Latest News August 17, 2015
August 17, 2015
news From All Africa
- Uganda: You Now Can't Have Your Cows Back. What Next?
[Monitor] For Florence Musubika from Tororo District, the ruling has been long overdue.
- Tanzania: State, Private Sector Anti-Graft Move Commendable
[Daily News] Commitment by the private sector in unearthing dishonest public officials had been long overdue. On the outset, corruption may seem as an easy way out especially when it comes to oiling palms to save one’s neck.
- Southern Africa: Zuma to Attend SADC Summit in Botswana
[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma will lead a delegation to the ordinary Southern African Development Community (SADC) summit to be held in Gaborone, Botswana this week.
- Nigeria: Buhari Goes After Unreturned Government Property
[Premium Times] Plans are afoot by the administration of President Muhammadu Buhari to recover unreturned government property still being utilized by the officials of the immediate past administration.
- Nigeria: Boko Haram Leader Shekau Says He Is 'Still in Charge'
[Deutsche Welle] In an audio-message, Abubakar Shekau, the leader of terror group Boko Haram has denied he has been killed or ousted. Chad’s premier had claimed he had been replaced by a leader open to talks.
- Rwanda: Banks Must Address in-House Money Theft
[New Times] A banking officer at Bank of Kigali’s Nyarutarama’s branch is arrested after Police investigations following the bank’s complaint of theft of up to Rwf7.7 million. Barely a week had passed after the Nyarutarama incident and Bank Populaire du Rwanda’s branch in Rutsiro District joins the rather embarrassing news. The Rutsiro branch manager and five others are arrested over theft of Rwf24 million.
- Rwanda: It's the Mediterranean, Not a 5-Star Hotel
[New Times] I’ve always assumed that scores of migrants attempting to reach Europe know exactly what they are getting into before embarking on their arduous journey.
- Burundi: Former Army Chief Assassinated in Bujumbura
[New Times] Gunmen yesterday morning shot dead Burundi’s former army Chief of Staff, retired Col. Jean Bikomagu.
- South Africa: Num to Strike At Arm Nickel Mine
[News24Wire] The National Union of Mineworkers (NUM) will down tools at the Nkomati Nickel mine in Mpumalanga on Sunday.
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