Enforce Order On School Opening, Closing Hours

[Monitor] The order by Ms Janet Museveni this week to stop schools from opening as early as 6am and not close as late as 8pm has been long in coming. Although belated, the Education and Sports minister’s decision is spot on.

[Monitor] The order by Ms Janet Museveni this week to stop schools from opening as early as 6am and not close as late as 8pm has been long in coming. Although belated, the Education and Sports minister's decision is spot on.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Runtown to Perform Across 27 Nigerian Cities in 2017

[Vanguard] Fresh off a world tour where he performed at sold out concerts at major venues like Indigo 02 Arena in London, Howard Event Center in Washington, Amazura concert hall in New York City and more, Nigerian pop star, Runtown is back in the count…

[Vanguard] Fresh off a world tour where he performed at sold out concerts at major venues like Indigo 02 Arena in London, Howard Event Center in Washington, Amazura concert hall in New York City and more, Nigerian pop star, Runtown is back in the country for more shows.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Is Zimbabwe Nationalising Mobile Phone Services?

[New Zimbabwe] WORKING for Zimbabwe’s parastatals used to be very much revered and prestigious. Not anymore. Parastatals are associated with corporate rot, nepotism, corruption non-payment of salaries, non-existent services, and scandals. Examples are …

[New Zimbabwe] WORKING for Zimbabwe's parastatals used to be very much revered and prestigious. Not anymore. Parastatals are associated with corporate rot, nepotism, corruption non-payment of salaries, non-existent services, and scandals. Examples are the executive salaries scandal, the demise of Ziscosteel, dodgy loans between ministers and State Owned Enterprises (SOE). The list is endless.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Clueless Uganda Pay the Price in Mixed Relays

[Monitor] Kampala -Being hosts, Uganda ought to have led the way with some things like being in the know and abiding by the rules at the just-concluded IAAF World Cross-country Championships.

[Monitor] Kampala -Being hosts, Uganda ought to have led the way with some things like being in the know and abiding by the rules at the just-concluded IAAF World Cross-country Championships.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Special Olympics Seek More Support From Govt

[Monitor] Kampala -There is no better moment to seek attention than in the immediate aftermath of a huge victory. This is exactly why Ethiopian marathoner Feyisa Lilesa–while pacing to silver at the Rio 2016 Olympics–gestured in protest against ethni…

[Monitor] Kampala -There is no better moment to seek attention than in the immediate aftermath of a huge victory. This is exactly why Ethiopian marathoner Feyisa Lilesa--while pacing to silver at the Rio 2016 Olympics--gestured in protest against ethnic persecution of his Oromo tribemates.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda