Court Summons Police Commander Over Torture

[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court has summoned the Flying Squad commandant, Mr Herbert Muhangi, to defend himself on charges of torturing a suspect in custody at Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja District.

[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court has summoned the Flying Squad commandant, Mr Herbert Muhangi, to defend himself on charges of torturing a suspect in custody at Nalufenya Police Station in Jinja District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Judge Condemns Suspects Torture

[Monitor] Bushenyi -A High Court Judge in Mbarara, Justice Duncun Gaswaga, has condemned the use of torture by the police as a means of extracting evidence from suspects.

[Monitor] Bushenyi -A High Court Judge in Mbarara, Justice Duncun Gaswaga, has condemned the use of torture by the police as a means of extracting evidence from suspects.

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‘Firms Should Devise Survival Strategies’

[The Herald] Local companies should devise survival strategies which are long term in nature to ensure sustainability in an uncertain global environment, Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe chief executive Tafadzwa Chinamo has said. Mr China…

[The Herald] Local companies should devise survival strategies which are long term in nature to ensure sustainability in an uncertain global environment, Securities and Exchange Commission of Zimbabwe chief executive Tafadzwa Chinamo has said. Mr Chinamo told delegates at the third annual Actuarial Society of Zimbabwe convention that businesses should find ways of building resilience in uncertain times and be able to navigate through them.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ministry of Health, City Council Differ Over 980 Recorded Deaths

[Zambia Reports] Government has refuted the recent statement by the Lusaka City Council (LCC) that the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) recorded 980 deaths in three weeks.

[Zambia Reports] Government has refuted the recent statement by the Lusaka City Council (LCC) that the University Teaching Hospital (UTH) recorded 980 deaths in three weeks.

source: AllAfrica News: Zambia

Woman Up for Indecent Assault

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza woman accused of sucking the “manhood” of her boyfriend’s nine-year-old son pleaded not guilty yesterday, saying the boy’s mother was motivated by jealousy to plot against her. Nomsa Machona (38) pleaded not guilty to aggrava…

[The Herald] A Chitungwiza woman accused of sucking the "manhood" of her boyfriend's nine-year-old son pleaded not guilty yesterday, saying the boy's mother was motivated by jealousy to plot against her. Nomsa Machona (38) pleaded not guilty to aggravated indecent assault before magistrate Ms Estere Chivasa. In her defence, Machona told the court that the allegations were "cooked up" by the mother of the minor for snatching her husband.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Government Power Projects Face Dark Future As Energy Fund Dries Up

[Monitor] Laid out in the NRM’s 2016-2021 manifesto is a plan to complete work on 26 hydroelectric power stations and six major power transmission lines. The plan is driven by the desire to ensure Uganda has sufficient electric power at reduced rates t…

[Monitor] Laid out in the NRM's 2016-2021 manifesto is a plan to complete work on 26 hydroelectric power stations and six major power transmission lines. The plan is driven by the desire to ensure Uganda has sufficient electric power at reduced rates to the consumer.

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Miss Mount Pleasant Queen Receives Prize

[The Herald] Miss Mount Pleasant pageant organiser Jaison Pasade stood by his word when he handed over a Honda Fit car to inaugural Miss Mt Pleasant queen Sikhulile Shumba on Wednesday. In an era where most beauty queens have been promised prizes that …

[The Herald] Miss Mount Pleasant pageant organiser Jaison Pasade stood by his word when he handed over a Honda Fit car to inaugural Miss Mt Pleasant queen Sikhulile Shumba on Wednesday. In an era where most beauty queens have been promised prizes that never come, the ceremony was held barely a week after the pageant that took place last weekend at 7Arts Theatre in Avondale.

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Prosecution Asks Court to Cancel Activist Nyanzi’s Bail

[Monitor] Kampala -The state prosecution on Thursday asked court to cancel the bail granted to suspended Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi on account that she defied the sub-judice rule in her new Facebook posts.

[Monitor] Kampala -The state prosecution on Thursday asked court to cancel the bail granted to suspended Makerere University research fellow Dr Stella Nyanzi on account that she defied the sub-judice rule in her new Facebook posts.

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Jumbo Trust Hosts ‘Dinner Under the Stars’

[The Herald] South Africa-based designer Thembani Mbochwa will continue with his passion to spread environmental conservation message when he joins hands with the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate as well as Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Managem…

[The Herald] South Africa-based designer Thembani Mbochwa will continue with his passion to spread environmental conservation message when he joins hands with the Ministry of Environment, Water and Climate as well as Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Management Authority for a campaign centred on elephants. Through the Afro Jumbo Trust, Mubochwa and his partners will on June 14 work with the ministry and the authority to host a fundraising dinner for the campaign to raise awareness about elephants.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe