Janet Writes to Public Universities As Strike Looms

[Monitor] Kampala -Education minister Janet Museveni has moved swiftly to calm tempers and threats of strikes from the country’s public universities by penning assurances by the government to meet its pledge to increase the salaries of lecturers.

[Monitor] Kampala -Education minister Janet Museveni has moved swiftly to calm tempers and threats of strikes from the country's public universities by penning assurances by the government to meet its pledge to increase the salaries of lecturers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

#BBNaija – Karen, Winner BBA 2011 Marks Birthday With Housemates

[Vanguard] Nigeria’s Karen Igho-Rakos , winner of the Big Brother Africa (BBA) 2011 on Thursday visited the Big Brother Naija 2017 (#BBNaija) house to boost the morale of the five top finalists.

[Vanguard] Nigeria's Karen Igho-Rakos , winner of the Big Brother Africa (BBA) 2011 on Thursday visited the Big Brother Naija 2017 (#BBNaija) house to boost the morale of the five top finalists.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Dr Nyanzi Rejects Makerere Disciplinary Proceedings

[Monitor] Kampala -Dr Stella Nyanzi yesterday started the fight back against suspension from Makerere University with her lawyers telling the institution that it has infringed upon the research fellow’s constitutional right to freedom of speech.

[Monitor] Kampala -Dr Stella Nyanzi yesterday started the fight back against suspension from Makerere University with her lawyers telling the institution that it has infringed upon the research fellow's constitutional right to freedom of speech.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Feud Over – Kunle Afolayan Reconciles Veteran Yoruba Actors

[Leadership] In what appears like a first step at reconciling top members of the Yoruba film sector who have been divided along professional association line, notable filmmaker Kunle Afolayan is making good is promise by casting the ‘sworn enemies’ in …

[Leadership] In what appears like a first step at reconciling top members of the Yoruba film sector who have been divided along professional association line, notable filmmaker Kunle Afolayan is making good is promise by casting the 'sworn enemies' in a film production, currently ongoing in Ilorin, Kwara State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

You Are Thieves, Museveni Tells Finance Officials

[Monitor] Kampala -Raging over the extraordinary scale of corruption in his Cabinet, President Museveni has described the Finance ministry as “a ministry of thieves” and volunteered more details on how senior government officials arrested last week, ha…

[Monitor] Kampala -Raging over the extraordinary scale of corruption in his Cabinet, President Museveni has described the Finance ministry as "a ministry of thieves" and volunteered more details on how senior government officials arrested last week, had solicited a bribe of more than Shs15b from Chinese investors who wanted to establish a Shs2 trillion phosphates plant in Tororo District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Election Body Says Opposition Can Monitor Poll, Count Votes

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission now says the Opposition can have a parallel centre for purposes of monitoring, tallying and verifying election results for internal use.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission now says the Opposition can have a parallel centre for purposes of monitoring, tallying and verifying election results for internal use.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Thousands Nabbed in Anti-Drugs Campaign, Says PM

[Citizen] Dodoma -The anti-drugs campaign has led to the arrest of 11,303 suspects in seven months (between July 2016 and January 2017) the Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said in Parliament today.

[Citizen] Dodoma -The anti-drugs campaign has led to the arrest of 11,303 suspects in seven months (between July 2016 and January 2017) the Prime Minister Kassim Majaliwa said in Parliament today.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania