New MPs ‘Seeking Higher Pay’ – What Would They Earn?

[Africa Check] Kenya’s newly-elected members of parliament are yet to be sworn in but they are already causing ripples after media reports that they are seeking to raise their salaries.

[Africa Check] Kenya's newly-elected members of parliament are yet to be sworn in but they are already causing ripples after media reports that they are seeking to raise their salaries.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Support BUBU Policy, Trade Minister Tells Central Bank

[Monitor] Kampala -Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde has asked Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Mutebile to support some government policies such as ‘Buy Uganda Build Uganda’ (BUBU).

[Monitor] Kampala -Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde has asked Bank of Uganda Governor Emmanuel Mutebile to support some government policies such as 'Buy Uganda Build Uganda' (BUBU).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Stars Coach Okumbi Sticks By Banned Ogweno

[Nation] Harambee Stars coach Stanley Okumbi defended his call up of banned Kariobangi Sharks defender Pascal Ogweno, despite an outcry from fans, saying that his decision was purely based on merit.

[Nation] Harambee Stars coach Stanley Okumbi defended his call up of banned Kariobangi Sharks defender Pascal Ogweno, despite an outcry from fans, saying that his decision was purely based on merit.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Fidelity Pays Out U.S.$15 Million to Artisanal Miners

[The Herald] Fidelity Printers and Refiners is paying out $15 million to the estimated 300 000 artisanal gold miners on a weekly basis, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa said.

[The Herald] Fidelity Printers and Refiners is paying out $15 million to the estimated 300 000 artisanal gold miners on a weekly basis, Finance and Economic Development Minister Patrick Chinamasa said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans ‘Apologise’ Over Grace Mugabe ‘Wrath’

[News24Wire] A group of prominent Zimbabwean political activists on Wednesday apologised to South Africans following the recent assault of a 20 year-old model at a Sandton hotel by President Robert Mugabe’s wife Grace.

[News24Wire] A group of prominent Zimbabwean political activists on Wednesday apologised to South Africans following the recent assault of a 20 year-old model at a Sandton hotel by President Robert Mugabe's wife Grace.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Crime – Public Wants Action, Not Words

[Monitor] Last Saturday, police spokesperson Asan Kasingye issued a statement in which he indicated that the Uganda Police Force had made “significant strides” in investigating the rape and murder over the last four months, of 17 women in Entebbe Munic…

[Monitor] Last Saturday, police spokesperson Asan Kasingye issued a statement in which he indicated that the Uganda Police Force had made "significant strides" in investigating the rape and murder over the last four months, of 17 women in Entebbe Municipality and Wakiso District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda