Volunteer Tells of His Two Months at the World Cup

[Monitor] Moscow -The curtains fell on the Fifa World Cup in Russia yesterday after the final match of the tournament, between France and Croatia, was played at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow to determine the best team in the world.

[Monitor] Moscow -The curtains fell on the Fifa World Cup in Russia yesterday after the final match of the tournament, between France and Croatia, was played at the Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow to determine the best team in the world.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

No Zika Virus Here, Government Tells WHO

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Health has disputed travel guidelines by World Health Organisation (WHO), advising pregnant women against travelling to Uganda, classified as Zika-infected country with a potential of passing birth defects to an unbor…

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ministry of Health has disputed travel guidelines by World Health Organisation (WHO), advising pregnant women against travelling to Uganda, classified as Zika-infected country with a potential of passing birth defects to an unborn baby.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Whoever They Met, They Would Cut and Kill’ – Displaced Congolese Recount Rebel Atrocities

[IRIN] Two years of tit-for-tat attacks in Rutshuru have left villages burnt, civilians killed, and communities divided along ethnic lines

[IRIN] Two years of tit-for-tat attacks in Rutshuru have left villages burnt, civilians killed, and communities divided along ethnic lines

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Pathologists Go to Dubai Over Police Commissioner’s Death

[Monitor] Kampala -The government has sent a team of medical experts led by the Director of Police Health Services to carry out an autopsy on the body of the Commissioner of Police Okello Makmot, who died at Dubai airport transit lounge in United Arab …

[Monitor] Kampala -The government has sent a team of medical experts led by the Director of Police Health Services to carry out an autopsy on the body of the Commissioner of Police Okello Makmot, who died at Dubai airport transit lounge in United Arab Emirates last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Construction Industry Growth Prospects Dim

[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwe’s construction industry will only grow by an average of 5% in the next five years due to economic challenges facing the country, BMI Research, a Fitch Group company, has revealed.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Zimbabwe's construction industry will only grow by an average of 5% in the next five years due to economic challenges facing the country, BMI Research, a Fitch Group company, has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Museveni Praises French for Rejecting Injustice

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni at the weekend commended the French forefathers who ignited the 1789 revolution that midwifed the principles of liberty, equality and fraternity leading to the modern day France.

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni at the weekend commended the French forefathers who ignited the 1789 revolution that midwifed the principles of liberty, equality and fraternity leading to the modern day France.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Muleya Thrives At Giant-Slayers Bulawayo Chiefs

[Zimbabwe Standard] Success may have come at the ripe age of 30, but footballer Gracious Muleya is thriving in top-flight football with Premier Soccer League [PSL] giant-killers and debutants Bulawayo Chiefs.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Success may have come at the ripe age of 30, but footballer Gracious Muleya is thriving in top-flight football with Premier Soccer League [PSL] giant-killers and debutants Bulawayo Chiefs.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

A Big Moment for Africa – Why the Meerkat – and Astronomy – Matter

[The Conversation Africa] Astronomy in Africa will take a giant leap forward with the unveiling of the 64-dish MeerKAT array in South Africa on July 13. The MeerKAT will be the largest and most sensitive radio telescope in the southern hemisphere until…

[The Conversation Africa] Astronomy in Africa will take a giant leap forward with the unveiling of the 64-dish MeerKAT array in South Africa on July 13. The MeerKAT will be the largest and most sensitive radio telescope in the southern hemisphere until the Square Kilometre Array (SKA) is completed.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Two Pipeline Guards Murdered, Buried in Shallow Graves

[Vanguard] Two guards attached to Topline Security Company, contracted by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to protect its pipelines’ right of way in Lagos, have been murdered and buried in shallow graves in Ilashe, near ATLAS COVE, La…

[Vanguard] Two guards attached to Topline Security Company, contracted by the Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, to protect its pipelines' right of way in Lagos, have been murdered and buried in shallow graves in Ilashe, near ATLAS COVE, Lagos.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Ivory Coast’s President Tightening His Grip On Power?

[Deutsche Welle] The second term of Ivory Coast’s President Alassane Ouattara should be his last, according to the country’s constitution. But Ouattara has dropped hints he might have other plans. Bram Posthumus reports from Abidjan.

[Deutsche Welle] The second term of Ivory Coast's President Alassane Ouattara should be his last, according to the country's constitution. But Ouattara has dropped hints he might have other plans. Bram Posthumus reports from Abidjan.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire