Govt Says Uganda Telecom Limited Simcards to Become Mandatory

[Observer] Once the managerial problems at Uganda Telecom have been fixed, Ugandans will be compelled to own a UTL Simcard just like having the national identity (ID) card Evelyn Anite, the outspoken State minister for Investment and Privatization has …

[Observer] Once the managerial problems at Uganda Telecom have been fixed, Ugandans will be compelled to own a UTL Simcard just like having the national identity (ID) card Evelyn Anite, the outspoken State minister for Investment and Privatization has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

TFDA’s Clients Charter Out, Offers Free Phone Service

[Daily News] The Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) has launched its Clients’ Service Charter, 2016 (Third edition) which, among other things, has reduced the number of days for registration of imported medicinal products from 360 in 2006 to 240.

[Daily News] The Tanzania Food and Drugs Authority (TFDA) has launched its Clients' Service Charter, 2016 (Third edition) which, among other things, has reduced the number of days for registration of imported medicinal products from 360 in 2006 to 240.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

IEBC to Gazette 14,500 Candidates By June 24

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is set to gazette the names of 14,500 candidates taking part in the August polls by Saturday.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) is set to gazette the names of 14,500 candidates taking part in the August polls by Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Investigate Corruption at Rail Agency or We Will Strike – Unions

[News24Wire] The National Transport Movement and the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) have warned of mass action unless those implicated in a web of corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) are not brought to book…

[News24Wire] The National Transport Movement and the South African Federation of Trade Unions (Saftu) have warned of mass action unless those implicated in a web of corruption at the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa) are not brought to book.Speaking at a media briefing at the NTM offices in Johannesburg on Monday, NTM's general secretary, Ephraim Mphahlele, called for the arrest of those implicated in crooked contracts, tenders, and corruption at the state-owned entity (SOE).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

African Development Bank Blacklists Chinese State-Owned Firm

[The Herald] African Development Bank and Sinohydro have reached a settlement agreement on fraudulent practices.Sinohydro Corporation has agreed to a comprehensive verification of its compliance programme by the African Development Bank following the d…

[The Herald] African Development Bank and Sinohydro have reached a settlement agreement on fraudulent practices.Sinohydro Corporation has agreed to a comprehensive verification of its compliance programme by the African Development Bank following the detection of a fraudulent practice in tendering for works contracts in Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe