An American woman who established a charity to help vulnerable girls in Liberia has resigned six months after taking a leave of absence in the wake of allegations that a local staffer raped several girls in its care.
The sun had yet to rise and Ada Diallo was preparing for morning prayers when gunfire rang out in her village in central Mali. The 55-year-old ran through the darkness to the home of the local spiritual leader.
[Monitor] Gulu -The Gulu Archbishop John Baptist Odama has asked government to justify to the country the purpose and implication of the presidential age limit amendment which was upheld by the Supreme Court on Thursday.
[Radio Dabanga] Washington -The US Department of State has called on Sudan's Transitional Military Council to show restraint, avoid conflict, and remain committed to the protection of the Sudanese people. It also added its voice to the growing international call for a speedy transition to civilian government.
[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -Sudanese authorities confirm that a substantial amount of cash has been seized during a search of deposed President Omar Al Bashir's residence in Khartoum yesterday. The cash has reportedly been safely deposited in the treasury of the Bank of Sudan and Al Bashir might face prosecution.
[Monitor] Dance as an art could be one of the most misunderstood forms of performance. For different performers, it is an art they can do away with, while others believe anyone that walks can dance thus there is always little need in pushing for professionalism.
[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda received $6.28b from citizens living abroad between 2013 and 2018 in remittances outpacing foreign direct investment (FDI), which stood at $1.5b in 2016, according to data from the World Bank.
[Monitor] Kampala -Chinese companies with construction projects in Uganda have in the last 20 years earned more money than any other foreign company grossing about $8.7b (Shs32.6 trillion) over the period.
[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has said he will not tolerate music shows that are laced with politics and warned that in future nobody will be compensated for shows that have been cancelled because of politics.