Buhari At UN General Assembly – a Postscript

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday was accompanied by mixed feelings at home and abroad. Omololu Ogunmade gives a dispassionate analysis of the speech.

[This Day] President Muhammadu Buhari's speech at the United Nations General Assembly on Tuesday was accompanied by mixed feelings at home and abroad. Omololu Ogunmade gives a dispassionate analysis of the speech.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

UK Lawyers Say Independent Probe Needed in Lissu Attack

[East African] Lawyers in the UK want Tanzania to allow an independent inquiry into the gun attack on Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) president and Singida East Member of Parliament Tundu Lissu.

[East African] Lawyers in the UK want Tanzania to allow an independent inquiry into the gun attack on Tanganyika Law Society (TLS) president and Singida East Member of Parliament Tundu Lissu.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Where is Biafran Leader Nnamdi Kanu?

[This Day] The sudden disappearance of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and members of his immediate family since the invasion of his home by soldiers has become a major talking point in the South-east of Nigeria, writes

[This Day] The sudden disappearance of the leader of the Indigenous People of Biafra, Nnamdi Kanu, and members of his immediate family since the invasion of his home by soldiers has become a major talking point in the South-east of Nigeria, writes

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Echoes of 1966 As Guns Return to Parliament Over Constitution

[East African] The Uganda government’s decision to surround Parliament with security forces ahead of debate over a planned motion to propose amendments to the Constitution to remove presidential age limits not only recalls unpleasant episodes from the …

[East African] The Uganda government's decision to surround Parliament with security forces ahead of debate over a planned motion to propose amendments to the Constitution to remove presidential age limits not only recalls unpleasant episodes from the country's troubled history that the 1995 Constitution sought to cure for good, but could also reinforce the view that guns, not the law, rule Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MP Breaks Ranks, Seeks Return of Term Limit

[East African] In a new twist on the controversy surrounding machinations to change the Constitution to remove age limits — a move seen as designed to benefit long serving Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni — another member of his National Resistance …

[East African] In a new twist on the controversy surrounding machinations to change the Constitution to remove age limits -- a move seen as designed to benefit long serving Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni -- another member of his National Resistance Movement (NRM) party has written to the Speaker of Parliament Rebbecca Kadaga seeking to introduce two new Bills for Museveni's retirement and return of term limits to the Constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Clergy Call for a Referendum On Age Limit

[Independent (Kampala)] The clerics have called for a referendum on age limit. Speaking to journalists on Sept.18, the clerics – Uganda Muslim Supreme Council’s Mufti Shaban Mubajje , Rev. Stanley Ntagali of the church of Uganda, Arch. Jonah Lwanga of …

[Independent (Kampala)] The clerics have called for a referendum on age limit. Speaking to journalists on Sept.18, the clerics - Uganda Muslim Supreme Council's Mufti Shaban Mubajje , Rev. Stanley Ntagali of the church of Uganda, Arch. Jonah Lwanga of the orthodox Church, Pr. Daniel Matte of the Seventh Day Adventists union, Arch. Cyprian Kizito of the Kampala Archdiocese and Apostle Joseph Serwadda the leader of the born again faith agreed that it being a critical and sensitive subject the views of all Ugandans should be sought

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

A Peek at Ruling Party’s Plan to Keep Museveni in Office After 2021

[East African] The National Resistance Movement is working on a ten-point justification for revising the Constitution to remove the 75-year age cap and open the door for the leader, President Yoweri Museveni, to stay on after 2021.

[East African] The National Resistance Movement is working on a ten-point justification for revising the Constitution to remove the 75-year age cap and open the door for the leader, President Yoweri Museveni, to stay on after 2021.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Controversy Trails Uber Drivers’ Operations At Abuja Airport

[Premium Times] The operations of Uber drivers have come under attack at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja, following resistance from the resident car hire service providers.

[Premium Times] The operations of Uber drivers have come under attack at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA, Abuja, following resistance from the resident car hire service providers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MPs Say Govt Must Discard Judges’ Colonial Wigs and Mugabe’s Rolls Royce

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF MP Daniel Mackenzie has dared government to do away with the judges’ regalia describing them as an embarrassing attachment to remnants of colonialism.

[New Zimbabwe] ZANU PF MP Daniel Mackenzie has dared government to do away with the judges' regalia describing them as an embarrassing attachment to remnants of colonialism.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe