Is Uganda Returning to a One-Party State?

[Monitor] Apart from the surprise in the press, the leak about talks taking place between President Museveni and his erstwhile opponent Col Kizza Besigye is welcome news. First the talks removed primitive exercise of power around Besigye’s home in Kasa…

[Monitor] Apart from the surprise in the press, the leak about talks taking place between President Museveni and his erstwhile opponent Col Kizza Besigye is welcome news. First the talks removed primitive exercise of power around Besigye's home in Kasangati, images of which have tainted Uganda's global image. In categories of authoritarian regimes, police states rank much higher than military states. In a police state, civilian organs assume paramilitary functions and every individual begins to police each other, fr

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Osinbajo Withholds Assent to Four Bills

[This Day] About 72 hours after Acting President Yemi Osinbajo assented to seven bills, the acting president on Wednesday returned four bills to the National Assembly after withholding his assent from such bills.

[This Day] About 72 hours after Acting President Yemi Osinbajo assented to seven bills, the acting president on Wednesday returned four bills to the National Assembly after withholding his assent from such bills.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

#BBNaija – Day 30, Housemates Battle Fear, Superstition, Phobia With Disgusting Food

[Daily Trust] Following cancellation of the week-five nominations for eviction, Big Brother, also known as ‘Biggie’ and owner of the #BBNaija house, introduced superstitions and phobia as the theme for the task for the housemates.

[Daily Trust] Following cancellation of the week-five nominations for eviction, Big Brother, also known as 'Biggie' and owner of the #BBNaija house, introduced superstitions and phobia as the theme for the task for the housemates.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt to Investigate Alleged Importation of Garri From India

[Guardian] The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development says it will liaise with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to investigate the alleged importation of garri from India.

[Guardian] The Federal Ministry of Agriculture and Rural development says it will liaise with the National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) to investigate the alleged importation of garri from India.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Seeks $1 Billion to Provide Life-Saving Aid to Millions in Country’s Northeast – UN

[UN News] As relief organizations increase response to the humanitarian emergency in the north-east of Nigeria, timely donor support amounting to a little over $1 billion is required to sustain life-saving assistance to millions people devastated by Bo…

[UN News] As relief organizations increase response to the humanitarian emergency in the north-east of Nigeria, timely donor support amounting to a little over $1 billion is required to sustain life-saving assistance to millions people devastated by Boko Haram-linked violence, the United Nations relief aid wing has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I Built These Rentals in Phases – Renah

[Monitor] I got the idea to build rentals from my older siblings who all have rentals. They would encourage me to start the same project telling me it’s an investment that appreciates. Our father had given each one of us land in Mutungo.

[Monitor] I got the idea to build rentals from my older siblings who all have rentals. They would encourage me to start the same project telling me it's an investment that appreciates. Our father had given each one of us land in Mutungo.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Are Gas Dealers Cheating Ugandans?

[Monitor] Kampala -Ms Sarah Lutaaya, an employee in one of the corporate companies in Uganda started using liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for cooking about four years ago.

[Monitor] Kampala -Ms Sarah Lutaaya, an employee in one of the corporate companies in Uganda started using liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) for cooking about four years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda