Widow, Fails to Get Justice for Son Shot Dead By Police

[Monitor] At the height of president Idi Amin’s reign, Ms Ann Ruth Ocen, 65, of Akisim Estate on Ejoku Road in Soroti lost her husband, a retired secretary with Soroti, Municipal Council. She neither saw the remains nor paid her last respects.

[Monitor] At the height of president Idi Amin's reign, Ms Ann Ruth Ocen, 65, of Akisim Estate on Ejoku Road in Soroti lost her husband, a retired secretary with Soroti, Municipal Council. She neither saw the remains nor paid her last respects.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Safaricom’s Head of Innovation Talks Spark Fund Round Two

[Innovation in Africa] Africa’s mobile operators talk the talk about working with start-ups but for most of them it appears to be a tentative side-bet, a sort of ‘if this works out, good. If not, on to the next thing.” Russell Southwood spoke to Safari…

[Innovation in Africa] Africa's mobile operators talk the talk about working with start-ups but for most of them it appears to be a tentative side-bet, a sort of 'if this works out, good. If not, on to the next thing." Russell Southwood spoke to Safaricom's Head of Innovation Veronica Ogeto-Tchoketch about round two of its Spark Fund and moving to a new incubator,

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Corrupt Civil Servants Frustrate Investors, Says Museveni

[Monitor] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni has urged the public to join him and fight corrupt civil servants who frustrate investors describing such as enemies of the state.

[Monitor] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni has urged the public to join him and fight corrupt civil servants who frustrate investors describing such as enemies of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Top Runners Decline Meet

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The country’s IAAF World Championships qualifiers staged at the weekend, did not produce expected results, as top runners declined to participate.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -The country's IAAF World Championships qualifiers staged at the weekend, did not produce expected results, as top runners declined to participate.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Prayers for Ahmed Kathrada At Liliesleaf

[GroundUp] “Freedom did not fall from the sky, but was fought for with blood, sweat and tears.” This quote attributed to Ahmed Kathrada was read out by Busisiwe Nkosi who is part of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation during an inter-faith prayer held at Lil…

[GroundUp] "Freedom did not fall from the sky, but was fought for with blood, sweat and tears." This quote attributed to Ahmed Kathrada was read out by Busisiwe Nkosi who is part of the Ahmed Kathrada Foundation during an inter-faith prayer held at Liliesleaf farm in Johannesburg, the place of Kathrada's arrest in 1963. Nkosi called "Uncle Kathy", as he is affectionately known, her best friend and went on to describe how his integrity and humility is something that inspires young people such as herself.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Uganda Isn’t a Monarchy – Refocus Succession Debate

[Monitor] I have keenly been following the succession debate and I must admit I find its focus rather disappointing. In my view, the succession debate instead of focusing on who will succeed President Museveni should focus on who will be the likely pre…

[Monitor] I have keenly been following the succession debate and I must admit I find its focus rather disappointing. In my view, the succession debate instead of focusing on who will succeed President Museveni should focus on who will be the likely presidential candidates from the various political parties and organisations and independents. It is from these that we should expect to get a successor to President Museveni in accordance with Article 103 (4) of the Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Jokadou Darsilami Women Gardeners Call for More Support

[Daily Observer] Women gardeners in Jokadou Dasilami in the North Bank Region are calling for more support to tackle some of the challenges confronting their agricultural productivity.

[Daily Observer] Women gardeners in Jokadou Dasilami in the North Bank Region are calling for more support to tackle some of the challenges confronting their agricultural productivity.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia