Army Confirms Franco Gashumba Arrest

[Independent (Kampala)] The army has today paraded Franco Gashumba in front of the press, confirming his arrest and accusing him of impersonating Ministry of Defence and Veterans Affairs (MODVA) officials with an aim to fleece investors.

[Independent (Kampala)] The army has today paraded Franco Gashumba in front of the press, confirming his arrest and accusing him of impersonating Ministry of Defence and Veterans Affairs (MODVA) officials with an aim to fleece investors.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court to Rule Nov 7 On Kaweesi Murder Suspects Bail Application

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Nakawa Court Grade One magistrate Noah Sajjabi will on November 07, 2017 deliver his ruling on whether to release on bail nine suspects are charged with the murder of former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi and two others.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Nakawa Court Grade One magistrate Noah Sajjabi will on November 07, 2017 deliver his ruling on whether to release on bail nine suspects are charged with the murder of former AIGP Andrew Felix Kaweesi and two others.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tears and Cheers Over New GMO Law

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Days after parliament quietly passed the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, widely known as the ‘GMO Bill’, in early October, Meg Hilbert Jaquay, the Managing Director of Jakana Foods Limited, remains sad. Her c…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Days after parliament quietly passed the National Biotechnology and Biosafety Bill, widely known as the 'GMO Bill', in early October, Meg Hilbert Jaquay, the Managing Director of Jakana Foods Limited, remains sad. Her company exports 30 metric tonnes of organic dried fruits to U.S., Europe, Asia, and across Africa every year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Commercial Banks Feel Pressure From Mobile Money Growth

[Observer] Commercial banks are starting to feel the pressure from the emergence of financial technology firms as banking halls turn empty and brick-and-mortar branches get closed.

[Observer] Commercial banks are starting to feel the pressure from the emergence of financial technology firms as banking halls turn empty and brick-and-mortar branches get closed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ARVs Stock-Out Sparks Fear of Mass Drug Resistance

[Observer] Civil society organisations and people living with HIV/Aids have warned that almost a million Ugandans could develop resistance to first-line anti-retroviral therapy if nothing is done about the nation-wide stock-out of drugs.

[Observer] Civil society organisations and people living with HIV/Aids have warned that almost a million Ugandans could develop resistance to first-line anti-retroviral therapy if nothing is done about the nation-wide stock-out of drugs.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

What Wrong Have the Journalists Done?

[The Herald] The listing of some Zimbabweans whom together with the Zimbabwean society, Anglo-Americans and their European Union allies have earmarked for punishment with illegal sanctions constitutes totally unjustified persecution of the society by i…

[The Herald] The listing of some Zimbabweans whom together with the Zimbabwean society, Anglo-Americans and their European Union allies have earmarked for punishment with illegal sanctions constitutes totally unjustified persecution of the society by imperialism. Inclusion of two Zimpapers journalists Munyaradzi Huni and Caesar Zvayi on the list has called for comment because of the evil use of freedom of expression by imperialism involved in this move.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Makuti-Chirundu Road Survey Almost Ready

[The Herald] Treasury says the final survey for the rehabilitation of the Makuti-Chirundu Road (Hells Gate) is expected this November. The results of the survey will inform the Japanese government on the allocation of funds for the project in 2018. In …

[The Herald] Treasury says the final survey for the rehabilitation of the Makuti-Chirundu Road (Hells Gate) is expected this November. The results of the survey will inform the Japanese government on the allocation of funds for the project in 2018. In 2015 Zimbabwe and Japan revised their Country Assistance Programme. Pursuant to this development, Prime Minister Shinzo Abe invited President Mugabe for a state visit in March 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe