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

Soldiers Killed in South Sudan Ambush

[CAJ News] Khartoum -MILITANTS in the explosive South Sudan have killed an unspecified number of government forces and 16 civilians following an ambush on a convoy. Thousands are displaced. The fighting that claimed the lives of Sudanese People’s Liber…

[CAJ News] Khartoum -MILITANTS in the explosive South Sudan have killed an unspecified number of government forces and 16 civilians following an ambush on a convoy. Thousands are displaced. The fighting that claimed the lives of Sudanese People's Liberation Army (SPLA) soldiers and injured 10 other civilians is raging the south of the town of Wau in the north-west of the country. The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS) said 84 four people had arrived at the UNMISS POC site, while an influx of at least 3,000 people a

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Khartoum to Host Geographers Forum in December

[SNA] Khartoum -Khartoum will hold during December 18 – 20 the Arab Geographers Forum with participation of geographers’ societies from the Arab countries, Uganda, Chad, France, Britain and the United States.

[SNA] Khartoum -Khartoum will hold during December 18 - 20 the Arab Geographers Forum with participation of geographers' societies from the Arab countries, Uganda, Chad, France, Britain and the United States.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Govt to Impose New Tax On Winnings From Betting

[Observer] Government has proposed a 15 per cent withholding tax on winnings by those who engage in sports betting, splitting, for the first time, betting taxes between players and owners of gaming centres.

[Observer] Government has proposed a 15 per cent withholding tax on winnings by those who engage in sports betting, splitting, for the first time, betting taxes between players and owners of gaming centres.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda