Security Tight As Besigye Appears in Court

[Monitor] Security has been tightened at Rukungiri Magistrates Court where former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye is expected to appear on charges of holding unlawfully assembly and inciting violence.

[Monitor] Security has been tightened at Rukungiri Magistrates Court where former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye is expected to appear on charges of holding unlawfully assembly and inciting violence.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

From Napoleon to Mugabe, Hubris Is the Achilles Heel of Great Military Leaders

[Monitor] In June 1812, Napoleon Bonaparte led an army of 500,000 men to invade Russia. Napoleon was already the ruler of the French Empire, which stretched all the way to Egypt, Belgium, the Netherlands as well as much of Poland, Spain, Germany, Austr…

[Monitor] In June 1812, Napoleon Bonaparte led an army of 500,000 men to invade Russia. Napoleon was already the ruler of the French Empire, which stretched all the way to Egypt, Belgium, the Netherlands as well as much of Poland, Spain, Germany, Austria and Italy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Couple Wins Maiden Pregnancy Pageant

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -Kesalopa Folae and her partner Juit Tshetlhana walked away with the Best Pregnant Couple crown over the weekend after battling it out with nine other contestants.

[Botswana Daily News] Francistown -Kesalopa Folae and her partner Juit Tshetlhana walked away with the Best Pregnant Couple crown over the weekend after battling it out with nine other contestants.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Government Should Negotiate With Striking Doctors

[Monitor] On Tuesday, the National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU), the Uganda Medical Workers Union (UMWU) and Uganda Nurses and Midwives Union filed a suit in the High Court in Kampala challenging government’s decision to enter into negotiations …

[Monitor] On Tuesday, the National Organisation of Trade Unions (NOTU), the Uganda Medical Workers Union (UMWU) and Uganda Nurses and Midwives Union filed a suit in the High Court in Kampala challenging government's decision to enter into negotiations with the Uganda Medical Association (UMA).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mugabe to Negotiate Exit Deal?

[News24Wire] A report on Thursday said that “a deal has been proposed that former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa should lead a transitional government that will be constituted of stakeholders from other political parties” in Zimbabwe.

[News24Wire] A report on Thursday said that "a deal has been proposed that former vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa should lead a transitional government that will be constituted of stakeholders from other political parties" in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe Set to Hand Over Power to Ex-VP Mnangagwa – Report

[Financial Gazette] President Robert Mugabe, confined by the military to his private residence since Tuesday night, is expected to hand over power imminently to his former deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is believed to be planning a transitional governm…

[Financial Gazette] President Robert Mugabe, confined by the military to his private residence since Tuesday night, is expected to hand over power imminently to his former deputy Emmerson Mnangagwa, who is believed to be planning a transitional government which will include the opposition.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

I Wish Buhari Had Congratulated Me At 57 – Fayose

[Guardian] Abuja and Ado-Ekiti -Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, who turned 57 years yesterday said that he wished President Muhammadu Buhari had called to congratulate him.

[Guardian] Abuja and Ado-Ekiti -Governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose, who turned 57 years yesterday said that he wished President Muhammadu Buhari had called to congratulate him.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Private Sector Crucial to Nigeria’s Economic Prosperity, Ezekwesili Affirms

[Guardian] For Nigeria to ensure the economic wellbeing of her citizens, there is a need for collaboration between the Federal Government and the private sector to boost the economy.

[Guardian] For Nigeria to ensure the economic wellbeing of her citizens, there is a need for collaboration between the Federal Government and the private sector to boost the economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Soccer – Basetsana Must Overturn 2-0 Deficit to Burundi

[Sascoc] The Basetsana national women’s Under-20 side are looking to overturn their 2-0 defeat to Burundi when they host their East African rivals in Soweto on Saturday.

[Sascoc] The Basetsana national women's Under-20 side are looking to overturn their 2-0 defeat to Burundi when they host their East African rivals in Soweto on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Airline Buys Airbus Planes Worth U.S.$60 Million With Chinese Funding

[Focac] Khartoum -Sudan government on Wednesday said it purchased two Airbus planes in favour of Sudan Airways at a cost of 60 million U.S. dollars with a fund by a Chinese company.

[Focac] Khartoum -Sudan government on Wednesday said it purchased two Airbus planes in favour of Sudan Airways at a cost of 60 million U.S. dollars with a fund by a Chinese company.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan