How Kickbacks Are Stifling Local Govt Service Delivery

[Monitor] In November 2016, Agnes Namyaalo was eight months pregnant. Before the nine months were over however, the mother of three felt unwell and went to Bukasa Health Centre IV, in Kyamuswa Sub County. Namyaalo walked straight from her garden, as sh…

[Monitor] In November 2016, Agnes Namyaalo was eight months pregnant. Before the nine months were over however, the mother of three felt unwell and went to Bukasa Health Centre IV, in Kyamuswa Sub County. Namyaalo walked straight from her garden, as she was feeling pain within her womb, to the health centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Quashes Government Order to Close Dadaab

[Al Jazeera] Kenya’s high court has said it would be unconstitutional to close the world’s biggest refugee camp, which houses more than 200,000 people who have fled war in neighbouring Somalia.

[Al Jazeera] Kenya's high court has said it would be unconstitutional to close the world's biggest refugee camp, which houses more than 200,000 people who have fled war in neighbouring Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Blood Diamonds – How Army Killed My Brother

[Zimbabwe Independent] THIS week the Zimbabwe Independent which in December last year began publishing fresh stories based on our ground-breaking investigation into the Marange alluvial diamonds discovery and subsequent looting exposes how the military…

[Zimbabwe Independent] THIS week the Zimbabwe Independent which in December last year began publishing fresh stories based on our ground-breaking investigation into the Marange alluvial diamonds discovery and subsequent looting exposes how the military's "Operation Hakudzokwi" resulted in untold suffering, arbitrary arrests and deaths of innocent diamond miners in the hands of state security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Family of Kerosene Explosion Victim Begs Bayelsa, Delta Govts for Help

[Vanguard] The family of Theo Moni, a nine-year-old kerosene explosion victim, has appealed to the governments of Bayelsa and Delta states to provide them with financial assistance to save the life of their son.

[Vanguard] The family of Theo Moni, a nine-year-old kerosene explosion victim, has appealed to the governments of Bayelsa and Delta states to provide them with financial assistance to save the life of their son.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EFCC Uncovers Billions in Cash in Home of Ex-NNPC GMD

[Premium Times] The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday told a committee of the House of Representatives that $9.2 million and 750,000 pounds were recovered from a residence in Kaduna state.

[Premium Times] The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday told a committee of the House of Representatives that $9.2 million and 750,000 pounds were recovered from a residence in Kaduna state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Comedian Q Goes for Radio Show

[The Herald] Acclaimed stand-up comedian Nqobizitha Dube popularly known as Q Dube will join Power FM as co-presenter for The Breakfast show. He will be on the show alongside former Big Brother Africa contestant Butterfly who is making a return to the …

[The Herald] Acclaimed stand-up comedian Nqobizitha Dube popularly known as Q Dube will join Power FM as co-presenter for The Breakfast show. He will be on the show alongside former Big Brother Africa contestant Butterfly who is making a return to the slot. "I feel very good about this. I am starting on Monday," he said. Q also stated how he is going to try and bring a new feel to the show.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Jah Prayzah Takes Muridzo to Mutare

[The Herald] Fun-loving people in Mutare are set to get refreshing night as Jah Prayzah and Andy Muridzo converge for a show at Platinum (formerly Pick and Save) tonight. This is one of the first shows lined for the two musicians who recently signed th…

[The Herald] Fun-loving people in Mutare are set to get refreshing night as Jah Prayzah and Andy Muridzo converge for a show at Platinum (formerly Pick and Save) tonight. This is one of the first shows lined for the two musicians who recently signed their Military Touch Movement deal to work together. The two are expected to sample their new collaboration that will feature on Muridzo album "Tichambotenderera".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe