Category Archives: AFRICA

General on a watch while people’s houses are demolished, property looted and people brutalized

Uganda’s topmost soldier General Yoweri Kaguta Museveni was almost caught unaware on Thursday when he visited Mperere Wakiso District to address issues of land wrangles

President Museveni sacks Commissioner for Basic Education Daniel Nkaada, Alfred Kyaka

President Museveni has directed that six senior government officials in the Ministry of Education be relieved over their duties.

Lawyer Nicholas Opio identifies gangsters behind brutal arrest of Kawoya

Uganda Police Force has  boldly disowned the gun men, saying they have never sanctioned such men or their acts.

“The Police did not sanction of participate in that operation.

Soldiers captured on video arresting Yusuf Kawoya are opposition collaborators: Tumwebaze

The Information Technology and Communications minister, Mr Frank Tumwebaze has lauded the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) for the arrest of soldiers accused of brutally arresting  a Democratic Party (DP) supporter in Kampala on Thursday.

South Africa gangsters responsible for Mohamed Dewji kidnap

Tanzanian billionaire Mohammed Dewji, who was kidnapped by armed gunmen and held for ransom over a week ago, was released on Saturday morning andDewji did not know who his abductors were but believes they were from South Africa,

Political handshake earns Raila Odinga big job

NASA leader Raila Odinga’s appointment as African Union Special Envoy elevated him to a continental statesman whose time will now be divided across Africa.

Cameroon court rejects petitions , Paul Biya to be confirmed president

Cameroon’s Constitutional court has rejected 18 petitions calling for a repeat of the 7 October presidential election which opposition parties said was marred by fraud

A rare Kenyan policeman praised for arresting ‘armed robbers’

A Kenyan policeman is being hailed a hero for his quick reaction in arresting armed robbers in the capital, Nairobi, on Thursday.

Wheelbarrow pushers fight claims 55 dead in Kaduna Nigeria

Sectarian violence sparked by a spat at a market has left 55 people dead in Nigeria’s northern Kaduna state, President Muhammadu Buhari has said.

Plot to assassinate Burundi embattled leader discovered

The government of Burundi has accused a prominent opposition leader of organising a plot to kill the president.

In a television announcement, the security ministry said that

Missing billionaire taken in car from ‘a neighboring country’

Police in Tanzania say kidnapped billionaire Mohammed Dewji was taken by men driving a car that had arrived from “a neighboring country”, whisper eye media reports

Idi Amin arrest style witnessed on Kampala street

Armed men  believed to be from Uganda state security outfit yesterday seized a man in central Kampala in a gangster-style, and after  brutalizing him bundled him in a van and sped away.