Take Politics Out of Kampala Traffic

[Monitor] On Friday, Kampala’s Central Business District experienced perhaps the worst traffic lockdown ever with motorists spending hours without moving a metre. By 8pm, the city was still in lockdown. Not even the notorious boda-boda that usually dan…

[Monitor] On Friday, Kampala's Central Business District experienced perhaps the worst traffic lockdown ever with motorists spending hours without moving a metre. By 8pm, the city was still in lockdown. Not even the notorious boda-boda that usually dangerously weave around, could move.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

ODM Secures Leadership of Watchdog Committees

[Nation] The Orange Democratic Movement on Wednesday consolidated its hold on the National Assembly’s watchdog committees as three Jubilee MPs rebelled against the stand taken by the party in the election of committee heads.

[Nation] The Orange Democratic Movement on Wednesday consolidated its hold on the National Assembly's watchdog committees as three Jubilee MPs rebelled against the stand taken by the party in the election of committee heads.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Why Suspended MPs Dragged Kadaga to Court

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The six suspended MPs have petitioned the Kampala High Court Civil Division seeking to quash the decision of the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to stop them from participating in the ongoing debate intended to am…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The six suspended MPs have petitioned the Kampala High Court Civil Division seeking to quash the decision of the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga to stop them from participating in the ongoing debate intended to ammend the constitution.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Brig Lokech Takes Charge in Somalia As Exit Plans Start

[Independent (Kampala)] Mogadishu, Somalia -The incoming Contingent Commander of the Uganda People’s Defence Force (UPDF) serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Brig Paul Lokech, took over office on Tuesday at a ceremony held in t…

[Independent (Kampala)] Mogadishu, Somalia -The incoming Contingent Commander of the Uganda People's Defence Force (UPDF) serving under the African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM), Brig Paul Lokech, took over office on Tuesday at a ceremony held in the Somali capital, Mogadishu.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

U.S. $17 Million Approved for Contingincy Plan

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government on Tuesday approved a contingency plan for dealing with possible natural disasters during the 2017-2018 rainy season, budgeted at a billion meticais (about 17 million US dollars).

[AIM] Maputo -The Mozambican government on Tuesday approved a contingency plan for dealing with possible natural disasters during the 2017-2018 rainy season, budgeted at a billion meticais (about 17 million US dollars).

source: AllAfrica News: Mozambique