Warders Accused in ‘Sun City’ Jailbreak Granted Bail

[News24Wire] Two correctional officials who allegedly helped 16 inmates escape from “Sun City” were each granted R5 000 bail in the Johannesburg Magistrate’s Court on Friday.

[News24Wire] Two correctional officials who allegedly helped 16 inmates escape from "Sun City" were each granted R5 000 bail in the Johannesburg Magistrate's Court on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

World Bank Lauds Uganda On Social Media Tax

[Observer] World Bank senior economist for Uganda Richard Ancrum Walker says he is impressed with the public debate around proposed new taxes, including that on social media usage.

[Observer] World Bank senior economist for Uganda Richard Ancrum Walker says he is impressed with the public debate around proposed new taxes, including that on social media usage.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘If You Scream, I Will Kill You,’ Accused Serial Rapist Allegedly Told His Victim

[News24Wire] Two women told the Limpopo High Court how David Mamvura, the suspected Polokwane serial rapist, broke into their homes in the dead of night, armed with a knife and a screwdriver.Mamvura is standing trial for more than forty counts of rape …

[News24Wire] Two women told the Limpopo High Court how David Mamvura, the suspected Polokwane serial rapist, broke into their homes in the dead of night, armed with a knife and a screwdriver.Mamvura is standing trial for more than forty counts of rape and robbery.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

At Least 27 Killed in Gang Violence in Zamfara

[Vanguard] A fresh outbreak of gang violence in northern Nigeria has left at least 27 people dead, locals told AFP on Friday, highlighting the volatile security situation in West Africa’s largest economy.

[Vanguard] A fresh outbreak of gang violence in northern Nigeria has left at least 27 people dead, locals told AFP on Friday, highlighting the volatile security situation in West Africa's largest economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

110 Years of Electricity in Uganda

[Monitor] This April marks 110 year of electricity in Uganda. In April 1908, electricity powered by diesel generator was introduced in Uganda. Hesketh Bell who replaced British Commissioner Lt Colonel Hayes Sadler in 1907 and became Uganda’s first Gove…

[Monitor] This April marks 110 year of electricity in Uganda. In April 1908, electricity powered by diesel generator was introduced in Uganda. Hesketh Bell who replaced British Commissioner Lt Colonel Hayes Sadler in 1907 and became Uganda's first Governor the following year was the first person to bring to Uganda a generator to produce electricity. In April 1908, Bell brought to Uganda a generator to light his home at Entebbe which was then the administrative capital of Uganda. The following year, another diesel ge

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Army Launches ‘Operation Last Hold’ to Crush Remnants of Boko Haram

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Army is set to launch a new exercise tagged ‘Operation Last Hold’ aimed at crushing the remnants Boko Haram in the North-East and the Lake Chad Basin communities.

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Army is set to launch a new exercise tagged 'Operation Last Hold' aimed at crushing the remnants Boko Haram in the North-East and the Lake Chad Basin communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria