Government to Pay Oil Firms U.S.$1 Billion

[Monitor] Kampala -An early assessment of recoverable costs by the Auditor General (AG) reveals that Uganda owes the international oil companies at least $1b (about Shs3.6 trillion) in costs incurred on various activities during the exploration and app…

[Monitor] Kampala -An early assessment of recoverable costs by the Auditor General (AG) reveals that Uganda owes the international oil companies at least $1b (about Shs3.6 trillion) in costs incurred on various activities during the exploration and appraisal phases since 2001.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kakande – I Derive Power From God

[Monitor] Kampala -At 3.14pm his believers burst into joy and excitement as Pastor Samuel Kakande made an impressive entry into the fully packed Synagogue Church of All Nations yesterday.

[Monitor] Kampala -At 3.14pm his believers burst into joy and excitement as Pastor Samuel Kakande made an impressive entry into the fully packed Synagogue Church of All Nations yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

National Examinations Timetable Will Not Change – Matiangi

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Cabinet Secretary for Education Fred Matiangi has reiterated that the ministry will not change the national examination timetable even if the date for the repeat presidential election slated for October 17th is altered.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Cabinet Secretary for Education Fred Matiangi has reiterated that the ministry will not change the national examination timetable even if the date for the repeat presidential election slated for October 17th is altered.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Claim That Colonialists Only Gave Mailo Land to Cultural Leaders Is Misleading

[Monitor] While appearing on Baba Radio in Jinja recently, President Museveni incorrectly referred to mailo land as satanic and alleged that the colonialists only distributed it to cultural leaders.

[Monitor] While appearing on Baba Radio in Jinja recently, President Museveni incorrectly referred to mailo land as satanic and alleged that the colonialists only distributed it to cultural leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Accuses Discos of Under Remitting Revenue

[Vanguard] The Federal Government has accused Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) of inability to collect and remit revenue in the power sector, currently threatened by huge revenue losses.

[Vanguard] The Federal Government has accused Electricity Distribution Companies (DISCOs) of inability to collect and remit revenue in the power sector, currently threatened by huge revenue losses.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Museveni Scheming for Life Presidency, Says Opposition

[Monitor] The Opposition Forum for Democratic Change has said that the proposed lifting of presidential term limits is being engineered by President Museveni to legalise his life Presidency scheme.

[Monitor] The Opposition Forum for Democratic Change has said that the proposed lifting of presidential term limits is being engineered by President Museveni to legalise his life Presidency scheme.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

At Least Six Killed as Rival Troops Clash in Mogadishu

[VOA] At least six people were killed and eight others wounded Saturday when rival Somali government forces clashed in the capital, Mogadishu, officials and witnesses said.

[VOA] At least six people were killed and eight others wounded Saturday when rival Somali government forces clashed in the capital, Mogadishu, officials and witnesses said.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Apapa Jetty Fire – NNPC Allays Fears Over Fuel Scarcity

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, allayed fears of a resurgence of scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, stating that the fire incident, which occurred at Apapa loading jetty in the early …

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation, NNPC, yesterday, allayed fears of a resurgence of scarcity of Premium Motor Spirit, also known as petrol, stating that the fire incident, which occurred at Apapa loading jetty in the early hours of yesterday, did not affect the supply of petroleum products.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

NASS May Halt Presidency’s Bid to Present 2018 Budget

[Vanguard] Abuja -The ambitious bid by the Presidency to present its budget to the National Assembly next month may not materialise after all, due to several factors, chief among which is the postponement of the resumption from vacation by lawmakers.

[Vanguard] Abuja -The ambitious bid by the Presidency to present its budget to the National Assembly next month may not materialise after all, due to several factors, chief among which is the postponement of the resumption from vacation by lawmakers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria