Another Woman Found Dead in Entebbe

[Observer] Another day, another body of another murdered woman discovered in Entebbe municipality. This is the news Entebbe residents dread but uninvintingly hear almost on a weekly basis now.

[Observer] Another day, another body of another murdered woman discovered in Entebbe municipality. This is the news Entebbe residents dread but uninvintingly hear almost on a weekly basis now.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Miners Relive Screams, Cries for Help As Tremor Hit

[News24Wire] Screams and cries for help were the last thing miners at the Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville heard as a sudden tremor left five of their colleagues trapped underground.

[News24Wire] Screams and cries for help were the last thing miners at the Kusasalethu mine near Carletonville heard as a sudden tremor left five of their colleagues trapped underground.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

‘Respect Women,’ Grace Mugabe Says in First Public Statement

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly urged young men to treat women with respect, especially as rape cases remained high in the southern African country.

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe has reportedly urged young men to treat women with respect, especially as rape cases remained high in the southern African country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigeria’s Fiscal Terms Among Five Most Unfavourable Regimes – Report

[This Day] Nigeria’s fiscal system in the oil and gas industry is one of the five fiscal regimes with the highest Effective Royalty Rate, along with Indonesia’s Production Sharing Contract, China’s PSC, Kazakhastan and the area of the United Sates wher…

[This Day] Nigeria's fiscal system in the oil and gas industry is one of the five fiscal regimes with the highest Effective Royalty Rate, along with Indonesia's Production Sharing Contract, China's PSC, Kazakhastan and the area of the United Sates where royalty is payable to land owners on negotiated rates and on federal and state lands on regulated rates, a new study by Wood Mackenzie has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Pentagon Notifies U.S. Congress of Sale of 12 Fighter Aircraft

[This Day] The U.S. Department of Defence has notified its Congress of the sale of 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and weapons worth $593 million to Nigeria for the fight against Boko Haram.

[This Day] The U.S. Department of Defence has notified its Congress of the sale of 12 Super Tucano A-29 planes and weapons worth $593 million to Nigeria for the fight against Boko Haram.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EU Appoints Italian Diplomat As Its New Uganda Envoy

[Monitor] Kampala -The European Union (EU) has appointed Italian diplomat Attilio Pacifici, as its new Head of Delegation in Uganda, replacing Kristian Schmidt who was reassigned to Myanmar in Southeast Asia.

[Monitor] Kampala -The European Union (EU) has appointed Italian diplomat Attilio Pacifici, as its new Head of Delegation in Uganda, replacing Kristian Schmidt who was reassigned to Myanmar in Southeast Asia.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S. Agrees to Sell Arms to Fight Insurgency, Says Saraki

[Guardian] The U.S. Government for the first time has agreed in principle to sell arms to help in the fight against insurgency in the country.The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki,said the development followed a meeting between the key principal…

[Guardian] The U.S. Government for the first time has agreed in principle to sell arms to help in the fight against insurgency in the country.The Senate President, Abubakar Bukola Saraki,said the development followed a meeting between the key principal officers of the National Assembly and United States Congressional delegation yesterday in Abuja, where the issue of humanitarian crisis in the Northeast was discussed.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria