Bushenyi Residents Protest Proposed Mobile Money Tax

[Monitor] Bushenyi residents, mobile money operators, civil society organisations and political leaders have protested government’s proposal of transaction value taxation on mobile money saying it is a bad and unnecessary idea.

[Monitor] Bushenyi residents, mobile money operators, civil society organisations and political leaders have protested government's proposal of transaction value taxation on mobile money saying it is a bad and unnecessary idea.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Eritrean Nationals in Diaspora Celebrate Independence Day Anniversary

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals in various cities in the US, Italy, Germany, Norway and Australia have celebrated the 27th Independence Day anniversary under the theme “Vision through Toil”.

[Shabait] Asmara -Eritrean nationals in various cities in the US, Italy, Germany, Norway and Australia have celebrated the 27th Independence Day anniversary under the theme "Vision through Toil".

source: AllAfrica News: Eritrea

Police Vow to Prosecute Self-Kidnappers

[Monitor] The Ssezibwa Regional Police Commander (RPC), Ms Suzan Nalwoga, on Monday said police will prosecute self-kidnappers for giving police wrong information.

[Monitor] The Ssezibwa Regional Police Commander (RPC), Ms Suzan Nalwoga, on Monday said police will prosecute self-kidnappers for giving police wrong information.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenyan Police Arrest Three Al Shabaab Suspects

[Shabelle] Kenya Police have arrested three Al shabaab suspects in Nyeri County and put key installations in Mt Kenya under surveillance. Two institutions in Nyeri, one in Meru County and several roads are under 24-hour radar. Two of the suspects, acco…

[Shabelle] Kenya Police have arrested three Al shabaab suspects in Nyeri County and put key installations in Mt Kenya under surveillance. Two institutions in Nyeri, one in Meru County and several roads are under 24-hour radar. Two of the suspects, according to Nyeri County criminal investigations officer Charles Mutua, were arrested in Othaya.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Somaliland Arrests Demonstrators, Journalists Covering Rally in Las Anod

[Shabelle] Police in Somalia’s breakaway Somaliland region arrested more than 40 protesters and two journalists at a demonstration in a town whose ownership is disputed by a neighbouring region, a police officer said.

[Shabelle] Police in Somalia's breakaway Somaliland region arrested more than 40 protesters and two journalists at a demonstration in a town whose ownership is disputed by a neighbouring region, a police officer said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Nigerian Health Workers Blame Cultural Practices for Fistula Epidemic

[VOA] Every morning, Asma’u Muhammadu removes the wet sheets from her bed and sets them out to dry. She opens the door to let in the fresh breezes that will air out the smell of urine in the mud-walled room. Along with the sheets, she brings out wet ra…

[VOA] Every morning, Asma'u Muhammadu removes the wet sheets from her bed and sets them out to dry. She opens the door to let in the fresh breezes that will air out the smell of urine in the mud-walled room. Along with the sheets, she brings out wet rags she uses to line her inner garments.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria