Sports Council, Olympic Committee Bury the Hatchet Finally

[Monitor] Kampala -National Council of Sports (NCS) and Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) yesterday afternoon signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at pushing the two warring bodies to bury their differences.

[Monitor] Kampala -National Council of Sports (NCS) and Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) yesterday afternoon signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) aimed at pushing the two warring bodies to bury their differences.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Insurers Urged to Develop Innovative Ways to Increase Penetration

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda’s insurance remains one of the lowest in East Africa, with 0.85 per cent penetration. Insurance companies have been struggling to make inroads into a market where most people are not convinced or cannot afford to take on an in…

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda's insurance remains one of the lowest in East Africa, with 0.85 per cent penetration. Insurance companies have been struggling to make inroads into a market where most people are not convinced or cannot afford to take on an insurance policy.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MTN’s U.S.$8.5 Million Fine to Hit Crystal Telecom Investors

[East African] Investors in Rwanda’s Crystal Telecom have reason to worry after Rwanda’s leading telecommunications firm MTN was hit with a $8.5 million fine by the sector regulator.

[East African] Investors in Rwanda's Crystal Telecom have reason to worry after Rwanda's leading telecommunications firm MTN was hit with a $8.5 million fine by the sector regulator.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

President Promises Free Secondary Education From January

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto returned to the Coast on Wednesday and pleaded with residents to re-elect them in the August polls because of the Jubilee government’s performance.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his deputy William Ruto returned to the Coast on Wednesday and pleaded with residents to re-elect them in the August polls because of the Jubilee government's performance.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Kenyan Side Could Not Match Tanzanian Offer – Batambuze

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Departing Tusker FC left-back Shafik Batambuze has disclosed he turned down an offer to join 13-time Kenyan Premier League champions AFC Leopards as they could not match the offer put on the table by promoted Tanzanian side Singid…

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Departing Tusker FC left-back Shafik Batambuze has disclosed he turned down an offer to join 13-time Kenyan Premier League champions AFC Leopards as they could not match the offer put on the table by promoted Tanzanian side Singida United.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Trump Is Turning Into Idi Amin, No-One’s Laughing

[East African]  Can media freedom actually disappear in the US? Based on five months of Trump’s rule, yes it can. Can America become a failed state? In the past, it would have been a stupid question to ask. Today, it is valid. And the answer is yes.

[East African]  Can media freedom actually disappear in the US? Based on five months of Trump's rule, yes it can. Can America become a failed state? In the past, it would have been a stupid question to ask. Today, it is valid. And the answer is yes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Can Waiguru Survive Crisis And Become Kirinyaga Governor?

[Nation] One way an artist can illustrate the current situation of former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru is by drawing someone being pelted with stones from various directions as she walks on a corridor and still manages to trudge on despite…

[Nation] One way an artist can illustrate the current situation of former Devolution Cabinet Secretary Anne Waiguru is by drawing someone being pelted with stones from various directions as she walks on a corridor and still manages to trudge on despite the many brickbats, sometimes picking some and hurling them back at her tormentors.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Magufuli Asks Energy Minister to Resign After Minerals Audit

[East African] Tanzania’s President John Magufuli has fired the Energy and Minerals minister Sospeter Muhongo after a report revealed that mining firms understated exports.

[East African] Tanzania's President John Magufuli has fired the Energy and Minerals minister Sospeter Muhongo after a report revealed that mining firms understated exports.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Five Police Officers Die in Attack on Mandera Governor’s Convoy

[Nation] Nairobi -Nine police officers died in two separate terror attacks in Mandera and Garissa on Wednesday when their vehicles were blown up after running over explosives.

[Nation] Nairobi -Nine police officers died in two separate terror attacks in Mandera and Garissa on Wednesday when their vehicles were blown up after running over explosives.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya