Opposition Leader Narrates Ordeal in Detention

[Monitor] Opposition leader Kizza Besigye and other FDC leaders, who were arrested over anti age limit rallies and detained for almost a week, have spoken to Sunday Monitor, detailing how they were treated like ‘political scoundrels’ in the face of gro…

[Monitor] Opposition leader Kizza Besigye and other FDC leaders, who were arrested over anti age limit rallies and detained for almost a week, have spoken to Sunday Monitor, detailing how they were treated like 'political scoundrels' in the face of growing opposition to the removal of age limit.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Meet the Giant Dinosaur that Roamed Southern Africa 200 Million Years Ago

[The Conversation Africa] Globally at around 200 million years ago, in what’s known as the Early Jurassic, small and agile two-legged carnivorous dinosaurs called theropods roamed the ancient landscapes. In southern Africa, we know of their existence f…

[The Conversation Africa] Globally at around 200 million years ago, in what's known as the Early Jurassic, small and agile two-legged carnivorous dinosaurs called theropods roamed the ancient landscapes. In southern Africa, we know of their existence from their rare body fossils but also, importantly, from their fossil footprints.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Kenya Economy Hit Hard By Political Limbo

[East African] From a slugging economic growth, job losses and rising concerns of food shortages and high costs, the administration of President Uhuru Kenyatta’s second term will have its plate full as he starts his last five-year term.

[East African] From a slugging economic growth, job losses and rising concerns of food shortages and high costs, the administration of President Uhuru Kenyatta's second term will have its plate full as he starts his last five-year term.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Aftermath of Oct 26 Poll – Where Does Kenya Go From Here?

[East African] Kenya’s President Uhuru Kenyatta was set to be declared the winner in an election in which he had virtually no competition after the opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) withdrew the candidature of Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka.

[East African] Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta was set to be declared the winner in an election in which he had virtually no competition after the opposition National Super Alliance (Nasa) withdrew the candidature of Raila Odinga and Kalonzo Musyoka.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Johannesburg Pride Kicks Off Amid Accusations of ‘Pink-Washing’

[Deutsche Welle] Thousands of people are expected to attend Johannesburg’s annual Pride celebrations – the biggest on the African continent. This year’s event, however, has drawn ire from critics for being aimed at white people.

[Deutsche Welle] Thousands of people are expected to attend Johannesburg's annual Pride celebrations - the biggest on the African continent. This year's event, however, has drawn ire from critics for being aimed at white people.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Major Blasts Hit Somali Capital Mogadishu

[Deutsche Welle] A series of bombs have rocked a hotel in Somalia’s capital, Mogadishu. Security forces are still involved in a siege with militants after several people were reported killed.

[Deutsche Welle] A series of bombs have rocked a hotel in Somalia's capital, Mogadishu. Security forces are still involved in a siege with militants after several people were reported killed.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia