Lukwago Tasks New KCCA Accounting Body on Professionalism

[Monitor] Kampala Lord Mayor, Mr Erias Lukwago used yesterday’s swearing in ceremony of the new Public Accounts Committee (Pac) team to implore them to remain professional so as to defend the interests of the Kampala people.

[Monitor] Kampala Lord Mayor, Mr Erias Lukwago used yesterday's swearing in ceremony of the new Public Accounts Committee (Pac) team to implore them to remain professional so as to defend the interests of the Kampala people.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Robbers Targeted Equity Bank, City Oil

[Monitor] The Uganda Police says that intelligence reports indicate the suspected robbers who were arrested at City Oil petrol station had also planned to rob Equity Bank.

[Monitor] The Uganda Police says that intelligence reports indicate the suspected robbers who were arrested at City Oil petrol station had also planned to rob Equity Bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Elders, Religious Leaders Plan Talks on Uganda’s Future

[East African] As religious leaders and elders huddle to develop a workable agenda for a national dialogue to deal with the country’s future after President Yoweri Museveni, the place of his legacy and, therefore, his participation in any process that …

[East African] As religious leaders and elders huddle to develop a workable agenda for a national dialogue to deal with the country's future after President Yoweri Museveni, the place of his legacy and, therefore, his participation in any process that determines how he exits has emerged as major point of contention.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Mujuru A Dictator, Behaves Like Mugabe’

[New Zimbabwe] MARGRET DONGO, expelled leader of the women’s wing in the opposition Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF), said she was not surprised when Joice Mujuru fired her from the party because the two have always been at logger heads.

[New Zimbabwe] MARGRET DONGO, expelled leader of the women's wing in the opposition Zimbabwe People First (ZimPF), said she was not surprised when Joice Mujuru fired her from the party because the two have always been at logger heads.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

How Kickbacks Are Stifling Local Govt Service Delivery

[Monitor] In November 2016, Agnes Namyaalo was eight months pregnant. Before the nine months were over however, the mother of three felt unwell and went to Bukasa Health Centre IV, in Kyamuswa Sub County. Namyaalo walked straight from her garden, as sh…

[Monitor] In November 2016, Agnes Namyaalo was eight months pregnant. Before the nine months were over however, the mother of three felt unwell and went to Bukasa Health Centre IV, in Kyamuswa Sub County. Namyaalo walked straight from her garden, as she was feeling pain within her womb, to the health centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Quashes Government Order to Close Dadaab

[Al Jazeera] Kenya’s high court has said it would be unconstitutional to close the world’s biggest refugee camp, which houses more than 200,000 people who have fled war in neighbouring Somalia.

[Al Jazeera] Kenya's high court has said it would be unconstitutional to close the world's biggest refugee camp, which houses more than 200,000 people who have fled war in neighbouring Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Blood Diamonds – How Army Killed My Brother

[Zimbabwe Independent] THIS week the Zimbabwe Independent which in December last year began publishing fresh stories based on our ground-breaking investigation into the Marange alluvial diamonds discovery and subsequent looting exposes how the military…

[Zimbabwe Independent] THIS week the Zimbabwe Independent which in December last year began publishing fresh stories based on our ground-breaking investigation into the Marange alluvial diamonds discovery and subsequent looting exposes how the military's "Operation Hakudzokwi" resulted in untold suffering, arbitrary arrests and deaths of innocent diamond miners in the hands of state security forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Family of Kerosene Explosion Victim Begs Bayelsa, Delta Govts for Help

[Vanguard] The family of Theo Moni, a nine-year-old kerosene explosion victim, has appealed to the governments of Bayelsa and Delta states to provide them with financial assistance to save the life of their son.

[Vanguard] The family of Theo Moni, a nine-year-old kerosene explosion victim, has appealed to the governments of Bayelsa and Delta states to provide them with financial assistance to save the life of their son.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

EFCC Uncovers Billions in Cash in Home of Ex-NNPC GMD

[Premium Times] The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday told a committee of the House of Representatives that $9.2 million and 750,000 pounds were recovered from a residence in Kaduna state.

[Premium Times] The Acting Chairman of the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC), on Thursday told a committee of the House of Representatives that $9.2 million and 750,000 pounds were recovered from a residence in Kaduna state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria