Residents Protest Poor Compensation for Their Land

[Monitor] Mbale -Government’s plan to set up an industrial park in Bukasakya Sub-county, Mbale District, hangs in balance after a section of land owners refused to quit the land until they are fully compensated.

[Monitor] Mbale -Government's plan to set up an industrial park in Bukasakya Sub-county, Mbale District, hangs in balance after a section of land owners refused to quit the land until they are fully compensated.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Pre-Entry Exams – Sieving Out Unserious Students?

[Monitor] Phillious Karibwije, 29, a managing partner at Phleb Associated Advocates, says he was subjected to two different pre-entry exams before fully becoming a practicing lawyer.

[Monitor] Phillious Karibwije, 29, a managing partner at Phleb Associated Advocates, says he was subjected to two different pre-entry exams before fully becoming a practicing lawyer.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Opposition Leader Acquitted but Remains in Jail

[Deutsche Welle] A Lusaka Magistrate has acquitted Zambia’s main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema on the charge of use of insulting language towards law enforcement officers. Hichilema remains in custody facing treason charges.

[Deutsche Welle] A Lusaka Magistrate has acquitted Zambia's main opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema on the charge of use of insulting language towards law enforcement officers. Hichilema remains in custody facing treason charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

UN Needs $1.4 Billion in Help for Refugees

[Deutsche Welle] The UN has appealed for more funding to help nearly two million people who have fled South Sudan. A World Food Programme (WFP) official called their suffering “unimaginable.”

[Deutsche Welle] The UN has appealed for more funding to help nearly two million people who have fled South Sudan. A World Food Programme (WFP) official called their suffering "unimaginable."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Zuma Endorses Former Wife

[East African] Pretoria -South African President Jacob Zuma has publicly endorsed his former wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to replace him as the next African National Congress (ANC) leader.

[East African] Pretoria -South African President Jacob Zuma has publicly endorsed his former wife Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma to replace him as the next African National Congress (ANC) leader.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Car Bomb Hits Mogadishu

[East African] Mogadishu -Somali authorities were Monday evening interrogating suspects behind an explosion at Hamarweyne, Mogadishu’s oldest district.

[East African] Mogadishu -Somali authorities were Monday evening interrogating suspects behind an explosion at Hamarweyne, Mogadishu's oldest district.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Gunfire Erupts In Cities as Soldiers Mutiny

[Al Jazeera] Gunfire has erupted in several cities in Ivory Coast, according to witnesses, as the military presses an operation aimed at ending a mutiny by soldiers demanding bonus payments.

[Al Jazeera] Gunfire has erupted in several cities in Ivory Coast, according to witnesses, as the military presses an operation aimed at ending a mutiny by soldiers demanding bonus payments.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire