Prototype Vaccine for Ebola Virus Proves Effective

[Deutsche Welle] A prototype vaccine for Ebola has proven effective in Guinea, according to the World Health Organization. It hopes fast-track approval will emerge by 2018. The hemorrhagic virus killed 11,300 people in western Africa.

[Deutsche Welle] A prototype vaccine for Ebola has proven effective in Guinea, according to the World Health Organization. It hopes fast-track approval will emerge by 2018. The hemorrhagic virus killed 11,300 people in western Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Guinea

US-Western Sahara Foundation Welcomes ECJ Decision; Reaffirms Right to Self Determination

[U.S. Western Sahara Foundation] The US-Western Sahara Foundation heartily welcomes the European Court of Justice’s recent ruling on the European Union’s trade deal with Morocco and calls for the United Nations to follow through on the long promised referendum.

[U.S. Western Sahara Foundation] The US-Western Sahara Foundation heartily welcomes the European Court of Justice's recent ruling on the European Union's trade deal with Morocco and calls for the United Nations to follow through on the long promised referendum.

source: AllAfrica News: Western Sahara

Govt, Central Bank Governor Disagree Over Printing Bank Notes

[Monitor] Kampala -A multi-billion currency printing deal to a German firm has put President Museveni, Finance minister Matia Kasaija and other senior government officials against Central Bank Governor, Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile.

[Monitor] Kampala -A multi-billion currency printing deal to a German firm has put President Museveni, Finance minister Matia Kasaija and other senior government officials against Central Bank Governor, Emmanuel Tumusiime-Mutebile.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenyatta Set to Choose 7 Commissioners to Steer General Election

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to choose seven commissioners who will steer next year’s General Election after an independent panel nominated 11 individuals on Thursday.

[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta is set to choose seven commissioners who will steer next year's General Election after an independent panel nominated 11 individuals on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

KCB Uganda Client Lands Bank at Odds With Tax Collector

[East African] A KCB Uganda’s client that is involved in a dispute with the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has landed the lender at odds with the tax collector prompting it to be struck off from the tax payment portal.

[East African] A KCB Uganda's client that is involved in a dispute with the Uganda Revenue Authority (URA) has landed the lender at odds with the tax collector prompting it to be struck off from the tax payment portal.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Education, Agriculture Budgets to Reduce As ICT Funding Increases

[Monitor] Kampala -The 2017/2018 Budget is projected to register drastic decline in funding for the agriculture, education and health sectors while allocations to land, energy and ICT are expected to take a lion’s share.

[Monitor] Kampala -The 2017/2018 Budget is projected to register drastic decline in funding for the agriculture, education and health sectors while allocations to land, energy and ICT are expected to take a lion's share.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rwenzururu King Mumbere Gets TV, Fridge in Jail

[Monitor] Kampala -Remanded Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere has been allowed some privileges by the prisons authorities that include access to a personal television set, fridge and a chef who will be in charge of preparing his meals in his Luzir…

[Monitor] Kampala -Remanded Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere has been allowed some privileges by the prisons authorities that include access to a personal television set, fridge and a chef who will be in charge of preparing his meals in his Luzira prison cells, Daily Monitor has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UPDF Soldier Remanded Over Rape

[Monitor] A Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) officer is to spend Christmas in Luzira Prison after court further remanded him over allegations of raping women.

[Monitor] A Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) officer is to spend Christmas in Luzira Prison after court further remanded him over allegations of raping women.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda