Rwandan Golfers Set for 2017 Uganda Open

[New Times] At least 14 Rwandan golfers will depart for Kampala today ahead of the 75th edition of the Tusker Malt Uganda Open competition which officially tees off Thursday at the Uganda Golf Club in Kitante, Kampala.

[New Times] At least 14 Rwandan golfers will depart for Kampala today ahead of the 75th edition of the Tusker Malt Uganda Open competition which officially tees off Thursday at the Uganda Golf Club in Kitante, Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

UNAIDS Representative Tells Pastors to Stop Claiming HIV/Aids Cures

[Monitor] Some religious leaders who claim to heal HIV/Aids infected people through prayers are jeopardising efforts to reduce the spread of the disease, especially in developing countries like Uganda, a United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) to…

[Monitor] Some religious leaders who claim to heal HIV/Aids infected people through prayers are jeopardising efforts to reduce the spread of the disease, especially in developing countries like Uganda, a United Nations Programme on HIV/AIDS (UNAIDS) top official has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fuel Prices Increase

[New Times] Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has revised fuel prices upwards. The price of petroleum has increased from Rwf969 to Rwf993 per litre while diesel now costs Rwf954 per litre up from Rwf935.

[New Times] Rwanda Utilities Regulatory Authority (RURA) has revised fuel prices upwards. The price of petroleum has increased from Rwf969 to Rwf993 per litre while diesel now costs Rwf954 per litre up from Rwf935.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Gatherings Act Abused in Marikana Massacre – Expert Panel

[News24Wire] An expert panel appointed by the police ministry says limited legislation, as well as poor planning and decision-making led to an abuse of the Regulation of Gatherings Act during the Marikana massacre.

[News24Wire] An expert panel appointed by the police ministry says limited legislation, as well as poor planning and decision-making led to an abuse of the Regulation of Gatherings Act during the Marikana massacre.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Is Amuru Land Fight Also an Attempt to Reconfigure Leadership in Acholi?

[Monitor] The day Lands minister Betty Amongi stormed Amuru bristling with State power in her second attempt to forcefully survey land for sugarcane growing after a botched first assault, a journalist covering the affair told me cowed locals on seeing …

[Monitor] The day Lands minister Betty Amongi stormed Amuru bristling with State power in her second attempt to forcefully survey land for sugarcane growing after a botched first assault, a journalist covering the affair told me cowed locals on seeing boots bolted for the bushes or hid in their huts, popping out to ask the journalist, "what can we do? What's going on?"

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Basena Future Far From Decided

[Monitor] Alexandria, Egypt -Yesterday was the ‘final’ game of Moses Basena’s tenure as Uganda Cranes’ interim coach, at least as per the announcement made when he was appointed last month.

[Monitor] Alexandria, Egypt -Yesterday was the 'final' game of Moses Basena's tenure as Uganda Cranes' interim coach, at least as per the announcement made when he was appointed last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

East Africa Business Council Chairman Dies

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda’s businessman and East Africa Business Council (EABC) newly elected chairman, Kassim Omar has died after a blood clot operation in Nakasero Hospital on Tuesday.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda's businessman and East Africa Business Council (EABC) newly elected chairman, Kassim Omar has died after a blood clot operation in Nakasero Hospital on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda