Police Drive Opposition Leader Besigye Home After Re-Arrest

[Monitor] Kampala -Police on Wednesday night drove former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye to his home in Kasangati, Wakiso district following a standoff at the Rukungiri Chief Magistrate Court.

[Monitor] Kampala -Police on Wednesday night drove former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye to his home in Kasangati, Wakiso district following a standoff at the Rukungiri Chief Magistrate Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tarrus Riley Concert Organisers Explain Ticket Pricing

[The Herald] Organisers of the much-awaited Tarrus Riley show slated for tomorrow have explained the supposedly “exorbitant” pricing for the show saying it fits the stature of the artistes lined up to perform on the day. There was an outcry on social m…

[The Herald] Organisers of the much-awaited Tarrus Riley show slated for tomorrow have explained the supposedly "exorbitant" pricing for the show saying it fits the stature of the artistes lined up to perform on the day. There was an outcry on social media with fans lamenting the prices of tickets for the show. The tickets are going for between $20 and $100. In a press statement, the organisers said it was expensive to bring artistes of Tarrus Riley calibre hence the pricing.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Word Has It… No Baby Unveiling for Knowless

[New Times] Local songstress Jeanne d’Arc Ingabire, commonly known as Knowless Butera, has had an eventful year. She got married, had a baby and released new hits. But if you expect Knowless to act like all the other celebrities when it comes to ‘unvei…

[New Times] Local songstress Jeanne d'Arc Ingabire, commonly known as Knowless Butera, has had an eventful year. She got married, had a baby and released new hits. But if you expect Knowless to act like all the other celebrities when it comes to 'unveiling' her child on social media, then you are about to get disappointed.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Bail For South African Lawyer Arrested in Tanzania for ‘Promoting Homosexuality’

[News24Wire] South African human rights lawyer Sibongile Ndashe and her 12 colleagues, who were arrested by Tanzanian authorities on October 17 for “promoting homosexuality”, have been released on bail, a colleague has confirmed.

[News24Wire] South African human rights lawyer Sibongile Ndashe and her 12 colleagues, who were arrested by Tanzanian authorities on October 17 for "promoting homosexuality", have been released on bail, a colleague has confirmed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

79 Critical Road Portions Need Fixing Before Christmas, FRSC Tells Fashola

[Premium Times] The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says there are 79 portions in the critical road corridors in the country calling for federal government’s attention before the yuletide.

[Premium Times] The Federal Road Safety Corps, FRSC, says there are 79 portions in the critical road corridors in the country calling for federal government's attention before the yuletide.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

‘Fight Against Boko Haram Insurgents Coming to an End’

[Guardian] Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Thursday said results from the sustained onslaught on Boko Haram insurgents showed that the fight against the terrorist group would soon be over.

[Guardian] Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, on Thursday said results from the sustained onslaught on Boko Haram insurgents showed that the fight against the terrorist group would soon be over.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Unicef, Niger Govt Sign N600 Million MOU for 2017 Work Plan

[Premium Times] The United Nations Children’s Education Fund (UNICEF) has signed N600 million Memorandum of Understanding with Niger Government for the 2017 annual work plan.

[Premium Times] The United Nations Children's Education Fund (UNICEF) has signed N600 million Memorandum of Understanding with Niger Government for the 2017 annual work plan.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Reggae Superstar Tarrus Riley Jets in Tomorrow

[263Chat] Jamaican lovers-rock-reggae superstar Tarrus Riley is expected to land at the Harare International Airport tomorrow ahead of his show on Saturday at the Harare International Conference.

[263Chat] Jamaican lovers-rock-reggae superstar Tarrus Riley is expected to land at the Harare International Airport tomorrow ahead of his show on Saturday at the Harare International Conference.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Proposed MKO Abiola Airport in Osun to Gulp N69 Billion

[Premium Times] The proposed M. K. O Abiola International Airport in Ido-Osun, Osun, will cost N69 billion under a concession arrangement with an indigenous company, AWOL International, an official has said.

[Premium Times] The proposed M. K. O Abiola International Airport in Ido-Osun, Osun, will cost N69 billion under a concession arrangement with an indigenous company, AWOL International, an official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria