Kaggwa Named IPHRC Chair

[Monitor] The Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission Mr. Med S.K Kaggwa was unanimously elected as the next Chairperson of the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) with effect…

[Monitor] The Chairperson of the Uganda Human Rights Commission Mr. Med S.K Kaggwa was unanimously elected as the next Chairperson of the Independent Permanent Human Rights Commission (IPHRC) of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) with effect from January 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Experts Insist Policy Option, Timing Fail Nigeria’s Economy

[Guardian] Professionals in the financial industry have insisted that policy choices and timing, particularly in the fiscal and monetary space, have failed the country.This was in response to the assertion by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that …

[Guardian] Professionals in the financial industry have insisted that policy choices and timing, particularly in the fiscal and monetary space, have failed the country.This was in response to the assertion by the International Monetary Fund (IMF) that Nigeria's efforts to save the naira crumbled, resulting to aggravated economic issues.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Militants Didn’t Blowup Pipeline in Ughelli, Says Military

[Guardian] Abuja -The Nigerian Military has denied reports that militants blew an oil pipeline in Delta State after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo’s visit, saying it was a bush-burning incidence that was put under control immediately.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Nigerian Military has denied reports that militants blew an oil pipeline in Delta State after Vice President Yemi Osinbajo's visit, saying it was a bush-burning incidence that was put under control immediately.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Vivian Cheruiyot Out to Hit the Road Running

[Nation] The excitement ahead of this year’s Virgin London Marathon has already started building up especially with the entry of two world-class debutantes, namely Vivian Cheruiyot and Bedan Karoki.

[Nation] The excitement ahead of this year's Virgin London Marathon has already started building up especially with the entry of two world-class debutantes, namely Vivian Cheruiyot and Bedan Karoki.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

IDP Camp Bombing – 54 Victims Stabilised in 3 Maiduguri Hospitals

[Premium Times] At least 54 victims of the military bomb misfire in Rann, headquarters of Kala-Balge are hospitalized in three hospitals located in Maiduguri with all of them in stable conditions, the Borno State Commissioner for Health, Haruna Mshelia…

[Premium Times] At least 54 victims of the military bomb misfire in Rann, headquarters of Kala-Balge are hospitalized in three hospitals located in Maiduguri with all of them in stable conditions, the Borno State Commissioner for Health, Haruna Mshelia, said in an update released on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria