Academic and Activist Nyanzi’s Case Takes New Twist Over Medical Visit

[Observer] The high-profile case involving Makerere University researcher, Dr Stella Nyanzi, yesterday took another uncanny twist, following reports that the government had sent a medical team to examine the controversial Museveni critic at Luzira pris…

[Observer] The high-profile case involving Makerere University researcher, Dr Stella Nyanzi, yesterday took another uncanny twist, following reports that the government had sent a medical team to examine the controversial Museveni critic at Luzira prison, where she is incarcerated.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mayor, Town Clerk in Court Over Housing Stand Scam

[New Zimbabwe] The mayor here, Phillip Mutoti, and his town clerk, George Makunde have been summoned to appear in court to answer to charges of fraudulently allocating a residential stand to the mayor’s four-year old son.

[New Zimbabwe] The mayor here, Phillip Mutoti, and his town clerk, George Makunde have been summoned to appear in court to answer to charges of fraudulently allocating a residential stand to the mayor's four-year old son.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

U.S. Begins Delivery of Nonlethal Aid to CAR Army

[VOA] At a ceremony this month, the U.S. ambassador to the Central African Republic turned over the keys to four cargo trucks to the national army. It was the first installment of $8 million worth of nonlethal assistance that is expected to include 16 …

[VOA] At a ceremony this month, the U.S. ambassador to the Central African Republic turned over the keys to four cargo trucks to the national army. It was the first installment of $8 million worth of nonlethal assistance that is expected to include 16 more trucks and communications equipment.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

Is Someone Making Money At Our Health’s Expense?

[Observer] To be light-skinned is a fad lately. To attain a desired complexion, people, predominantly women, are lured into using cheap, substandard and adulterated cosmetics, among others.

[Observer] To be light-skinned is a fad lately. To attain a desired complexion, people, predominantly women, are lured into using cheap, substandard and adulterated cosmetics, among others.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Underfire Labour Minister’s Aide Confesses to Taking Bribe

[Observer] Appearing in the Anti- Corruption court yesterday, Brian Mugabo, a political assistant to the underfire minster of state for Labour, Herbert Kabafunzaki, made a confession to the charge of receiving and hiding a bribe worth Shs 5 million.

[Observer] Appearing in the Anti- Corruption court yesterday, Brian Mugabo, a political assistant to the underfire minster of state for Labour, Herbert Kabafunzaki, made a confession to the charge of receiving and hiding a bribe worth Shs 5 million.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Horrific Palm Sunday Bombings

[HRW] Beirut -The suicide bombings at two Egyptian churches on April 9, 2017, that killed at least 45 people are a terrifying reminder of the escalating threats facing Egypt’s Christian minority, Human Rights Watch said today. Two parishioners and a pa…

[HRW] Beirut -The suicide bombings at two Egyptian churches on April 9, 2017, that killed at least 45 people are a terrifying reminder of the escalating threats facing Egypt's Christian minority, Human Rights Watch said today. Two parishioners and a pastor at one of the churches told Human Rights Watch that police protection at the church gate was inadequate and may have allowed the bomber to enter.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Villagers Evicted, Beaten By Police Under First Lady’s Order?

[New Zimbabwe] SEVERAL people were beaten up and left for dead by riot police last Friday as farmers evicted from a property in Mazoe district tried to return to the property which has been taken over by First Lady Grace Mugabe.

[New Zimbabwe] SEVERAL people were beaten up and left for dead by riot police last Friday as farmers evicted from a property in Mazoe district tried to return to the property which has been taken over by First Lady Grace Mugabe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe