Efforts Under Way to Reclaim Teff Patent From Dutch Firm

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office announced that it would do everything it can and work closely with every stakeholders for the reclamation of teff patent right in what it said was unfairly claimed by a Dutch company.

[Ethiopian Herald] Ethiopian Intellectual Property Office announced that it would do everything it can and work closely with every stakeholders for the reclamation of teff patent right in what it said was unfairly claimed by a Dutch company.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

What Do Racist Job Ads and Herbalists On Buses Have in Common? A Lot, Actually

[Monitor] Readers older than 30 probably remember a time when bus journeys were incomplete without snake oil salesmen. As soon as the bus was nearly full, they emerged, almost out of nowhere, lugging heavy bags down the aisle and, in an unmistakable si…

[Monitor] Readers older than 30 probably remember a time when bus journeys were incomplete without snake oil salesmen. As soon as the bus was nearly full, they emerged, almost out of nowhere, lugging heavy bags down the aisle and, in an unmistakable singsong whine, advertised charms, oils and all manner of concoctions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Parliament Bans Adoption of Children By Foreigners

[Ethiopian Herald] According to a recent report by BBC, Ethiopia was among the biggest source countries for international adoptions by US citizens, accounting for about 20 per cent of the total. The most prominent of the adoption cases is that of Zahar…

[Ethiopian Herald] According to a recent report by BBC, Ethiopia was among the biggest source countries for international adoptions by US citizens, accounting for about 20 per cent of the total. The most prominent of the adoption cases is that of Zahara Marley, who were adopted by the most famous Hollywood celebrities, Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie, back in 2005. Zahara's maternal grandmother once stated that Zahara was so "very fortunate" to have been adopted by Jolie.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Milk Prices Soar As Drought Hits Rwenzori

[Monitor] Kabarole -Since November last year, most of the districts in the Rwenzori sub-region have been experiencing drought and this has affected milk production. As a result, milk prices have soared, especially in Fort Portal town.

[Monitor] Kabarole -Since November last year, most of the districts in the Rwenzori sub-region have been experiencing drought and this has affected milk production. As a result, milk prices have soared, especially in Fort Portal town.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rugyeyo Hospital Officials Appeal for Govt Support

[Monitor] Kanungu -The management of Rugyeyo Community Hospital in Kanungu District have appealed to government to extend more support to the facility, arguing that they are overwhelmed by the demands.

[Monitor] Kanungu -The management of Rugyeyo Community Hospital in Kanungu District have appealed to government to extend more support to the facility, arguing that they are overwhelmed by the demands.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Advocate Group Slams Weah’s Call for Citizenship For All

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The group under the banner Economic Freedom Fighters of Liberia (EFFL) has reacted sharply to President George Manneh Weah’s first State of the Nation address delivered to the Legislature on January 29, 2018.

[FrontPageAfrica] Monrovia -The group under the banner Economic Freedom Fighters of Liberia (EFFL) has reacted sharply to President George Manneh Weah's first State of the Nation address delivered to the Legislature on January 29, 2018.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

URA to Collect Shs1.2 Trillion From Cargo Clearing Programme

[Monitor] Kampala -Without breaking a sweat, the customs department at Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) is guaranteed of slightly more than a trillion shillings in revenue from companies it has enrolled in the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme…

[Monitor] Kampala -Without breaking a sweat, the customs department at Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) is guaranteed of slightly more than a trillion shillings in revenue from companies it has enrolled in the Authorised Economic Operator (AEO) programme. The AEO is generally a trade facilitation initiative which the tax body uses to ease trade by simplifying and quickening clearance of cargo at the border points.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Corrupt Officials Threaten Me – IGG

[Monitor] Kampala -The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Ms Irene Mulyagonja, has said she receives threats from high-profile corrupt officials who are under investigation.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Inspector General of Government (IGG), Ms Irene Mulyagonja, has said she receives threats from high-profile corrupt officials who are under investigation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Withdraws PWDs Bill 2014 After Four Years

[Monitor] Parliament -Persons with Disabilities will have to wait longer for their pursuits to yield, after Parliament today allowed the government to withdraw the Persons with Disabilities Bill 2014.

[Monitor] Parliament -Persons with Disabilities will have to wait longer for their pursuits to yield, after Parliament today allowed the government to withdraw the Persons with Disabilities Bill 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

State Seeks Dismissal of Kirumira Unconditional Release Petition

[Monitor] Kampala -The state has asked Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court to dismiss the unconditional release application filed by former Buyende District Police Commander, ASP Muhammad Kirumira on ground that it does not have jurisdiction to enter…

[Monitor] Kampala -The state has asked Buganda Road Chief Magistrate's Court to dismiss the unconditional release application filed by former Buyende District Police Commander, ASP Muhammad Kirumira on ground that it does not have jurisdiction to entertain it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda