30 Years On – Residents Demand Compensation Over Stolen Cattle

[Monitor] Budaka -Residents of Budaka District, who lost thousands of their animals to Karimojong cattle rustlers during the 1987 insurgency, have accused government of failing to compensate them, 30 years later.

[Monitor] Budaka -Residents of Budaka District, who lost thousands of their animals to Karimojong cattle rustlers during the 1987 insurgency, have accused government of failing to compensate them, 30 years later.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

NCS, UBF Close to Agreement

[Monitor] Kampala -The row between the National Council of Sports (NCS) and Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) which last week led the former to suspend the latter is soon ending, according to UBF president Kenneth Gimugu.

[Monitor] Kampala -The row between the National Council of Sports (NCS) and Uganda Boxing Federation (UBF) which last week led the former to suspend the latter is soon ending, according to UBF president Kenneth Gimugu.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Age Limit Debate – When You Choose to Cover Yourself in the Morning

[Monitor] Politicians are falling over each other mobilising against amending the Constitution to lift the 75-year-age limit. Some dramatically claim that they will physically tear up the Bill on the floor of Parliament and are already in the gym prepa…

[Monitor] Politicians are falling over each other mobilising against amending the Constitution to lift the 75-year-age limit. Some dramatically claim that they will physically tear up the Bill on the floor of Parliament and are already in the gym preparing for that battle.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Government Should Curb Blood Shortage

[Monitor] The revelation that eight people in Fort Portal, Kabarole District and two children in Moroto District have died as a result of blood shortage is not only disheartening, but also scary. The Kabarole District health officer, Dr Richard Mugahi,…

[Monitor] The revelation that eight people in Fort Portal, Kabarole District and two children in Moroto District have died as a result of blood shortage is not only disheartening, but also scary. The Kabarole District health officer, Dr Richard Mugahi, attributed the blood shortage at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital to closure of schools whose students are major donors. In Moroto, the management of the region's referral hospital said the shortage was just one of the several challenges that the facility faces.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

At 108, Iganga Man Still Going Strong

[Monitor] Iganga -At 108 years, Mr Sefatia Kyirongero, a resident of Busowobi Village in Nakigo Sub-county, Iganga District, is believed to be one of the oldest people in the area.

[Monitor] Iganga -At 108 years, Mr Sefatia Kyirongero, a resident of Busowobi Village in Nakigo Sub-county, Iganga District, is believed to be one of the oldest people in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Political Violence Unleashes ‘Reign of Terror’ – Opposition

[VOA] The June 2017 elections were supposed to soothe the troubled politics of Lesotho, a tiny enclave surrounded on all sides by South Africa. It was the third poll in five years, after two successive coalitions collapsed amid vicious infighting and m…

[VOA] The June 2017 elections were supposed to soothe the troubled politics of Lesotho, a tiny enclave surrounded on all sides by South Africa. It was the third poll in five years, after two successive coalitions collapsed amid vicious infighting and meddling from the army.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Increasing Factions in ANC KZN Will Lead to Rise in Political Killings, Moerane Commission Hears

[News24Wire] Political killings will increase in KwaZulu-Natal as the ANC’s December elective conference draws closer, the Moerane Commission into political killings in the province heard on Monday.

[News24Wire] Political killings will increase in KwaZulu-Natal as the ANC's December elective conference draws closer, the Moerane Commission into political killings in the province heard on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nwoye Lauds APC, Buhari for Standing By Truth, Says Obiano’s End Is Near

[Vanguard] APC candidate, Dr. Tony Nwoye has lauded the leadership of the party for its forthrightness in dealing with the petition that was raised against his emergence as the party’s candidate.

[Vanguard] APC candidate, Dr. Tony Nwoye has lauded the leadership of the party for its forthrightness in dealing with the petition that was raised against his emergence as the party's candidate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lagos Holds Training for Medical Directors of Hospitals

[Vanguard] AS part of the commitment to entrench leadership qualities among health professionals, the Lagos State government recently held a Leadership in management training for Medical Directors of the 26 General Hospitals in the state.

[Vanguard] AS part of the commitment to entrench leadership qualities among health professionals, the Lagos State government recently held a Leadership in management training for Medical Directors of the 26 General Hospitals in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria