Why Ugandan Public Servants Want to Be Forever Young

[Monitor] Now in Uganda the in-thing is of some public servants trying to revise their age downwards to delay retirement. For some, the thought of soon hitting the mandatory age of 60 years has become a real nightmare.

[Monitor] Now in Uganda the in-thing is of some public servants trying to revise their age downwards to delay retirement. For some, the thought of soon hitting the mandatory age of 60 years has become a real nightmare.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Six Journalists Arrested Over ‘False News’ On Mutiny

[Al Jazeera] Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for “spreading false information” about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers and the public prosecutor said.

[Al Jazeera] Six journalists, including three media owners, have been arrested in the Ivory Coast for "spreading false information" about a mutiny by security forces, their newspapers and the public prosecutor said.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

UN Helicopter Kills Four Militants in CAR

[Deutsche Welle] A UN helicopter fired upon militants advancing into the town of Bambari in the Central African Republic. MINUSCA troops said that the militants had crossed a “red line.”

[Deutsche Welle] A UN helicopter fired upon militants advancing into the town of Bambari in the Central African Republic. MINUSCA troops said that the militants had crossed a "red line."

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Elections Herald Unexpected Fresh Start

[ISS] Somalia’s indirect elections concluded on a positive note last Wednesday, after Parliamentarians (who are appointed by clan members and regional leaders) voted for a president.

[ISS] Somalia's indirect elections concluded on a positive note last Wednesday, after Parliamentarians (who are appointed by clan members and regional leaders) voted for a president.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Govt to Use Bauxite to Transform Economy

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Jubilee House -Bauxite deposits at Kyebi and Nyinahin will be mined to manufacture machine parts to transform the economy, the President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has stated.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Jubilee House -Bauxite deposits at Kyebi and Nyinahin will be mined to manufacture machine parts to transform the economy, the President, Nana Akufo-Addo, has stated.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Konadu Yiadom SHS Cries for Infrastructural Development

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Authorities of the Konadu Yiadom Senoir High School at Akrofonso Asamang in the Sekyere East District in the Ashanti Region have expressed concern over the school’s huge infrastructural deficit, describing it as a “disincentive to …

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Authorities of the Konadu Yiadom Senoir High School at Akrofonso Asamang in the Sekyere East District in the Ashanti Region have expressed concern over the school's huge infrastructural deficit, describing it as a "disincentive to effective and quality teaching and learning".

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

We Insist On Independent Probe Into Bribery Allegation

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The alleged bribery scandal that has hit Parliament seems to be getting out of hand. From Friday to Sunday when the news broke, it was Mr. Mahama Ayariga, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, who was running the show.

[Ghanaian Chronicle] The alleged bribery scandal that has hit Parliament seems to be getting out of hand. From Friday to Sunday when the news broke, it was Mr. Mahama Ayariga, the Member of Parliament (MP) for Bawku Central, who was running the show.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Physically Disabled Root for Their Own As MCE

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Ejisu -The Ejisu-Juaben branch of the Ghana Federation of the Physically Disabled has appealed to the President to consider appointing Mr. Kwaku Ntim Twumasi, a member of the union to the position of the Municipal Chief Executive f…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Ejisu -The Ejisu-Juaben branch of the Ghana Federation of the Physically Disabled has appealed to the President to consider appointing Mr. Kwaku Ntim Twumasi, a member of the union to the position of the Municipal Chief Executive for Ejisu-Juaben.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

NDC Incurs $5bn Debt – in Just One Year to Swell Up National Debt to $30.1 Billion

[Ghanaian Chronicle] A monetary summary report released by the Bank of Ghana (BoG), covering the period of January 2016 to November 2016, indicates that the immediate past National Democratic Congress (NDC) government added almost a whopping $5 billion…

[Ghanaian Chronicle] A monetary summary report released by the Bank of Ghana (BoG), covering the period of January 2016 to November 2016, indicates that the immediate past National Democratic Congress (NDC) government added almost a whopping $5 billion to the national debt stock within a year.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Eight Mourners Perish in Fatal Accident

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Takoradi -Eight mourners. according the police. died on the spot. whilst three others sustained serious injuries. when a mini bus they were traveling on sommersaulted and crashed into a stationery bus on the Takoradi-Agona Nkwanta …

[Ghanaian Chronicle] Takoradi -Eight mourners. according the police. died on the spot. whilst three others sustained serious injuries. when a mini bus they were traveling on sommersaulted and crashed into a stationery bus on the Takoradi-Agona Nkwanta Highway.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana