Ugandans Urged to Donate Blood Amid Crisis

[Monitor] Ugandans have been encouraged to embrace the practice of voluntary blood donation to help Uganda blood transfusion services, the government agency mandated to collect blood meet the ever growing demand. Many Ugandans have never donated blood …

[Monitor] Ugandans have been encouraged to embrace the practice of voluntary blood donation to help Uganda blood transfusion services, the government agency mandated to collect blood meet the ever growing demand. Many Ugandans have never donated blood despite several campaigns by Uganda blood transfusion services and corporate social responsibility by companies across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

South Africa – Ramaphosa Administration Lacks a Long-Term Perspective

[The Conversation Africa] South African president Cyril Ramaphosa’s state of the nation address and the budget speech delivered by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba – who was removed from the job less than a week later – had something in common: they both…

[The Conversation Africa] South African president Cyril Ramaphosa's state of the nation address and the budget speech delivered by Finance Minister Malusi Gigaba - who was removed from the job less than a week later - had something in common: they both lacked an animating narrative. And they both looked backwards rather than forwards.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

IPOB, MASSOB Disrupt Igbo Leaders Meeting in Enugu

[Vanguard] Enugu -Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, disrupted a gathering of the Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, where some Igbo leaders including the Chairman of Igbo Leaders of Thought, ILT, Prof Ben Nwabueze, and first…

[Vanguard] Enugu -Members of the Indigenous People of Biafra, IPOB, yesterday, disrupted a gathering of the Eastern Consultative Assembly, ECA, where some Igbo leaders including the Chairman of Igbo Leaders of Thought, ILT, Prof Ben Nwabueze, and first President of Nigeria, Late Dr. Nnamdi Azikiwe were to be honoured.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Drone Tech – Engineers Question Benefit of NAF Drone

[Vanguard] Nigerian technology engineers have taken a shot at the recently announced Nigerian Air Force, NAF, locally made drone, Tsaigumi, saying it’s a shame the whereabouts of Dapchi girls remains a mystery while a drone launched by the president is…

[Vanguard] Nigerian technology engineers have taken a shot at the recently announced Nigerian Air Force, NAF, locally made drone, Tsaigumi, saying it's a shame the whereabouts of Dapchi girls remains a mystery while a drone launched by the president is lying idle.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Uganda Improves in Coffee Production

[Monitor] José Dauster Sette, the executive director of the International Coffee Organisation (ICO) has hailed Uganda’s efforts to improve coffee production on the international market. Prosper Magazine’s Dorothy Nakaweesi, spoke to him on a number of coffee-related issues. Below are the excerpts.

[Monitor] José Dauster Sette, the executive director of the International Coffee Organisation (ICO) has hailed Uganda's efforts to improve coffee production on the international market. Prosper Magazine's Dorothy Nakaweesi, spoke to him on a number of coffee-related issues. Below are the excerpts.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

NRM Leaders Collect Signatures to Kick Tanga Odoi Out of Office

[Monitor] National Resistance Movement (NRM) district leaders have started collecting signatures to write a petition to the national party chairman to kick the party’s electoral commission boss, Mr Tanga Odoi out of office over what they call “indiscip…

[Monitor] National Resistance Movement (NRM) district leaders have started collecting signatures to write a petition to the national party chairman to kick the party's electoral commission boss, Mr Tanga Odoi out of office over what they call "indiscipline and bad conduct."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Dapchi – Govt Sets Up Probe Into Boko Haram School Kidnapping

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Federal Government, yesterday, released the names and other details of the missing 110 girls of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, who were taken away by Boko Haram insurgents, following attack on …

[Vanguard] Abuja -The Federal Government, yesterday, released the names and other details of the missing 110 girls of Government Girls Science and Technical College, Dapchi, Yobe State, who were taken away by Boko Haram insurgents, following attack on the school penultimate Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria