Oulanyah Calls for Calm Amid Tensions Over Age Limit Bill

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Deputy Speaker of Uganda’s Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has confirmed that he has received two notices of motion in relation to a constitution amendment.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Deputy Speaker of Uganda's Parliament Jacob Oulanyah has confirmed that he has received two notices of motion in relation to a constitution amendment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minister Highlights Successful Efforts to Combat Terrorism

[UN News] In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Mauritania, Isselkou Ould Ahmed Izid Bih, welcomed the progress made in the fight against terrorism and migration through an approach b…

[UN News] In his address to the United Nations General Assembly, the Minister for Foreign Affairs and Cooperation of Mauritania, Isselkou Ould Ahmed Izid Bih, welcomed the progress made in the fight against terrorism and migration through an approach based on dialogue and openness.

source: AllAfrica News: Mauritania

President Sirleaf Breaks Ground for Modern Clinic in Bomi

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has broken ground for the construction of a modern clinic at the River Bank in Towon Town, Suehn, Mecca District, Bomi County. She commended the River Bank Women for their resilience and commitment in working …

[Observer] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has broken ground for the construction of a modern clinic at the River Bank in Towon Town, Suehn, Mecca District, Bomi County. She commended the River Bank Women for their resilience and commitment in working to bring the clinic project to fulfillment.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Bulawayo Author in Another Political Satire

[New Zimbabwe] Bulawayo-based author Crispen Ndlovu has penned another political satire focusing on the Government of National Unity (GNU) era where the ruling party, Zanu PF, shared power with the main opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change …

[New Zimbabwe] Bulawayo-based author Crispen Ndlovu has penned another political satire focusing on the Government of National Unity (GNU) era where the ruling party, Zanu PF, shared power with the main opposition party, Movement for Democratic Change (MDC).

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Army, Police Cordon Off Parliament

[Observer] Unnerved by the escalating political tensions, authorities have thrown a heavy security blanket around the parliamentary buildings to stave off possible clashes between the promoters of the lifting of the presidential age limit and those opp…

[Observer] Unnerved by the escalating political tensions, authorities have thrown a heavy security blanket around the parliamentary buildings to stave off possible clashes between the promoters of the lifting of the presidential age limit and those opposed to it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mobile Money Transactions Hit Shs 44 Trillion

[Observer] A report by Bank of Uganda found that the annual amount of money transferred through mobile money totalled Shs 43.83tn in 2016, up from Shs 32.7tn in 2015. This accounts for a 34 per cent jump in value.

[Observer] A report by Bank of Uganda found that the annual amount of money transferred through mobile money totalled Shs 43.83tn in 2016, up from Shs 32.7tn in 2015. This accounts for a 34 per cent jump in value.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Oulanyah Rules – Kadaga Will Decide On Anti-Age Limit Bill

[Observer] Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah ended hours of frenzied speculation yesterday by announcing that no competing motions spurred by a spirited disagreement among MPs over the presidential age limit would be tabled until Speaker Rebe…

[Observer] Deputy Speaker of Parliament Jacob Oulanyah ended hours of frenzied speculation yesterday by announcing that no competing motions spurred by a spirited disagreement among MPs over the presidential age limit would be tabled until Speaker Rebecca Kadaga returned from London.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda