U.S Blocks Ugandan General to Army Summit Over Kasese Massacre

[Observer] Organizers of the 2017 African Land Forces Summit, which is due in the Malawian capital Lilongwe, are still holding onto the invitation of Maj Gen Peter Elwelu, the UPDF commander of land forces, The Observer has learnt.

[Observer] Organizers of the 2017 African Land Forces Summit, which is due in the Malawian capital Lilongwe, are still holding onto the invitation of Maj Gen Peter Elwelu, the UPDF commander of land forces, The Observer has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Probe DA Member’s Assault, Allegedly By ANC Members

[News24Wire] Police are investigating a case of assault after a Democratic Alliance member was attacked, allegedly by ANC members, during an election campaign in Nquthu on Monday.

[News24Wire] Police are investigating a case of assault after a Democratic Alliance member was attacked, allegedly by ANC members, during an election campaign in Nquthu on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

The State of Journalism – There’s Good News and There’s Bad News

[The Conversation Africa] Wits University’s Journalism and Media Studies Department have just published their latest State of the Newsroom report. The annual publication maps key developments in the South African media landscape – from changes in circu…

[The Conversation Africa] Wits University's Journalism and Media Studies Department have just published their latest State of the Newsroom report. The annual publication maps key developments in the South African media landscape - from changes in circulation and audiences, to shifts in media ownership, digital trends in the newsroom, transformation of the news media, political, legal and regulatory issues, and the status of media freedom in the country. Politics and Society Editor Thabo Leshilo asked the editor and lead researcher

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

EFF Joins UDM Constitutional Court Bid

[News24Wire] The EFF on Tuesday joined the UDM’s bid for a Constitutional Court order that Parliament let MPs vote by secret ballot in the upcoming vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

[News24Wire] The EFF on Tuesday joined the UDM's bid for a Constitutional Court order that Parliament let MPs vote by secret ballot in the upcoming vote of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Only EAC Heads of State Can Solve Burundi Crisis, Says Political Opponent

[Iwacu] Burundi politicians believe the summit of the East African Community (EAC) Heads of state scheduled on 10 May 2017 is an opportunity to boost the inter-Burundian dialogue so that it yields positive results.

[Iwacu] Burundi politicians believe the summit of the East African Community (EAC) Heads of state scheduled on 10 May 2017 is an opportunity to boost the inter-Burundian dialogue so that it yields positive results.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Writer Explores Abuse of Girl Child

[The Herald] Beaven Tapureta -New writer Tatenda Charles Munyuki has resuscitated interest in the theme of girl child abuse and neglect, a theme that seem to have long been forgotten since the death of writer Stephen Alumenda who tackled it mostly.

[The Herald] Beaven Tapureta -New writer Tatenda Charles Munyuki has resuscitated interest in the theme of girl child abuse and neglect, a theme that seem to have long been forgotten since the death of writer Stephen Alumenda who tackled it mostly.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Musicians Spice Up Independence Celebrations

[The Herald] The National Sports Stadium was a hive of activity yesterday as thousands of people celebrated 37 years of independence. As early as 7am, thousands were already trickling the stadium waiting for their favourite activities to take place.

[The Herald] The National Sports Stadium was a hive of activity yesterday as thousands of people celebrated 37 years of independence. As early as 7am, thousands were already trickling the stadium waiting for their favourite activities to take place.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe