President Museveni Defends U.S.$1.7 Million ‘Presidential Handshake’

[East African] Uganda’s President Yoweri Museveni has defended the payment of controversial $1.7 million in bonuses to 42 public officials who represented the country in an international tax oil dispute.

[East African] Uganda's President Yoweri Museveni has defended the payment of controversial $1.7 million in bonuses to 42 public officials who represented the country in an international tax oil dispute.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Paddlers Gearing Up for Exciting Drak Challenge

[News24Wire] As the summer rains replenish water stocks throughout the Southern Drakensberg, paddlers from all over the country will be making the journey to Underberg to tackle what is expected to be one of the best Challenge’s in a number of years wh…

[News24Wire] As the summer rains replenish water stocks throughout the Southern Drakensberg, paddlers from all over the country will be making the journey to Underberg to tackle what is expected to be one of the best Challenge's in a number of years when the race gets underway on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We Are Used to Sitting At the Back – Woman in Cage

[News24Wire] A woman seen in a photo sitting in a cage on the back of a bakkie in the Eastern Cape says she was not forced into the cage but sat in it because it was “hot and we are used to sitting at the back”.

[News24Wire] A woman seen in a photo sitting in a cage on the back of a bakkie in the Eastern Cape says she was not forced into the cage but sat in it because it was "hot and we are used to sitting at the back".

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

City of Tshwane Workers Up in Arms Over Alleged Racial Slurs

[News24Wire] City of Tshwane workers have lodged a formal complaint against the acting energy director claiming he called them ka**rs and baboons, the ANC in Tshwane said on Thursday.

[News24Wire] City of Tshwane workers have lodged a formal complaint against the acting energy director claiming he called them ka**rs and baboons, the ANC in Tshwane said on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Bowlers Set Up Crushing Victory for Proteas Women

[News24Wire] Odine Kirsten, Matshipi Marcia Letsoalo and Yolani Fourie took nine wickets between them, setting up a crushing eight-wicket victory for the Proteas women in their last one-day international (ODI) match against Bangladesh in Cox’s Bazar on…

[News24Wire] Odine Kirsten, Matshipi Marcia Letsoalo and Yolani Fourie took nine wickets between them, setting up a crushing eight-wicket victory for the Proteas women in their last one-day international (ODI) match against Bangladesh in Cox's Bazar on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa