Low Competitiveness Retards Uganda’s Economy, BOU Says

[Monitor] Kampala -Bank of Uganda deputy governor Louis Kasekende has said hindrances of competitiveness of Uganda’s economy are major barriers to investment in the modern business sector.

[Monitor] Kampala -Bank of Uganda deputy governor Louis Kasekende has said hindrances of competitiveness of Uganda's economy are major barriers to investment in the modern business sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni – Joking With Me Is Big Mistake

[Monitor] Hoima -President Museveni has said people who take him for granted make a “big mistake”, citing how the ruling Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC) party treated him in 1980s.

[Monitor] Hoima -President Museveni has said people who take him for granted make a "big mistake", citing how the ruling Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC) party treated him in 1980s.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sport Contributes to GDP

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has emphasised the importance of sports as a major contributor to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -President Lt Gen. Dr Seretse Khama Ian Khama has emphasised the importance of sports as a major contributor to the Gross Domestic Product (GDP).

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Ensure Local Participation in the Oil Pipeline Project

[Monitor] On November 11, Tanzanian President John Magufuli together with President Museveni laid a foundation stone for the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) in Kabaale, Hoima District. This follows a similar launch of the pr…

[Monitor] On November 11, Tanzanian President John Magufuli together with President Museveni laid a foundation stone for the construction of the East African Crude Oil Pipeline (EACOP) in Kabaale, Hoima District. This follows a similar launch of the project in Tanzania in August this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ex-Mbarara Town Officials On the Spot Over Forest Land Sale

[Monitor] Mbarara -The land probe committee has questioned former Mbarara Municipal Council officials for illegally giving away more than 60 hectares of land belonging to National Forestry Authority (NFA).

[Monitor] Mbarara -The land probe committee has questioned former Mbarara Municipal Council officials for illegally giving away more than 60 hectares of land belonging to National Forestry Authority (NFA).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Raid Kampala Slum, Impound Drugs, Sex Toys

[Monitor] Kampala -Police in Old Kampala Division have confiscated several shisha pots, smoking pipes, knives, and marijuana from amajor dark spot around Kasaato, a Kampala suburbduring an operation that was aimed at enforcing the Tobacco Control Act.

[Monitor] Kampala -Police in Old Kampala Division have confiscated several shisha pots, smoking pipes, knives, and marijuana from amajor dark spot around Kasaato, a Kampala suburbduring an operation that was aimed at enforcing the Tobacco Control Act.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tension As Puntland & Somaliland Amass Soldiers Ahead of Nov 13 Polls

[Dalsan Radio] Residents are reporting that troops from Puntland and Somaliland are less than 3km from each other in the disputed Sanaag region with the former threatening to fight to avoid elections from taking place.

[Dalsan Radio] Residents are reporting that troops from Puntland and Somaliland are less than 3km from each other in the disputed Sanaag region with the former threatening to fight to avoid elections from taking place.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Internet Shutdown Ahead of Somaliland Polls

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -THERE are doubts over the prospects of free and fair elections in the self-declared autonomous state of Somaliland after government imposed a shutdown of social media. The elections are set for today (Monday) and the shutdown is i…

[CAJ News] Mogadishu -THERE are doubts over the prospects of free and fair elections in the self-declared autonomous state of Somaliland after government imposed a shutdown of social media. The elections are set for today (Monday) and the shutdown is in force until results are published.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Inside the Rot At Entebbe Airport

[Monitor] A number of policemen who work or have worked at Entebbe airport have movie-like stories to tell about how policemen, especially their bosses, have for decades ran a smuggling cartel that deals in drugs and other contraband.

[Monitor] A number of policemen who work or have worked at Entebbe airport have movie-like stories to tell about how policemen, especially their bosses, have for decades ran a smuggling cartel that deals in drugs and other contraband.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda