Hurdles parties face as they discuss IPOD future

[Monitor] When leaders of political parties with representation in Parliament met recently, one thing was clear, there was need to dialogue for the good of the country. The elephant in the room, however, seemed to be how to go about it and what results…

[Monitor] When leaders of political parties with representation in Parliament met recently, one thing was clear, there was need to dialogue for the good of the country. The elephant in the room, however, seemed to be how to go about it and what results, if any, such dialogue would bring in future.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Low Income Earners to Access Insurance Services

[Monitor] Kampala -Ordinary Ugandans will now be able to enjoy insurance services following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) and the Ugandan Insurers Association (UIA).

[Monitor] Kampala -Ordinary Ugandans will now be able to enjoy insurance services following the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Financial Sector Deepening Uganda (FSDU) and the Ugandan Insurers Association (UIA).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda’s First Female Legislator Recounts Life in Corridors of Power

[Monitor] Near a sprawling swamp in the suburbs of Kisubi, 400 metres off the Entebbe-Kampala road towards Nakawuka road, is where 99-year-old Florence Alice Lubega is taking refuge.

[Monitor] Near a sprawling swamp in the suburbs of Kisubi, 400 metres off the Entebbe-Kampala road towards Nakawuka road, is where 99-year-old Florence Alice Lubega is taking refuge.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Showdown Looms as State, ODM Face Off Over Gambling Bills

[Nation] A showdown looms in Parliament between the opposition and the government over control of the multi-billion shilling gambling industry, with each side seeking to have its Bill adopted by the House.

[Nation] A showdown looms in Parliament between the opposition and the government over control of the multi-billion shilling gambling industry, with each side seeking to have its Bill adopted by the House.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Money, Politics Tear Apart Diaspora Associations

[Monitor] A $100,000 (Shs350m) government annual contribution towards the activities of the Ugandan North America Association (UNAA) has sparked debate among diaspora associations on the rational and relevance of the money.

[Monitor] A $100,000 (Shs350m) government annual contribution towards the activities of the Ugandan North America Association (UNAA) has sparked debate among diaspora associations on the rational and relevance of the money.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Senate to Hold Public Hearing On 2017 Budget

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate will on Monday hold a public hearing to enable citizen-participation in the approval of the N7.28 trillion proposed 2017 budget – presented by President Muhammadu Buhari last year.

[Premium Times] The Nigerian Senate will on Monday hold a public hearing to enable citizen-participation in the approval of the N7.28 trillion proposed 2017 budget - presented by President Muhammadu Buhari last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

APC Wins Plateau By-Election

[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Sunday declared Jackson Nimmwang, APC candidate, the winner of Saturday’s Langtang South State Constituency by-election in Plateau.

[Premium Times] The Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, on Sunday declared Jackson Nimmwang, APC candidate, the winner of Saturday's Langtang South State Constituency by-election in Plateau.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Apo Six – Killer Police Officers to Know Fate

[Premium Times] The five police officers found culpable in the alleged extrajudicial killings of six Apo traders in 2005, will on Monday know their fate as Justice Ishaq Bello of the FCT High Court will deliver judgment.

[Premium Times] The five police officers found culpable in the alleged extrajudicial killings of six Apo traders in 2005, will on Monday know their fate as Justice Ishaq Bello of the FCT High Court will deliver judgment.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fayose Vows to Fish Out Killers of Herdsman

[Vanguard] Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has charged the police and the Department of State Security (DSS) to fish out the killers of a herdsman, Mr. Ahmed Dele, in Omu Ekiti, vowing to bring the killers to justice.

[Vanguard] Governor Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti State has charged the police and the Department of State Security (DSS) to fish out the killers of a herdsman, Mr. Ahmed Dele, in Omu Ekiti, vowing to bring the killers to justice.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria