[News24Wire] The Guptas, who part-own Optimum Coal Mine through Tegeta Resources and Energy with President Jacob Zuma’s son Duduzane, have yet to pay the R2.176bn fine imposed on it by Eskom.
[Daily Trust] The National Oil Spill Detection and Response Agency (NOSDRA) has demanded that the National Assembly amends the law of the agency to enable it to criminalise the issue of oil spill.
[Addis Fortune] Two months on from the declaration of the state of emergency and the country now seem to be normalised. Investment activities, which stalled due to the unrest and following extensive property damage, have recommenced operations while negotiating for long term engagements. Small shops and transportation services impacted by the same unrest are now fully functional.
[Nation] Orange Democratic Movement leader Raila Odinga on Tuesday claimed the government was broke and unable to implement its development projects.
[Monitor] Kampala -The Constitutional Court on Wednesday threw out the petition in which nine suspects including the leader of Tabliq Sect Sheikh Yunus Kamoga wanted the state to give them the evidence it intended to use against them in the murder trial.
[Monitor] The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, on Monday made her mind known to editors from different media houses, accusing them of being used by the mafia to bring her and the institution of Parliament down.
[Nation] Al-Shabaab terrorists are regrouping in Jedahaley, Somalia, and plan to attack the country, police have warned.
[VOA] Researchers say that giving anti-malarial drugs to older children can significantly reduce overall transmission of disease. Currently, most such programs are limited to the under-fives, but a study by the London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, shows that expanding the intervention can lower the number of malaria cases.
[Deutsche Welle] Charles Wesley Mumbere of the Kingdom of Rwenzururu has been in custody since the military raided his palace on Sunday. At least 62 people died in clashes between his guards and security forces.
[Daily Trust] Katsina -The Katsina state government has reviewed downwards the costs of obtaining Certificate of Occupancy ( C of O) on landed properties across the state.