Despite Malabu Scandal, Shell, Eni Will Continue to Operate OPL 245 – Govt

[Premium Times] The Federal Government says the Zabazaba deepwater project in Oil Prospecting Lease (OPL) 245 will continue in spite of controversies surrounding the oil block.

[Premium Times] The Federal Government says the Zabazaba deepwater project in Oil Prospecting Lease (OPL) 245 will continue in spite of controversies surrounding the oil block.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

No Hope of Prisoner Exchange for Nigerians On Death Row – Official

[Premium Times] The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Wednesday said that it would be impossible to get Nigerians on death row in various countries abroad repatriated home through the Prisoners Exchange Programme.

[Premium Times] The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Geoffrey Onyeama, on Wednesday said that it would be impossible to get Nigerians on death row in various countries abroad repatriated home through the Prisoners Exchange Programme.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nantabulirwa, Where a Resident Was Killed for Abusing the Kabaka

[Monitor] To reach there, the shortest route to Nantabulirwa is when you turn off Jinja Road on your right hand just opposite Jomayi Stones Yard as you drive or walk towards Mukono.

[Monitor] To reach there, the shortest route to Nantabulirwa is when you turn off Jinja Road on your right hand just opposite Jomayi Stones Yard as you drive or walk towards Mukono.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Amnesty Want Govt to Stop Harassment, Intimidation of Journalists

[Leadership] The Amnesty International yesterday asked the federal and state governments to “urgently bring to an end all forms of harassment and intimidation of journalists and the use of fear to deter people from using social media platforms to expre…

[Leadership] The Amnesty International yesterday asked the federal and state governments to "urgently bring to an end all forms of harassment and intimidation of journalists and the use of fear to deter people from using social media platforms to express their opinions."

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

One Injured in Fresh Fights Over Budaka – Butaleja Boundary

[Monitor] Budaka/Butaleja -A fresh boundary dispute between residents of Budaka and Butaleja districts was the epicentre of clashes between farmers over ownership of the wetland that borders the two districts on Tuesday.

[Monitor] Budaka/Butaleja -A fresh boundary dispute between residents of Budaka and Butaleja districts was the epicentre of clashes between farmers over ownership of the wetland that borders the two districts on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda, Tanzania Ranked Worst on Gender Policy Score Card

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda and Tanzania trail behind the rest of the East African countries on the score card sheet when it comes to the implementation of gender policies and law, a new study reveals.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda and Tanzania trail behind the rest of the East African countries on the score card sheet when it comes to the implementation of gender policies and law, a new study reveals.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Tourists Increase Interest in Uganda’s Traditional Markets

[Monitor] Kampala -More potential tourists from traditional tourist market destinations are inquiring about Uganda as the public relations firms hired to market the country end their year contract at the close of May.

[Monitor] Kampala -More potential tourists from traditional tourist market destinations are inquiring about Uganda as the public relations firms hired to market the country end their year contract at the close of May.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bring to an End Death of Expectant Mothers

[Monitor] Death has again robbed the country of an expectant mother in Kakumiro District (see: ‘Mother dies in labour over negligence’, Daily Monitor, May 3). The most distressing thing about the death is the claim that the deceased mother could have l…

[Monitor] Death has again robbed the country of an expectant mother in Kakumiro District (see: 'Mother dies in labour over negligence', Daily Monitor, May 3). The most distressing thing about the death is the claim that the deceased mother could have lived to see another day had the health workers at Kasambya Health Centre III handled her case with the care and urgency it deserved.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda