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SOUTH SUDAN: Ministry of Petroleum Releases Annual Report.

SOUTH SUDAN: Ministry of Petroleum Releases Annual Report.

AFRICA, Business
Petroleum Report Provides Detailed Financial Information and Statistics from the South Sudan Oil SectorJUBA, South Sudan, February 20, 2020/ -- The seventh Petroleum Report issued by the Ministry of Petroleum, Republic of South Sudan (http://www.MOP-RSS.org/), provides an overview of world oil markets and fundamentals, price forecasts, oilfield reserves, and the ministry’s marketing performance. It forms part of continued efforts by Hon. Eng. Awow Daniel Chuang, the Minister of Petroleum, to promote openness and accountability in this crucial sector, “We are trying to increase transparency in the country’s oil and gas sector, specifically concerning the financial aspects. The Ministry of Petroleum has produced this journal which will provide all the information about our product...
UGANDA COURT: Gunshot residues found on Kanyamunyu’s clothes.

UGANDA COURT: Gunshot residues found on Kanyamunyu’s clothes.

AFRICA, UGANDA
A ballistic expert has told Court that gunshot residues were found on the clothes belonging to Matthew Kanyamunyu. Gunshot residues are deposited on the hands and clothes of someone who discharges a firearm. Kanyamunyu and his girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari are on trial for the murder of child rights activist Kenneth Akena. On Friday, Ms Robinah Kirinya a Principal Analyst from the Government Analytical Laboratory in Kampala, told court that she examined exhibits like Kanyamunyu's car, and in the glove compartment, where he allegedly hid the killer gun that is still missing. “The bullet was fired from a 0.22 firearm such as a pistol or a revolver,” Ms Kirinya told trial judge Stephen Mubiru.
UGANDA: Akena was shot at Game not Kyadondo, brother tells court – Kanyamunyu trial

UGANDA: Akena was shot at Game not Kyadondo, brother tells court – Kanyamunyu trial

AFRICA, UGANDA
The trial of Kampala businessman Matthew Kanyamunyu and his Burundian girlfriend Cynthia Munwangari resumed Tuesday in Kampala as a sixth witness took to the stand to testify that the late Kenneth Akena told him a wrong scene of the crime in his dying declaration. The sixth witness, John Paul Nyeko, a cousin to the late Kenneth Akena, revealed to the court that Akena told him he had been shot after he scratched a car as he tried to park at Game stores in Lugogo. “He said that they shot me from Game but not Kyadondo. He said that I was parking and, in the process, I brushed his car, which was parked, and when I went to them to apologize, the man pulled a pistol and shot me in the stomach.” Nyeko said. “Game not Lugogo”, he told high court judge Steven Mubiru. The wit...
AFRICA: Nine miners from Lesotho stoned to death in ‘barbaric’ attack.

AFRICA: Nine miners from Lesotho stoned to death in ‘barbaric’ attack.

AFRICA
The Lesotho-born victims were targeted by fellow zama-zamas who also hailed from the Mountain Kingdom. A group of 10 miners were discovered near Roodepoort, but only one of them escaped the ordeal with their life – the lone survivor is currently receiving hospital treatment. SAPS have since issued issued a statement on the shocking incident. Lieutenant General Elias Mawela labelled the attack “barbaric”, and vowed that the local police force would not sleep until they arrest these thugs SAPS statement on Lesotho miners murder “Gauteng Police are investigating murder and attempted murder cases after nine Lesotho nationals who were involved in illegal mining were stoned to death at Matholeville, Roodepoort this afternoon allegedly by their fellow zama-zamas of Lesotho...