Tracking Emong’s Rise to the Top of the World

[Monitor] Kampala -David Emong run the race of his life, his fastest ever, to win his first ever gold, in the T46 1500m event at the World Para Athletics Championship in London on Saturday night.

[Monitor] Kampala -David Emong run the race of his life, his fastest ever, to win his first ever gold, in the T46 1500m event at the World Para Athletics Championship in London on Saturday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S. Network Adapts Nigeria’s Nnedi Okorafor’s Novel for TV Series

[Daily Trust] Nigerian-British writer Nnedi Okorafor has revealed that her 2010 fantasy novel ‘Who Fears Death’ has been adapted by Home Box Office (HBO) for a television series. In a tweet on the 10th of July, the writer shared this news with her fans…

[Daily Trust] Nigerian-British writer Nnedi Okorafor has revealed that her 2010 fantasy novel 'Who Fears Death' has been adapted by Home Box Office (HBO) for a television series. In a tweet on the 10th of July, the writer shared this news with her fans and followers. The book won the 2011 World Fantasy Award for best novel as well as the Carl Brandon Kindred Award in 2010, for outstanding work of speculative fiction dealing with race and ethnicity because of its unique blend of Nigerian culture with science fiction.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MP Bobi Wine Responds to Museveni On By-Elections

[Monitor] The newly elected MP for Kyaddondo East Robert Kagulanyi Sentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine has responded to President Museveni’s concern on by-elections and other issues in the country.

[Monitor] The newly elected MP for Kyaddondo East Robert Kagulanyi Sentamu popularly known as Bobi Wine has responded to President Museveni's concern on by-elections and other issues in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Former Security Adviser Says Jonathan ‘Defeated’ Boko Haram

[Premium Times] Despite the Boko Haram taking over several territory including about 16 local government areas during the Goodluck Jonathan administration, the then National Security Adviser, NSA, said the government deserves commendation for defeating…

[Premium Times] Despite the Boko Haram taking over several territory including about 16 local government areas during the Goodluck Jonathan administration, the then National Security Adviser, NSA, said the government deserves commendation for defeating the group.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Are Your Children Watching the Right TV Programmes?

[Monitor] One Saturday afternoon, Betty Birungi was disturbed when she walked into the living room and found her four and six-year-old daughters watching a love scene on one of the cartoon channels.

[Monitor] One Saturday afternoon, Betty Birungi was disturbed when she walked into the living room and found her four and six-year-old daughters watching a love scene on one of the cartoon channels.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Thousands March Against Constitution Referendum

[Al Jazeera] Thousands of Malians have taken to the streets to protest against a planned referendum on constitutional changes that would give extra powers to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, create new regions and recognise the Tuareg’s ethnic homeland.

[Al Jazeera] Thousands of Malians have taken to the streets to protest against a planned referendum on constitutional changes that would give extra powers to President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita, create new regions and recognise the Tuareg's ethnic homeland.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali