenty20 World Cup Qualifier clash in crucial encounter at the Wanderers Affies Oval today in Windhoek, Namibia.

[Monitor] Kampala -The two unbeaten sides; Uganda and Zimbabwe, at the on-going International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa Women's Twenty20 World Cup Qualifier clash in crucial encounter at the Wanderers Affies Oval today in Windhoek, Namibia.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Woman Gets Community Service for Slitting Neighbour’s Tummy

[The Herald] A Harare woman, who slit her neighbour’s tummy with a knife, leaving his intestines hanging out, will perform 630 hours of community service. Fungai Musodzi (54) pleaded guilty to attempted murder, but claimed to have accidentally injured …

[The Herald] A Harare woman, who slit her neighbour's tummy with a knife, leaving his intestines hanging out, will perform 630 hours of community service. Fungai Musodzi (54) pleaded guilty to attempted murder, but claimed to have accidentally injured Munyaradzi Mapfumo (54). Harare regional magistrate Mr Temba Kuwanda sentenced Musodzi to three years in prison before suspending a year for five years on condition of good behaviour.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Makerere’s Move to Recall Degrees Timely

[Monitor] The move by Makerere University to investigate the genuineness of both marks and class of degrees issued from 2011 with a view to recalling those illegally awarded is commendable. Indeed, the comprehensive audit of the authenticity of marks a…

[Monitor] The move by Makerere University to investigate the genuineness of both marks and class of degrees issued from 2011 with a view to recalling those illegally awarded is commendable. Indeed, the comprehensive audit of the authenticity of marks and class of degree awarded across colleges and schools for the past five to 10 years is a step in the right direction.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda