2009 Riots – I Spent Three Years in Luzira Prison

[Monitor] It was real chaos in the city. September 10 and 11, 2009, will forever be remembered in Kampala. Gunfire and thick clouds of smoke could be seen and heard all over the city. Cars and a police station were set on fire by rioters who blocked ro…

[Monitor] It was real chaos in the city. September 10 and 11, 2009, will forever be remembered in Kampala. Gunfire and thick clouds of smoke could be seen and heard all over the city. Cars and a police station were set on fire by rioters who blocked roads with burning tyres and huge stones.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Host Ghana, Senegal Progress in WAFU Cup

[CAF] Host Ghana and Senegal have booked their places at the next stage of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations after hard fought wins on the opening day of the sub-regional tournament on Saturday in Cape Coast.

[CAF] Host Ghana and Senegal have booked their places at the next stage of the 2017 WAFU Cup of Nations after hard fought wins on the opening day of the sub-regional tournament on Saturday in Cape Coast.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

Rwanda’s Young Cabinet of Technocrats

[New Times] A few weeks ago this town was pregnant with expectations. Just like any experiences of being expectant, Kigali was jittery. Speculations were about in the media and in WhatsApp groups about what was an impending cabinet list: who was in and…

[New Times] A few weeks ago this town was pregnant with expectations. Just like any experiences of being expectant, Kigali was jittery. Speculations were about in the media and in WhatsApp groups about what was an impending cabinet list: who was in and who was out; there was certainty that young people would be selected and what that would signal about the coming years and the future of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

We Have Never Worked for Sudhir – BOU Lawyers

[Monitor] Following tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia’s petition to the High Court on Wednesday seeking to throw out two prominent law firms that are representing Bank of Uganda and Crane Bank in receivership in a Shs397 billion dispute, MMAKS Advocates and AF M…

[Monitor] Following tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia's petition to the High Court on Wednesday seeking to throw out two prominent law firms that are representing Bank of Uganda and Crane Bank in receivership in a Shs397 billion dispute, MMAKS Advocates and AF Mpanga Advocates have filed an affidavit in reply, saying they have never worked for Sudhir.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mozambicans Welcome End of Banditry

[CAJ News] Maputo -MOZAMBICANS are eager for a fresh start ahead of October when the country’s warring parties are set to sign a permanent peace deal. This will end long running hostilities between the ruling Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) and M…

[CAJ News] Maputo -MOZAMBICANS are eager for a fresh start ahead of October when the country's warring parties are set to sign a permanent peace deal. This will end long running hostilities between the ruling Mozambique Liberation Front (FRELIMO) and Mozambican National Resistance (RENAMO). RENAMO has been waging terror against citizens in protest of the outcome of the 2014 general election, which it claims was rigged.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Grace Fans Violence Against Mugabe’s Rivals

[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWEAN First Lady, Grace Mugabe, is barring rivals from meeting officials expelled from the party for allegedly planning to topple President Robert Mugabe.

[CAJ News] Harare -ZIMBABWEAN First Lady, Grace Mugabe, is barring rivals from meeting officials expelled from the party for allegedly planning to topple President Robert Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Olunga Says He’s ‘Ready for Business’ in La Liga Debut

[Nation] Having completed a high profile move to La Liga side Girona from China’s Zhicheng at the start of this month, Micheal Olunga insists he is “ready to get business straight away” ahead of his potential debut in the Spanish top flight football le…

[Nation] Having completed a high profile move to La Liga side Girona from China's Zhicheng at the start of this month, Micheal Olunga insists he is "ready to get business straight away" ahead of his potential debut in the Spanish top flight football league on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Afrobasket – Cameroon Ends Rwanda’s Dream

[New Times] Rwanda suffered a 77-81 defeat at hands of Cameroon Sunday afternoon to miss out on a place in the quarter-finals of the ongoing 29th African Basketball Championships (Afrobasket) in Senegal and Tunisia.

[New Times] Rwanda suffered a 77-81 defeat at hands of Cameroon Sunday afternoon to miss out on a place in the quarter-finals of the ongoing 29th African Basketball Championships (Afrobasket) in Senegal and Tunisia.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon