2,000 Sign Petition Against Age Limit Bill

[Monitor] Bushenyi -At least 2,268 residents of Igara West, the constituency of mover of the Constitution Amendment Bill, Mr Raphael Magyezi, have signed a petition denouncing his move and said they will walk to Parliament to present their position aga…

[Monitor] Bushenyi -At least 2,268 residents of Igara West, the constituency of mover of the Constitution Amendment Bill, Mr Raphael Magyezi, have signed a petition denouncing his move and said they will walk to Parliament to present their position against the Bill.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

14 Awards Up for Grabs At Prestigious Arts Award in Seychelles This Weekend

[Seychelles News Agency] Fourteen awards will be up for grabs during this weekend’s arts award – a prestigious red carpet event – which will be held at the International Conference Centre in the capital city of Victoria, Seychelles.

[Seychelles News Agency] Fourteen awards will be up for grabs during this weekend's arts award - a prestigious red carpet event - which will be held at the International Conference Centre in the capital city of Victoria, Seychelles.

source: AllAfrica News: Seychelles

Senior Police Officers Deny Charges, Remanded Again

[Monitor] Kampala -Nine people, including five senior police officers who are accused of kidnapping former bodyguard of Rwandan president Paul Kagame, yesterday withdrew their move to reject the Army Court to prosecute them citing lack of jurisdiction.

[Monitor] Kampala -Nine people, including five senior police officers who are accused of kidnapping former bodyguard of Rwandan president Paul Kagame, yesterday withdrew their move to reject the Army Court to prosecute them citing lack of jurisdiction.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Low Turn Out At Prayers for Upcoming Opposition Presidential Elections Start

[Monitor] Special prayers for the candidates contesting for the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party presidency are underway at the party headquarters in Najjanakumbi amidst low turn up by both expected top leaders and members.

[Monitor] Special prayers for the candidates contesting for the Opposition Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party presidency are underway at the party headquarters in Najjanakumbi amidst low turn up by both expected top leaders and members.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Doctors Demand Written Government Commitment to End Strike

[Monitor] The rift between striking medical doctors and government on their salary and working conditions might soon end if government commits itself through a written agreement.

[Monitor] The rift between striking medical doctors and government on their salary and working conditions might soon end if government commits itself through a written agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minister Named in U.S.$500,000 Business Bribery Case

[Monitor] Kampala -Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa has been named in US court documents as having allegedly received a $500, 000 (about Shs1.8 billion) bribe help a Chinese company obtain business advantages including acquisition of a Ugandan bank.

[Monitor] Kampala -Foreign Affairs minister Sam Kutesa has been named in US court documents as having allegedly received a $500, 000 (about Shs1.8 billion) bribe help a Chinese company obtain business advantages including acquisition of a Ugandan bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda