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Lesotho:Editor Fights Criminal Defamation Charges Over Satire

[Lesotho Times] PROMINENT South African lawyer, Advocate Gilbert Marcus, has urged the Constitutional Court to strike down the criminal defamation law, saying it has the “chilling effect” of muzzling the press in violation of the freedom of expression that the national constitution seeks to uphold.

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South Sudan:UN Probe Accuses More Than 40 Military Officials of War Crimes

[United Nations Human Rights Council] Geneva/Nairobi -We have identified more than forty senior military officials who may bear individual responsibility for war crimes and crimes against humanity in South Sudan, said the Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan*.

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South Sudan:Kiir Blames U.S. for Peace Talks Collapse

[East African] South Sudanese President Salva Kiir blames the United States for the collapse of the latest peace talks in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

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Nigeria:Buhari Apologises Over Dapchi School Attack

[Daily Trust] President Muhammadu Buhari said he was sorry that the attack that led to the abduction of students from the Government Girls Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, could happen.

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UN wants prosecutions for South Sudan war crimes

Yasmin Sooka, chairperson of the UN Commission on Human Rights in South Sudan Juba, South Sudan | AFP | A UN rights commission in South Sudan said Friday there was sufficient evidence to charge at least 41 senior officers and officials with war crimes and crimes against humanity. South Sudan’s four-year-old civil war has been […]

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Uganda health ministry confirms cholera outbreak in refugee camps near Lake Albert

  FILE PHOTO: A woman cares for her child suffering from cholera at a provisional Internally Displaced People (IDPs) camp in the eastern DRC town of Goma on November 10, 2008. There are reports of cholera outbreak in a camp in western Uganda. Kampala, Uganda | THE INDEPENDENT & AFP | Uganda’s Ministry of Health […]

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How to be our Hollywood homeboy Daniel Kaluuya

Wikipedia has no shame surely.It classifies Daniel Kaluuya as an English actor. It outrightly cut out generations of Ugandan heritage simply because someone was born and raised in England. How? All that acting genius is only part of his conc Busoga ancestry, no additives whatsoever. He is part of us, in flesh and blood. In […]

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Zari laid her bed, let her lay in it and leave us alone!

She loves attention. She loves social media. She likes being talked about and all the drama that comes with it. So guess what? She lives her life for social media, the fans, haters, admirers and all! She is the kind that believes in that line, “Haters are secret admirers”. Socialite and drama queen Zari Hassan […]

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Why there is no place like Wakanda

#WakandaForever. This hashtag has taken over our timelines and statuses this past week. This Black Panther phenomenon may seem like overrated hype over a movie. However, there is more to the movie than lights, camera and action, writes Grace Kenganzi “We are home.” This one line from the movie perhaps best describes the response to […]

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Sparks As Desire Luzinda Denies Stealing Sophie Gombya’s Song

Once again curvy Desire Luzinda has been in the spotlight for wrong reasons. Rumour has it that Desire Luzinda’s latest track titled ” Manyi Ga Mukyala” was stolen from Singer Sophie Gombya. However, Desire has come out to deny the allegations claiming she bought the song with her own money.  Speaking from the United States of America, Desire said, […]

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