Poets and Models Star At World’s First Refugee Camp TEDx Event in Kenya

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -“We wanted refugee speakers to use this platform to tell the world not just what they have gone through, but also show that they too have amazing things to offer.”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Nairobi -"We wanted refugee speakers to use this platform to tell the world not just what they have gone through, but also show that they too have amazing things to offer."

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Fayose Taunts Obasanjo, Says He Should Submit Himself to Buhari’s Probe

[Premium Times] The Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, should submit himself for investigations by the Muhammadu Buhari government, instead of acting as if he was being persecuted by the federal government.

[Premium Times] The Ekiti State governor, Ayodele Fayose, has said former president, Olusegun Obasanjo, should submit himself for investigations by the Muhammadu Buhari government, instead of acting as if he was being persecuted by the federal government.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Will the Big Four Agenda Usher in Transformative Economic Growth?

[Nation] Kenya’s economy has remained relatively resilient against the backdrop of a prolonged electioneering period, fairly dry weather that punctuated the second half of last year and subdued credit growth in the private sector.

[Nation] Kenya's economy has remained relatively resilient against the backdrop of a prolonged electioneering period, fairly dry weather that punctuated the second half of last year and subdued credit growth in the private sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

MPs Must Use ‘Power of the Purse’ to Protect Ordinary Ugandans

[Monitor] Many Ugandans were recently shocked when Finance minister Matia Kasaija said the one per cent tax on mobile money passed by Parliament is different from what Cabinet and the ruling NRM party caucus had initially agreed as part of the 2018/19 …

[Monitor] Many Ugandans were recently shocked when Finance minister Matia Kasaija said the one per cent tax on mobile money passed by Parliament is different from what Cabinet and the ruling NRM party caucus had initially agreed as part of the 2018/19 national Budget due to be presented next week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Security Agencies Begin Hunt for Abiriga Killers

[Monitor] Kampala -Security agencies began joint investigation with military intelligence, Internal Security Organisation and police operatives swinging into action to find the killers of Arua Municipality legislator Ibrahim Abiriga.

[Monitor] Kampala -Security agencies began joint investigation with military intelligence, Internal Security Organisation and police operatives swinging into action to find the killers of Arua Municipality legislator Ibrahim Abiriga.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fish Rots From the Head – Museveni’s Mock Fight Against Corruption

[Monitor] The emotional tirade the President launched against the Inspector General of Government (IGG) has reverberated across the nation. The President lamented the lack of public confidence in and the failures of the IGG. He has now announced that h…

[Monitor] The emotional tirade the President launched against the Inspector General of Government (IGG) has reverberated across the nation. The President lamented the lack of public confidence in and the failures of the IGG. He has now announced that he will create an anti-corruption unit under his office to ensure that all the presidential appointees, particularly those at the sub-national level, perform their duties!

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

What If God Fails to Cure Uganda’s Thieves?

[Monitor] In a search for a broadcast talk-show host who sounds as if their more natural occupation was snoozing under a large tree shade, Top Radio’s Dunstan Busulwa would make the shortlist.

[Monitor] In a search for a broadcast talk-show host who sounds as if their more natural occupation was snoozing under a large tree shade, Top Radio's Dunstan Busulwa would make the shortlist.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How Ugandans Mourned Abiriga On Social Media

[Monitor] Kampala -“Why would someone target honourable Abiriga for God’s sake?” This is was the common question from most of the Ugandans who swarmed the social media platforms with a flurry of condolences following the news of the assassination of Ar…

[Monitor] Kampala -"Why would someone target honourable Abiriga for God's sake?" This is was the common question from most of the Ugandans who swarmed the social media platforms with a flurry of condolences following the news of the assassination of Arua Municipality Member of Parliament, Col (Rtd) Ibrahim Abiriga and his bodyguard at Kawanda in Wakiso District on Friday evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda