Rainfall Wreaks Havoc in Teso

[Monitor] Teso -Destruction caused by heavy rain has left thousands of gardens damaged, hundreds of families and some schools displaced in the low lying belts of Teso Sub-region.

[Monitor] Teso -Destruction caused by heavy rain has left thousands of gardens damaged, hundreds of families and some schools displaced in the low lying belts of Teso Sub-region.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Teens Hunt Tourists for Cash and Sex

[Nation] Beneath the beautiful sandy beaches and hotels that line the Indian Ocean coastline in Kilifi lie cases of child exploitation that have gone unreported for years.

[Nation] Beneath the beautiful sandy beaches and hotels that line the Indian Ocean coastline in Kilifi lie cases of child exploitation that have gone unreported for years.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lessons From Lake Ngami Fish Ban

[The Patriot] When will policy makers take researchers seriously? Why do we invest in education when credible scientific evidence is disregarded in decision making process? I am informed that an illiterate regional director at department of wildlife sa…

[The Patriot] When will policy makers take researchers seriously? Why do we invest in education when credible scientific evidence is disregarded in decision making process? I am informed that an illiterate regional director at department of wildlife said recommendations from a Professor in Fisheries were insane, and government should not take such advice. Well, not surprising as the guy is close to the former administration who strongly abhored education. The Director does not have any qualification for wildlife managem

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Govt Shifts Health Focus to Disease Prevention

[Monitor] Kmpala -Government has changed its health intervention strategy to focus more on health promotion and disease prevention rather than curative measures to fight the increase in non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

[Monitor] Kmpala -Government has changed its health intervention strategy to focus more on health promotion and disease prevention rather than curative measures to fight the increase in non-communicable diseases (NCDs).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Meet the Country’s Youngest PhD Holder

[Nation] Born and raised in Mbiriri village at the foothills of Mt Kenya in Nyeri county, Dr Purity Ngina could not in her wildest dreams imagine that one day she would be Kenya’s youngest Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) graduate.

[Nation] Born and raised in Mbiriri village at the foothills of Mt Kenya in Nyeri county, Dr Purity Ngina could not in her wildest dreams imagine that one day she would be Kenya's youngest Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) graduate.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nigeria’s Population to Hit 235 Million in 2022 If…

[Vanguard] On this year’s World Population Day, indications have emerged that Nigeria faces imminent population explosion if the country fails to address its growing fertility rate.

[Vanguard] On this year's World Population Day, indications have emerged that Nigeria faces imminent population explosion if the country fails to address its growing fertility rate.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Fly Cycling Youngsters Shift Focus on Next Race After Modest Start in Belgium

[New Times] FLY Cycling Club young riders have turned attention on the upcoming Menen-Kemmel-Menen race – on July 11 – after posting a very humble debut over the weekend where they competed in their first race in Belgium.

[New Times] FLY Cycling Club young riders have turned attention on the upcoming Menen-Kemmel-Menen race - on July 11 - after posting a very humble debut over the weekend where they competed in their first race in Belgium.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Mobile Money Tax Will Disrupt Financial Inclusion Agenda, Activists Say

[Monitor] The introduction of Mobile Money and Over the Top services tax will disrupt Uganda’s financial inclusion agenda and the country’s pursuit of economic development, according to civil society organisations.

[Monitor] The introduction of Mobile Money and Over the Top services tax will disrupt Uganda's financial inclusion agenda and the country's pursuit of economic development, according to civil society organisations.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Meet the University Student Producing Wine From Carrots

[New Times] When Marc Niyigeza, a student at the Independent Institute of Lay Adventist of Kigali (INILAK) observed that carrots harvest time was characterised by increased supply into the market and most produce rotting away, he thought of a way to in…

[New Times] When Marc Niyigeza, a student at the Independent Institute of Lay Adventist of Kigali (INILAK) observed that carrots harvest time was characterised by increased supply into the market and most produce rotting away, he thought of a way to invest in value addition.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

46 Percent of Adults Do Not Save – Survey

[Monitor] According to the FinScope 2018 survey, less than half of Uganda’s adults – 46 per cent – do not save because they hardly have any money left after covering costs. Ms Jacqueline Muna Musiitwa, the executive director of Financial Sector Deepeni…

[Monitor] According to the FinScope 2018 survey, less than half of Uganda's adults - 46 per cent - do not save because they hardly have any money left after covering costs. Ms Jacqueline Muna Musiitwa, the executive director of Financial Sector Deepening Uganda, in an interview with Prosper Magazine's Dorothy Nakaweesi explains the trends of Ugandans using financial services. Below are the excerpts:-

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda