Govt Agencies Trade Blame Over SIM Cards Disaster

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) yesterday issued a directive to telecom companies to reactivate SIM cards whose services had been suspended after a government directive to switch them off on May 19 but the whole SIM card regis…

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) yesterday issued a directive to telecom companies to reactivate SIM cards whose services had been suspended after a government directive to switch them off on May 19 but the whole SIM card registration exercise remained laced with controversies.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Should Invest in Maternal and Child Health

[Monitor] With the current NRM government theme dubbed: Kisanja Hakuna Mchezo,the President warned all civil servants against non-performance, and called upon them to deliver effective services. This includes health service delivery, which has always p…

[Monitor] With the current NRM government theme dubbed: Kisanja Hakuna Mchezo,the President warned all civil servants against non-performance, and called upon them to deliver effective services. This includes health service delivery, which has always performed next to below standards on issues of maternal and child health, yet the international conventions which Uganda signed, and the domestic instruments (the constitution and policies) provides for good health as a human right.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Warriors Coach Mapeza Names His Men

[The Herald] Warriors coach Norman Mapeza has left room for a group of England-based Zimbabwean players after naming a vastly-changed squad for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia.

[The Herald] Warriors coach Norman Mapeza has left room for a group of England-based Zimbabwean players after naming a vastly-changed squad for the upcoming 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Liberia.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

President Hits Out At Critics, Preaches Peace At National Prayer Breakfast

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta subtly hit out at critics of his administration’s achievements but preached peace and said the elections would be free and fair as Parliament presided over the last National Prayer Breakfast of the current term.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta subtly hit out at critics of his administration's achievements but preached peace and said the elections would be free and fair as Parliament presided over the last National Prayer Breakfast of the current term.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

State Water Minister Kibuule Flies Chopper to Visit in-Laws

[Monitor] Ntungamo -The State Water minister, Mr Ronald Kibuule, on Tuesday stirred residents of Ntungamo Town in southwestern Uganda when he swung by in a police helicopter to check on his father-in-law.

[Monitor] Ntungamo -The State Water minister, Mr Ronald Kibuule, on Tuesday stirred residents of Ntungamo Town in southwestern Uganda when he swung by in a police helicopter to check on his father-in-law.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Disabled Evictees Lobby UN to Isolate Govt

[New Zimbabwe] More than 20 families of people living with disabilities who have been evicted from Leonard Cheshire home in Harare’s Avenues area have petitioned the United Nations to isolate the Zanu PF government.

[New Zimbabwe] More than 20 families of people living with disabilities who have been evicted from Leonard Cheshire home in Harare's Avenues area have petitioned the United Nations to isolate the Zanu PF government.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

World Loses U.S.$250 Billion to Disasters Annually – UN

[The Herald] Cancun -NATURAL and man-made disasters cost the global economy US$250 billion annually, and countries must move from mere talk to robust action to lessen this financial burden and the human toll that accompanies it, United Nations Deputy S…

[The Herald] Cancun -NATURAL and man-made disasters cost the global economy US$250 billion annually, and countries must move from mere talk to robust action to lessen this financial burden and the human toll that accompanies it, United Nations Deputy Secretary-General Ms Amina Mohammed has said. She said this as she opened the Global Platform on Disaster Risk Reduction here on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zambian Police Forcefully Prevent DA Leader Maimane Entering Zambia On Africa Day

[DA] In stark contrast to the spirit of Africa Day today, an act akin to the tactics of the Apartheid government has occurred at Lusaka Airport this evening, which we call on the South African government to strongly condemn and expect swift intervention.

[DA] In stark contrast to the spirit of Africa Day today, an act akin to the tactics of the Apartheid government has occurred at Lusaka Airport this evening, which we call on the South African government to strongly condemn and expect swift intervention.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa