Buhari’s Fresh Death Rumour – Vested Interests Out to Create Panic – Presidency

[Daily Trust] The Presidency has condemned the fresh rumour of President Muhammadu Buhari’s death, describing it as a plot by vested interests to create panic.

[Daily Trust] The Presidency has condemned the fresh rumour of President Muhammadu Buhari's death, describing it as a plot by vested interests to create panic.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Torture Got Mixed Up With Police Work in Uganda

[Monitor] Ever since gruesome pictures of the Mayor of Kamwenge, Geoffrey Byamukama, appeared in the media, there has been great uproar. His knee caps have deep wounds and so are his ankles. His legs and arms are all bruises and wounds. (Don’t laugh, b…

[Monitor] Ever since gruesome pictures of the Mayor of Kamwenge, Geoffrey Byamukama, appeared in the media, there has been great uproar. His knee caps have deep wounds and so are his ankles. His legs and arms are all bruises and wounds. (Don't laugh, but the police say it is unethical to publish such pictures!)

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bashir’s Continental Dream Dashed

[Monitor] Kampala -2014 Commonwealth quarterfinalist Nasir Bashir wasted another chance to reach the African Confederation Boxing Championship in Brazzaville, Congo when he lost in the ultimate trials at Lugogo Sunday.

[Monitor] Kampala -2014 Commonwealth quarterfinalist Nasir Bashir wasted another chance to reach the African Confederation Boxing Championship in Brazzaville, Congo when he lost in the ultimate trials at Lugogo Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville

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