15 Killed as Heavy Rains Wreak Havoc

[Citizen] At least 15 people have died in various parts of the country following heavy rains which entered their third day yesterday. At least 250 houses in Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam and Arusha were destroyed in the downpours, and the number looked set t…

[Citizen] At least 15 people have died in various parts of the country following heavy rains which entered their third day yesterday. At least 250 houses in Zanzibar, Dar es Salaam and Arusha were destroyed in the downpours, and the number looked set to go up as authorities continued to carry out a countrywide assessment.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Museveni Gives Shs500m to Archbishop Lwanga’s Sacco

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has donated Shs500m to Wekembe, a savings and credit cooperative organisation (Sacco), founded by Kampala Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga.

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has donated Shs500m to Wekembe, a savings and credit cooperative organisation (Sacco), founded by Kampala Archbishop Cyprian Kizito Lwanga.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

World Bank Cuts Funding for U.S.$13 Million Hotel Tourism Institute

[Monitor] The Ministry of Tourism has said the World Bank has reduced funding for construction of the Jinja based Hotel and Tourism Training from the initial $13m (Shs46.2b) to $7m (Shs25.2b)

[Monitor] The Ministry of Tourism has said the World Bank has reduced funding for construction of the Jinja based Hotel and Tourism Training from the initial $13m (Shs46.2b) to $7m (Shs25.2b)

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Two Eastern Cape Pupils Arrested Over Guns, Ammo

[News24Wire] Two high school pupils appeared in the Port St Johns Magistrate’s Court on Tuesday after being found with a firearm and ammunition, Eastern Cape police said.

[News24Wire] Two high school pupils appeared in the Port St Johns Magistrate's Court on Tuesday after being found with a firearm and ammunition, Eastern Cape police said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sexual Harassment of Female Student – Makerere Suspends Senior Staffer

[Monitor] Makerere University has suspended Mr Edward Kisuze, a senior administrative assistant in the Academic Registrar’s Department for allegedly harassing a female student in his office.

[Monitor] Makerere University has suspended Mr Edward Kisuze, a senior administrative assistant in the Academic Registrar's Department for allegedly harassing a female student in his office.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

New UCT Vice Chancellor Phakeng On Black Pain, #Rhodesmustfall and Everything in Between

[News24Wire] Incoming UCT Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng says universities should have had a conversation about historic symbols on campuses long before the Rhodes Must Fall movement in 2015.

[News24Wire] Incoming UCT Vice-Chancellor Mamokgethi Phakeng says universities should have had a conversation about historic symbols on campuses long before the Rhodes Must Fall movement in 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Convicted Racist Vicki Momberg Back to Appeal 2-Year Sentence

[News24Wire] Former real estate agent Vicki Momberg will appear in the Randburg Magistrate’s Court on Wednesday for the continuation of her application for leave to appeal her two-year prison sentence.

[News24Wire] Former real estate agent Vicki Momberg will appear in the Randburg Magistrate's Court on Wednesday for the continuation of her application for leave to appeal her two-year prison sentence.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa