Army, Police Cordon Off Parliament

[Observer] Unnerved by the escalating political tensions, authorities have thrown a heavy security blanket around the parliamentary buildings to stave off possible clashes between the promoters of the lifting of the presidential age limit and those opp…

[Observer] Unnerved by the escalating political tensions, authorities have thrown a heavy security blanket around the parliamentary buildings to stave off possible clashes between the promoters of the lifting of the presidential age limit and those opposed to it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mobile Money Transactions Hit Shs 44 Trillion

[Observer] A report by Bank of Uganda found that the annual amount of money transferred through mobile money totalled Shs 43.83tn in 2016, up from Shs 32.7tn in 2015. This accounts for a 34 per cent jump in value.

[Observer] A report by Bank of Uganda found that the annual amount of money transferred through mobile money totalled Shs 43.83tn in 2016, up from Shs 32.7tn in 2015. This accounts for a 34 per cent jump in value.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Oulanyah Rules – Kadaga Will Decide On Anti-Age Limit Bill

[Observer] Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah ended hours of frenzied speculation yesterday by announcing that no competing motions spurred by a spirited disagreement among MPs over the presidential age limit would be tabled until Speaker Rebe…

[Observer] Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah ended hours of frenzied speculation yesterday by announcing that no competing motions spurred by a spirited disagreement among MPs over the presidential age limit would be tabled until Speaker Rebecca Kadaga returned from London.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Erongo Marine Happy With Fish-4-Business Project

[Namibian] ERONGO Marine managing director, Martha Uumati is happy with the progress of the Fish-4-Business project that was started by the company in rural areas two years ago.

[Namibian] ERONGO Marine managing director, Martha Uumati is happy with the progress of the Fish-4-Business project that was started by the company in rural areas two years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Namibia

URA Moves to Push Govt Agencies Account to Public

[Observer] The case of not letting taxpayers have a direct dialogue with government agencies and ministries on how institutions manage and spend public funds is partly to blame for the low domestic tax revenues, according to the officials from the Ugan…

[Observer] The case of not letting taxpayers have a direct dialogue with government agencies and ministries on how institutions manage and spend public funds is partly to blame for the low domestic tax revenues, according to the officials from the Uganda Revenue Authority.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Individual Country Projects Fuelling Conflicts Over the Nile

[Observer] For the Nile basin countries, River Nile waters mean life and death. Consensus on how the waters should be shared is paramount. INNOCENT NTABANA, the executive director of Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), which brings together 10 countries and o…

[Observer] For the Nile basin countries, River Nile waters mean life and death. Consensus on how the waters should be shared is paramount. INNOCENT NTABANA, the executive director of Nile Basin Initiative (NBI), which brings together 10 countries and offers a platform to dialogue on the issues affecting the Nile, spoke to Abubaker Mayemba on how the Nile is being protected.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mugabe ‘Sleeps’ As Trump Addresses UN General Assembly

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday exposed his frailty in New York City where he was shown by international news channels sleeping most of the time when President Donald Trump was giving his first address to world leaders at the…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe on Tuesday exposed his frailty in New York City where he was shown by international news channels sleeping most of the time when President Donald Trump was giving his first address to world leaders at the United Nations General Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe