Comment – Understanding the Doctors’ Strike

[Independent (Kampala)] Ugandan doctors opted to strike over poor remunerations, which they say compromise their work ethic. The doctors’ plight is understandable. Doctors in public facilities earn, on average, about US$300 per month. This level of abu…

[Independent (Kampala)] Ugandan doctors opted to strike over poor remunerations, which they say compromise their work ethic. The doctors' plight is understandable. Doctors in public facilities earn, on average, about US$300 per month. This level of abuse is unheard of anywhere in the world. In Kenya, the recent doctors' industrial action ended with a decent settlement where interns earn US$ 1,900 and the highest consultants earn about US$5600 a month.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lawyer Yewande Oyediran Jailed Seven Years for Stabbing Husband to Death

[Premium Times] An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday sentenced a female lawyer, Yewande Oyediran, to seven years imprisonment for stabbing her husband, Lowo, to death.

[Premium Times] An Oyo State High Court sitting in Ibadan on Monday sentenced a female lawyer, Yewande Oyediran, to seven years imprisonment for stabbing her husband, Lowo, to death.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Cecafa 2017 – Basena Calls 8 KCCA Stars but Overlooks ‘Deadly’ Shaban

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda Cranes head coach Moses Basena has named a 26-man squad to start training on Wednesday ahead of their defence of the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup in Kenya.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda Cranes head coach Moses Basena has named a 26-man squad to start training on Wednesday ahead of their defence of the CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup in Kenya.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Policymakers, Farmers, Others Gather for Agriculture Symposium

[Premium Times] Policymakers, experts, farmers and others will on Monday gather in Abuja for a national symposium on agriculture organised by Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, PTCIJ, and the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System …

[Premium Times] Policymakers, experts, farmers and others will on Monday gather in Abuja for a national symposium on agriculture organised by Premium Times Centre for Investigative Journalism, PTCIJ, and the Nigeria Incentive-Based Risk Sharing System for Agricultural Lending, NIRSAL.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Group Inducts Bureau of Public Enterprises Into ‘FoI Hall of Shame’

[Premium Times] A civil society group, Media Rights Agenda, on Monday in Lagos inducted the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame.

[Premium Times] A civil society group, Media Rights Agenda, on Monday in Lagos inducted the Bureau of Public Enterprises (BPE) into its Freedom of Information (FOI) Hall of Shame.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How to Mitigate Trial Delays in Nigerian Courts – Access to Justice

[Premium Times] An advocacy group, Access to Justice, has urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, to review the timing of judicial conferences for judges as it delays administration of justice in the country.

[Premium Times] An advocacy group, Access to Justice, has urged the Chief Justice of Nigeria, Walter Onnoghen, to review the timing of judicial conferences for judges as it delays administration of justice in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Man Arrested With 150kg of Ivory

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Police with help of the Natural Resources Conservation Network carried out an operation in Pakwach district and arrested Opunya Edwin. He was arrested while in possession of four pieces of Ivory worth 60 million shillings.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Police with help of the Natural Resources Conservation Network carried out an operation in Pakwach district and arrested Opunya Edwin. He was arrested while in possession of four pieces of Ivory worth 60 million shillings.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

15 Danish Firms Eye Nigeria’s Food, Agric Business

[Daily Trust] At least 15 Danish companies signed agreements with Nigerian investors on Monday in possible hopes of doing business in Nigeria, targeting the food and agriculture sector.

[Daily Trust] At least 15 Danish companies signed agreements with Nigerian investors on Monday in possible hopes of doing business in Nigeria, targeting the food and agriculture sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria