Fresh Torture Accusations Leveled Against Police

[HRW] Last week, Uganda’s police were – again – accused of torturing suspects to illicit confessions. First, defendants charged in the murder of police commander Andrew Kaweesi had visible injuries during their court appearance. They complained in cour…

[HRW] Last week, Uganda's police were - again - accused of torturing suspects to illicit confessions. First, defendants charged in the murder of police commander Andrew Kaweesi had visible injuries during their court appearance. They complained in court of being beaten in Nalufenya police station in Jinja, Eastern Uganda. Then, photos leaked of the hospitalized mayor of Kamwenge, who had horrific injuries including gaping wounds on his knees and ankles, which he said resulted from beatings by police who were inv

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Four Die From Cholera, Dozens of New Cases in Sudan’s White Nile

[Radio Dabanga] Rabak -Four people died from cholera on Thursday and Friday, and dozens of new cases were recorded in White Nile state, while the Sudanese government remains silent.

[Radio Dabanga] Rabak -Four people died from cholera on Thursday and Friday, and dozens of new cases were recorded in White Nile state, while the Sudanese government remains silent.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Regulatory Fees Keep Air Ticket Costs High, Says Study

[Nation] Regulatory charges have pushed up ticket prices, slowing air travel in East Africa despite more than 10 years of liberalisation of the aviation sector, a new study indicates.

[Nation] Regulatory charges have pushed up ticket prices, slowing air travel in East Africa despite more than 10 years of liberalisation of the aviation sector, a new study indicates.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Constitutional Court to Hear Arguments for Zuma’s No Confidence Ballot

[News24Wire] South Africa’s attention will be focused on the Constitutional Court on Monday as some of the best legal minds in the country once again argue on a matter involving President Jacob Zuma.

[News24Wire] South Africa's attention will be focused on the Constitutional Court on Monday as some of the best legal minds in the country once again argue on a matter involving President Jacob Zuma.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Cyclists Excel At African MTB Champs

[Namibian] NAMIBIAN cyclists excelled to win two gold and one bronze medal at the African Continental Mountain Bike Championships in Mauritius over the weekend.

[Namibian] NAMIBIAN cyclists excelled to win two gold and one bronze medal at the African Continental Mountain Bike Championships in Mauritius over the weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Religious Ethos in Schools to be Tried in Court

[News24Wire] The Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools (Fedsas) and the Organisation for Religious Education and Democracy (OGOD) will square off in the High Court in Johannesburg on Monday morning over the use of religion in schools.

[News24Wire] The Federation of Governing Bodies of South African Schools (Fedsas) and the Organisation for Religious Education and Democracy (OGOD) will square off in the High Court in Johannesburg on Monday morning over the use of religion in schools.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa