Government Scores in Tourism Sector

[Monitor] The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities is one of Uganda’s fast-rising ministries with figures to show that it contributed close to Shs7.3 billion to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the financial year 2015/2016. Tourism contributes …

[Monitor] The Ministry of Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities is one of Uganda's fast-rising ministries with figures to show that it contributed close to Shs7.3 billion to Gross Domestic Product (GDP) in the financial year 2015/2016. Tourism contributes 10 per cent of GDP, accodring to latest statistics from the tourism ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa Welcomes Peaceful, Democratic Elections in Lesotho

[Govt of SA] SADC Facilitator and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, Wednesday 7 June 2017, welcomed the determination of the SADC and AU election observer missions that the elections in the Kingdom of Lesotho were largely peaceful and in line…

[Govt of SA] SADC Facilitator and Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa has today, Wednesday 7 June 2017, welcomed the determination of the SADC and AU election observer missions that the elections in the Kingdom of Lesotho were largely peaceful and in line with AU and SADC protocols on elections.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Uganda Proposes Overhauling Examination System

[Monitor] The Ministry of Education in partnership with the Department for International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom are discussing methods of overhauling Uganda’s education, assessment and examination system to equip learners with the rel…

[Monitor] The Ministry of Education in partnership with the Department for International Development (DFID) of the United Kingdom are discussing methods of overhauling Uganda's education, assessment and examination system to equip learners with the relevant skills.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U16 Boys’ Team Coach Calls for Early Preps Ahead of Afrobasket

[New Times] Rwanda U-16 basketball boys’ national team coach Moise Mutokambali has called for early and thorough preparations ahead of the 2017 FIBA Africa Under-16 Championships scheduled for July 13-22 in Vacoas-Phoenix, Mauritius.

[New Times] Rwanda U-16 basketball boys' national team coach Moise Mutokambali has called for early and thorough preparations ahead of the 2017 FIBA Africa Under-16 Championships scheduled for July 13-22 in Vacoas-Phoenix, Mauritius.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Rural District Councils Mobilise Voters for 2018

[The Herald] Chairpersons of the country’s 60 rural district councils have said they are making progress in mobilising people in each ward to register as voters and eventually vote for President Mugabe and Zanu-PF in the harmonised elections next year….

[The Herald] Chairpersons of the country's 60 rural district councils have said they are making progress in mobilising people in each ward to register as voters and eventually vote for President Mugabe and Zanu-PF in the harmonised elections next year.The council chairpersons met in Bulawayo yesterday under the auspices of the Association of Rural District Councils (ARDC), where they reaffirmed their commitment to the project.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Finance Minister Meets U.S. Envoy, Pleads for Removal of Sanctions

[New Zimbabwe] Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa, on Tuesday pleaded with the Donald Trump administration for the removal of sanctions which the US government has maintained on Harare, for almost two decades now, before asking America to fund Zimbabwe.

[New Zimbabwe] Finance Minister Patrick Chinamasa, on Tuesday pleaded with the Donald Trump administration for the removal of sanctions which the US government has maintained on Harare, for almost two decades now, before asking America to fund Zimbabwe.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ebola Ruled Out After Patient Tests Negative

[Monitor] Gulu/Kampala -The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry of Health yesterday ruled out Ebola after blood samples from the suspected patient tested negative at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI).

[Monitor] Gulu/Kampala -The World Health Organisation (WHO) and the Ministry of Health yesterday ruled out Ebola after blood samples from the suspected patient tested negative at the Uganda Virus Research Institute (UVRI).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda