Museveni Stops Tororo Polls, Sets Deadline to End Chaos

[Monitor] Tororo -President Museveni has set a three-week deadline to stop the conflict over demand for and against the creation of Tororo District. He also declared there would be no more elections in the district until the quarrel between the distric…

[Monitor] Tororo -President Museveni has set a three-week deadline to stop the conflict over demand for and against the creation of Tororo District. He also declared there would be no more elections in the district until the quarrel between the district leaders are resolved.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Intensify Efforts to Avert Terror Attacks

[Nation] The terrorist attack in England at the weekend in which seven people were killed and 48 injured, has revealed a new trend that could see an escalation in these crimes.

[Nation] The terrorist attack in England at the weekend in which seven people were killed and 48 injured, has revealed a new trend that could see an escalation in these crimes.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Botched Vaccine Campaign Kills 15 Children

[Deutsche Welle] At total of 15 children have died in South Sudan after being given contaminated measles vaccines. Health officials said that the vaccines had been improperly refrigerated and were also administered by an untrained team.

[Deutsche Welle] At total of 15 children have died in South Sudan after being given contaminated measles vaccines. Health officials said that the vaccines had been improperly refrigerated and were also administered by an untrained team.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

Govt Pays Shs77 Billion Taxes for Private Firms

[Monitor] Parliament -Government paid Shs77 billion to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) for seven private companies as tax waivers but has now failed to back up the payments with agreements, a new report has revealed.

[Monitor] Parliament -Government paid Shs77 billion to Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) for seven private companies as tax waivers but has now failed to back up the payments with agreements, a new report has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Stuck With Bodies of Three Women

[Monitor] Kampala -Police are stuck with three bodies of women who were killed in Kibulooka and Masitoowa zones, Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District last week. Police say four women were killed in a crime wave that has hit Nansana but one body was ha…

[Monitor] Kampala -Police are stuck with three bodies of women who were killed in Kibulooka and Masitoowa zones, Nansana Municipality, Wakiso District last week. Police say four women were killed in a crime wave that has hit Nansana but one body was handed over to relatives for burial.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Eskom CEO Saga Highlights Massive Systems Failure in South Africa

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has, in the past, been credited with taking on innovative corporate governance standards and integrated reporting. So it’s particularly depressing to see the spectacle around the country’s largest state-owned ente…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa has, in the past, been credited with taking on innovative corporate governance standards and integrated reporting. So it's particularly depressing to see the spectacle around the country's largest state-owned enterprise, its power utility Eskom.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Judge Roots for Arbitration to Solve Case Backlog

[Monitor] Kampala -Judges should take arbitration more seriously if the recently launched campaign to clear the biting case backlog is to be realised, Commercial Court Judge David Wangutusi has said.

[Monitor] Kampala -Judges should take arbitration more seriously if the recently launched campaign to clear the biting case backlog is to be realised, Commercial Court Judge David Wangutusi has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda