Govt Fails to Collect Shs42 Billion Royalties On Cagy Gold Exports

[Monitor] Kampala -Gold in 2015/16 became Uganda’s second largest export product after coffee but the royalties paid to government don’t seem to reflect that growth. Uganda exported gold valued almost Shs700 billion or about 5,316kgs in 2015/16 accordi…

[Monitor] Kampala -Gold in 2015/16 became Uganda's second largest export product after coffee but the royalties paid to government don't seem to reflect that growth. Uganda exported gold valued almost Shs700 billion or about 5,316kgs in 2015/16 according to statistics from Bank of Uganda (BoU).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Eradicating Polio in Nigeria Will Be Our Greatest Achievement – Gates Foundation

[Premium Times] Mairo Mandara, Country Representative of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, says eradication of polio in Nigeria will be the foundation’s greatest achievement.

[Premium Times] Mairo Mandara, Country Representative of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation, says eradication of polio in Nigeria will be the foundation's greatest achievement.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

CAF Club Competitions – Nigerian Clubs Seek to Avoid Early Exit

[Premium Times] Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL teams campaigning in CAF Club competitions have their work well cut out this Sunday as they face different African clubs in their second leg preliminary ties.

[Premium Times] Nigeria Professional Football League, NPFL teams campaigning in CAF Club competitions have their work well cut out this Sunday as they face different African clubs in their second leg preliminary ties.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Seefor to Train 250 Delta Youths in Hybrid Tomato Farming

[Guardian] The State Employment and Expenditure For Results Project (SEEFOR), an intervention project of the World Bank and the European Union (EU), says it will train 250 Delta youths in hybrid tomato farming.

[Guardian] The State Employment and Expenditure For Results Project (SEEFOR), an intervention project of the World Bank and the European Union (EU), says it will train 250 Delta youths in hybrid tomato farming.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Boko Haram – MSF Opens New 50-Bed Feeding Centre for Malnourished Children

[Premium Times] Médecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, an international humanitarian medical organisation, said it has setup a 50-bed therapeutic feeding centre, for malnourished children in Maiduguri, Borno State.

[Premium Times] Médecins Sans Frontieres, MSF, an international humanitarian medical organisation, said it has setup a 50-bed therapeutic feeding centre, for malnourished children in Maiduguri, Borno State.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

2017 Budget – Taking the Process a Notch Higher

[Vanguard] Since President Muhammadu Buhari submitted the 2017 Appropriations proposal to the joint sitting of the two branches of the National Assembly last December, many Nigerians have been on the watch to know what difference will attend the proces…

[Vanguard] Since President Muhammadu Buhari submitted the 2017 Appropriations proposal to the joint sitting of the two branches of the National Assembly last December, many Nigerians have been on the watch to know what difference will attend the process of passing it compared to that of last year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

JNI Prays for Buhari’s Quick Recovery, Safe Return

[Premium Times] The Jigawa chapter of the Jama’atul Nasril Islam, JNI, has organised a special prayer for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari and his safe return to the country.

[Premium Times] The Jigawa chapter of the Jama'atul Nasril Islam, JNI, has organised a special prayer for the quick recovery of President Muhammadu Buhari and his safe return to the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Developmental Legislation, Not Tax Exemption Will Grow Insurance

[Monitor] Ms Miriam Magala, the chief executive officer at the Uganda Insurers Association ( UIA) is quoted by the media rooting for tax exemptions in the sector. Ms Magala is right and wrong here. She is right from the generalised perception that tax …

[Monitor] Ms Miriam Magala, the chief executive officer at the Uganda Insurers Association ( UIA) is quoted by the media rooting for tax exemptions in the sector. Ms Magala is right and wrong here. She is right from the generalised perception that tax exemptions are an essential catalyst to investment and therefore economic development. Whereas tax exemptions may be essential at a given time in the life of a given business or industry, what the insurance sector in Uganda needs today, is developmental legislation. Th

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lumumba Faults NRM Leaders Over Division

[Monitor] Buhweju -The NRM secretary general, Ms Justine Kasule Lumumba, has criticised the party leaders in Buhweju District over failure to secure victory for the party flag bearers during the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections.

[Monitor] Buhweju -The NRM secretary general, Ms Justine Kasule Lumumba, has criticised the party leaders in Buhweju District over failure to secure victory for the party flag bearers during the 2016 presidential and parliamentary elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda