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

The Afcon Day That Was – January 17 – Never Ghana Let You Down

[Daily Maverick] Ghana edged a 1-0 win over Uganda to top Group D, but elsewhere things were pretty dull and dreary for the first time in the tournament. Aside from the 43-year-old guy who became the oldest ever player in an Afcon match. By ANTOINETTE …

[Daily Maverick] Ghana edged a 1-0 win over Uganda to top Group D, but elsewhere things were pretty dull and dreary for the first time in the tournament. Aside from the 43-year-old guy who became the oldest ever player in an Afcon match. By ANTOINETTE MULLER.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

House Endorses Supplementary Budget Bill

[Ethiopian Herald] The House of People’s Representatives unanimously endorsed a bill on supplementary budget of over 18.2 billion Birr to recurrent and capital expenditure while adopting the Paris Climate Accord.

[Ethiopian Herald] The House of People's Representatives unanimously endorsed a bill on supplementary budget of over 18.2 billion Birr to recurrent and capital expenditure while adopting the Paris Climate Accord.

source: AllAfrica News: Ethiopia

Hassan Wario, Richard Ekai Face Charges Over Rio Olympics Mess

[Nation] The Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko wants Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario and Principal Secretary Richard Ekai charged with abuse of office during the Rio Olympic Games.

[Nation] The Director of Public Prosecutions Keriako Tobiko wants Sports Cabinet Secretary Hassan Wario and Principal Secretary Richard Ekai charged with abuse of office during the Rio Olympic Games.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya