Riek Machar Pleads With Museveni Over House Arrest

[Observer] The former mediator between the Uganda government and the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA), Betty Bigombe, has run into the first hurdle in her new assignment to reconcile the warring parties in South Sudan.

[Observer] The former mediator between the Uganda government and the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), Betty Bigombe, has run into the first hurdle in her new assignment to reconcile the warring parties in South Sudan.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Welwitschias Go Down Fighting

[Namibian] THE Welwitschias gave a battling performance before losing their final Supersport Rugby Challenge match 42-8 against the Pumas in Windhoek on Saturday, after trailing 21-0 at halftime.

[Namibian] THE Welwitschias gave a battling performance before losing their final Supersport Rugby Challenge match 42-8 against the Pumas in Windhoek on Saturday, after trailing 21-0 at halftime.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Duale Helps Kiraitu Raise More Than Sh40 Million

[Nation] Ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s campaign tour of Meru next week, Majority Leader Aden Duale on Friday evening helped Meru Senator Kiraitu Murungi raise more than Sh40 million for his gubernatorial campaigns.

[Nation] Ahead of President Uhuru Kenyatta's campaign tour of Meru next week, Majority Leader Aden Duale on Friday evening helped Meru Senator Kiraitu Murungi raise more than Sh40 million for his gubernatorial campaigns.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Distance Churches From Treasury Looters, Osinbajo Tells Clerics

[Guardian] Abuja -Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has urged clerics to distance themselves from criminals who seek shelter in the church after looting the nation’s treasury.

[Guardian] Abuja -Acting President Yemi Osinbajo has urged clerics to distance themselves from criminals who seek shelter in the church after looting the nation's treasury.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Zarika to Defend Title in Texas, Seven Digit Purse Awaits Her

[Nation] Kenya’s pugilist Fatuma Zarika will defend her World Boxing Council (WBC) super-bantamweight title against Jamaican Alicia Ashley in a mandatory rematch set for July 15, this year in Texas, United States.

[Nation] Kenya's pugilist Fatuma Zarika will defend her World Boxing Council (WBC) super-bantamweight title against Jamaican Alicia Ashley in a mandatory rematch set for July 15, this year in Texas, United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Disquiet Lingers Despite Kenyatta and Ruto’s Tour of North Rift

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto were unable to stop simmering tension arising from governorship contests in Uasin Gishu and Elgeyo Marakwet, even as they distributed goodies to the residents during their six-day visit to t…

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Deputy William Ruto were unable to stop simmering tension arising from governorship contests in Uasin Gishu and Elgeyo Marakwet, even as they distributed goodies to the residents during their six-day visit to the region.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya