Katosi Road Scam – Byandala Defence Hearing Flops

[Monitor] Kampala -Hearing of defence evidence in the Shs24.7 billion case against former works minister, Abraham Byandala flopped this morning after one of the lawyers failed turn up in the case.

[Monitor] Kampala -Hearing of defence evidence in the Shs24.7 billion case against former works minister, Abraham Byandala flopped this morning after one of the lawyers failed turn up in the case.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘A Strong Savings Culture Will Ultimately Lead to Lower Interest Rates’

[New Times] The National Savings Week (NSW) 2017 closed yesterday. The Ministry of Finance-led awareness campaign involved key stakeholders such as commercial banks and microfinance institutions and the Capital Market Authority to encourage Rwandans to…

[New Times] The National Savings Week (NSW) 2017 closed yesterday. The Ministry of Finance-led awareness campaign involved key stakeholders such as commercial banks and microfinance institutions and the Capital Market Authority to encourage Rwandans to embrace the savings culture.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Biafra Leader – Bungling Our Way to Disaster?

[Daily Trust] In 1794 Thomas Paine wrote a book entitled “The Age of Reason”. He asserted that reasonable people succeed by adapting themselves to the world, while unreasonable people bungle matters by trying to adapt the world to themselves. The Niger…

[Daily Trust] In 1794 Thomas Paine wrote a book entitled "The Age of Reason". He asserted that reasonable people succeed by adapting themselves to the world, while unreasonable people bungle matters by trying to adapt the world to themselves. The Nigerian government appears stuck in the "Age of Unreason". While it's evident that the Nigerian State is dysfunctional trapping millions of citizens in poverty, they struggle to force citizens to adopt their outdated perception of national unity. Time has long since passed whe

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One Year Old Baby Killed, Head Taken

[Monitor] Masaka -Residents of Kayugi, Mukungwe Sub county, Masaka District have been left in shock after they landed on the beheaded body of a one-year-old baby who had been missing for more a week.

[Monitor] Masaka -Residents of Kayugi, Mukungwe Sub county, Masaka District have been left in shock after they landed on the beheaded body of a one-year-old baby who had been missing for more a week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lawyer Dies After Being Struck by ‘Sharp Object’

[Monitor] Kampala -A lawyer yesterday became the latest statistic in a grotesque cycle of cold murders that have become a permanent feature of life in Kampala and neighbouring districts.

[Monitor] Kampala -A lawyer yesterday became the latest statistic in a grotesque cycle of cold murders that have become a permanent feature of life in Kampala and neighbouring districts.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Oil Spill Victims Sue Shell in UK Over Alleged $3.6 Bn Compensation

[Guardian] Asaba -Oil spill victims under the aegis of Oil Spill Victims Vanguard (OSPIVV) have initiated a lawsuit in the United Kingdom against Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO), a subsidiary of the Royal-Dutch Shell Plc., ove…

[Guardian] Asaba -Oil spill victims under the aegis of Oil Spill Victims Vanguard (OSPIVV) have initiated a lawsuit in the United Kingdom against Shell Nigeria Exploration and Production Company (SNEPCO), a subsidiary of the Royal-Dutch Shell Plc., over alleged $3, 600,191, 206 compensation to 168,000 persons and 350 communities affected by the December 20, 2011 spill from its Bonga Oil Field in Delta State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Clashes Between Herders, Farmers Claim 2,500 in 1-Yr – Abdulsalami

[Daily Trust] Minna -Violent clashes between farmers and herders have claimed over 2500 lives in four states of Kaduna, Benue, Plateau and Nasarawa within one year, former head of state General Abdulsalami Abubakar has said.

[Daily Trust] Minna -Violent clashes between farmers and herders have claimed over 2500 lives in four states of Kaduna, Benue, Plateau and Nasarawa within one year, former head of state General Abdulsalami Abubakar has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ex-Oil Minister Begs Court to Delete Her Name From Criminal Charge

[This Day] A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, on Monday moved to compel a Federal High Court in Lagos to issue an order listing her as a party to a N500 million fraud charge involving a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SA…

[This Day] A former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison-Madueke, on Monday moved to compel a Federal High Court in Lagos to issue an order listing her as a party to a N500 million fraud charge involving a Senior Advocate of Nigeria (SAN), Mr. Dele Belgore.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria