Senior Police Officers Deny Charges, Remanded Again

[Monitor] Kampala -Nine people, including five senior police officers who are accused of kidnapping former bodyguard of Rwandan president Paul Kagame, yesterday withdrew their move to reject the Army Court to prosecute them citing lack of jurisdiction.

[Monitor] Kampala -Nine people, including five senior police officers who are accused of kidnapping former bodyguard of Rwandan president Paul Kagame, yesterday withdrew their move to reject the Army Court to prosecute them citing lack of jurisdiction.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Low Turn Out At Prayers for Upcoming Opposition Presidential Elections Start

[Monitor] Special prayers for the candidates contesting for the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party presidency are underway at the party headquarters in Najjanakumbi amidst low turn up by both expected top leaders and members.

[Monitor] Special prayers for the candidates contesting for the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party presidency are underway at the party headquarters in Najjanakumbi amidst low turn up by both expected top leaders and members.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Doctors Demand Written Government Commitment to End Strike

[Monitor] The rift between striking medical doctors and government on their salary and working conditions might soon end if government commits itself through a written agreement.

[Monitor] The rift between striking medical doctors and government on their salary and working conditions might soon end if government commits itself through a written agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minister Named in U.S.$500,000 Business Bribery Case

[Monitor] Kampala -Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa has been named in US court documents as having allegedly received a $500, 000 (about Shs1.8 billion) bribe help a Chinese company obtain business advantages including acquisition of a Ugandan bank.

[Monitor] Kampala -Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa has been named in US court documents as having allegedly received a $500, 000 (about Shs1.8 billion) bribe help a Chinese company obtain business advantages including acquisition of a Ugandan bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

High Costs of Materials Delay Dar Housing Project

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The completion of the Magomeni housing project has been delayed due to high costs of construction materials and the shortage of equipment, the Tanzania Building Agency (TBA) says.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -The completion of the Magomeni housing project has been delayed due to high costs of construction materials and the shortage of equipment, the Tanzania Building Agency (TBA) says.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

When the State Is the Man and That Man Is Mugabe, a New Era Begins With His Fall

[The Conversation Africa] The parliamentary impeachment of beleaguered President Robert Mugabe – in terms of section 97 of Zimbabwe’s constitution – could be the culminating moment of a soft coup that staves off the indignity of slipshod regional interventions, while saving the legitimacy of a régime sans a disgraced Mugabe dynasty.

[The Conversation Africa] The parliamentary impeachment of beleaguered President Robert Mugabe - in terms of section 97 of Zimbabwe's constitution - could be the culminating moment of a soft coup that staves off the indignity of slipshod regional interventions, while saving the legitimacy of a régime sans a disgraced Mugabe dynasty.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Senate Probes Non-Payment of Severance, Pensions to Judicial Officers

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate has begun a probe into non-payment of all severance, gratuities and pensions arrears to retired state judicial officers by state governments.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Senate has begun a probe into non-payment of all severance, gratuities and pensions arrears to retired state judicial officers by state governments.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Evans Not Starving – We’re Just Taking Precautions – Prisons Boss

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Prisons Service, yesterday, responded to the allegation by kidnap suspect, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, that he was not being given enough food by prison officials.

[Vanguard] The Nigerian Prisons Service, yesterday, responded to the allegation by kidnap suspect, Chukwudumeme Onwuamadike a.k.a. Evans, that he was not being given enough food by prison officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dar Residents Flock to Peace Ark for Free Health Check-Ups

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Thousands of city residents thronged the Dar es Salaam Port yesterday as they sought to receive free health testing from Chinese doctors, creating havoc on the way the exercise was conducted.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Thousands of city residents thronged the Dar es Salaam Port yesterday as they sought to receive free health testing from Chinese doctors, creating havoc on the way the exercise was conducted.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania