Star Trail – Picture Moments With Bobi Wine

[Observer] Robert Kyagulanyi was one of the various guests invited for the event hosted by ambassador Deborah Malac at the US Embassy in Kampala to celebrate the United States 241st Independence anniversary.

[Observer] Robert Kyagulanyi was one of the various guests invited for the event hosted by ambassador Deborah Malac at the US Embassy in Kampala to celebrate the United States 241st Independence anniversary.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Market Information Gap Threatens U.S.$400 Billion Intra-Africa Trade’

[Guardian] Access to information across African economies, which has been hindered by the fragmented nature of the respective markets, is currently threatening a $400 billion intra-Africa trade potential.

[Guardian] Access to information across African economies, which has been hindered by the fragmented nature of the respective markets, is currently threatening a $400 billion intra-Africa trade potential.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Communications Body Challenges MTN’s New Tariffs

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has written to the country’s largest telecom firm MTN, seeking clarification on the manner in which it set new tariffs for its over 10 million customers, without its approval.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The Uganda Communications Commission (UCC) has written to the country's largest telecom firm MTN, seeking clarification on the manner in which it set new tariffs for its over 10 million customers, without its approval.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Museveni Takes Over Loan Approvals, Rejects 11

[Monitor] Parliament -President Museveni has written to the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga directing that all government loans must get his “personal approval” before they are tabled in Parliament.

[Monitor] Parliament -President Museveni has written to the Speaker Rebecca Kadaga directing that all government loans must get his "personal approval" before they are tabled in Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Times Of Zambia Employees Go Seven Months Without Pay

Times of Zambia workers have gone seven months without pay. Workers at one of the two country’s major daily public newspapers have endured serious challenges since 2011. The union has tried to engage the Ministry of Information for dialogue to … Continued

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Times of Zambia workers have gone seven months without pay. Workers at one of the two country’s major daily public newspapers have endured serious challenges since 2011. The union has tried to engage the Ministry of Information for dialogue to no avail. Last year, workers at the institution protested by staging a strike which was calmed down by management. There is a possible work stoppage looming with the union still consulting members on the next course of action. The post Times Of Zambia Employees Go Seven Months Without Pay appeared first on Zambia Reports.

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Government to Recruit 4,700 Secondary Teachers

[Monitor] Kampala -The government is set to recruit 4,700 secondary school teachers and non-teaching staff for 100 new and old grant-aided secondary schools beginning next month.

[Monitor] Kampala -The government is set to recruit 4,700 secondary school teachers and non-teaching staff for 100 new and old grant-aided secondary schools beginning next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Youth Groups Join Campaign Against Presidential Age Limit Plan

[Monitor] Kampala -Youth groups belonging to various political parties have joined a campaign against the looming lifting of age limit for presidential candidates from the Constitution of Uganda.

[Monitor] Kampala -Youth groups belonging to various political parties have joined a campaign against the looming lifting of age limit for presidential candidates from the Constitution of Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Presidential Election, an Exercise in Democracy or a Sham?

[Deutsche Welle] In just three weeks time, Rwandans will go to the polls to elect a new leader. The candidates will soon start campaigning but the result is a foregone conclusion, writes DW’s Isaac Mugabi.

[Deutsche Welle] In just three weeks time, Rwandans will go to the polls to elect a new leader. The candidates will soon start campaigning but the result is a foregone conclusion, writes DW's Isaac Mugabi.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Supreme Court’s Verdict Ends 14-Month Battle in PDP

[Guardian] Abuja -The Supreme Court yesterday ended a 14-month leadership squabble within the country’s main opposition — the Peoples Democratic Party — and gave it a new lease of life ahead of an important general election in 2019.

[Guardian] Abuja -The Supreme Court yesterday ended a 14-month leadership squabble within the country's main opposition -- the Peoples Democratic Party -- and gave it a new lease of life ahead of an important general election in 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria