Making Money in the Business of Entertainment

[Monitor] “I make money out of entertainment and its good business. You put in money, get it out and see that it has a future,” says actress, singer, playwright, film director and producer Mariam Ndagire.

[Monitor] "I make money out of entertainment and its good business. You put in money, get it out and see that it has a future," says actress, singer, playwright, film director and producer Mariam Ndagire.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President’s Move to Vet Messages Is Impractical

[Monitor] The President’s directive to have all sensitive government messages, especially regarding crises, first vetted by him or have his input is impractical. Of course, the President is right on the need to streamline government messages on crises …

[Monitor] The President's directive to have all sensitive government messages, especially regarding crises, first vetted by him or have his input is impractical. Of course, the President is right on the need to streamline government messages on crises in order not to stampede the nation and foreigners, but his proposition remains unworkable.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Assessor Asks Judge to Acquit Kazinda

[Monitor] Kampala -The assessor in a fraud case against former principal accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister Geoffrey Kazinda has asked the Anti-Corruption Court to acquit him for lack of sufficient evidence to prove him guilty.

[Monitor] Kampala -The assessor in a fraud case against former principal accountant in the Office of the Prime Minister Geoffrey Kazinda has asked the Anti-Corruption Court to acquit him for lack of sufficient evidence to prove him guilty.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Releases Billions to Boost Miraa Farming

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the government to release Sh1.2 billion to implement recommendations made by a taskforce towards recovery of the miraa farming sector.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta has directed the government to release Sh1.2 billion to implement recommendations made by a taskforce towards recovery of the miraa farming sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Migori Governor Warns Senators to Stay Away

[Nation] Political temperatures have started rising in Nyanza as parties head to the primaries, with Migori Governor Okoth Obado on Tuesday warning Senators Anyang’ Nyong’o (Kisumu) and James Orengo (Siaya) to keep off Migori county.

[Nation] Political temperatures have started rising in Nyanza as parties head to the primaries, with Migori Governor Okoth Obado on Tuesday warning Senators Anyang' Nyong'o (Kisumu) and James Orengo (Siaya) to keep off Migori county.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why Museveni, Other Leaders Are Keen to Strike Deal On River Nile

[Monitor] Rivers don’t follow political boundaries. They flow anywhere and anyhow through states and international borders, usually leaving behind a dilemma on who owns the waters and who should decide its use. The Nile is one of such river.

[Monitor] Rivers don't follow political boundaries. They flow anywhere and anyhow through states and international borders, usually leaving behind a dilemma on who owns the waters and who should decide its use. The Nile is one of such river.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Blame Govt for Land Reform Failures

[Legalbrief] ‘We failed, finish en klaar.’ The ANC’s Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu was speaking about the way land reform has stalled in South Africa when he wrote this comment. But he could just as well have been scripting a preview to a depressing new j…

[Legalbrief] 'We failed, finish en klaar.' The ANC's Chief Whip Jackson Mthembu was speaking about the way land reform has stalled in South Africa when he wrote this comment. But he could just as well have been scripting a preview to a depressing new judgment by the Land Claims Court issued last week.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

EU Set to Deploy 50 Election Observers to Gambia

[Daily Observer] The Chief Observer Miroslav Poche, a member of the European Parliament (MEP) Monday bade farewell to 14 short-term observers who departed yesterday from the European Union Election Observation Mission’s headquarters, in Banjul, to thei…

[Daily Observer] The Chief Observer Miroslav Poche, a member of the European Parliament (MEP) Monday bade farewell to 14 short-term observers who departed yesterday from the European Union Election Observation Mission's headquarters, in Banjul, to their respective areas of observation across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia