Lagos-Ibadan Rail – Govt Raises Concern Over Kidnapping of Expatriates

[Vanguard] The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi yesterday, raised questions over the safety of foreign expatriates that will be drafted to work on the $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project.

[Vanguard] The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi yesterday, raised questions over the safety of foreign expatriates that will be drafted to work on the $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Makerere University Starts Engineering Curriculum Review

[Observer] The president of the Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE), Dr Dorothy Okello, has expressed concern over the increasing number of engineers leaving the profession for other fields.

[Observer] The president of the Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE), Dr Dorothy Okello, has expressed concern over the increasing number of engineers leaving the profession for other fields.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya Protests Against Tanzania’s Hostilities

[Nation] Kenya has formally protested to Tanzania over what Nairobi terms “a policy shift that condones hostile actions against Kenyan citizens and their business interests”.

[Nation] Kenya has formally protested to Tanzania over what Nairobi terms "a policy shift that condones hostile actions against Kenyan citizens and their business interests".

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Uganda Drops Places in World Bank’s Doing Business Ranking

[Observer] Uganda has dropped seven places to the position of 122nd in the 2018 World Bank’s Doing Business report after failing to implement reforms that would have eased the trading environment.

[Observer] Uganda has dropped seven places to the position of 122nd in the 2018 World Bank's Doing Business report after failing to implement reforms that would have eased the trading environment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

State House Named Among Pension Defaulters

[Observer] State House, the Office of the President, and the ministry of Defence have been named among top government agencies that have not paid pension for retirees despite the money having been released.

[Observer] State House, the Office of the President, and the ministry of Defence have been named among top government agencies that have not paid pension for retirees despite the money having been released.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Former MInister Kosgei Named in Offshore Wealth Papers

[Nation] Former Agriculture minister Sally Kosgei has been named in the latest global exposé of politicians who have used offshore companies to shelter their wealth from public scrutiny.

[Nation] Former Agriculture minister Sally Kosgei has been named in the latest global exposé of politicians who have used offshore companies to shelter their wealth from public scrutiny.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya