Call for Investigation into Spate of Killings By Armed Groups

[HRW] Nairobi -Armed groups have carried out a wave of killings in central Mali since January 2017. The killings, by Islamist armed groups, self-defense militias, and, to a lesser extent, government soldiers, have resulted in at least 52 deaths, led to…

[HRW] Nairobi -Armed groups have carried out a wave of killings in central Mali since January 2017. The killings, by Islamist armed groups, self-defense militias, and, to a lesser extent, government soldiers, have resulted in at least 52 deaths, led to the displacement of over 10,000 people, and dramatically elevated ethnic tensions. Malian authorities should investigate and prosecute all those responsible.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

One Shot Dead, Mob Clobbers Security Guard in Mistaken Identity Scenario

[Monitor] A private security guard has been arrested after shooting a man dead and injuring five others in a city protest against rent increment at Superior Complex building on Ben Kiwanuka Street.

[Monitor] A private security guard has been arrested after shooting a man dead and injuring five others in a city protest against rent increment at Superior Complex building on Ben Kiwanuka Street.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Rainy Season Ends’

[The Herald] The 2016-17 rainfall season in Zimbabwe officially ends this week, with winter features expected to set in after Friday, the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) has said.

[The Herald] The 2016-17 rainfall season in Zimbabwe officially ends this week, with winter features expected to set in after Friday, the Meteorological Services Department (MSD) has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Equity Bank Signs Shs74 Billion Facility for Small Businesses

[Monitor] Kampala -Small businesses in Uganda will have the opportunity to access a borrowing facility at Equity Bank after the bank signed a financing agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) last week.

[Monitor] Kampala -Small businesses in Uganda will have the opportunity to access a borrowing facility at Equity Bank after the bank signed a financing agreement with the European Investment Bank (EIB) last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tension As Nakivale Land Demarcation Starts

[Monitor] Isingiro -There is growing tension in Isingiro District as government opens boundaries separating Nakivale Refugee Resettlement Camp land from that of the natives. Government succumbed to residents’ pressure to demarcate boundaries between th…

[Monitor] Isingiro -There is growing tension in Isingiro District as government opens boundaries separating Nakivale Refugee Resettlement Camp land from that of the natives. Government succumbed to residents' pressure to demarcate boundaries between the resettlement camp and land claimed by the residents there.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Our Gold Sourcing Process Is Transparent – African Refinery

[Monitor] Uganda is not yet a large gold producer compared to Tanzania or Democratic Republic of Congo. What percentage of the gold you refine comes from Uganda? What is its value?

[Monitor] Uganda is not yet a large gold producer compared to Tanzania or Democratic Republic of Congo. What percentage of the gold you refine comes from Uganda? What is its value?

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda