Ugandans Take Chinese Firm to Court in Latest HIV Workplace Battle

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kampala -When Kato was called into his manager’s office, the Ugandan driver assumed he would be sent on an errand, not be ordered to take an HIV test and lose his job when it came back positive, leading him to sue his Chine…

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Kampala -When Kato was called into his manager's office, the Ugandan driver assumed he would be sent on an errand, not be ordered to take an HIV test and lose his job when it came back positive, leading him to sue his Chinese employer for unfair dismissal.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

REG Fired Up Ahead of Game Three in Playoff Finals

[New Times] The reigning regular basketball league champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) are optimistic to retain the lead in playoff games finals as they face Patriots in Game 3 of the best-of-five finals series this Friday at Amahoro indoor stadium.

[New Times] The reigning regular basketball league champions Rwanda Energy Group (REG) are optimistic to retain the lead in playoff games finals as they face Patriots in Game 3 of the best-of-five finals series this Friday at Amahoro indoor stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

As RPF Draws Crowds, the Greens and the Independents Face Empty Venues

[East African] On a sunny Thursday afternoon, Philippe Mpayimana and his “entourage” of two people and an announcer strolled into a playground at Mahoko in Rubavu district, where was supposed to hold a campaign rally. The venue was empty, save for a co…

[East African] On a sunny Thursday afternoon, Philippe Mpayimana and his "entourage" of two people and an announcer strolled into a playground at Mahoko in Rubavu district, where was supposed to hold a campaign rally. The venue was empty, save for a couple of chairs.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Volleyball – Bitok Optimistic Despite Zone V Upset

[New Times] The national volleyball team head coach, Paul Bitok, has insisted that the team’s future is bright following a fairly convincing performance at the just- concluded Zone V Championships, which was staged at Amahoro Indoor Stadium.

[New Times] The national volleyball team head coach, Paul Bitok, has insisted that the team's future is bright following a fairly convincing performance at the just- concluded Zone V Championships, which was staged at Amahoro Indoor Stadium.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

‘Bond Notes to Be a Fully Fledged Currency By Year-End’

[New Zimbabwe] Government advisor and University of Zimbabwe lecturer, Ashok Chakravarti, says the liquidity crunch will continue as long as the US dollar remains in circulation.

[New Zimbabwe] Government advisor and University of Zimbabwe lecturer, Ashok Chakravarti, says the liquidity crunch will continue as long as the US dollar remains in circulation.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Opposition Village Head’s Home Torched

[New Zimbabwe] Cases of arson to properties belonging to opposition members are on the increase with the latest victim, a kraal head in Mazowe, Tendai Nyachuru’s homestead torched Monday night by suspected Zanu PF youths.

[New Zimbabwe] Cases of arson to properties belonging to opposition members are on the increase with the latest victim, a kraal head in Mazowe, Tendai Nyachuru's homestead torched Monday night by suspected Zanu PF youths.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Tsvangirai, Mugabe’s the Same, Says Mangoma

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) president Elton Mangoma Tuesday said the MDC-T’s “big man politics” is the same as that of Zanu PF and will not lead to positive change in the country.

[New Zimbabwe] Mutare -Renewal Democrats of Zimbabwe (RDZ) president Elton Mangoma Tuesday said the MDC-T's "big man politics" is the same as that of Zanu PF and will not lead to positive change in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Shiites’ Remembrance of Alleged Slayed Members Aborted in Zaria

[Guardian] Kaduna -Security operatives yesterday stopped members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) from marking the remembrance of their dead colleagues. The members, also called Shiites, had planned to pay tribute to three children of their lea…

[Guardian] Kaduna -Security operatives yesterday stopped members of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria (IMN) from marking the remembrance of their dead colleagues. The members, also called Shiites, had planned to pay tribute to three children of their leader, Ibrahim El-Zakzaky and 31 others, who were allegedly killed in the Zaria clash of July 25, 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

AFN Picks Okagbare, Amusan, 10 Others for IAAF World Championships

[Daily Trust] The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has named sprinter Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor and sprint-hurdler Tobiloba Amusan and 10 other athletes to compete at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Ch…

[Daily Trust] The Athletics Federation of Nigeria (AFN) has named sprinter Blessing Okagbare-Ighoteguonor and sprint-hurdler Tobiloba Amusan and 10 other athletes to compete at the 2017 International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Championships in London, England, from August 4 to 13.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria