Magistrate Keeps Former Broadcasting Boss in Cells

[Monitor] Kampala -The Anti-Corruption Court on Wednesday remanded Mr Paul Kihika, a former managing director of Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) on charges of embezzlement and causing financial loss of about Shs33 million to the organisation.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Anti-Corruption Court on Wednesday remanded Mr Paul Kihika, a former managing director of Uganda Broadcasting Corporation (UBC) on charges of embezzlement and causing financial loss of about Shs33 million to the organisation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bobi Wine Calls for Uganda Museum Renovation

[Observer] It is one thing to perform in the Uganda museum gardens or even sip wine there during a Blankets and Wine event; returning as legislator and dignitary is quite another, as Bobi Wine discovered last weekend.

[Observer] It is one thing to perform in the Uganda museum gardens or even sip wine there during a Blankets and Wine event; returning as legislator and dignitary is quite another, as Bobi Wine discovered last weekend.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Central Bank Raises Travel Allowance to U.S.$2 000

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has increased the amount of foreign currency an individual can carry outside the country to $2 000 with immediate effect. RBZ had put the limit at $1 000 on May 5 last year. Presenting the Mid-Term Moneta…

[The Herald] The Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) has increased the amount of foreign currency an individual can carry outside the country to $2 000 with immediate effect. RBZ had put the limit at $1 000 on May 5 last year. Presenting the Mid-Term Monetary Policy Statement in Harare yesterday, RBZ Governor Dr John Mangudya said the review has been necessitated by the need to move closer to the limit enshrined in the law.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Before I Die Lagos Must Become Third Largest Economy in Africa – Obasanjo

[Vanguard] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, highlighted some of the reasons why all Nigerian leaders after his administration were unable to increase power generation from where he left it 10 years ago.

[Vanguard] Former President Olusegun Obasanjo, yesterday, highlighted some of the reasons why all Nigerian leaders after his administration were unable to increase power generation from where he left it 10 years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

IMF – Nigeria’s Economy Remains Challenging Despite Signs of Relief

[This Day] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has declared that Nigeria’s economic backdrop remains challenging, despite some signs of relief in the first half of 2017.

[This Day] The International Monetary Fund (IMF) has declared that Nigeria's economic backdrop remains challenging, despite some signs of relief in the first half of 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Policies Must Be Predictable, Businesses Tell Govt

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Policy predictability is a crucial factor that can make local firms participate in large-scale projects such as the construction of the Tanga-Hoima oil pipeline in a more meaningful way, the private sector players have argued.

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Policy predictability is a crucial factor that can make local firms participate in large-scale projects such as the construction of the Tanga-Hoima oil pipeline in a more meaningful way, the private sector players have argued.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

If Police Sergeant Is Guilty, He ‘Must Face Full Might of the Law’ – Timol’s Nephew

[News24Wire] The nephew of anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol, said if the North Gauteng High Court found that former security branch police sergeant Joao Jan Rodrigues fabricated evidence, then he should face the full might of the law.

[News24Wire] The nephew of anti-apartheid activist, Ahmed Timol, said if the North Gauteng High Court found that former security branch police sergeant Joao Jan Rodrigues fabricated evidence, then he should face the full might of the law.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Cranes Coach Set to Take Over Orlando Pirates?

[Monitor] Kampala -As Micho Sredojevic officially terminated his contract with Cranes on Saturday, there was a strong belief that the Serbian coach’s head had been turned by an offer from South African giants Orlando Pirates.

[Monitor] Kampala -As Micho Sredojevic officially terminated his contract with Cranes on Saturday, there was a strong belief that the Serbian coach's head had been turned by an offer from South African giants Orlando Pirates.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa