Hajj 2017 – Nigerian Death Rises to 14 As NAHCON Loses Staff

[Premium Times] The number of Nigerian pilgrims who died during this year’s Islamic pilgrimage has risen to 14, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has said.

[Premium Times] The number of Nigerian pilgrims who died during this year's Islamic pilgrimage has risen to 14, the National Hajj Commission of Nigeria, NAHCON, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

District Authorities Decry Cost of Mubende Eviction

[Observer] After the eviction of artisanal miners in Mubende district about three weeks ago, the leaders of the area have estimated a loss of about Shs 500m, which they would receive as taxes from various business owners in the mining camps.

[Observer] After the eviction of artisanal miners in Mubende district about three weeks ago, the leaders of the area have estimated a loss of about Shs 500m, which they would receive as taxes from various business owners in the mining camps.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Only’ 70,000 to Watch Egypt-Uganda

[Monitor] Kampala -Tuesday’s 2018 World Cup qualifying clash between Egypt and Uganda will not be watched by a capacity at the Borg Al Arab stadium as the Egyptian FA opted to cap the number of fans.

[Monitor] Kampala -Tuesday's 2018 World Cup qualifying clash between Egypt and Uganda will not be watched by a capacity at the Borg Al Arab stadium as the Egyptian FA opted to cap the number of fans.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Thika Traders Protest Allocation of Leisure Garden to Hawkers

[Nation] Hundreds of Moi Market traders in Thika Town have demonstrated over the allocation of a leisure garden located in the town centre to hawkers who flooded the town since Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu was declared the Jubilee Party prior to t…

[Nation] Hundreds of Moi Market traders in Thika Town have demonstrated over the allocation of a leisure garden located in the town centre to hawkers who flooded the town since Kiambu Governor Ferdinand Waititu was declared the Jubilee Party prior to the August 8 election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Silverbacks Will Not Cheer Uganda Cranes

[Monitor] Alexandria, Egypt -Uganda’s national basketball team will not have the chance to watch and support their football counterparts who face Egypt in a 2018 World Cup qualifying encounter on Tuesday.

[Monitor] Alexandria, Egypt -Uganda's national basketball team will not have the chance to watch and support their football counterparts who face Egypt in a 2018 World Cup qualifying encounter on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Onyango ‘Feels’ Good to Return to Borg Al Arab

[Monitor] Alexandria, Egypt -The Borg Al Arab stadium in the Egyptian coastal town of Alexandria is one that holds great importance in the career of Uganda Cranes captain Denis Onyango.

[Monitor] Alexandria, Egypt -The Borg Al Arab stadium in the Egyptian coastal town of Alexandria is one that holds great importance in the career of Uganda Cranes captain Denis Onyango.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

Police Launch Investigations on Fires in Two Busia Schools

[Nation] Police in Busia have launched investigations into the cause of two separate fire incidents that burnt property of unknown value in two secondary schools on Monday.

[Nation] Police in Busia have launched investigations into the cause of two separate fire incidents that burnt property of unknown value in two secondary schools on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Wikileaks Links Ex Ugandan Envoy to Former American President

[Monitor] A report in Wikileaks reveals that during Idi Amin’s rule between 1974 and 1975, former American president George Herbert Walker Bush, Chief of the US Liaison Office in China at the time, desperately tried to obtain medical treatment at an Am…

[Monitor] A report in Wikileaks reveals that during Idi Amin's rule between 1974 and 1975, former American president George Herbert Walker Bush, Chief of the US Liaison Office in China at the time, desperately tried to obtain medical treatment at an American facility in Japan for the wife of William SK Matovu, Uganda's first ambassador to China.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bugesera Sacks Head Coach Kanyankore After Two Months

[New Times] Gilbert ‘Yaoundé’ Kanyankore has become the first coach to lose his job even before the new season gets underway after being sacked by Azam Rwanda Premier League side, Bugesera FC.

[New Times] Gilbert 'Yaoundé' Kanyankore has become the first coach to lose his job even before the new season gets underway after being sacked by Azam Rwanda Premier League side, Bugesera FC.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda