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Showing posts from August, 2015

Sewage crisis overwhelms South African towns

Uganda soldiers charged over Somali wedding attack

Shabelle Media Network : "Three Ugandan soldiers have been charged over the killing last month of a group of civilians in Somalia, an African Union (AU) official has said. Maman Sidikou, the head of the AU in Somalia, apologised to the families of the seven people killed in the attack. The AU had previously denied that the incident took place."

The hidden consequences of hunting Africa's lions

LA Times : "After the global uproar over the death of a Zimbabwean lion dubbed Cecil, the hunting industry had a response: By killing animals, trophy hunters are actually saving Africa's wildlife. Trophy hunting, the industry contended, gives the animals an economic value to local communities, which otherwise see them as hated vermin to be exterminated at all costs. So although some are killed by hunters, greater numbers are saved." 'via Blog this'

:: Pitsane councillor quits BDP, joins UDC

Mmegi Online  "“I was accused of having contributed in Eric Molale’s defeat. The truth of matter was that Molale was not saleable amongst the BDP members. People of that constituency they did not know him and again even some democrats were calling him funny names,” Ncube said on Friday morning."

Report names Uganda’s Aids hotspots -Uganda

 Daily Mirror  "Experts on HIV/Aids have warned that the current decline in new infections is likely to be short-lived if the government and its partners do not put more emphasis on districts that continue to register high rates of new infections."