On Whose Side Is the Parliament of Uganda?

[Monitor] If one needed proof that the Parliament of Uganda is a rubber stamp and a door mat of you know who and not a defender of the interests of the people of Uganda, new evidence is available in the public domain.

[Monitor] If one needed proof that the Parliament of Uganda is a rubber stamp and a door mat of you know who and not a defender of the interests of the people of Uganda, new evidence is available in the public domain.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cargo Volume and Ports’ Operations

[Guardian] It should not be a surprise that the volume of inward and outward cargo via the Nigeria’s sea ports has reduced as reported the other day. It lends credence, to some extent, that some government policies in reality impact, hopefully, favoura…

[Guardian] It should not be a surprise that the volume of inward and outward cargo via the Nigeria's sea ports has reduced as reported the other day. It lends credence, to some extent, that some government policies in reality impact, hopefully, favourably or otherwise on the polity and economy. While what should always be of concern is the reasonableness of the intended objectives to be achieved by government policies, surprises should be when performance results are at significant negative variation with the set obj

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Group Offers to Accommodate El-Zakzaky, Wife

[Daily Trust] Concerned Nigerians, a citizen movement, has urged the federal government to release the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife to the group, noting that they are willing to provide accomm…

[Daily Trust] Concerned Nigerians, a citizen movement, has urged the federal government to release the leader of the Islamic Movement in Nigeria (IMN), Sheikh Ibraheem El-Zakzaky and his wife to the group, noting that they are willing to provide accommodation for the duo.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Upper Hill Reach Familiar Heights After Football Win

[Nation] Upper Hill and Olympic Mixed on Sunday won the boys’ and girls’ football titles as the Airtel Rising Stars Nairobi Region Secondary Schools Term Two B Games ended at Lenana School.

[Nation] Upper Hill and Olympic Mixed on Sunday won the boys' and girls' football titles as the Airtel Rising Stars Nairobi Region Secondary Schools Term Two B Games ended at Lenana School.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

How the Country Can Reduce the Risk of Infections in Hospitalised Children

[The Conversation Africa] Health care associated infections are infections that people acquire during their stay in hospital. Children – and babies in particular – are most at risk for hospital-acquired pneumonia, bloodstream and urinary tract infections.

[The Conversation Africa] Health care associated infections are infections that people acquire during their stay in hospital. Children - and babies in particular - are most at risk for hospital-acquired pneumonia, bloodstream and urinary tract infections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

CBN Picks Eight Microfinance Banks for FG’s ‘My Own Home’ Scheme

[Guardian] Brighter days may lie around in the corner for prospective homeowners, following plans to introduce a public private partnership initiative that seeks to increase access to housing finance in Nigeria through mortgage guarantee insurance and …

[Guardian] Brighter days may lie around in the corner for prospective homeowners, following plans to introduce a public private partnership initiative that seeks to increase access to housing finance in Nigeria through mortgage guarantee insurance and microfinance scheme.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

State Fails to Account for Foreign Food Donations – Odinga

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential candidate Raila Odinga has accused the government of failing to account for food donations from international partners to support efforts to fight hunger.

[Nation] The National Super Alliance (Nasa) presidential candidate Raila Odinga has accused the government of failing to account for food donations from international partners to support efforts to fight hunger.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nerc’s Directive Not Applicable to Residential Customers, Says Aned

[Guardian] Asaba -The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has said that the directive by Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, (NERC) to consumers not to pay estimated billings only applies to Maximum Demand, (MD), customers a…

[Guardian] Asaba -The Association of Nigerian Electricity Distributors (ANED) has said that the directive by Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission, (NERC) to consumers not to pay estimated billings only applies to Maximum Demand, (MD), customers and not residential.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Acute Wheat Shortage Looms as Farmers Shift to Lucrative Maize

[Nation] High cost of production and dwindling prices are pushing farmers away from wheat farming, with many opting to grow maize and engage in dairy farming which are more lucrative.

[Nation] High cost of production and dwindling prices are pushing farmers away from wheat farming, with many opting to grow maize and engage in dairy farming which are more lucrative.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya