Districts Get Shs936 Million From UWA

[Monitor] Rubirizi -Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has set aside about Shs936 million to be shared among the seven districts that border Queen Elizabeth National Park.

[Monitor] Rubirizi -Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) has set aside about Shs936 million to be shared among the seven districts that border Queen Elizabeth National Park.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Senate to Meet Over Election Laws

[Nation] Failure by MPs to pass regulations to govern a Sh1 billion oversight fund could influence senators as they meet on Thursday over the contentious election laws.

[Nation] Failure by MPs to pass regulations to govern a Sh1 billion oversight fund could influence senators as they meet on Thursday over the contentious election laws.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Uganda Is So Divided, We Can’t Even Agree On What to Fight Over

[Monitor] Can a country that is deeply divided down the middle find common cause and purpose to chart a common course for the future? That’s the lingering question one is left with after spending some time in Uganda.

[Monitor] Can a country that is deeply divided down the middle find common cause and purpose to chart a common course for the future? That's the lingering question one is left with after spending some time in Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Elumelu Foundation Offers Shs360 Billion Entrepreneurship Fund

[Monitor] Kampala -Entrepreneurs from across Africa will stand a chance to receive free training, mentorship and seed fund to kickstart their entrepreneurial journey. This follows a call for applications for the third round of the Tony Elumelu Foundati…

[Monitor] Kampala -Entrepreneurs from across Africa will stand a chance to receive free training, mentorship and seed fund to kickstart their entrepreneurial journey. This follows a call for applications for the third round of the Tony Elumelu Foundation Entrepreneurship Programme (TEF).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Shoddy Works – Employ Preventive Measures

[Monitor] Shoddy works on public projects has become a tired subject in Uganda. The phrase “shoddy works” is becoming as synonymous with government contracts as the Church is with the Bible.

[Monitor] Shoddy works on public projects has become a tired subject in Uganda. The phrase "shoddy works" is becoming as synonymous with government contracts as the Church is with the Bible.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Miss Liberia – Hits and Misses

[Observer] It was a great relief to finally have a Miss Liberia. After a four year hiatus, the show ended well; at least not with the conflict of interest that categorized the last event when the organizers had one winner and the judges another. That w…

[Observer] It was a great relief to finally have a Miss Liberia. After a four year hiatus, the show ended well; at least not with the conflict of interest that categorized the last event when the organizers had one winner and the judges another. That was in 2012. This time around there was a clear cut winner, without any talk of foul play.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Govt Criticised Over Militia Group ‘Arrow Boys’

[Monitor] Amuria -The NRM vice chairman for eastern region, Capt Mike Mukula, has criticised government’s failure to recognise contributions made by the Arrow Boys militia group. Capt Mukula said the group played a key role in flashing out the Lord’s R…

[Monitor] Amuria -The NRM vice chairman for eastern region, Capt Mike Mukula, has criticised government's failure to recognise contributions made by the Arrow Boys militia group. Capt Mukula said the group played a key role in flashing out the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels in 2003.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Very Important Music’

[Observer] Let’s admit it, if you’re an artist and you’re looking for a way to be discovered and want to do it on a platform that is a vehicle for discovery, what do you do? Get your song (s) on a playlist, I would say.

[Observer] Let's admit it, if you're an artist and you're looking for a way to be discovered and want to do it on a platform that is a vehicle for discovery, what do you do? Get your song (s) on a playlist, I would say.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Nyanama – a Potential Real Estate Hub

[Monitor] When you hear the name Nyanama, you may wonder what its real meaning is. However, David Muyanja who has been the Chairman of Busingiri zone in Nyanama for 31 years, says, the word Nyanama was used by brick layers in Busingiri zone in the late…

[Monitor] When you hear the name Nyanama, you may wonder what its real meaning is. However, David Muyanja who has been the Chairman of Busingiri zone in Nyanama for 31 years, says, the word Nyanama was used by brick layers in Busingiri zone in the late 1980's, but the true meaning of the word cannot be clearly traced.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenyan Election Likely to Add Stress to Fragile Domestic Economy

[Monitor] In eight months time, the battle of the titans will feature Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga in the Kenyan general election. Mr Kenyatta will be running for a second and final term and Mr Odinga will be running for a record fifth time having r…

[Monitor] In eight months time, the battle of the titans will feature Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga in the Kenyan general election. Mr Kenyatta will be running for a second and final term and Mr Odinga will be running for a record fifth time having run in each presidential election since 1992 save for 2002 when he carried the torch for Mwai Kibaki who was the NARC flagbearer.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya