New Wine in an Old Skin – Put Bobi On Parliament’s Economy Committee

[Monitor] The undisputed landslide victory of Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, aka Bobi Wine, has raised many views on what really drives voters and what they expect their representatives to do in Parliament. One person argued that Bobi Wine’s victory has a…

[Monitor] The undisputed landslide victory of Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu, aka Bobi Wine, has raised many views on what really drives voters and what they expect their representatives to do in Parliament. One person argued that Bobi Wine's victory has already done what the voters wanted him to do - show the political establishment that it is out of touch with reality and the people are tired. Thus his mere presence in Parliament will always convey that message even before he says anything.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nairobi Police Boss Koome Assures of Election Security

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Authorities have assured that Kenya’s capital city, Nairobi which is East Africa’s economic hub will be well secured before, during and after the August 8 General Election.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -Authorities have assured that Kenya's capital city, Nairobi which is East Africa's economic hub will be well secured before, during and after the August 8 General Election.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Sort Out Crisis At Soroti Fruit Factory

[Monitor] The government should quickly step in and sort out the problems of orange and mango fruit farmers in Teso sub-region. The project that should have secured ready market, quick sales and quick money to the farmers, has instead ruined their hope…

[Monitor] The government should quickly step in and sort out the problems of orange and mango fruit farmers in Teso sub-region. The project that should have secured ready market, quick sales and quick money to the farmers, has instead ruined their hopes. Delayed releases of funds, buying of factory equipment, construction work, and recruitment of extension workers have frustrated the project.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Border Charter to Protect Informal Female Traders

[Monitor] Kampala -Cases of informal cross-border traders using dangerous methods and routes to move their goods across the regional borders are many. As a result, those involved in informal cross-border trade, many of whom are women, live a risky life.

[Monitor] Kampala -Cases of informal cross-border traders using dangerous methods and routes to move their goods across the regional borders are many. As a result, those involved in informal cross-border trade, many of whom are women, live a risky life.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Give Me Your Votes, Odinga Tells Central Electorate

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Super Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga on Tuesday assured members of the Kikuyu community that he has no problem working with them.

[Capital FM] Nairobi -The National Super Alliance presidential candidate Raila Odinga on Tuesday assured members of the Kikuyu community that he has no problem working with them.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Melaye’s Recall – You’re Wasting Your Time, Senate Tells INEC

[Vanguard] Kogi State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, yesterday, approached the Federal High Court in Abuja, asking it to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from activating process for the recall of Senator Dino Mel…

[Vanguard] Kogi State Chapter of the All Progressive Congress, APC, yesterday, approached the Federal High Court in Abuja, asking it to stop the Independent National Electoral Commission, INEC, from activating process for the recall of Senator Dino Melaye.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

PAC to Probe NMS On Drug Crisis

[Monitor] Lira -The chairman of Parliament’s Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has alleged that the reported failure by National Medical Stores (NMS) to supply drugs to government health facilities was caused by the agency’s incompetence.

[Monitor] Lira -The chairman of Parliament's Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has alleged that the reported failure by National Medical Stores (NMS) to supply drugs to government health facilities was caused by the agency's incompetence.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Express Defender Survives Amputation, Seeks Shs10m

[Monitor] Kampala -Express’ Nigerian player Vincent Onyebuki yesterday received a lifeline after doctors revealed he had survived being amputated after suffering an infection to his broken leg.

[Monitor] Kampala -Express' Nigerian player Vincent Onyebuki yesterday received a lifeline after doctors revealed he had survived being amputated after suffering an infection to his broken leg.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda