U.S. Warns Uganda, Rwanda, Tanzania On Used Clothes Imports Ban

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The US has warned East African Community (EAC) leaders that will converge in Kampala this week that their planned ban of the importation of used clothes by 2019 violates conditions set to expand trade and investment in …

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The US has warned East African Community (EAC) leaders that will converge in Kampala this week that their planned ban of the importation of used clothes by 2019 violates conditions set to expand trade and investment in Africa under the African Growth and Opportunity Act, known as AGOA.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

NGO “People in Need” Launches Project to Improve Food Security

[ANGOP] Cuito -The non-governmental organisation”People in Need” launched in February a project to improve the food security of the vulnerable communities in central Bie province.

[ANGOP] Cuito -The non-governmental organisation"People in Need" launched in February a project to improve the food security of the vulnerable communities in central Bie province.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Maize Everywhere, but No Store Anywhere

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -There is good news on Uganda’s food security front. The agriculture ministry estimates that Uganda has harvested about 5.5 million metric tonnes from the last planting season; which is a 38% increase from the usual harv…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -There is good news on Uganda's food security front. The agriculture ministry estimates that Uganda has harvested about 5.5 million metric tonnes from the last planting season; which is a 38% increase from the usual harvest of about 4 million metric tonnes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

TAAG Tickets With Discounts

[ANGOP] Luanda -Passenger tickets for the domestic routes of Angolan Airlines, TAAG, which are purchased over seven days in advance have, starting this Tuesday, discounts between ten and twenty percent.

[ANGOP] Luanda -Passenger tickets for the domestic routes of Angolan Airlines, TAAG, which are purchased over seven days in advance have, starting this Tuesday, discounts between ten and twenty percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Finance Minister Explains Borrowing to Pay Salaries

[Observer] Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija on Tuesday afternoon described media reports that government is borrowing money to pay staff salaries as an exaggeration.

[Observer] Minister of Finance Matia Kasaija on Tuesday afternoon described media reports that government is borrowing money to pay staff salaries as an exaggeration.

Scandinavians Died of Drug Intoxication – Kayihura

[Observer] The inspector general of police Gen Kale Kayihura has said that of the four foreign nationals that died in the country within this month, two died of mixed drugs intoxication.

[Observer] The inspector general of police Gen Kale Kayihura has said that of the four foreign nationals that died in the country within this month, two died of mixed drugs intoxication.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MPLA Reviews Proposal On Local Elections Strategy

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Secretariat of the ruling MPLA party’s Politburo analysed Tuesday the guidelines for drafting the party’s local election strategy, ahead of by-elections in the country, in this Legislature.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Secretariat of the ruling MPLA party's Politburo analysed Tuesday the guidelines for drafting the party's local election strategy, ahead of by-elections in the country, in this Legislature.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Fresh Refugee Registration As Numbers Scam Rocks UN Body

[Observer] Reeling from the scandal of widely inflated beneficiary numbers in Uganda, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today said that effective March 1 it is introducing biometric verification of refugees as part of steps to regain donor …

[Observer] Reeling from the scandal of widely inflated beneficiary numbers in Uganda, the UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) today said that effective March 1 it is introducing biometric verification of refugees as part of steps to regain donor confidence.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Debt Relief Still Not Forthcoming Says Finance Minister

[EA Business] Khartoum -The Executive Directors of the African Development Bank concluded a five-day Consultation Mission to Sudan on Tuesday, 15th February 2017 with a wrap-up meeting at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning.

[EA Business] Khartoum -The Executive Directors of the African Development Bank concluded a five-day Consultation Mission to Sudan on Tuesday, 15th February 2017 with a wrap-up meeting at the Ministry of Finance and Economic Planning.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan