Residents Demand Autonomy As Museveni Visits Tororo

[Monitor] Tororo -Residents of Tororo District are looking forward to President Museveni’s visit to the district on June 26 as Electoral Commission prepares to fill the vacant position for the LC5 chairperson.

[Monitor] Tororo -Residents of Tororo District are looking forward to President Museveni's visit to the district on June 26 as Electoral Commission prepares to fill the vacant position for the LC5 chairperson.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Are Private Schools Meeting Educational Needs?

[Monitor] According to the Education Act, private institutions were inaugurated with the aim of improving the education sector in Uganda. However, this has come at a cost of, high school fees rates, usually more than an ordinary Ugandan parent can affo…

[Monitor] According to the Education Act, private institutions were inaugurated with the aim of improving the education sector in Uganda. However, this has come at a cost of, high school fees rates, usually more than an ordinary Ugandan parent can afford, and sometimes compromised standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Beats Tunisia to Africa Cup Sevens Hosting Rights

[Monitor] Kampala -Rugby Africa, the sports continental sport governing body has confirmed Uganda as hosts of the 2017 Africa Cup 7s due on the first weekend of October after fending off stiff competition from Tunisia.

[Monitor] Kampala -Rugby Africa, the sports continental sport governing body has confirmed Uganda as hosts of the 2017 Africa Cup 7s due on the first weekend of October after fending off stiff competition from Tunisia.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Arrest Threats Just Hot Air – Opposition Leader Odinga

[Nation] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has dismissed as absolute nonsense the rising calls for his arrest over remarks he is alleged to have made last week, insisting that his government would address land ownership laws, which he accused th…

[Nation] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has dismissed as absolute nonsense the rising calls for his arrest over remarks he is alleged to have made last week, insisting that his government would address land ownership laws, which he accused the Jubilee government of messing up.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lift Age Limit to Tap the Abundant Energy and Wisdom That Propel Societies Forward

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga: Uganda’s educated youth are restless. They want to inherit power and responsibility now. Many see anyone above 60 years of age (some say 50 years) to be too old and too tired to be entrusted with what they consider to be “thei…

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga: Uganda's educated youth are restless. They want to inherit power and responsibility now. Many see anyone above 60 years of age (some say 50 years) to be too old and too tired to be entrusted with what they consider to be "their" future.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Vatican Brokers Peace Deal With Rebel Groups

[Deutsche Welle] Armed rebel groups have agreed to an “immediate” nationwide ceasefire in exchange for political representation. Sectarian violence has plagued the African country since Muslim militias overthrew the government in 2013.

[Deutsche Welle] Armed rebel groups have agreed to an "immediate" nationwide ceasefire in exchange for political representation. Sectarian violence has plagued the African country since Muslim militias overthrew the government in 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Central African Republic

ICAG Hosts Public Lecture On 2017 Budget

[Ghana Govt.] The ability of government to meet the revenue targets outlined in the 2017 Budget and Financial Statement in the light of the tax reviews will depend on a number of factors.

[Ghana Govt.] The ability of government to meet the revenue targets outlined in the 2017 Budget and Financial Statement in the light of the tax reviews will depend on a number of factors.

source: AllAfrica News: Ghana

President Sirleaf Attends Funeral of Fallen SSS Director – Col. Swannah B. Johnson

[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Saturday, June 17, 2017 joined family members, former and current officers of the Special Security Service (SSS), now Executive Protection Service (EPS), to attend the funeral service of the late Col…

[Govt of Liberia] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf on Saturday, June 17, 2017 joined family members, former and current officers of the Special Security Service (SSS), now Executive Protection Service (EPS), to attend the funeral service of the late Colonel Swannah B. Johnson. Swannah Johnson was a former Director of the Special Security Service (SSS). He died on Saturday, May 20, 2017 at the S.D.A. Cooper Memorial Hospital in Sinkor after a period of illness.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia