Relations With BRICS Countries Witnessed Remarkable Progress – Dr. Al-Jaz

[SNA] Khartoum -The higher Committee for Sudan relations with BRICS Countries, Wednesday held a regular meeting at the Republican Palace, headed by the deputy chairman of the Committee, Dr. Awad Al-Jaz.

[SNA] Khartoum -The higher Committee for Sudan relations with BRICS Countries, Wednesday held a regular meeting at the Republican Palace, headed by the deputy chairman of the Committee, Dr. Awad Al-Jaz.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

President Al-Bashir Arrives in White Nile State

[SNA] Rabak -President of the Republic of Sudan, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Wednesday arrived in Rabak city, White Nile State, on a three-day visit, during which he will inaugurate a number of developmental and services projects in the state, addres…

[SNA] Rabak -President of the Republic of Sudan, Field Marshal Omer Al-Bashir, Wednesday arrived in Rabak city, White Nile State, on a three-day visit, during which he will inaugurate a number of developmental and services projects in the state, address the people of state and hold meetings with the political parties of the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Hope for Inmates Serving Life as Team Sets Out to Define Life Sentence

[Nation] Peter Ouko, a former death row convict, says that there is nothing more dehumanising than spending years in prison not knowing whether you will ever walk out to freedom.

[Nation] Peter Ouko, a former death row convict, says that there is nothing more dehumanising than spending years in prison not knowing whether you will ever walk out to freedom.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

The MCC Approved a U.S.$35 Million Threshold Program With Togo

[Togonews] At its quarterly meeting on Tuesday the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors approved a $35 million threshold program with the Togolese Republic, though the Board directed MCC to continue to closely monitor citizens’ rig…

[Togonews] At its quarterly meeting on Tuesday the Millennium Challenge Corporation (MCC) Board of Directors approved a $35 million threshold program with the Togolese Republic, though the Board directed MCC to continue to closely monitor citizens’ rights to freedom of expression and association, and due process in light of recent events in Togo. The Threshold Program is MCC’s smaller grant program, allowing MCC to reach countries that may not meet the agency’s strict eligibility criteria by engaging with these count

AG Biraro – Govt Enterprises Must Strive for Clean Audits

[New Times] Last month, the National Leadership Retreat recommended shoring up measures to fight fraud in the public and private sectors as well as recovery of embezzled resources. The retreat resolved that the Government should come down hard on indiv…

[New Times] Last month, the National Leadership Retreat recommended shoring up measures to fight fraud in the public and private sectors as well as recovery of embezzled resources. The retreat resolved that the Government should come down hard on individuals or entities that do not abide by Office of the Auditor General's recommendations regarding fighting corruption.In an interview with The New Times' James Karuhanga, the Auditor General Obadiah Biraro shed light on the renewed effort against graft. Below are excerpt

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Nansana Voters Petition Constitutional Court Over MP Ssebunya

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A group of Nansana Municipality voters have asked the Constitutional Court to overturn a decision of the High Court in Kampala that declared Robert Kasule Ssebunya the validly elected Member of Parliament (MP) for that …

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -A group of Nansana Municipality voters have asked the Constitutional Court to overturn a decision of the High Court in Kampala that declared Robert Kasule Ssebunya the validly elected Member of Parliament (MP) for that Constituency.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

69 Athletes Carry Flag at Commonwealth Games

[Observer] Team Uganda aims to improve on their five-medal haul from the 2014 Commonwealth Games as the twenty-first edition of the event gets under way today in the Gold Coast, Australia, reports JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.

[Observer] Team Uganda aims to improve on their five-medal haul from the 2014 Commonwealth Games as the twenty-first edition of the event gets under way today in the Gold Coast, Australia, reports JOHN VIANNEY NSIMBE.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Umeme Deal Up for Review, Now Lobbyists Are Digging in

[Observer] It’s season two in the sub-plot that is the fight over Umeme Limited’s concession. Two scanned pages of a letter purportedly written by President Yoweri Museveni, which have been widely circulated on social media, talk of how the power utili…

[Observer] It's season two in the sub-plot that is the fight over Umeme Limited's concession. Two scanned pages of a letter purportedly written by President Yoweri Museveni, which have been widely circulated on social media, talk of how the power utility firm's concession, signed in 2004, was "messed up."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

FDC On the Brink Over Col Besigye

[Observer] Over time, four-time presidential candidate, Dr Warren Kizza Besigye Kifefe has cultivated a cult-like following within the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC). But the party he helped found today faces soul-searching questions about his domin…

[Observer] Over time, four-time presidential candidate, Dr Warren Kizza Besigye Kifefe has cultivated a cult-like following within the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC). But the party he helped found today faces soul-searching questions about his domineering influence, internal politics, and the meaning of his 'defiance' philosophy.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda