New Financial Reporting System to Start in Uganda

[Monitor] Kampala -To conform with global practice and requirements, the Central Bank has said all financial reporting in the country by institutions or companies will be done using International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS 9) beginning next year.

[Monitor] Kampala -To conform with global practice and requirements, the Central Bank has said all financial reporting in the country by institutions or companies will be done using International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS 9) beginning next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Age Limit Is Heart of the Matter and Matter of the Heart

[Monitor] Firstly, I, as are many Ugandans, do not mind the Constitution being amended. However, what I detest is the spirit in which it is done. This country has been crying for electoral reforms and smooth transfer of power since independence. Does t…

[Monitor] Firstly, I, as are many Ugandans, do not mind the Constitution being amended. However, what I detest is the spirit in which it is done. This country has been crying for electoral reforms and smooth transfer of power since independence. Does the age limit Bill have to come through a private member for Uganda to see the light as to where we are heading? Why this frenzy of activities over the Bill when there is a minister of Justice and Constitutional Affairs? I think the minister for this docket needs to res

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Continue Business as Usual, Cross Border Traders Told

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Cross Border Traders Association has urged its members to continue with their business as usual, as the country remains peaceful and calm in light of the political events that are taking place. The association’s president Dr K…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Cross Border Traders Association has urged its members to continue with their business as usual, as the country remains peaceful and calm in light of the political events that are taking place. The association's president Dr Killer Zivhu said they were being inundated with calls from their members, both in Zimbabwe and outside the borders, inquiring if they were safe to trade.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Fishermen Demand Five-Month Ban Over Dwindling Species

[Monitor] Mukono -Fishermen on various landing sites in Mukono District under their umbrella body, Association of Fishers and Lake Users of Uganda (AFALU), have asked government to impose a five-month fishing ban to save the dwindling Nile perch and ot…

[Monitor] Mukono -Fishermen on various landing sites in Mukono District under their umbrella body, Association of Fishers and Lake Users of Uganda (AFALU), have asked government to impose a five-month fishing ban to save the dwindling Nile perch and other fish species in Lake Victoria.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Parole Decision on Killer of Communist Party’s Hani To Be Announced

[News24Wire] Justice Minister Michael Masutha will on Friday announce his decision on whether or not Chris Hani’s killer Janusz Walus will be released on parole.

[News24Wire] Justice Minister Michael Masutha will on Friday announce his decision on whether or not Chris Hani's killer Janusz Walus will be released on parole.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

We Have Made Progress – Army

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Defence Forces say significant progress has been made in their operation to weed out criminals around President Mugabe adding that they had accounted for some of the criminals in order to bring them to justice though others we…

[The Herald] The Zimbabwe Defence Forces say significant progress has been made in their operation to weed out criminals around President Mugabe adding that they had accounted for some of the criminals in order to bring them to justice though others were still at large. No names were given. The criminals, the ZDF said in a statement this morning, were committing crimes that were causing social and economic suffering in Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Nigerian Sand Mining Company Boss Drowns in Entebbe Trench

[Monitor] Residents of Nkumba, Bwaise in Katabi Town council were left in shock after one of their colleagues, Jessie Kiddi, a Nigerian national and manager of Porch mining company fell and drowned into a mining trench.

[Monitor] Residents of Nkumba, Bwaise in Katabi Town council were left in shock after one of their colleagues, Jessie Kiddi, a Nigerian national and manager of Porch mining company fell and drowned into a mining trench.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda