Tempers Flare As First Session of 10th Parliament Comes to a Close

[Monitor] The Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) was enacted to streamline the budgeting process, but it seems to have made the budgeting process more difficult even for legislators who are expected to have every bit of the law by the fingertips.

[Monitor] The Public Finance Management Act (PFMA) was enacted to streamline the budgeting process, but it seems to have made the budgeting process more difficult even for legislators who are expected to have every bit of the law by the fingertips.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Federations Call for Tax Exemption on Sports Gear

[New Times] Local sports federations/associations have called on the National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) and the Ministry of Sports to push for a tax relief on sports equipment that come into the country.

[New Times] Local sports federations/associations have called on the National Olympic and Sports Committee (RNOSC) and the Ministry of Sports to push for a tax relief on sports equipment that come into the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Lesotho Probes Soldiers’ Presence Near Polling Stations

[Al Jazeera] Election officials in the mountain kingdom of Lesotho said on Sunday they were investigating why armed soldiers were deployed at many polling stations in Saturday’s election.

[Al Jazeera] Election officials in the mountain kingdom of Lesotho said on Sunday they were investigating why armed soldiers were deployed at many polling stations in Saturday's election.

source: AllAfrica News: Lesotho

Britain Charges Ex-Wife of Charles Taylor With Torture

[Deutsche Welle] The ex-wife of former Liberian President Charles Taylor has been charged with torture. Agnes Reeves Taylor is accused of participating in the act during Liberia’s civil war from 1989 to 1991.

[Deutsche Welle] The ex-wife of former Liberian President Charles Taylor has been charged with torture. Agnes Reeves Taylor is accused of participating in the act during Liberia's civil war from 1989 to 1991.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Daliso Chaponda Finishes Third in Britain’s Got Talent

[Nyasa Times] Malawi’s implausible comedy prodigy, Daliso Chaponda Saturday night narrowly missed winning the crown and a staggering MK100 Million by a whisker after finishing third in the UK’s biggest TV talent show, Britain’s Got Talent.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi's implausible comedy prodigy, Daliso Chaponda Saturday night narrowly missed winning the crown and a staggering MK100 Million by a whisker after finishing third in the UK's biggest TV talent show, Britain's Got Talent.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Suspected Ebola Patient Isolated

[Monitor] Gulu -A female patient who began bleeding through body openings has been taken into isolation at St Mary’s Hospital Lacor in the northern Gulu District amid fears she could be suffering from Ebola.

[Monitor] Gulu -A female patient who began bleeding through body openings has been taken into isolation at St Mary's Hospital Lacor in the northern Gulu District amid fears she could be suffering from Ebola.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

For How Long Will Internet Shutdown Be a Solution?

[Addis Standard] For the third time in less than one year, authorities in Ethiopia have imposed a blanket blackout of access to internet for ordinary Ethiopians. The blackout is total for ordinary citizens because for the last six days, a few people, e…

[Addis Standard] For the third time in less than one year, authorities in Ethiopia have imposed a blanket blackout of access to internet for ordinary Ethiopians. The blackout is total for ordinary citizens because for the last six days, a few people, especially those who are willing to pay extraordinary amounts of money to luxury hotels to access Wi-Fi, those who are employees of major international organizations including embassies, the African Union, and United Nations affiliate offices and tech savvy ones who know how t

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Daliso Chaponda Cruises to Britain’s Got Talent Final – Takes a Jibe At ‘Corrupt’ Malawi Media

[Nyasa Times] Malawian comedy royalty export in Britan, Daliso Chaponda Friday night deservedly cruised through to the final leg UK’s most prized talent show, Britain’s Got Talent.

[Nyasa Times] Malawian comedy royalty export in Britan, Daliso Chaponda Friday night deservedly cruised through to the final leg UK's most prized talent show, Britain's Got Talent.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi