Security in Rukungiri Beefed Up Ahead of By-Election

[Monitor] Security has been beefed up in Rukungiri District ahead of today’s Woman MP By-election. Military police, police officers on foot patrol and soldiers in military vehicles can be seen moving in Rukungiri town.

[Monitor] Security has been beefed up in Rukungiri District ahead of today's Woman MP By-election. Military police, police officers on foot patrol and soldiers in military vehicles can be seen moving in Rukungiri town.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How to Die On The Country’s Roads – A Guide

[Monitor] First things first: Decide whether you want to die as a “soldier” – that is, as an active participant in the matter, or as a ‘civilian’ – a mere statistic. The latter is easier, but rather uninteresting, making up most of the 10 people killed…

[Monitor] First things first: Decide whether you want to die as a "soldier" - that is, as an active participant in the matter, or as a 'civilian' - a mere statistic. The latter is easier, but rather uninteresting, making up most of the 10 people killed daily on Uganda's roads every year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

NSE – Market Capitalisation Drops to N13 Trillion Region On Nestle Loss

[Premium Times] The market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday dropped to N13 trillion mark following loss recorded by Nestle and other highly capitalised stocks.

[Premium Times] The market capitalisation of the Nigerian Stock Exchange (NSE) on Wednesday dropped to N13 trillion mark following loss recorded by Nestle and other highly capitalised stocks.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Three Die in Ogun Boat Accident

[Premium Times] At least seven persons, including students, on Wednesday died in a boat mishap that occurred at Akere, Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, witnesses said.

[Premium Times] At least seven persons, including students, on Wednesday died in a boat mishap that occurred at Akere, Ipokia Local Government Area of Ogun State, witnesses said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Tanzania Milk Production Up 400m Ltrs, Consumption Low

[Citizen] Arusha -Milk production in Tanzania registered an increase of about 400 million litres between 2003 and last year but consumption remains low at only 47 litres per capita per year. Production of the highly nutritious liquid food is currently …

[Citizen] Arusha -Milk production in Tanzania registered an increase of about 400 million litres between 2003 and last year but consumption remains low at only 47 litres per capita per year. Production of the highly nutritious liquid food is currently estimated at 2.4 billion litres a year from about 2 billion litres in 2003.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Senator Involved in Certificate Scandal Backs Establishment of Education College

[Premium Times] A bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of a Federal College of Education (Technical) in Aghoro, Bayelsa State, has passed second reading.

[Premium Times] A bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of a Federal College of Education (Technical) in Aghoro, Bayelsa State, has passed second reading.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mace Saga – Gombe APC Suspends Minority Leader

[Premium Times] The All Progressive Congress (APC), Gombe State chapter, has suspended the State House of Assembly Minority Leader, Ahmad Haruna, for six months citing displeasure at his action over a theft of the assembly’s mace.

[Premium Times] The All Progressive Congress (APC), Gombe State chapter, has suspended the State House of Assembly Minority Leader, Ahmad Haruna, for six months citing displeasure at his action over a theft of the assembly's mace.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Meets New Sierra Leone Leader, Offers Support

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja assured the new president of Sierra Leone, Julius Bio, of Nigeria’s support, as his work towards a stable and improved economy.

[Premium Times] President Muhammadu Buhari Wednesday in Abuja assured the new president of Sierra Leone, Julius Bio, of Nigeria's support, as his work towards a stable and improved economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Sierra Leone

Johesu – Health Workers to Suspend Strike As Court ‘Takes Over’ Negotiations

[Premium Times] The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) says it is “considering” suspending the ongoing strike by health workers which has crippled services at public hospitals across Nigeria.

[Premium Times] The Joint Health Sector Unions (JOHESU) says it is "considering" suspending the ongoing strike by health workers which has crippled services at public hospitals across Nigeria.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria