Uganda’s New Villain

[Independent (Kampala)] A large cross section of Ugandan elites is angry, very angry. It thinks the price (tariff) it buys electricity at is too high. So it has been looking for a villain to blame and has identified Umeme, the private utility licensed …

[Independent (Kampala)] A large cross section of Ugandan elites is angry, very angry. It thinks the price (tariff) it buys electricity at is too high. So it has been looking for a villain to blame and has identified Umeme, the private utility licensed to distribute electricity.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

China Keen On Medical Assistance

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Ambassador of China to Botswana, Dr Zhao Yanbo says China will continue to avail medical assistance to Botswana by sending medical teams in the country to assist in treating various diseases and ailments.

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -Ambassador of China to Botswana, Dr Zhao Yanbo says China will continue to avail medical assistance to Botswana by sending medical teams in the country to assist in treating various diseases and ailments.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Age Limit Case – Hearing of Consolidated Petition Begins

[Monitor] The Constitutional Court will starting from today (Monday) hear a consolidated petition challenging the amendment of the constitution to remove the presidential age limit.

[Monitor] The Constitutional Court will starting from today (Monday) hear a consolidated petition challenging the amendment of the constitution to remove the presidential age limit.

Police Deny Stealing Money From Slain Robbery Suspect

[Monitor] Police at North Kyoga Regional Police headquarters have distanced themselves from allegations that police officers who recently went to arrest slain suspected robber, Solomon Odongo, never delivered Shs5m they recovered from him as exhibit.

[Monitor] Police at North Kyoga Regional Police headquarters have distanced themselves from allegations that police officers who recently went to arrest slain suspected robber, Solomon Odongo, never delivered Shs5m they recovered from him as exhibit.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tourism Activities for Ngamiland On Cards

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Plans are underway to embark on several tourism activities in an effort to enhance the diversification of tourism products in Ngamiland courtesy of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

[Botswana Daily News] Maun -Plans are underway to embark on several tourism activities in an effort to enhance the diversification of tourism products in Ngamiland courtesy of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP).

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Soldiers Who Have Headed Uganda Police Since 1959

[Monitor] Early last month, President Museveni dropped long serving Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura in a reshuffle that also saw Security minister Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde relieved of his duties.

[Monitor] Early last month, President Museveni dropped long serving Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura in a reshuffle that also saw Security minister Lt Gen Henry Tumukunde relieved of his duties.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Closing Nalufenya Will Not End Torture in the Country

[Monitor] In August 2010, police officers from the Rapid Response Unit (RRU), brutally beat a 22-year-old robbery suspect from Wakiso District, Frank Ssekanjako, during questioning. Police later took Ssekanjako to Mulago hospital, where he was pronounc…

[Monitor] In August 2010, police officers from the Rapid Response Unit (RRU), brutally beat a 22-year-old robbery suspect from Wakiso District, Frank Ssekanjako, during questioning. Police later took Ssekanjako to Mulago hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The official post mortem report that I saw indicated that Ssekanjako's body had an array of fresh injuries.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Christians Shun Church Over Land

[Monitor] Masaka -The planned registration of all squatters on Church land in West Buganda Diocese has forced some Christians to stay away from Church activities.

[Monitor] Masaka -The planned registration of all squatters on Church land in West Buganda Diocese has forced some Christians to stay away from Church activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

What Is Makerere’s Real Problem?

[Monitor] Since assuming the reigns of Makerere University’s top job last year, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has attempted to stamp his authority with sweeping reforms to the never ending list of Makerere’s problems.

[Monitor] Since assuming the reigns of Makerere University's top job last year, Prof Barnabas Nawangwe has attempted to stamp his authority with sweeping reforms to the never ending list of Makerere's problems.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda