106 Lawyers Defend Saraki As Trial Continues

[Premium Times] There were 106 lawyers in the defense team of Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday, as the false asset declaration case against Mr. Saraki came up for hearing at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

[Premium Times] There were 106 lawyers in the defense team of Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday, as the false asset declaration case against Mr. Saraki came up for hearing at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Promoting Made in Uganda Brand Is Not Anti-Free Trade in the EAC

[Monitor] While we may clamour for BUBU to support private sector growth, we must be cognisant of the fact that it will take time before we see the results. Besides, government must ensure that the cost of production such as electricity and transport, …

[Monitor] While we may clamour for BUBU to support private sector growth, we must be cognisant of the fact that it will take time before we see the results. Besides, government must ensure that the cost of production such as electricity and transport, among others, comes down.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Full Dose of Laughter At ‘Seka Live’

[New Times] Kigingi had last appeared on a local comedy stage in June 2015, when Ugandan comedian Anne Kansiime performed at the Kigali Serena outdoor marquee. In a show of how much his fans had been awaiting his return; he got a mini standing ovation …

[New Times] Kigingi had last appeared on a local comedy stage in June 2015, when Ugandan comedian Anne Kansiime performed at the Kigali Serena outdoor marquee. In a show of how much his fans had been awaiting his return; he got a mini standing ovation from sections of the crowd when he took to the stage.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Report Links Unemployment in Kampala to Poor Planning

[Monitor] Kampala -A World Bank report released on Monday has shown that congestion within Kampala City resulting from poor physical and urban planning is one of the factors causing unemployment.

[Monitor] Kampala -A World Bank report released on Monday has shown that congestion within Kampala City resulting from poor physical and urban planning is one of the factors causing unemployment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Quit Notice to Igbo ‘Serious Attack On Human Rights’

[Vanguard] The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Thursday, condemned statement credited to Arewa Youths that all Igbo people residing in the northern part of the country should vacate before October 1.

[Vanguard] The National Human Rights Commission, NHRC, on Thursday, condemned statement credited to Arewa Youths that all Igbo people residing in the northern part of the country should vacate before October 1.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

5.5% Growth Forecast – Where Did Uganda Go Wrong?

[Monitor] Kampala -As Mr Matia Kasaija delivers the 2017/18 Budget Speech, more assumptions on the economy will be made. One of them will be that the economy is projected to rebound and grow within the 5 per cent to 6 per cent range. The expectation is…

[Monitor] Kampala -As Mr Matia Kasaija delivers the 2017/18 Budget Speech, more assumptions on the economy will be made. One of them will be that the economy is projected to rebound and grow within the 5 per cent to 6 per cent range. The expectation is that private sector credit will rebound, the rains will be more reliable and that public investment will grow, leading to the recovery of the economy. In May 2017, Mr David Bahati, the state minister for Finance, admitted some distress within the economy and partly blamed it o

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda