Masaka Suspends New Property Tax

[Monitor] Masaka -Masaka Municipality Council authorities have finally bowed to pressure from building owners and agreed to suspend the new property tax rates.

[Monitor] Masaka -Masaka Municipality Council authorities have finally bowed to pressure from building owners and agreed to suspend the new property tax rates.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Security Tightened Ahead of Sundowns’ Visit

[Monitor] Kampala -The silent growth of local football in recent months has left many Uganda Premier League clubs with unfamiliar questions to answer about soaring fans at different stadia.

[Monitor] Kampala -The silent growth of local football in recent months has left many Uganda Premier League clubs with unfamiliar questions to answer about soaring fans at different stadia.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

No Arrests Yet After Pretoria University Lecturer Shot Dead

[News24Wire] No arrests have yet been made after a University of Pretoria lecturer was shot dead in his home in Vaalbank, Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.Dr George Frederik Liebenberg was shot through a window on Friday night. His body…

[News24Wire] No arrests have yet been made after a University of Pretoria lecturer was shot dead in his home in Vaalbank, Bronkhorstspruit, Gauteng police said on Tuesday.Dr George Frederik Liebenberg was shot through a window on Friday night. His body was found on Saturday morning, when his workers reported for duty, Lieutenant Colonel Lungelo Dlamini said.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Researcher to Defend Marijuana Legalisation Proposal

[Nation] A man behind a petition to legalise planting, sale or trade in cannabis sativa commonly referred to as bhang will face a Parliamentary committee to defend his proposal.

[Nation] A man behind a petition to legalise planting, sale or trade in cannabis sativa commonly referred to as bhang will face a Parliamentary committee to defend his proposal.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Firefighters Battled 17 000 Fires Since December – Govt

[News24Wire] Firefighters in the Western Cape have responded to 17 000 fires since the start of the fire season in December, local government MEC Anton Bredell said on Monday.

[News24Wire] Firefighters in the Western Cape have responded to 17 000 fires since the start of the fire season in December, local government MEC Anton Bredell said on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Ceasefire Monitors Worry New Rebel Movements Threaten Peace

[Nation] The emergence of splinter groups among South Sudan’s warring parties is threatening to derail further efforts to bring the war-torn country to peace, an organ formed to monitor the peace deal say.

[Nation] The emergence of splinter groups among South Sudan's warring parties is threatening to derail further efforts to bring the war-torn country to peace, an organ formed to monitor the peace deal say.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Address Rising Rate of Unemployment

[Monitor] The National Planning Authority (NPA) released figures on unemployment last week which were worrying. Out of 700,000 people who join the job market every year, only 90,000 find employment, and of these, 20 per cent are underemployed. These fi…

[Monitor] The National Planning Authority (NPA) released figures on unemployment last week which were worrying. Out of 700,000 people who join the job market every year, only 90,000 find employment, and of these, 20 per cent are underemployed. These figures are indeed alarming and pose many questions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda