110 Years of Electricity in Uganda

[Monitor] This April marks 110 year of electricity in Uganda. In April 1908, electricity powered by diesel generator was introduced in Uganda. Hesketh Bell who replaced British Commissioner Lt Colonel Hayes Sadler in 1907 and became Uganda’s first Gove…

[Monitor] This April marks 110 year of electricity in Uganda. In April 1908, electricity powered by diesel generator was introduced in Uganda. Hesketh Bell who replaced British Commissioner Lt Colonel Hayes Sadler in 1907 and became Uganda's first Governor the following year was the first person to bring to Uganda a generator to produce electricity. In April 1908, Bell brought to Uganda a generator to light his home at Entebbe which was then the administrative capital of Uganda. The following year, another diesel ge

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Army Launches ‘Operation Last Hold’ to Crush Remnants of Boko Haram

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Army is set to launch a new exercise tagged ‘Operation Last Hold’ aimed at crushing the remnants Boko Haram in the North-East and the Lake Chad Basin communities.

[Daily Trust] The Nigerian Army is set to launch a new exercise tagged 'Operation Last Hold' aimed at crushing the remnants Boko Haram in the North-East and the Lake Chad Basin communities.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2019 – 10 Reasons Why Many Senators, Reps Won’t Return

[Daily Trust] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had in January this released the timetable for the 2019 general elections, fixing the presidential and other polls into the 109 senatorial districts and 360 federal constituencies of th…

[Daily Trust] The Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) had in January this released the timetable for the 2019 general elections, fixing the presidential and other polls into the 109 senatorial districts and 360 federal constituencies of the country for Saturday, February 16, 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Lion Mukanya Ready to Roar

[The Herald] HE’s old, they’ve said. Can he last the distance? sceptics have asked. Can he belt them out like in the days of old? critiques have quizzed.

[The Herald] HE's old, they've said. Can he last the distance? sceptics have asked. Can he belt them out like in the days of old? critiques have quizzed.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe to Get 500 Tractors From India

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE has sealed a deal with India for the delivery of 500 tractors as part of efforts to mechanise the agricultural sector and boost productivity in the farms. Agriculture, Lands and Rural Resettlement Deputy Minister Cde Davis Marapir…

[The Herald] ZIMBABWE has sealed a deal with India for the delivery of 500 tractors as part of efforts to mechanise the agricultural sector and boost productivity in the farms. Agriculture, Lands and Rural Resettlement Deputy Minister Cde Davis Marapira said the light and heavy-duty tractors were sourced from the Asian nation under a government-to-government agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Zanu-PF Politburo Approves Candidates

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Politburo yesterday approved a final list of aspiring candidates for the ruling party’s primary elections. The names of successful candidates, together with the date of the polls, will be announced today. Initially, the primary…

[The Herald] The Zanu-PF Politburo yesterday approved a final list of aspiring candidates for the ruling party's primary elections. The names of successful candidates, together with the date of the polls, will be announced today. Initially, the primary elections were scheduled for May 5.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Kenyabuzz Movie Week Comes to Grand End – Photos

[Nairobi News] The first KenyaBuzz movie week in Kenya came to an end on Friday evening with pomp and colour during the grand opening of Anga Diamond Cinema at Diamond Plaza II.

[Nairobi News] The first KenyaBuzz movie week in Kenya came to an end on Friday evening with pomp and colour during the grand opening of Anga Diamond Cinema at Diamond Plaza II.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

PDP Wants INEC to Make Public Status of Polling Units in Nigeria

[Guardian] Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make public the location and status of polling units across the country.

[Guardian] Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) has called on Independent National Electoral Commission (INEC) to make public the location and status of polling units across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria