Apapa/Oshodi Expressway – Traffic Chaos Stalls Self-Help Road Rehabilitation Works

[Vanguard] Motorists and other users of the ever-busy Apapa/Oshodi Expressway may still have some time to wait before the nightmare they experience on the road daily comes to an end. Reason? While repairs of the failed and dilapidated portions of the T…

[Vanguard] Motorists and other users of the ever-busy Apapa/Oshodi Expressway may still have some time to wait before the nightmare they experience on the road daily comes to an end. Reason? While repairs of the failed and dilapidated portions of the Tin can and Apapa ports axis of the expressway are in progress, they are also being stalled due to the usual traffic confusion on the road.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Seize This Chance to Let Police Play Their Right Role

[Monitor] On Sunday evening, President Museveni ended Gen Kale Kayihura’s 13-year tenure as Inspector General of Police (IGP). Gen Kayihura did a great job in improving the quantity and quality of officers. We have many more educated police officers to…

[Monitor] On Sunday evening, President Museveni ended Gen Kale Kayihura's 13-year tenure as Inspector General of Police (IGP). Gen Kayihura did a great job in improving the quantity and quality of officers. We have many more educated police officers today than we ever had before. The Force is also better equipped, has better headquarters, training facilities and accommodation in some areas. Those testify to his good work.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Dana Airline Mishap – Buhari Orders Investigation

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered full audit of Dana Airlines following the recent near mishap the airline suffered at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State.

[Vanguard] Abuja -President Muhammadu Buhari has ordered full audit of Dana Airlines following the recent near mishap the airline suffered at the Port Harcourt International Airport, Rivers State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Police Chiefs – a Change of Direction? Which Way?

[Monitor] Sunday’s appointment of a new IGP, deputy and surprise appointment of Gen Elly Tumwine as Security minister were a public relations coup for the President. By releasing the news on a Sunday afternoon, it began the week’s press cycle at the to…

[Monitor] Sunday's appointment of a new IGP, deputy and surprise appointment of Gen Elly Tumwine as Security minister were a public relations coup for the President. By releasing the news on a Sunday afternoon, it began the week's press cycle at the top until it was exhausted.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Country’s Economic Recovery Still Fragile – IMF

[Vanguard] At the backdrop of several statistical releases by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, in recent times indicating a sustained recovery of the economy from recession, the International Monetary Fund, IMF, has warned that the recovery path…

[Vanguard] At the backdrop of several statistical releases by the National Bureau of Statistics, NBS, in recent times indicating a sustained recovery of the economy from recession, the International Monetary Fund, IMF, has warned that the recovery path was fragile while the banking sector is threatened by increasing Non-Performing Loans, NPL.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Good Cadre, Bad Cop – Kayihura Did a Great Job, but It Wasn’t to Fight Crime!

[Monitor] When Gen Kale Kayihura was appointed Inspector General of Police in 2005, there were significant undercurrents whose study those interested in assessing his just-ended 12-year tenure might find useful.

[Monitor] When Gen Kale Kayihura was appointed Inspector General of Police in 2005, there were significant undercurrents whose study those interested in assessing his just-ended 12-year tenure might find useful.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Workers to Get NSSF Savings Before 55 Years, Says Cabinet

[Monitor] Kampala -Workers who want to access their savings with the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) before clocking the mandatory age of 55 will have a reason to smile should Parliament pass proposed changes in the law governing the Fund.

[Monitor] Kampala -Workers who want to access their savings with the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) before clocking the mandatory age of 55 will have a reason to smile should Parliament pass proposed changes in the law governing the Fund.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Electricity Firms Drag Govt to Court Over N1 Trn Debt

[Vanguard] The power crisis in the country may worsen as the Power Generation Companies in Nigeria, GENCOs, have dragged the Federal Government before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, over alleged preferential treatment to two of its competitors …

[Vanguard] The power crisis in the country may worsen as the Power Generation Companies in Nigeria, GENCOs, have dragged the Federal Government before a Federal High Court sitting in Abuja, over alleged preferential treatment to two of its competitors with intent to harm their business interests.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Madonsela – Don’t Let Angst Over Public Protector Destroy the Office

[News24Wire] Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela warned against destroying the chapter 9 institution as it comes under fire for decisions her successor, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has made.

[News24Wire] Former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela warned against destroying the chapter 9 institution as it comes under fire for decisions her successor, Busisiwe Mkhwebane, has made.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa