UK Launches New U.S.$59 Million Malaria Programme

[Independent (Kampala)] The United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) has today marked the launch of a new programme to tackle malaria in Uganda. Over the next five years, the UK government will invest up to sh215 billion ($59m) to…

[Independent (Kampala)] The United Kingdom Department for International Development (DFID) has today marked the launch of a new programme to tackle malaria in Uganda. Over the next five years, the UK government will invest up to sh215 billion ($59m) to tackle malaria in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Stallholders Refuse to Make Way for Bridge Access Road

[AIM] Maputo -Stallholders in the Nwankakana informal market are refusing to leave the area without compensation, thus threatening to delay the conclusion of the northern access road to the new suspension bridge over the Bay of Maputo, linking the cent…

[AIM] Maputo -Stallholders in the Nwankakana informal market are refusing to leave the area without compensation, thus threatening to delay the conclusion of the northern access road to the new suspension bridge over the Bay of Maputo, linking the centre of the city to the outlying urban district of Katembe.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

President Sirleaf Asked to Stay Above the Fray

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been asked by the Chairman of the ECOWAS and the Chairman of the African Union, Presidents Faure Gnassingbe and Alpha Conde, respectively not to get involved with the current electoral con…

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has been asked by the Chairman of the ECOWAS and the Chairman of the African Union, Presidents Faure Gnassingbe and Alpha Conde, respectively not to get involved with the current electoral contention in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Traditional Chiefs Ordered to Campaign for Mugabe

[CAJ News] Harare -Rights groups are concerned next year’s elections in Zimbabwe will be credible after chiefs were ordered to campaign for President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu-PF party. Fortune Charumbira, the President of the Chief’s Council, ordered…

[CAJ News] Harare -Rights groups are concerned next year's elections in Zimbabwe will be credible after chiefs were ordered to campaign for President Robert Mugabe and his Zanu-PF party. Fortune Charumbira, the President of the Chief's Council, ordered the traditional leaders to ensure their subjects also endorsed Mugabe (93), claiming the veteran leader recognised and respected the leaders. Zimbabwe Lawyers for Human Rights (ZLHR) criticised the call made during the just-ended National Conference of Chiefs in the second cit

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Museveni to Set Out African Priorities At Global Business Forum

[Independent (Kampala)] Dubai, UAE -President Yoweri Museveni will today share lessons of his years of experience at the ongoing 4th gobal Business Forum on Africa (AGBF) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and highlight what he sees as priorities for the …

[Independent (Kampala)] Dubai, UAE -President Yoweri Museveni will today share lessons of his years of experience at the ongoing 4th gobal Business Forum on Africa (AGBF) in Dubai, United Arab Emirates, and highlight what he sees as priorities for the upcoming generation of African leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Simcard Registration Dividends

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Telecom firms now feel confident in carrying out their business following the conclusion of a mandatory Simcard registration and validation on August 31, 2017, according to Godfrey Mutabazi, the executive director at th…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Telecom firms now feel confident in carrying out their business following the conclusion of a mandatory Simcard registration and validation on August 31, 2017, according to Godfrey Mutabazi, the executive director at the Uganda Communications Commission.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Harare Co-Tenants Rape Trial Begins

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -The trial of a Mabelreign man who allegedly sneaked into a co-tenant’s bedroom and had sex the unsuspecting wife who mistook him for her husband started Wednesday.

[New Zimbabwe] Harare -The trial of a Mabelreign man who allegedly sneaked into a co-tenant's bedroom and had sex the unsuspecting wife who mistook him for her husband started Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

DW Akademie’s Media Mission

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A leafy compound on John Babiiha Avenue in Kololo, Kampala, has become home to a number of German organisations in Uganda, including known ones like KfW under their trademark ‘German Cooperation’ and newer ones like DW …

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A leafy compound on John Babiiha Avenue in Kololo, Kampala, has become home to a number of German organisations in Uganda, including known ones like KfW under their trademark 'German Cooperation' and newer ones like DW Akademie.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

High Court Orders Former Gweru Mayor Reinstatement

[The Herald] Patrick Chitumba Midlands Bureau Chief Former Gweru mayor Mr Hamutendi Kombayi and Mr Kenneth Sithole are set to be reinstated to their former positions having won their case challenging their dismissal from council after a Bulawayo High C…

[The Herald] Patrick Chitumba Midlands Bureau Chief Former Gweru mayor Mr Hamutendi Kombayi and Mr Kenneth Sithole are set to be reinstated to their former positions having won their case challenging their dismissal from council after a Bulawayo High Court judge ruled in their favour on Tuesday. The two councillors have been contesting their sacking from council early this year. In his judgment dated October 31, 2017, Bulawayo High Court judge Justice Nicholas Mathonsi set aside the decision by an independent tribunal,

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe