Bulk Short Message Service Business Thrives

[Addis Fortune] It is quite usual for Biniam Afework, a 24 year old recent graduate of electrical and software engineering, to receive a Short Message Service (SMS) on his mobile phone frequently.

[Addis Fortune] It is quite usual for Biniam Afework, a 24 year old recent graduate of electrical and software engineering, to receive a Short Message Service (SMS) on his mobile phone frequently.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Maize Disease Baffles Experts, Troubles Farmers

[Citizen] Arusha -Farmers have appealed to the government to speed up a research that can provide a solution to a withering disease which faces maize plant scientifically known as Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND).

[Citizen] Arusha -Farmers have appealed to the government to speed up a research that can provide a solution to a withering disease which faces maize plant scientifically known as Maize Lethal Necrosis Disease (MLND).

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Immigration to Issue Passport Application Forms Online

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Immigration Department says it will start issuing passport application forms online to avoid inconveniences to applicants, who are currently forced to physically visit its offices to collect them.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The Immigration Department says it will start issuing passport application forms online to avoid inconveniences to applicants, who are currently forced to physically visit its offices to collect them.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Mandrax Found Whilst Looking for a Stolen Phone

[SAPS] Kenton Police were conducting a follow up investigation on a stolen cellphone Marcelle Location. Members stopped at a house that was pointed out by the complainant. The suspect greeted the team and allowed them a search of his premises. Whilst t…

[SAPS] Kenton Police were conducting a follow up investigation on a stolen cellphone Marcelle Location. Members stopped at a house that was pointed out by the complainant. The suspect greeted the team and allowed them a search of his premises. Whilst the search was being undertaken, the suspect went towards his clothing that was in the cupboard. Under the watchful eye of the team, an envelope fell from the cupboard. On inspection of the envelope, 320 mandrax tablets were discovered with a total value R 25 600-00.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

UK Court’s Tough Terms for Rwandan Trio’s Trial

[East African] Rwanda and the United Kingdom are locked in a dispute over the release of two genocide suspects and the refusal by a British court to allow the extradition of three others.

[East African] Rwanda and the United Kingdom are locked in a dispute over the release of two genocide suspects and the refusal by a British court to allow the extradition of three others.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Court Appoints an Arbiter in Bou, Sudhir Crane Bank Case

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Commercial Court has appointed city advocate Harriet Magala from Kituuma -Magala and company advocates to mediate in the case between Bank of Uganda and tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia over Crane Bank.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Commercial Court has appointed city advocate Harriet Magala from Kituuma -Magala and company advocates to mediate in the case between Bank of Uganda and tycoon Sudhir Ruparelia over Crane Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

$4bn Oil Refinery Deal Takes New Twist As Chinese Protest

[Observer] A Chinese consortium which was competing for the oil refinery deal has described as “unfair” the decision by government to choose Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium to build Uganda’s $4 billion oil refinery project in Kabaale, Hoima district.

[Observer] A Chinese consortium which was competing for the oil refinery deal has described as "unfair" the decision by government to choose Albertine Graben Refinery Consortium to build Uganda's $4 billion oil refinery project in Kabaale, Hoima district.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lessons From Kenya Elections

[Observer] One of the memorable things Field Marshall Idi Amin Dada did when he ruled Uganda was to construct a 30-million-litre petroleum products’ reservoir in Jinja.

[Observer] One of the memorable things Field Marshall Idi Amin Dada did when he ruled Uganda was to construct a 30-million-litre petroleum products' reservoir in Jinja.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda