FIFA Boss Infantino to Meet Uganda’s Museveni

[Monitor] Kampala -Fifa president Gianni Infantino is expected to meet President Yoweri Museveni during his two-day visit that will see him arrive on Friday 6pm at Entebbe airport, a day earlier than scheduled before.

[Monitor] Kampala -Fifa president Gianni Infantino is expected to meet President Yoweri Museveni during his two-day visit that will see him arrive on Friday 6pm at Entebbe airport, a day earlier than scheduled before.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Jubilee, NASA in Neck and Neck Duel Ahead of the August Poll

[Nation] The Jubilee Party and the National Super Alliance are locked in a neck-and-neck battle for votes as the country heads to the General Election, the latest voter registration figures show.

[Nation] The Jubilee Party and the National Super Alliance are locked in a neck-and-neck battle for votes as the country heads to the General Election, the latest voter registration figures show.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

37 Bullets Fired in Muchai Killing, Court Told

[Nation] Seven people accused of killing former Kabete Member of Parliament (MP) George Muchai fired 17 bullets from a G3 rifle at him, his two bodyguards and a driver, a ballistic expert told a court on Tuesday.

[Nation] Seven people accused of killing former Kabete Member of Parliament (MP) George Muchai fired 17 bullets from a G3 rifle at him, his two bodyguards and a driver, a ballistic expert told a court on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Economic Growth – Vital Trends to Watch

[Monitor] In 2016, real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have been the weakest since the 2008/9 global financial crisis. This was largely because of the weak performance in its two largest economies – South Afri…

[Monitor] In 2016, real Gross Domestic Product (GDP) growth in sub-Saharan Africa is estimated to have been the weakest since the 2008/9 global financial crisis. This was largely because of the weak performance in its two largest economies - South Africa and Nigeria - which together make up about half of sub-Saharan Africa's GDP.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Parents to Sue Hospital Over Missing Baby

[Monitor] Jinja -Parents of a baby that was stolen from Jinja Referral Hospital’s special care unit have said they will sue the hospital if the baby’s whereabouts is not established in time.

[Monitor] Jinja -Parents of a baby that was stolen from Jinja Referral Hospital's special care unit have said they will sue the hospital if the baby's whereabouts is not established in time.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Kalangala Ferries to Work Three Days a Week’

[Monitor] Kalangala -Kalangala Infrastructure Services Ltd (KIS), the operator of the two ferries that ply the Kalangala-Masaka mainland route, has announced it has limited the ferries’ transport schedules to three days in a week.

[Monitor] Kalangala -Kalangala Infrastructure Services Ltd (KIS), the operator of the two ferries that ply the Kalangala-Masaka mainland route, has announced it has limited the ferries' transport schedules to three days in a week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cement Prices Will Drop After Factories Increase Production

[Monitor] In January this year, Hima Cement started construction of a $40m (Shs145 billion) grinding plant in Tororo District that will increase their cement production from 0.9 metric tonnes a year to 1.9 million metric tonnes by June 2018. There are …

[Monitor] In January this year, Hima Cement started construction of a $40m (Shs145 billion) grinding plant in Tororo District that will increase their cement production from 0.9 metric tonnes a year to 1.9 million metric tonnes by June 2018. There are also new players in the market such as Simba Cement and Kampala Cement. Daily Monitor's Mark Keith Muhumuza talked to Mr Daniel Petterson, the country chief executive officer, Hima Cement Uganda, on what this increased production means to the economy. Below are t

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nigerian-Born Designer Showcases Ready to Wear Collection At London Fashion Week

[Premium Times] A UK-based Nigerian designer, Duro Olowu, has showcased his latest Autumn/Winter designs at this year’s London Fashion Week, LFW, which commenced on February 16.

[Premium Times] A UK-based Nigerian designer, Duro Olowu, has showcased his latest Autumn/Winter designs at this year's London Fashion Week, LFW, which commenced on February 16.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria