Harare-Beitbridge Roadworks On Course

[The Herald] Government and Geiger International are expected to meet all preconditions set to kick-start dualisation of the $1 billion Harare-Beitbridge Highway by end of September, a senior Government official has said.

[The Herald] Government and Geiger International are expected to meet all preconditions set to kick-start dualisation of the $1 billion Harare-Beitbridge Highway by end of September, a senior Government official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt Mulls Increasing Mining Royalties

[The Herald] Government says it will engage mining companies with a view to gain their buy-in on its intention to increase the threshold of mining royalties for most minerals to between 10 and 15 percent.

[The Herald] Government says it will engage mining companies with a view to gain their buy-in on its intention to increase the threshold of mining royalties for most minerals to between 10 and 15 percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nasa Disowns Wanga Stand on Lawmakers’ Salaries

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Super Alliance (NASA) has disowned remarks made by some of its members opposing the Salaries and Remuneration Commission recommendations to scrap committee, mortgage and car grant allowances for MPs elected to the 12t…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Super Alliance (NASA) has disowned remarks made by some of its members opposing the Salaries and Remuneration Commission recommendations to scrap committee, mortgage and car grant allowances for MPs elected to the 12th Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Who Is New Deputy Chief Justice Owiny-Dollo?

[Observer] Unless he fails to beat the last hurdle, which is the much needed parliamentary approval, Justice Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo is on course to become Uganda’s deputy Chief Justice.

[Observer] Unless he fails to beat the last hurdle, which is the much needed parliamentary approval, Justice Alfonse Chigamoy Owiny-Dollo is on course to become Uganda's deputy Chief Justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

After Authorities, Museveni Should Push for Cut in Numbers of Advisors, RDCs, MPs

[Observer] President Museveni has ordered his Cabinet to push for the streamlining of state agencies and authorities, which could include merging some of them, to end otherwise unnecessary expenditure of public resources.

[Observer] President Museveni has ordered his Cabinet to push for the streamlining of state agencies and authorities, which could include merging some of them, to end otherwise unnecessary expenditure of public resources.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Debts, Taxes Push Nakumatt’s Operations to Brink of Collapse

[Observer] Last week, the Uganda Revenue Authority moved to close down two Nakumatt branches, including the store’s maiden branch along Yusuf Lule road, over failure to pay taxes.

[Observer] Last week, the Uganda Revenue Authority moved to close down two Nakumatt branches, including the store's maiden branch along Yusuf Lule road, over failure to pay taxes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

FDC Race – the Make or Break Issues

[Observer] As the opposition FDC presidential campaign gets into the second of what is shaping up to be a heated campaign, BAKER BATTE LULE evaluates the contentious issues confronting the five candidates, which may make or break their campaigns and by…

[Observer] As the opposition FDC presidential campaign gets into the second of what is shaping up to be a heated campaign, BAKER BATTE LULE evaluates the contentious issues confronting the five candidates, which may make or break their campaigns and by extension the party.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Registrar Admits to Giving Away Land in Kijjabijo Wetland

[Observer] On Wednesday, EMMANUEL BAMWITE, a senior registrar at the ministry of lands, appeared before the commission of inquiry into land matters and admitted flouting procedure in issuing land titles for at least 1,000 acres of Kijjabijo wetland in …

[Observer] On Wednesday, EMMANUEL BAMWITE, a senior registrar at the ministry of lands, appeared before the commission of inquiry into land matters and admitted flouting procedure in issuing land titles for at least 1,000 acres of Kijjabijo wetland in Wakiso.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda