NRM Will Close Down Uganda Broadcasting Corporation Unless…

[Observer] I have a strange feeling that this may be the last of my numerous pleas with the NRM government to keep Uganda Broadcasting Corporation intact, at least for future governments.

[Observer] I have a strange feeling that this may be the last of my numerous pleas with the NRM government to keep Uganda Broadcasting Corporation intact, at least for future governments.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Malusi Gigaba’s New Economic Advisor Will Be Used As a Battering Ram in Battles With National Treasury

[DA] The Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba’s, reported controversial appointment of Professor Chris Malikane as his economic advisor should come as no surprise in South Africa.

[DA] The Minister of Finance, Malusi Gigaba's, reported controversial appointment of Professor Chris Malikane as his economic advisor should come as no surprise in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Public Protector Must Investigate Abuse of State Resources By NDZ Protection

[DA] The DA will write to the Public Protector to ask that she urgently investigate the use of state resources to provide VIP protection to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma despite the fact that she holds no position that would justify such protection.

[DA] The DA will write to the Public Protector to ask that she urgently investigate the use of state resources to provide VIP protection to Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma despite the fact that she holds no position that would justify such protection.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Man Found Murdered in Street – Kwanobuhle

[SAPS] Police are investigating a case of murder, after a body of a man was found lying in a street in KwaNobuhle early on Saturday morning. Today around 02:00, the body of Bongani Mahlahla (26), was found in Fanayo Street, KwaNobuhle, Uitenhage, with …

[SAPS] Police are investigating a case of murder, after a body of a man was found lying in a street in KwaNobuhle early on Saturday morning. Today around 02:00, the body of Bongani Mahlahla (26), was found in Fanayo Street, KwaNobuhle, Uitenhage, with two stab wounds in his upper body. Circumstances around his death are unknown at this stage. Anyone with information that could assist with the arrest of the suspect (s) is urged to contact the detectives office, KwaNobuhle SAPS at 041 978 8800 or Crime Stop 08600 1

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Is Besigye Propping Up Ex-MP Amuriat for FDC Presidency?

[Observer] With about six months to the end of Gen Mugisha Muntu’s tenure as Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president, aspirants interested in the top seat of Uganda’s leading opposition party have started declaring their intentions.

[Observer] With about six months to the end of Gen Mugisha Muntu's tenure as Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) president, aspirants interested in the top seat of Uganda's leading opposition party have started declaring their intentions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ten Men Arrested for Hijacking and Possession of Stolen Vehicles

[SAPS] As part of Operation Paseka, to investigate criminal conduct that endangers the safety or security of the community, the police from the Carjacking Team and the Western Cape Vehicle Crime Investigation Unit (VCIU) conducted tracing operations th…

[SAPS] As part of Operation Paseka, to investigate criminal conduct that endangers the safety or security of the community, the police from the Carjacking Team and the Western Cape Vehicle Crime Investigation Unit (VCIU) conducted tracing operations that led to the arrests of ten suspects for cases of hijacking, house robbery and possession of stolen vehicles.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Swift Arrests of Carjackers in Kimberley

[SAPS] The police in Kimberley have arrested three suspects aged 25, 26 and 32 in connection with a case if car-jacking. It is reported that the three hijacked VW Golf last night at about 21:00.

[SAPS] The police in Kimberley have arrested three suspects aged 25, 26 and 32 in connection with a case if car-jacking. It is reported that the three hijacked VW Golf last night at about 21:00.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

MPs Want Govt to Break Medical Stores Monopoly

[Observer] Persistent drug stockouts and unexplained expiries of medicines have nudged the Parliamentary Committee on Health to suggest that government should break the monopoly of National Medical Stores (NMS) and get other players to procure and dist…

[Observer] Persistent drug stockouts and unexplained expiries of medicines have nudged the Parliamentary Committee on Health to suggest that government should break the monopoly of National Medical Stores (NMS) and get other players to procure and distribute drugs across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda