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

President Pardons 34 Inmates Nationwide

[Observer] In line with her constitutional mandate, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf yesterday granted Executive Clemency to 34 inmates who were being held at various prison facilities across the country. Seven of them were from the Monrovia Central Pri…

[Observer] In line with her constitutional mandate, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf yesterday granted Executive Clemency to 34 inmates who were being held at various prison facilities across the country. Seven of them were from the Monrovia Central Prison (MCP).

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

National Assembly Majority Leader’s Attack on High Court Judge Condemned

[Nation] Chief Justice David Maraga has condemned National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale’s attack on High Court Judge George Odunga, saying the Judiciary will not be intimidated and blackmailed.

[Nation] Chief Justice David Maraga has condemned National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale's attack on High Court Judge George Odunga, saying the Judiciary will not be intimidated and blackmailed.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Wants Senator’s Bank Records Within 72 Hours

[Observer] A legal disagreement as to whether or not the government should have access to the United States dollar-accounts of indicted Senator Varney Sherman of Grand Cape Mount County and the Sherman and Sherman Law Firm was yesterday put to rest aft…

[Observer] A legal disagreement as to whether or not the government should have access to the United States dollar-accounts of indicted Senator Varney Sherman of Grand Cape Mount County and the Sherman and Sherman Law Firm was yesterday put to rest after Criminal Court 'C' issued a 72-hour ultimatum to eight banking institutions to produce Sen. Sherman's bank statements.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia