Make Uganda Safe Haven for Refugees

[Monitor] Recent reports of kidnap, forceful repatriation and alleged killings of Rwandan refugees by a section of our security personnel weaken our open-door policy for migrants, refugee and asylum seekers. This unacceptable practice undermines our re…

[Monitor] Recent reports of kidnap, forceful repatriation and alleged killings of Rwandan refugees by a section of our security personnel weaken our open-door policy for migrants, refugee and asylum seekers. This unacceptable practice undermines our reputation as a first-rate safe haven for refugees, and hosting nearly 1.277 million of those numbers as of June 2017. These numbers are expected to climb to 1.5 million by the close of the year, according to United Nations refugee agency UNHCR.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Buhari Set to Rejig Cabinet

[Leadership] Ostensibly heeding the calls to weed out nonperforming members of his cabinet, President Muhammdu Buhari hinted yesterday that plans are underway for a cabinet reshuffle.

[Leadership] Ostensibly heeding the calls to weed out nonperforming members of his cabinet, President Muhammdu Buhari hinted yesterday that plans are underway for a cabinet reshuffle.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Subpoena – Court Rules On Dasuki’s Move to Stay Execution Today

[Leadership] Abuja -Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja, will today rule on whether or not to stay proceedings in the trial of former publicity secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisah Metuh.

[Leadership] Abuja -Justice Okon Abang of a Federal High Court, Abuja, will today rule on whether or not to stay proceedings in the trial of former publicity secretary of Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Chief Olisah Metuh.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Can CBR Bring Down Lending Rates for Affordable Capital?

[Monitor] According to the Budget Strategy for the FY 2018/19, economic growth for the FY 2016/17 was 3.9 per cent, below the National Development Plan (NDP II) expected average of 6.3 per cent.

[Monitor] According to the Budget Strategy for the FY 2018/19, economic growth for the FY 2016/17 was 3.9 per cent, below the National Development Plan (NDP II) expected average of 6.3 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Oil Prices Surpass World Bank’s Forecast At Over $60 a Barrel

[Guardian] Global crude oil benchmark -Brent has increased from $58.15 a barrel to $60.75 a barrel while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) from $51.61 to $54.19 a barrel as at yesterday.

[Guardian] Global crude oil benchmark -Brent has increased from $58.15 a barrel to $60.75 a barrel while West Texas Intermediate (WTI) from $51.61 to $54.19 a barrel as at yesterday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria