U.S. Strike Targets Al-Shabab in Somalia

[US Department of Defence] Washington -U.S. forces conducted a strike operation against al-Shabab in Somalia today, approximately 185 miles southwest of Mogadishu, according to a statement issued by chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White.

[US Department of Defence] Washington -U.S. forces conducted a strike operation against al-Shabab in Somalia today, approximately 185 miles southwest of Mogadishu, according to a statement issued by chief Pentagon spokesperson Dana W. White.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Late Goal Sinks Amavubi in Car Afcon Clash

[New Times] A lapse in concentration in the last minute saw Rwanda national football team (Amavubi) lose 2-1 in the opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Central African Republic in a Group H match played on Sunday at Stade Barthelemy Bo…

[New Times] A lapse in concentration in the last minute saw Rwanda national football team (Amavubi) lose 2-1 in the opening 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Central African Republic in a Group H match played on Sunday at Stade Barthelemy Boganda in Bangui.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Nasa Looks Outside Kenya for Campaign Funding

[Nation] The National Super Alliance is diversifying its efforts to mobilise funds even as names of tycoons supporting the Jubilee Party or the Opposition come to the fore.

[Nation] The National Super Alliance is diversifying its efforts to mobilise funds even as names of tycoons supporting the Jubilee Party or the Opposition come to the fore.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

State – Anti-Mines Vehicles Only Offer Protection From Small Arms

[Nation] Unlike MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicle, an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) is only built to offer protection from small arms fire, like bullets fired from rifles, and splinters from explosives.

[Nation] Unlike MRAP (Mine Resistant Ambush Protected) vehicle, an Armoured Personnel Carrier (APC) is only built to offer protection from small arms fire, like bullets fired from rifles, and splinters from explosives.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kampala Lord Mayor Lukwago Writes to Kamya Over KCCA Bill

[Monitor] Kampala -As the battle for the 2010 KCCA Bill rages on, Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has written to Kampala minister Beti Olive Kamya, inviting her to attend a council meeting tomorrow to explain to Kampala leaders the relevance of tablin…

[Monitor] Kampala -As the battle for the 2010 KCCA Bill rages on, Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has written to Kampala minister Beti Olive Kamya, inviting her to attend a council meeting tomorrow to explain to Kampala leaders the relevance of tabling the Bill to Parliament for the second time.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Quiz UBC Bosses Over Shs3.6 Billion FIFA World Cup Deal

[Monitor] Kampala -The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID) has commenced investigations into alleged corruption in connection to a Shs3.6 billion sponsorship deal between national broadcaster UBC and Airtel to air the 2014 football World Cup f…

[Monitor] Kampala -The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID) has commenced investigations into alleged corruption in connection to a Shs3.6 billion sponsorship deal between national broadcaster UBC and Airtel to air the 2014 football World Cup finals.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Businesses Suffer After NYS Fails to Pay Bills

[Nation] The National Youth Service has not paid millions of shillings to genuine suppliers, even as it struggles to emerge from the scandal in which more than Sh1.6 billion was looted in dubious payments.

[Nation] The National Youth Service has not paid millions of shillings to genuine suppliers, even as it struggles to emerge from the scandal in which more than Sh1.6 billion was looted in dubious payments.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Bujagali Power Cost Set for Reduction

[Monitor] Kampala -The other highlight of the 2017/2018 Budget speech was the rehabilitation of the Tororo–Pakwach Railway Metre Gauge line to support delivery of equipment for Oil production and the allocation of Shs81.8 billion ‘to continue implemen…

[Monitor] Kampala -The other highlight of the 2017/2018 Budget speech was the rehabilitation of the Tororo--Pakwach Railway Metre Gauge line to support delivery of equipment for Oil production and the allocation of Shs81.8 billion 'to continue implementation of several power projects'. Mr Kasaija did not name the projects, but said the government would "soon" grant more oil production licences to oil companies.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Controversy Clouds Oil Transport Plan

[Nation] Controversy has clouded the government’s plan to move crude oil from Turkana to Mombasa by road, starting this month, even as uncertainty over the launch date remains.

[Nation] Controversy has clouded the government's plan to move crude oil from Turkana to Mombasa by road, starting this month, even as uncertainty over the launch date remains.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya