We Did Not deserve Handshake – URA Staff

[Monitor] Six officials from Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) who pocketed as much as Shs200m for defending Uganda’s tax claims against British oil firms yesterday admitted that they did not “do anything special” outside their scope of duty to deserve pa…

[Monitor] Six officials from Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) who pocketed as much as Shs200m for defending Uganda's tax claims against British oil firms yesterday admitted that they did not "do anything special" outside their scope of duty to deserve part of the controversial Shs6 billion payments.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Burundi Coup Attempt Suspects to be Absent From Peace Talks

[Monitor] Talks aimed to end political violence in strife-torn Burundi resume in Arusha next week under former Tanzania President Benjamin Mkapa. Sources close to the office of the facilitator of Inter-Burundi Dialogue said some opposition leaders who …

[Monitor] Talks aimed to end political violence in strife-torn Burundi resume in Arusha next week under former Tanzania President Benjamin Mkapa. Sources close to the office of the facilitator of Inter-Burundi Dialogue said some opposition leaders who fled the country after being implicated in the the May 2015 coup attempt against the government of President Pierre Nkurunziza had not been invited.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Army Arrests Soldiers Who Brutalised a Physically Challenged Man

[Leadership] Following a video clip trending on social media on Wednesday, which showed two army officers brutalising a physically challenged man for wearing a camouflage shirt, the Nigeria has said the officers in question has been apprehended.

[Leadership] Following a video clip trending on social media on Wednesday, which showed two army officers brutalising a physically challenged man for wearing a camouflage shirt, the Nigeria has said the officers in question has been apprehended.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Epileptic People Discriminated in Burundi

[Iwacu] Epileptics are treated abominably and unfairly in the Burundian society. On the occasion of the International Epilepsy Day, the Ministry of Public Health says it organizes sensitization campaigns to break down the prejudices.

[Iwacu] Epileptics are treated abominably and unfairly in the Burundian society. On the occasion of the International Epilepsy Day, the Ministry of Public Health says it organizes sensitization campaigns to break down the prejudices.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Ruling Party Picks Candidates for Regional Body Race

[Monitor] Entebbe -After a night of acrimony on Tuesday, the ruling NRM party parliamentary caucus yesterday regrouped and elected their flag bearers in the forthcoming elections for the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA).

[Monitor] Entebbe -After a night of acrimony on Tuesday, the ruling NRM party parliamentary caucus yesterday regrouped and elected their flag bearers in the forthcoming elections for the East African Legislative Assembly (EALA).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Somali PM Dropped Out of the Race for President

[Shabelle] Somalia’s outgoing prime minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke who finished first round of the voting with 37 votes has dropped out of the touch race for Villa Somalia.

[Shabelle] Somalia's outgoing prime minister Omar Abdirashid Sharmarke who finished first round of the voting with 37 votes has dropped out of the touch race for Villa Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Herdsmen Attack – Remains of Inspector Recovered in Delta

[Vanguard] The remains of a policeman reported missing, following a clash with herdsmen dressed in police uniform on Sunday at Ohoror community, Delta State, was, Tuesday, discovered by locals in the community.

[Vanguard] The remains of a policeman reported missing, following a clash with herdsmen dressed in police uniform on Sunday at Ohoror community, Delta State, was, Tuesday, discovered by locals in the community.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria