Kasese Clashes – Police Release Names of Suspects in Custody

[Monitor] Police have released names of some of the suspects arrested in a joint operation with the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) following fresh clashes in Rwenzori sub-region clashes.

[Monitor] Police have released names of some of the suspects arrested in a joint operation with the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) following fresh clashes in Rwenzori sub-region clashes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Speaker Kadaga Accuses Media of Blackmailing Her

[Monitor] The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, on Monday made her mind known to editors from different media houses, accusing them of being used by the mafia to bring her and the institution of Parliament down.

[Monitor] The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, on Monday made her mind known to editors from different media houses, accusing them of being used by the mafia to bring her and the institution of Parliament down.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Finally, East African Nations Agree to Disagree On Federation

[Citizen] Nairobi -The desired East African political federation, which has been on the table of the region’s heads of state in almost all their meetings since the idea was floated in August 2004, would certainly take more time to be realised due to a …

[Citizen] Nairobi -The desired East African political federation, which has been on the table of the region's heads of state in almost all their meetings since the idea was floated in August 2004, would certainly take more time to be realised due to a number of critical issues that have to be tackled.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Football Star Gutu Leaves for Sweden

[The Herald] WANTAWAY midfielder Archford Gutu will not be part of CAPS United’s Champions League campaign next year as he has targeted reviving his career in Europe where he successfully negotiated a move back to Swedish side IFK Vernamo.The midfielde…

[The Herald] WANTAWAY midfielder Archford Gutu will not be part of CAPS United's Champions League campaign next year as he has targeted reviving his career in Europe where he successfully negotiated a move back to Swedish side IFK Vernamo.The midfielder, who apparently was unhappy being kept on the periphery at the championship-winning Green Machine this year, signed a two-year deal with his former club on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Beyond This Farce of an Election, Somalia Will Not Mend

[Citizen] Somalia’s much-anticipated presidential and parliamentary elections are proving to be a farce and are a sign that the people will once again be betrayed by their leadership and should not expect much from the new government that will be elected.

[Citizen] Somalia's much-anticipated presidential and parliamentary elections are proving to be a farce and are a sign that the people will once again be betrayed by their leadership and should not expect much from the new government that will be elected.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Political Will in War Against Poachers Is Slowly Paying Off

[Citizen] The statement by the permanent secretary in the ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism about the government’s intention to establish a paramilitary force to deal with poaching must have sent cold shivers in the spine of poachers.

[Citizen] The statement by the permanent secretary in the ministry of Natural Resources and Tourism about the government's intention to establish a paramilitary force to deal with poaching must have sent cold shivers in the spine of poachers.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Child Anti-Malaria Drug Programs a ‘Blueprint’ for Africa

[VOA] Researchers say that giving anti-malarial drugs to older children can significantly reduce overall transmission of disease. Currently, most such programs are limited to the under-fives, but a study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, shows that expanding the intervention can lower the number of malaria cases.

[VOA] Researchers say that giving anti-malarial drugs to older children can significantly reduce overall transmission of disease. Currently, most such programs are limited to the under-fives, but a study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, shows that expanding the intervention can lower the number of malaria cases.

source: AllAfrica News: Senegal