Parliament and Finance Share Blame for Uganda’s Huge Debt

[Monitor] The Secretary to the Treasury is undoubtedly one of the topmost civil servants in the country. In Uganda, the Secretary to the Treasury also doubles as the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. It is an …

[Monitor] The Secretary to the Treasury is undoubtedly one of the topmost civil servants in the country. In Uganda, the Secretary to the Treasury also doubles as the Permanent Secretary, Ministry of Finance, Planning and Economic Development. It is an awesome responsibility requiring not only intelligence and technical know-how, but also excellent public relations, if the person is to withstand the pressures of the job.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Former MP Kipoi Turns Witch Doctor, Arrested

[Monitor] Former Bubulo West Member of Parliament, Mr Tony Nsubuga Kipoi, is set to appear at Broadhurst Court in the Botswana’s capital, Gaborone, today for mention of a case in which he is charged with four counts of obtaining money by false pretense.

[Monitor] Former Bubulo West Member of Parliament, Mr Tony Nsubuga Kipoi, is set to appear at Broadhurst Court in the Botswana's capital, Gaborone, today for mention of a case in which he is charged with four counts of obtaining money by false pretense.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

First 100 Days in Office, Much More Work to Do for Mnangagwa

[263Chat] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has described his first 100 days in office as a success though he acknowledged that much more needs to be done to revive the country’s ailing economy.

[263Chat] President Emmerson Mnangagwa has described his first 100 days in office as a success though he acknowledged that much more needs to be done to revive the country's ailing economy.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Two Nigerian Journalists Charged With Cybercrime

[CPJ] Lomé -Nigerian authorities should immediately drop plans to charge Timothy and Daniel Elombah, editor and chief executive respectively, of the independent Elombah news website, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

[CPJ] Lomé -Nigerian authorities should immediately drop plans to charge Timothy and Daniel Elombah, editor and chief executive respectively, of the independent Elombah news website, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sangoma Appears in Court for Mpumalanga Kidnapping, Murder, of 2 Children

[News24Wire] A traditional healer has appeared in the Witbank Magistrate’s Court in connection with the murder and kidnapping of two children, one with albinism, Mpumalanga police said on Tuesday.

[News24Wire] A traditional healer has appeared in the Witbank Magistrate's Court in connection with the murder and kidnapping of two children, one with albinism, Mpumalanga police said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Caster Overwhelmed By Laureus Honour

[News24Wire] Whether she wins or not, South Africa’s Caster Semenya is already overwhelmed at being nominated for the Sportswoman of the Year at Tuesday night’s Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco.

[News24Wire] Whether she wins or not, South Africa's Caster Semenya is already overwhelmed at being nominated for the Sportswoman of the Year at Tuesday night's Laureus World Sports Awards in Monaco.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Steel Companies Appeal Against UNBS Directive

[Monitor] Kampala -Companies accused of producing 9,000 substandard iron bars impounded by Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) have petitioned the government standards agency to reverse its order.

[Monitor] Kampala -Companies accused of producing 9,000 substandard iron bars impounded by Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) have petitioned the government standards agency to reverse its order.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda