In Uganda, Falling Sick Is Very Risky Business

[Monitor] We started the long weekend on a very sad note. Our friends Joy and Kezekia Bwire suddenly lost their son, Matthew Ayebare. Matthew was born almost a decade ago with a defect on his brain.

[Monitor] We started the long weekend on a very sad note. Our friends Joy and Kezekia Bwire suddenly lost their son, Matthew Ayebare. Matthew was born almost a decade ago with a defect on his brain.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Labour Day Kicks Off Battle Between Nairobi Governor Hopefuls

[Nation] A glimpse of the looming battle for the Nairobi governor’s position between incumbent Evans Kidero and Senator Mike Sonko in the August General Election played out during Labour Day celebrations at Uhuru Park, Nairobi, today.

[Nation] A glimpse of the looming battle for the Nairobi governor's position between incumbent Evans Kidero and Senator Mike Sonko in the August General Election played out during Labour Day celebrations at Uhuru Park, Nairobi, today.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Man’s Soccer Predictions Net Him U.S.$2.1m Jackpot

[Nation] A lucky Kenyan has won the Sh221 million Sportpesa mega jackpot, an amount that can finance the construction of the Kenya Sports Academy — as allocated by the National Treasury — and still have Sh21 million change.

[Nation] A lucky Kenyan has won the Sh221 million Sportpesa mega jackpot, an amount that can finance the construction of the Kenya Sports Academy -- as allocated by the National Treasury -- and still have Sh21 million change.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Crisis Deepens As Main Rebel Groups Fragment and Realign

[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan’s protracted political crisis has increased in complexity as the the main actors fragment into factions or form new alliances and the dynamics of the conflict change. This means that the search for lasting peace wi…

[The Conversation Africa] South Sudan's protracted political crisis has increased in complexity as the the main actors fragment into factions or form new alliances and the dynamics of the conflict change. This means that the search for lasting peace will have many more players around the table. Andrew Edward Tchie scopes out the landscape following the defection of yet another senior general to opposition ranks.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Uganda Is One of the Most Democratic Countries – Museveni

[Monitor] With five presidential terms in office, President Museveni is surrounded by controversies related to freedom of speech, human rights, allegations of nepotism, and even the killing of Ugandan citizens.

[Monitor] With five presidential terms in office, President Museveni is surrounded by controversies related to freedom of speech, human rights, allegations of nepotism, and even the killing of Ugandan citizens.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Dissolve LACC – Presidential Aspirant Recommends

[New Republic] A presidential hopeful in the pending general and presidential elections has recommends the dissolution of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) because it is weak and ineffective in carry out its statutory mandate.

[New Republic] A presidential hopeful in the pending general and presidential elections has recommends the dissolution of the Liberia Anti-Corruption Commission (LACC) because it is weak and ineffective in carry out its statutory mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia