URA Takes Head-On the Fight Against Illicit Financial Flows

[Monitor] “It is not farfetched to say that the situation in Uganda is so dire,” Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General Ms Doris Akol, said when asked how deep-rooted the financial illicit flows (IFFs) problem is in the country.

[Monitor] "It is not farfetched to say that the situation in Uganda is so dire," Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) Commissioner General Ms Doris Akol, said when asked how deep-rooted the financial illicit flows (IFFs) problem is in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Activists Call On Govt to Educate Tobacco Growers

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Anti-tobacco activists have asked the government to invest more in educating tobacco farmers on the hazards associated with the crop instead of encouraging them to make money out of it. The Executive Director of Tanzania Tobacc…

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Anti-tobacco activists have asked the government to invest more in educating tobacco farmers on the hazards associated with the crop instead of encouraging them to make money out of it. The Executive Director of Tanzania Tobacco Control Forum (TTCF), Ms Lutgard Kagaruki said yesterday that the government stands to lose more financial resources on treating people harmed by tobacco compared to the income generated from the business. The TTCF's remarks come after a recent statement by minister for Agriculture

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

‘We’ve Recovered Over U.S.$5 Million Stolen Funds in Rivers’

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal office, yesterday, disclosed that it has recovered over N2 billion stolen funds within 2017 in Rivers State.

[Vanguard] Port Harcourt -The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, Port Harcourt Zonal office, yesterday, disclosed that it has recovered over N2 billion stolen funds within 2017 in Rivers State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Media Rights Groups Warn Government Over Detention of Red Pepper Journalists

[Monitor] Media groups and other civil society organisations have asked government to re-open the Red Pepper and also release its directors and editors or face collective action by the media and human rights community in the country.

[Monitor] Media groups and other civil society organisations have asked government to re-open the Red Pepper and also release its directors and editors or face collective action by the media and human rights community in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Relief As Doctors Rescue Nigerian Women From VVF Nightmare

[Vanguard] Is childbearing a curse or blessing to womanhood? This nagging question kept reechoing as reporters watched surgeons at work in the operating theatre of the Usmanu Danfodiyo Teaching Hospital, Sokoto.

[Vanguard] Is childbearing a curse or blessing to womanhood? This nagging question kept reechoing as reporters watched surgeons at work in the operating theatre of the Usmanu Danfodiyo Teaching Hospital, Sokoto.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

For Freedom From Poverty, Universal Health Coverage is a Must

[Capital FM] Nearly one million Kenyans are pushed below the poverty line and remain poor as a result of healthcare expenses. Today is 12 December 2017 is an auspicious day, as it marks Kenya’s independence from colonial rule in 1963.

[Capital FM] Nearly one million Kenyans are pushed below the poverty line and remain poor as a result of healthcare expenses. Today is 12 December 2017 is an auspicious day, as it marks Kenya's independence from colonial rule in 1963.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya