Eskom Must Treat All Municipalities Equally

[COPE] The action by Eskom must not be selective. While we understand and sympathise with Eskom to recover the billions of rands owed to them by the municipalities for electricity we hope that this demand to recover their money is credible and above bo…

[COPE] The action by Eskom must not be selective. While we understand and sympathise with Eskom to recover the billions of rands owed to them by the municipalities for electricity we hope that this demand to recover their money is credible and above board.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Seven SAPS Detectives Nabbed for R50 000 Fraud

[SAPS] Gauteng -An intelligence driven operation by the Hawks’ Serious Corruption Investigation team yielded positive results when seven (7) SAPS Detectives stationed at Rabie Ridge and Benoni police stations for fraud estimated to R50 000.

[SAPS] Gauteng -An intelligence driven operation by the Hawks' Serious Corruption Investigation team yielded positive results when seven (7) SAPS Detectives stationed at Rabie Ridge and Benoni police stations for fraud estimated to R50 000.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Black Stars Huff and Puff to Ugly Win Over Cranes

[allAfrica] A win is a win however it comes and in the opening game of a major tournament any coach would take the points over performance, but there is much for Ghana coach Avram Grant to ponder after his side’s ugly 1-0 success over Uganda at the Afr…

[allAfrica] A win is a win however it comes and in the opening game of a major tournament any coach would take the points over performance, but there is much for Ghana coach Avram Grant to ponder after his side's ugly 1-0 success over Uganda at the African Nations Cup finals on Tuesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Justice Kavuma Was Prejudged By Parliament

[Monitor] Although the petition which had been filed in the Court of Appeal to block Parliament’s inquiry into the Shs 6b bonanza that was shared by 42 government officials has been withdrawn Justice Kavuma’s restraining order made under the petition h…

[Monitor] Although the petition which had been filed in the Court of Appeal to block Parliament's inquiry into the Shs 6b bonanza that was shared by 42 government officials has been withdrawn Justice Kavuma's restraining order made under the petition has left behind a lot of rancor, especially among Members of Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

IMF Chief Visit to Highlight Uganda’s Economic Agenda

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ugandan economy is currently experiencing headwinds and when the International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Ms Christine Lagarde visits the country next week, she will be seeking to understand the long-term objective of …

[Monitor] Kampala -The Ugandan economy is currently experiencing headwinds and when the International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Ms Christine Lagarde visits the country next week, she will be seeking to understand the long-term objective of reviving it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Plutocracy or Democracy? Ugandans Must Decide

[Monitor] Plutocracy is defined as ‘government by the wealthy’ and democracy as ‘government by the people or whole population’. 2016 and now the start of 2017 have been a rude awakening for Uganda. As Ugandans we must make a decision on which way to go…

[Monitor] Plutocracy is defined as 'government by the wealthy' and democracy as 'government by the people or whole population'. 2016 and now the start of 2017 have been a rude awakening for Uganda. As Ugandans we must make a decision on which way to go - plutocracy or democracy. Let me state my conclusion before I make my arguments. What we need in Uganda and in many countries across Africa are participatory and inclusive democratic practices in both economics and politics, and not the deceptive trickle-down pseudo-

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda