How Ex-Lawmaker, Keston Okoro, Emerged PMAN President

[Vanguard] Erstwhile member of Delta state House of Assembly and Senior Special Assistant on Youth Development to ex-governor James Ibori, Hon. (Dr) Lord-Liege Keston Okoro, yesterday emerged the new president of the Performing Musicians Association of…

[Vanguard] Erstwhile member of Delta state House of Assembly and Senior Special Assistant on Youth Development to ex-governor James Ibori, Hon. (Dr) Lord-Liege Keston Okoro, yesterday emerged the new president of the Performing Musicians Association of Nigeria (PMAN).

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Government Steps in to Stop Fight Over LC5 Seat

[Monitor] Kapchorwa -Tororo District Council has been thrown into chaos following the death of LC5 chairman, Apollo Jaramogi, early this month, with the Speaker and the former vice chairperson fighting over who should occupy the vacant top district seat.

[Monitor] Kapchorwa -Tororo District Council has been thrown into chaos following the death of LC5 chairman, Apollo Jaramogi, early this month, with the Speaker and the former vice chairperson fighting over who should occupy the vacant top district seat.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Don’t Let Our Education Perpetuate Inequality

[Monitor] The Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations results released yesterday showed more how government policies on education are failing rather than working. It’s such a petrifying indictment.

[Monitor] The Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) examinations results released yesterday showed more how government policies on education are failing rather than working. It's such a petrifying indictment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Polls Agency Appeals for More Kenyans to Register to Vote

[Nation] The electoral agency has appealed for more Kenyans to turn out and register to vote, even as it outlined plans to make sure every eligible person, including those affected by drought, is reached.

[Nation] The electoral agency has appealed for more Kenyans to turn out and register to vote, even as it outlined plans to make sure every eligible person, including those affected by drought, is reached.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

URA Board Distances Self from Akol

[Monitor] The chairman of the Uganda Revenue Authority [URA] Board Simon Kagugube yesterday revealed that the board was not consulted when the Commissioner General Doris Akol paid out Shs6b from the tax body’s budget to selected government officials as…

[Monitor] The chairman of the Uganda Revenue Authority [URA] Board Simon Kagugube yesterday revealed that the board was not consulted when the Commissioner General Doris Akol paid out Shs6b from the tax body's budget to selected government officials as a reward for winning two major oil cases.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ex-Mining Minister Held for Nepotism

[East African] Rwanda’s former Minister of State for Mines, Evode Imena, has been arrested on accusation of nepotism and fraudulently issuing of mining concessions.

[East African] Rwanda's former Minister of State for Mines, Evode Imena, has been arrested on accusation of nepotism and fraudulently issuing of mining concessions.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Mbuya Barracks Attack – Suspects Fail to Present Witnesses

[Monitor] Kampala -Two soldiers facing trial on treachery charges at the General Court Martial over the alleged attack on Mbuya Army Barracks in 2013 have failed to present witnesses to defend themselves.

[Monitor] Kampala -Two soldiers facing trial on treachery charges at the General Court Martial over the alleged attack on Mbuya Army Barracks in 2013 have failed to present witnesses to defend themselves.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kanyamunyus Committed to the High Court for Trial

[Independent (Kampala)] The Nakawa Magistrate court has committed the three ‘Lugogo Murder’ suspects Mathew, Joseph Kanyamunyu and Cynthia Munwangari to the High Court for trial.

[Independent (Kampala)] The Nakawa Magistrate court has committed the three 'Lugogo Murder' suspects Mathew, Joseph Kanyamunyu and Cynthia Munwangari to the High Court for trial.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nakasongola Leaders Want Bulk Water Project to Survive Brought

[Monitor] Nakasongola -District leaders from Nakasongola want government to invest in a Bulk Water Project to save locals from the ailing effects caused by prolonged drought.

[Monitor] Nakasongola -District leaders from Nakasongola want government to invest in a Bulk Water Project to save locals from the ailing effects caused by prolonged drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda