East Africa

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  • Uganda: Tumukunde to Run As Independent August 12, 2020
    [Monitor] Presidential aspirant and former Security minister Henry Tumukunde has said he will unveil a pressure group under which he will campaign to unseat his former boss President Museveni in the 2021 General Election.
  • Uganda: Bagyenda, Kasekende Not Under Probe - CID August 12, 2020
    [Monitor] Kampala -- The Criminal Investigations Directorate has said they are not investigating former Bank of Uganda deputy governor, Dr Louis Kasekende and former director of banks supervision, Justine Bagyenda, over missing land titles of clients of closed commercial banks as earlier media reports had suggested.
  • Uganda: Mubende Evictees Yet to Get Own Homes 10 Years Later August 12, 2020
    [Monitor] When New Forest Company evicted Ms Shantel Tumubone, 50, and her family from their ancestral home in Kyamukasa Village, Kitumbi Sub-county, Kassanda District, they promised to compensate them to enable them find alternative land for settlement.
  • Uganda: Demolition of City Church Kicks Up Storm August 12, 2020
    [Monitor] The demolition of St Peter's Church in Ndeeba, a Kampala suburb, has kicked up a storm that has sucked in several police officers and a dozen other people, and is threatening to take more casualties after State House intervention.
  • Uganda: Tanzania, Uganda Must Aim to Hold Free and Fair Polls August 12, 2020
    [East African] Tanzania and Uganda have decided to brave the threat of the Covid-19 pandemic to hold general elections. Both countries are decidedly headed to polls scheduled for October this year and January 2021 respectively.

West Africa

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  • Nigeria: Of Hypocrisy and Obasanjo's 'Condolence' Letter August 12, 2020
    [Premium Times] ... Obasanjo has not abused the African culture by attacking the late Senator Buruji Kashamu for allegedly manipulating the law to escape justice at home and abroad. However, it is the hypocrisy of his message that should be criticised, because it is against the African culture to aid and abet a criminal suspect […]
  • Nigeria: Maritime Agencies Plan 24-Hour Operation in Nigerian Ports August 12, 2020
    [Premium Times] Heads of maritime agencies in Nigeria have agreed to work on modalities for a quick commencement of 24 hours operation at the ports.
  • Nigeria: The Toxicity of Edo Politics August 12, 2020
    [Premium Times] Everything about the oncoming Edo election is antithetical to the tenets of democracy. The candidates, their godfathers and other interested actors are toxic people who only use the ordinary people as pawns in their political chess game. The losers in the epic fight are the ordinary people of Edo State. They must be […]
  • Ghana: Let's Support Mothers to Breastfeed As Long As They Want - First Lady of Ghana Advocates August 12, 2020
    [WHO] The First lady of the Republic of Ghana, Mrs Rebecca Akufo-Addo has called on all to take key steps to address the practical, economic and socio-cultural barriers that still stand in the way of women breastfeeding and work together to enable mothers to breastfeed for as long as they wish to protect all babies […]
  • Nigeria: International Youth Day - Nigerian Youths Crown Uzodimma Pan-Nigeria Governor August 12, 2020
    [Vanguard] As part of the celebration of the International Youth Day (today); Nigerian Youth Organizations across the country have bestowed on Imo State Governor, Sen. Hope Uzodimma, the title of Pan Nigerian Governor, for his contributions to Youth Empowerment and National Unity and peace.

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