Kenyatta Gifts Sh3 Million to Voter Born Without Arms

[Nairobi News] A voter without arms, whose photograph during the October 26 repeat presidential election went viral, has received an early Christmas from President Uhuru Kenyatta.

[Nairobi News] A voter without arms, whose photograph during the October 26 repeat presidential election went viral, has received an early Christmas from President Uhuru Kenyatta.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Uganda Lauded for Enforcing Comesa Treaty

[Monitor] Kampala -Despite regularly defaulting on her obligation to pay up the bloc’s membership contribution, Uganda has been applauded for her attempts to enforce the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) treaty.

[Monitor] Kampala -Despite regularly defaulting on her obligation to pay up the bloc's membership contribution, Uganda has been applauded for her attempts to enforce the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa) treaty.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Karuma Power Project Nears Completion, Says Contractor

[Monitor] Sinohydro Corporation Ltd, the Chinese firm undertaking the construction of the 600MV Karuma power dam in Kiryandongo District, has revealed that the project is 70 per cent complete in accordance with the budget and time frame.

[Monitor] Sinohydro Corporation Ltd, the Chinese firm undertaking the construction of the 600MV Karuma power dam in Kiryandongo District, has revealed that the project is 70 per cent complete in accordance with the budget and time frame.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Seychelles’ National Assembly Responds to Proposed Budget for 2018

[Seychelles News Agency] A budget of 7,951 million rupees ($586 million), an increase of 0.4 percent over the previous year, was presented to the Seychelles National Assembly earlier this month by the Minister of Finance Peter Larose.

[Seychelles News Agency] A budget of 7,951 million rupees ($586 million), an increase of 0.4 percent over the previous year, was presented to the Seychelles National Assembly earlier this month by the Minister of Finance Peter Larose.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

What Do We Know About Murder in South Africa?

[ISS] The most recent crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) revealed that 19 016 murders were recorded in the 2016/17 financial year – 3 460 more than in 2011/12. Every day on average during this period, 52 people were mu…

[ISS] The most recent crime statistics released by the South African Police Service (SAPS) revealed that 19 016 murders were recorded in the 2016/17 financial year - 3 460 more than in 2011/12. Every day on average during this period, 52 people were murdered in South Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

To Bribe or Not Bribe MPs to Lift Age Limit? That’s the Question

[Monitor] One of the things many Ugandans find disgusting in the on-going project to lift the age limit, and effectively make President Yoweri Museveni president-for-life, is that MPs have been paid to support it.

[Monitor] One of the things many Ugandans find disgusting in the on-going project to lift the age limit, and effectively make President Yoweri Museveni president-for-life, is that MPs have been paid to support it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

One Person Shot As Police Disperse Besigye Supporters in Lira

[Monitor] At least one person has been shot during running battles between police and former FDC presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye supporters in Lira town on Tuesday.

[Monitor] At least one person has been shot during running battles between police and former FDC presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye supporters in Lira town on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda