When Joel Osteen’s Church Closed Doors to Flood Victims

[Monitor] Following the flood in Houston Texas, USA, earlier this week, The Washington Post reported about one of the city’s most reputable evangelists, Joel Osteen, fighting allegations that he closed off his 606,000-square-foot megachurch, Lakewood C…

[Monitor] Following the flood in Houston Texas, USA, earlier this week, The Washington Post reported about one of the city's most reputable evangelists, Joel Osteen, fighting allegations that he closed off his 606,000-square-foot megachurch, Lakewood Church amid a flooding crisis that has displaced thousands of residents. Hurricane Harvey was a tropical storm that caused heavy flooding in Texas, leaving 31 people dead and thousands homeless.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

The Dos and Don’ts of USSD Banking

[Vanguard] What is USSD Banking? The Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) banking is a type of banking that enables you carry-out bank transactions by simply dialling a short code on your phone. It does not require the use of internet/web.

[Vanguard] What is USSD Banking? The Unstructured Supplementary Service Data (USSD) banking is a type of banking that enables you carry-out bank transactions by simply dialling a short code on your phone. It does not require the use of internet/web.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Six Global Banks Join Forces to Create Digital Currency

[Vanguard] Six of the world’s biggest banks have joined a project to create a new form of digital cash that they hope to launch next year for clearing and settling financial transactions over blockchain, the technology underpinning bitcoin.

[Vanguard] Six of the world's biggest banks have joined a project to create a new form of digital cash that they hope to launch next year for clearing and settling financial transactions over blockchain, the technology underpinning bitcoin.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mr Prime Minister, Overhaul the Entire Public Service Sector

[Monitor] Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda announced recently that government was in advanced stages of a downsising the 119 statutory authorities, commissions and agencies in order “to cut duplication of mandates, redundancies and wastage of public res…

[Monitor] Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda announced recently that government was in advanced stages of a downsising the 119 statutory authorities, commissions and agencies in order "to cut duplication of mandates, redundancies and wastage of public resources".Apparently, the government has realised, though late, that it had gone overboard in the craze of creating these monstrous organisations, many of which were of marginal value if not utterly useless. That the number was allowed to rise to 119 was both shocking an

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Oasis of Peace – Giving Burundian Refugees New Lease of Life

[New Times] In 1993, at a time when the number of orphans was steadily increasing in Burundi due to the civil war, the then 24 year old Marguerite Barankitse started an NGO Maison Shalom, which means ‘house of peace’, and REMA Hospital that has been pr…

[New Times] In 1993, at a time when the number of orphans was steadily increasing in Burundi due to the civil war, the then 24 year old Marguerite Barankitse started an NGO Maison Shalom, which means 'house of peace', and REMA Hospital that has been providing love and stability to children whose lives have been affected by Burundi's pervasive conflict.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Why Annulment of Election in Kenya Leaves Uganda Looking Ugly

[Monitor] Classical Greek philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, Socrates, observed centuries ago that four things belong to a judge. These are to hear courteously, to answer wisely, to consider soberly, and to decide impart…

[Monitor] Classical Greek philosopher credited as one of the founders of Western philosophy, Socrates, observed centuries ago that four things belong to a judge. These are to hear courteously, to answer wisely, to consider soberly, and to decide impartially.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Afrobasket 2017 – Rwanda’s Coach Mutokambali Wary of Tunisia

[New Times] Rwanda national team head coach Moise Mutokambali has admitted that his team hosts Tunisia pose the biggest challenge to his team’s hopes of toping Group C at the upcoming FIBA Afrobasket Championships slated for September 6-16.

[New Times] Rwanda national team head coach Moise Mutokambali has admitted that his team hosts Tunisia pose the biggest challenge to his team's hopes of toping Group C at the upcoming FIBA Afrobasket Championships slated for September 6-16.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda