President Cyril Ramaphosa Saddened By Cape Town Fire Death Toll

[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa says the death of five boys in a blaze at the Masiya informal settlement in Philippi, Cape Town, is a tragedy that brings home the dangers faced by thousands of vulnerable South Africans, especially during winter.

[Govt of SA] President Cyril Ramaphosa says the death of five boys in a blaze at the Masiya informal settlement in Philippi, Cape Town, is a tragedy that brings home the dangers faced by thousands of vulnerable South Africans, especially during winter.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Police Stuck With 21 Lost Pilgrims

[Monitor] Kampala -Police were by last night stuck with 18 children and three adults separated from parents and guardians at Namugongo shrines during yesterday’s observance of Uganda Martyrs Day festivities.

[Monitor] Kampala -Police were by last night stuck with 18 children and three adults separated from parents and guardians at Namugongo shrines during yesterday's observance of Uganda Martyrs Day festivities.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Botswana Needs 45 000 Units of Blood Every Year

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana needs approximately 45 000 units of blood every year to take care of any eventualities, says Assistant Minister of Health and Wellness, Mr Biggie Butale.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Botswana needs approximately 45 000 units of blood every year to take care of any eventualities, says Assistant Minister of Health and Wellness, Mr Biggie Butale.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Evangelical Orthodox Bishop Kibuuka Asks for Help to Develop Centre

[Monitor] Wakiso -The Christian Ecumenical Council of Uganda (CECU) has asked government to help them develop their newly-established prayer home in Namugongo Janda to celebrate Martyrs’ Day.

[Monitor] Wakiso -The Christian Ecumenical Council of Uganda (CECU) has asked government to help them develop their newly-established prayer home in Namugongo Janda to celebrate Martyrs' Day.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

External Reserves Fall By U.S.$177 Million in 2 Weeks

[Vanguard] The appreciation recorded by the naira in the various segments of the foreign exchange market last week is expected to persist this week, even as the external reserves continued on a downward trend, falling by $177 million in two weeks, due …

[Vanguard] The appreciation recorded by the naira in the various segments of the foreign exchange market last week is expected to persist this week, even as the external reserves continued on a downward trend, falling by $177 million in two weeks, due to increased dollar sales by the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN, in its effort to stem the depreciation of the naira.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Museveni Pledges to Build Anglican Shrine

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni yesterday pledged funding to upgrade the Anglican martyrs shrine at Namugongo to a sparkling status to match the Catholic one in the same vicinity.

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni yesterday pledged funding to upgrade the Anglican martyrs shrine at Namugongo to a sparkling status to match the Catholic one in the same vicinity.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

The Significance of June 3rd As Uganda Martyrs’ Day

[Monitor] Plainly put, June 3rd is Uganda Martyrs’ Day to celebrate Christians who were persecuted for their Christian beliefs on orders of Kabaka Danieri Basammula-Ekkere Mwanga Mukasa II between November 1885 and January 1887.

[Monitor] Plainly put, June 3rd is Uganda Martyrs' Day to celebrate Christians who were persecuted for their Christian beliefs on orders of Kabaka Danieri Basammula-Ekkere Mwanga Mukasa II between November 1885 and January 1887.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

19 Pilgrims With Cholera Signs Isolated

[Monitor] Wakiso -A total of 19 pilgrims suspected to be cholera patients are under surveillance at Naguru hospital according to Dr John Baptist Waniaye, commissioner for emergency medical services at ministry of health.

[Monitor] Wakiso -A total of 19 pilgrims suspected to be cholera patients are under surveillance at Naguru hospital according to Dr John Baptist Waniaye, commissioner for emergency medical services at ministry of health.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda