Fake ID Card Printing Ring Busted

[The Herald] Police have arrested people in Harare who were allegedly printing fake national identity documents and the suspects will appear in court soon. In a statement yesterday, the Registrar-General’s Office said the system was alert to any shenan…

[The Herald] Police have arrested people in Harare who were allegedly printing fake national identity documents and the suspects will appear in court soon. In a statement yesterday, the Registrar-General's Office said the system was alert to any shenanigans. "The Registrar-General security got a tip off about criminals who are printing fake national identity documents and sought the assistance of the police to arrest the culprits," the RG's office said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Johnnie, Kamyuka Were Habitual Fighters – Witness

[Monitor] Kampala -The trial of the murder of John Ahimbisbwe aka Jonnie at Guvnor, a popular city hangout, continued yesterday with the club’s manager testifying that the accused and the deceased had been banned from the nightclub for fighting.

[Monitor] Kampala -The trial of the murder of John Ahimbisbwe aka Jonnie at Guvnor, a popular city hangout, continued yesterday with the club's manager testifying that the accused and the deceased had been banned from the nightclub for fighting.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MCSN Woos Coson, Seeks Reconciliation of Royalties

[Guardian] Sequel to its approval and licencing to operate as rights and royalties collective society by the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Musical Copyright Society Nigeria (MCSN) Ltd/Gte has approached the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) f…

[Guardian] Sequel to its approval and licencing to operate as rights and royalties collective society by the Nigerian Copyright Commission (NCC), Musical Copyright Society Nigeria (MCSN) Ltd/Gte has approached the Copyright Society of Nigeria (COSON) for collaboration and reconciliation of accounts. MCSN, in a letter to COSON and its chairman, Chief Tony Okoroji, has invited COSON to consider the possibility of collaboration and cooperation for mutual benefits of individual members, affiliates and clients.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Democracy Not Fully Understood in Burundi, Say Catholic Bishops

[Iwacu] In a declaration they issued on 9 June, the Catholic Bishops of Burundi say democracy is not yet fully understood in the country. They say they are concerned about the people who are being intimidated by some administrative officials.

[Iwacu] In a declaration they issued on 9 June, the Catholic Bishops of Burundi say democracy is not yet fully understood in the country. They say they are concerned about the people who are being intimidated by some administrative officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Apaa Land Dispute – Acholi MPs to Boycott Parliament

[Monitor] Gulu -A section of Legislators from Acholi Sub-region under their umbrella body, Acholi Parliamentary Group [APG], have threatened to boycott parliamentary sittings if the government doesn’t intervene immediately in the land dispute between t…

[Monitor] Gulu -A section of Legislators from Acholi Sub-region under their umbrella body, Acholi Parliamentary Group [APG], have threatened to boycott parliamentary sittings if the government doesn't intervene immediately in the land dispute between the Acholi and the Madi communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Burundi University Commemorates 22nd Anniversary of Students’ Killings

[Iwacu] “Those who were killed were had come to study. We have to accept what happened and assume our responsibilities” says Gaspard Banyankimbona, Rector of the Burundi University. He has said that this Tuesday on the occasion of the commemoration of …

[Iwacu] "Those who were killed were had come to study. We have to accept what happened and assume our responsibilities" says Gaspard Banyankimbona, Rector of the Burundi University. He has said that this Tuesday on the occasion of the commemoration of 22nd anniversary of the killings that occurred at the University of Burundi from 11 to 12 June 1995.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Government Abandons Cancer Patients to Die

[Monitor] Kampala -More cancer patients have dropped dead since the country’s only radiotherapy machine broke down fifteen months ago compared to same period in preceding years.

[Monitor] Kampala -More cancer patients have dropped dead since the country's only radiotherapy machine broke down fifteen months ago compared to same period in preceding years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda