Uganda Peoples Congress Party Reopens Its Makerere University Branch

[Monitor] Kampala -A faction of the Uganda Peoples Congress Party (UPC) led by the Lira Municipality MP Mr Jimmy Akena, has reopened its Makerere University branch as part of a new agenda to strengthen party structures countrywide.

[Monitor] Kampala -A faction of the Uganda Peoples Congress Party (UPC) led by the Lira Municipality MP Mr Jimmy Akena, has reopened its Makerere University branch as part of a new agenda to strengthen party structures countrywide.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Prospects for Peace and Stability in Somalia

[ICG] The 11 May 2017 London Conference on Somalia will discuss boosting humanitarian aid and security reforms that will increase the army’s numbers to 18,000. But the government must tackle corruption and restart national reconciliation if it wants to…

[ICG] The 11 May 2017 London Conference on Somalia will discuss boosting humanitarian aid and security reforms that will increase the army's numbers to 18,000. But the government must tackle corruption and restart national reconciliation if it wants to build effectively on recent progress toward ending the 25-year conflict.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Appeal Bid Against Rape and Murder-Accused’s Acquittal

[Namibian] THE state wants to appeal against the acquittal of one of the men charged with the rape and murder of an 18-year-old woman who was killed in Windhoek in March 2013.

[Namibian] THE state wants to appeal against the acquittal of one of the men charged with the rape and murder of an 18-year-old woman who was killed in Windhoek in March 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

Kagoma Polls – Museveni Warns On ‘Playing With a Lion’s Tail’

[Monitor] Jinja -Candidates vying for Kagoma County parliamentary seat in Jinja District ended their campaigns yesterday amid reports of violence as both NRM and Opposition FDC party bigwigs camped in the district to swing the vote in favour of their c…

[Monitor] Jinja -Candidates vying for Kagoma County parliamentary seat in Jinja District ended their campaigns yesterday amid reports of violence as both NRM and Opposition FDC party bigwigs camped in the district to swing the vote in favour of their candidates.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Army Deployed to Protect Oil and Gas Fields Against Protests

[Deutsche Welle] For the first time, troops in Tunisia are to be deployed to protect key industrial sites against protests, sit-ins and strikes. Poverty, unemployment and corruption are ongoing issues in the North African state.

[Deutsche Welle] For the first time, troops in Tunisia are to be deployed to protect key industrial sites against protests, sit-ins and strikes. Poverty, unemployment and corruption are ongoing issues in the North African state.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Humanitarian Situation Worsens

[Deutsche Welle] The Kasai crisis has led to the largest population of internally displaced people in the whole of Africa as aid workers struggle to respond amid increasing violence and political instability.

[Deutsche Welle] The Kasai crisis has led to the largest population of internally displaced people in the whole of Africa as aid workers struggle to respond amid increasing violence and political instability.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa