Second Cancer Machine Arrives in August

[Observer] A second Cobalt 60 radiotherapy machine will be delivered to Mulago national referral hospital in August, installed in September and by December, cancer patients will start using it, Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) has announced.

[Observer] A second Cobalt 60 radiotherapy machine will be delivered to Mulago national referral hospital in August, installed in September and by December, cancer patients will start using it, Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI) has announced.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

When the British Return, Things Will Be All Jolly Again in Nigeria

[Fahamu] It has been over 57 years since the Union Jack went down in Nigeria. However, the indigenous leaders, who replaced the British colonial “masters” have yet to pass muster, prompting average Nigerians, to nostalgically cry out whimsically for a …

[Fahamu] It has been over 57 years since the Union Jack went down in Nigeria. However, the indigenous leaders, who replaced the British colonial "masters" have yet to pass muster, prompting average Nigerians, to nostalgically cry out whimsically for a return to colonial times, when things supposedly worked. And now with a lady of African ancestry joining the royal family on 19 May 2018, the plebs may be on to something.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

MTN May Struggle to Repatriate $237m Iran Funds Amid U.S. Sanctions

[This Day] MTN Group has admitted that efforts to repatriate $237.15 million (about 200 million euros) from its Iranian unit, MTN Irancell, will become tougher after U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced his country’s decision to withdraw fr…

[This Day] MTN Group has admitted that efforts to repatriate $237.15 million (about 200 million euros) from its Iranian unit, MTN Irancell, will become tougher after U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday announced his country's decision to withdraw from the Iran nuclear deal, and reinstated economic sanctions on the Islamic republic and companies doing business in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dangote Makes List of 75 World’s Most Powerful People

[This Day] Nigeria’s foremost entrepreneur and Africa’s richest man, Aliko Dangote, has been ranked among 75 most powerful persons on the planet, ahead of the Vice-President of the United States of America, Mike Pence.

[This Day] Nigeria's foremost entrepreneur and Africa's richest man, Aliko Dangote, has been ranked among 75 most powerful persons on the planet, ahead of the Vice-President of the United States of America, Mike Pence.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Abel Katende – the Hardworking Salesman

[Monitor] When news of the death of Abel Katende broke out last Sunday, emotions filled Monitor Publications where he worked as a senior sales executive in the Advertising department. With his gruesome death making headlines in local dailies, his forme…

[Monitor] When news of the death of Abel Katende broke out last Sunday, emotions filled Monitor Publications where he worked as a senior sales executive in the Advertising department. With his gruesome death making headlines in local dailies, his former colleagues remember a humble, principled worker who never compromised his job for anything.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Prime Suspect in Abel Katende’s Death On the Run – Police

[Monitor] Police are hunting for 19-year-old woman in connection to the death of her father, Abel Katende, a former sales executive at Daily Monitor. The suspect is said to have hit her father with the hoe handle on the head and left him to bleed to de…

[Monitor] Police are hunting for 19-year-old woman in connection to the death of her father, Abel Katende, a former sales executive at Daily Monitor. The suspect is said to have hit her father with the hoe handle on the head and left him to bleed to death.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minister Amongi Faces Land Probe for the Second Time

[Monitor] Lands minister Betty Amongi has today appeared before the Commission of Inquiry into land matters for the second time to answer questions regarding Asian property dispute and management of the land fund.

[Monitor] Lands minister Betty Amongi has today appeared before the Commission of Inquiry into land matters for the second time to answer questions regarding Asian property dispute and management of the land fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda