Ddumba-Ssentamu Speaks On His Chaotic 5 Years As Makerere Vice Chancellor

[Observer] During a tumultuous five-year term as vice chancellor of Makerere University, PROF JOHN DDUMBA-SSENTAMU has put down at least two strikes in a semester by either students or lecturers. The chaos peaked with the closure of the university last…

[Observer] During a tumultuous five-year term as vice chancellor of Makerere University, PROF JOHN DDUMBA-SSENTAMU has put down at least two strikes in a semester by either students or lecturers. The chaos peaked with the closure of the university last year by President Museveni who later set up a probe team to look into the persistent unrest at Uganda's oldest university. After an exhausting first term, which ends on August 31, Prof Ddumba-Sentamu has not offered himself for re-election for a second term. Baker Batt

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt, UNDP to Cooperate On ‘Prevention of Violent Extremism’

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The United Nations Development Programme in Sudan (UNDP) and the Sudan National Commission for Counter-Terrorism (SNCCT) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on 29 May for collaboration in the area of Prevention of Violent …

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The United Nations Development Programme in Sudan (UNDP) and the Sudan National Commission for Counter-Terrorism (SNCCT) will sign a Memorandum of Understanding on 29 May for collaboration in the area of Prevention of Violent Extremism.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Gunman Kills Three Civilians in Abudwak Town

[Shabelle] A witness says three civilians were killed, and several wounded after a gunmen opened fire on locally displaced people at a feeding centre in Abudwak town of central Somalia Sunday.

[Shabelle] A witness says three civilians were killed, and several wounded after a gunmen opened fire on locally displaced people at a feeding centre in Abudwak town of central Somalia Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Law Union Targets Middle-Income Earners to Drive Growth, Revenue

[Vanguard] Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc has said that it will focus on distribution of its products to the burgeoning middle class during the course of 2017 financial year to drive growth and profitability.

[Vanguard] Law Union & Rock Insurance Plc has said that it will focus on distribution of its products to the burgeoning middle class during the course of 2017 financial year to drive growth and profitability.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Retirees’ Agitation for Full Payment of CPs Is Misguided – Etaduovie

[Vanguard] THE agitation of labor unions for full payment of workers’ accumulated funds in their pension accounts under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) represents misguided perception of the scheme.

[Vanguard] THE agitation of labor unions for full payment of workers' accumulated funds in their pension accounts under the Contributory Pension Scheme (CPS) represents misguided perception of the scheme.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Raid On Ekweremadu’s House – Stop Persecution of Ndigbo, Ohanaeze Warns APC Govt

[Vanguard] The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned the All Progressives Congress, APC-led government to stop the alleged persecution and harassment of people of Igbo extraction, describing some actions of the government a…

[Vanguard] The apex Igbo socio-cultural organisation, Ohanaeze Ndigbo, has warned the All Progressives Congress, APC-led government to stop the alleged persecution and harassment of people of Igbo extraction, describing some actions of the government as a serious threat to democracy. This came as the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, described the raid by the police as barbaric and shameful.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Bad Start, Slow Recovery, Rays of Hope – LCCI Boss, Muda Yusuf

[Vanguard] THE regime came on board with an exceptionally high goodwill and with very high expectations from the citizens. But the regime was up to a slow start, from the perspective of the economy. The key reforms, especially in respect of the petrole…

[Vanguard] THE regime came on board with an exceptionally high goodwill and with very high expectations from the citizens. But the regime was up to a slow start, from the perspective of the economy. The key reforms, especially in respect of the petroleum industry and the infrastructure sectors were also slow in coming. The collapse of oil price and activities of the militants in the Niger Delta regrettably compounded the economic challenges of the country, culminating in a recession. The good news is that the outlook

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Evacuation of Nigerians From Libya Suspended ‘Temporarily’

[Daily Trust] Lagos -At least 1,433 Nigerians who were stranded in Libya have been evacuated between Dec. 15, 2016 and May 25, 2017, figures from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have shown.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -At least 1,433 Nigerians who were stranded in Libya have been evacuated between Dec. 15, 2016 and May 25, 2017, figures from the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) have shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Libya