Provincial Administration Expels 57 Congolese in Transit From Rumonge to Tanzania

[Iwacu] “They came in groups. 39 Congolese arrived in Rumonge on 20 July while 18 others arrived on 21 of the same month”, says Juvénal Bigirimana, Rumonge province Governor. The majority of them were women and children. They entered Burundi through Rumonge port. They said they had fled confrontations between Mai-Mai rebel group and the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) in the localities of Fizi and Missi in South Kivu. They said they passed through Rumonge southern province seeking t

[Iwacu] "They came in groups. 39 Congolese arrived in Rumonge on 20 July while 18 others arrived on 21 of the same month", says Juvénal Bigirimana, Rumonge province Governor. The majority of them were women and children. They entered Burundi through Rumonge port. They said they had fled confrontations between Mai-Mai rebel group and the Armed Forces of the Democratic Republic of Congo (FARDC) in the localities of Fizi and Missi in South Kivu. They said they passed through Rumonge southern province seeking t

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Consumers Not Happy With New MTN Data Offers

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -On July 4, Uganda’s largest telecommunication firm; MTN, announced changes in price and volumes for some of its internet (data) packages resulting in concerns by customers and the regulator, the Uganda Communications Co…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -On July 4, Uganda's largest telecommunication firm; MTN, announced changes in price and volumes for some of its internet (data) packages resulting in concerns by customers and the regulator, the Uganda Communications Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rwanda Concludes Agreement for New Bugesera Airport

[Independent (Kampala)] With the backing of the African Legal Support Facility, the Government of Rwanda has taken a concrete step toward becoming a transportation hub for the East African region with the signing of a Concession Agreement for the const…

[Independent (Kampala)] With the backing of the African Legal Support Facility, the Government of Rwanda has taken a concrete step toward becoming a transportation hub for the East African region with the signing of a Concession Agreement for the construction and operation of Bugesera International Airport. Kigali is being positioned to become a nerve center for business, travel, and shipping in the sub-region.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Will Chaponda’s Arrest On Corruption Affect Ruling Party?

[Nyasa Times] The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) says the party is still strong in all the four regions despite some few individuals joining the opposition parties and arrest of its vice-president responsible for the party’s Southern Region …

[Nyasa Times] The ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) says the party is still strong in all the four regions despite some few individuals joining the opposition parties and arrest of its vice-president responsible for the party's Southern Region George Chaponda will not affect it.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

William Ruto Says Raila Odinga ‘Planned’ Mau Evictions

[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto on Monday took his campaigns to Nakuru County, where he accused Nasa flagbearer Raila Odinga of being the architect of the Mau Forest evictions.

[Nation] Deputy President William Ruto on Monday took his campaigns to Nakuru County, where he accused Nasa flagbearer Raila Odinga of being the architect of the Mau Forest evictions.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Dida to Skip Presidential Debate

[Nation] Alliance for Real Change (ARC) flag bearer Mohammed Abduba Dida says he will not participate in Monday’s presidential debate citing media bias.

[Nation] Alliance for Real Change (ARC) flag bearer Mohammed Abduba Dida says he will not participate in Monday's presidential debate citing media bias.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sacco Boss Forced to Withdraw Court Order

[Monitor] Tororo -Members of Kasoli Tenants Cooperative Savings and Credit Society (Sacco) in Tororo Municipality have forced their chief executive officer, Mr Stephen Ogwang, to withdraw a court order blocking Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from compens…

[Monitor] Tororo -Members of Kasoli Tenants Cooperative Savings and Credit Society (Sacco) in Tororo Municipality have forced their chief executive officer, Mr Stephen Ogwang, to withdraw a court order blocking Standard Gauge Railway (SGR) from compensating individual owners of properties and the subsequent demolition of the structures.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Orders Kaweesi Suspects to Get Private Medical Checks

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -High Court judge Margret Oguli-Oumo has ordered that the 19 people arrested on suspicions of murdering former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi be immediately subjected to an independent medical examination to ascertain their t…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -High Court judge Margret Oguli-Oumo has ordered that the 19 people arrested on suspicions of murdering former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi be immediately subjected to an independent medical examination to ascertain their torture allegations while in custody at Nalufenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda