Investigator Cites Fraud in Solar Project

[Monitor] Kampala -A private investigator has run to the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) to avert what he describes as “fraud and corruption” in the ongoing procurement process for a solar energy project in the Ministry of Education and Sports.

[Monitor] Kampala -A private investigator has run to the Internal Security Organisation (ISO) to avert what he describes as "fraud and corruption" in the ongoing procurement process for a solar energy project in the Ministry of Education and Sports.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Taxes On Mobile Money to Stifle Financial Inclusion

[Monitor] Proposed taxes on mobile money transactions are likely to negatively impact financial inclusion, according to a number of players involved in curbing financial exclusion.

[Monitor] Proposed taxes on mobile money transactions are likely to negatively impact financial inclusion, according to a number of players involved in curbing financial exclusion.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda’s Roads, Villages, and the Sound of Silence

[Monitor] It is probably more than 25 years since I spent the week in the village. Like with many other people, almost all other times, I have arrived in the village on Friday or Saturday, and left to return to the city on Sunday or early Monday. This …

[Monitor] It is probably more than 25 years since I spent the week in the village. Like with many other people, almost all other times, I have arrived in the village on Friday or Saturday, and left to return to the city on Sunday or early Monday. This time, I was there from Tuesday throughout the week. It was a different - even strange - place. It was very silent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Otafire Tells Ugandans to Turn Ideas Into Business

[Monitor] Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Kahinda Otafire has told Ugandans to take advantage of the current legal regime to turn ideas into assets and businesses that generate income and taxes.

[Monitor] Justice and Constitutional Affairs minister Kahinda Otafire has told Ugandans to take advantage of the current legal regime to turn ideas into assets and businesses that generate income and taxes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tears Over Dead Lions

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The war between man and animal has erupted again, as it often does, in Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda. The recent pile of 11 lion carcasses discovered by park rangers in the world bio-sphere reserve are…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The war between man and animal has erupted again, as it often does, in Queen Elizabeth National Park in western Uganda. The recent pile of 11 lion carcasses discovered by park rangers in the world bio-sphere reserve are shocking and the humans; mainly conservationists, are in tears.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Health Scare as Researchers Find Traces of Polio Virus in Eastleigh

[Nairobi News] The government is on a high alert after experts from the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) and Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported finding traces of a vaccine-derived polio virus in environmental samples from…

[Nairobi News] The government is on a high alert after experts from the Kenya Medical Research Institute (Kemri) and Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reported finding traces of a vaccine-derived polio virus in environmental samples from Eastleigh, Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya