First Lady Launches National Health Week

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique’s First Lady, Isaura Nyusi, on Monday launched the vaccination component of National Health Week, during which 4.4 million children aged between six and 59 months should be vaccinated throughout the country.

[AIM] Maputo -Mozambique's First Lady, Isaura Nyusi, on Monday launched the vaccination component of National Health Week, during which 4.4 million children aged between six and 59 months should be vaccinated throughout the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Mozambique Committed to Transparency in Resources

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government on Monday reiterated its commitment to transparency in the management of mineral resources, through the popularisation and national ownership of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI).

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government on Monday reiterated its commitment to transparency in the management of mineral resources, through the popularisation and national ownership of the Extractive Industry Transparency Initiative (EITI).

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique

Business Partners International Boosts SMEs in E. Africa

[Independent (Kampala)] Vincent Kiyingi is the manager at the Business Partners Internation (BPI) -Uganda. He spoke to the Independent’s Isaac Khisa about financing SMEs in the country.

[Independent (Kampala)] Vincent Kiyingi is the manager at the Business Partners Internation (BPI) -Uganda. He spoke to the Independent's Isaac Khisa about financing SMEs in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Army Confirms Franco Gashumba Arrest

[Independent (Kampala)] The army has today paraded Franco Gashumba in front of the press, confirming his arrest and accusing him of impersonating Ministry of Defence and Veterans Affairs (MODVA) officials with an aim to fleece investors.

[Independent (Kampala)] The army has today paraded Franco Gashumba in front of the press, confirming his arrest and accusing him of impersonating Ministry of Defence and Veterans Affairs (MODVA) officials with an aim to fleece investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court to Rule Nov 7 On Kaweesi Murder Suspects Bail Application

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Nakawa Court Grade One magistrate Noah Sajjabi will on November 07, 2017 deliver his ruling on whether to release on bail nine suspects are charged with the murder of former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi and two others.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Nakawa Court Grade One magistrate Noah Sajjabi will on November 07, 2017 deliver his ruling on whether to release on bail nine suspects are charged with the murder of former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi and two others.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tears and Cheers Over New GMO Law

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Days after parliament quietly passed the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, widely known as the ‘GMO Bill’, in early October, Meg Hilbert Jaquay, the Managing Director of Jakana Foods Limited, remains sad. Her c…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Days after parliament quietly passed the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, widely known as the 'GMO Bill', in early October, Meg Hilbert Jaquay, the Managing Director of Jakana Foods Limited, remains sad. Her company exports 30 metric tonnes of organic dried fruits to U.S., Europe, Asia, and across Africa every year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Commercial Banks Feel Pressure From Mobile Money Growth

[Observer] Commercial banks are starting to feel the pressure from the emergence of financial technology firms as banking halls turn empty and brick-and-mortar branches get closed.

[Observer] Commercial banks are starting to feel the pressure from the emergence of financial technology firms as banking halls turn empty and brick-and-mortar branches get closed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ARVs Stock-Out Sparks Fear of Mass Drug Resistance

[Observer] Civil society organisations and people living with HIV/Aids have warned that almost a million Ugandans could develop resistance to first-line anti-retroviral therapy if nothing is done about the nation-wide stock-out of drugs.

[Observer] Civil society organisations and people living with HIV/Aids have warned that almost a million Ugandans could develop resistance to first-line anti-retroviral therapy if nothing is done about the nation-wide stock-out of drugs.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda