Lagos Kingmaker Defends Oba Akiolu’s Ascendance to Throne

[This Day] The Olumegbon of Lagos, Chief Fatai Olumegbon, Tuesday defended the ascendance of the Oba of Lagos, Alhaji Rilwan Akiolu, to the throne before an Ikeja High Court.

[This Day] The Olumegbon of Lagos, Chief Fatai Olumegbon, Tuesday defended the ascendance of the Oba of Lagos, Alhaji Rilwan Akiolu, to the throne before an Ikeja High Court.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

New Mbarara Market to House 3,000 Traders

[Monitor] Mbarara -There is growing optimism among business community and residents of Mbarara Town as the construction of a Shs23 billion modern Mbarara Central Market is about to start.

[Monitor] Mbarara -There is growing optimism among business community and residents of Mbarara Town as the construction of a Shs23 billion modern Mbarara Central Market is about to start.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Joy and Sorrow of Refugees Co-Existing With Citizens

[Monitor] On the eve of the World Refugee Day on June 20, I fulfilled my yearly calendar of visiting the Anglican Church of Uganda refugee camp parish at Nakivale in Insingiro District. The parish has a priest who is a refugee and he has served in the …

[Monitor] On the eve of the World Refugee Day on June 20, I fulfilled my yearly calendar of visiting the Anglican Church of Uganda refugee camp parish at Nakivale in Insingiro District. The parish has a priest who is a refugee and he has served in the position for 17 years. The parishioners are mainly Rwandans, Burundians, Congolese and apparently Ugandans who live at the edge of the camp or in some cases sandwiched between refugees. The camp hosts other refugees from Eritrea, Ethiopia, Somalia, South Sudan and few

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

30 Schools in Nwoya District Face Eviction Over Land Wrangles

[Monitor] Nwoya -About 30 public schools in Nwoya District, located in northern Uganda may lose their land due to mounting land contestation and encroachment wrangles that are hampering their redevelopment.

[Monitor] Nwoya -About 30 public schools in Nwoya District, located in northern Uganda may lose their land due to mounting land contestation and encroachment wrangles that are hampering their redevelopment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Three ‘Disabled’ Athletes to Miss Out On London Games

[Monitor] Kampala -Train, qualify and stay home. That seems a growing trend in disability sport. As teams occupy their spaces in the Games village, Daily Monitor has confirmed only David Emong, again, will represent Uganda at the 2017 World Para Athlet…

[Monitor] Kampala -Train, qualify and stay home. That seems a growing trend in disability sport. As teams occupy their spaces in the Games village, Daily Monitor has confirmed only David Emong, again, will represent Uganda at the 2017 World Para Athletics Championships which start Saturday in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Trade Minister’s Husband Jailed Over Shs1.1 Billion Debt

[Monitor] Kampala -The husband of Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde spent last night at Luzira prison following his dramatic arrest earlier yesterday by court bailiffs for failure to refund Shs1.1b to a city businessman.

[Monitor] Kampala -The husband of Trade Minister Amelia Kyambadde spent last night at Luzira prison following his dramatic arrest earlier yesterday by court bailiffs for failure to refund Shs1.1b to a city businessman.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Subletting Shops in Usafi Persists Despite KCCA Ban

[Monitor] Kampala -Usafi market vendors are to date still embroiled in management wrangles with middlemen whom they accuse of hiking fees by subletting shops despite Kampala Capital City Authority’s (KCCA) resolution to have all rent reduced by 40 per …

[Monitor] Kampala -Usafi market vendors are to date still embroiled in management wrangles with middlemen whom they accuse of hiking fees by subletting shops despite Kampala Capital City Authority's (KCCA) resolution to have all rent reduced by 40 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Diaspora Couple Builds Boarding School

[New Zimbabwe] Nearly a decade after losing his teaching job to a long illness, Maxwell Kambamba can now afford to smile. He has secured a job as cement mixer at a boarding school under construction in Mashonaland Central Province.

[New Zimbabwe] Nearly a decade after losing his teaching job to a long illness, Maxwell Kambamba can now afford to smile. He has secured a job as cement mixer at a boarding school under construction in Mashonaland Central Province.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Coffee Farmers Reject New Rules

[Monitor] Bukomansimbi -Coffee processing factory owners in Bukomansimbi District have opposed the new rules and regulations issued by the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA), saying they are not realistic.

[Monitor] Bukomansimbi -Coffee processing factory owners in Bukomansimbi District have opposed the new rules and regulations issued by the Uganda Coffee Development Authority (UCDA), saying they are not realistic.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda