Nabeta, Mwiru Nominated for Jinja East MP Seat

[Monitor] Jinja -Four candidates were yesterday cleared to contest in the Jinja East constituency race, including NRM’s Nathan Nabeta Igeme and Forum for Democratic Change’s (FDC), Mr Paul Mwiru.

[Monitor] Jinja -Four candidates were yesterday cleared to contest in the Jinja East constituency race, including NRM's Nathan Nabeta Igeme and Forum for Democratic Change's (FDC), Mr Paul Mwiru.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Pan-Africanist Crusaders Promise Us a Raw Deal

[Monitor] Pan -Africanism has got many crusaders in Africa in general and Uganda in particular. But no serious fruits are forth coming. In reference to how pan-Africanists always project themselves as though they are working hard to salvage the African…

[Monitor] Pan -Africanism has got many crusaders in Africa in general and Uganda in particular. But no serious fruits are forth coming. In reference to how pan-Africanists always project themselves as though they are working hard to salvage the African land, it leaves a lot to be desired when you see what goes on in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Report Reveals Kenyatta’s New Cabinet’s Wealth

[Nairobi News] President Uhuru Kenyatta’s nine new nominees to the Cabinet have a combined net worth estimated at Sh2.2 billion, according to a report of the National Assembly Committee on Appointments.

[Nairobi News] President Uhuru Kenyatta's nine new nominees to the Cabinet have a combined net worth estimated at Sh2.2 billion, according to a report of the National Assembly Committee on Appointments.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Chaos As Former Police Commander Kirumira Tries to Leave Court

[Monitor] There was chaos at Naguru as former Buyende District Police Commander, ASP Muhammad Kirumira tried to march out of Police Court protesting what he described as harsh bail conditions.

[Monitor] There was chaos at Naguru as former Buyende District Police Commander, ASP Muhammad Kirumira tried to march out of Police Court protesting what he described as harsh bail conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Naspers Closes Down OLX Offices in Kenya

[Balancing Act] London -A range of stats show that Africa’s digital content and services sector has grown and African consumers are using online services more than ever before. But the continuing high costs of consumer data and the challenges of e-comm…

[Balancing Act] London -A range of stats show that Africa's digital content and services sector has grown and African consumers are using online services more than ever before. But the continuing high costs of consumer data and the challenges of e-commerce make it a far from easy road. Russell Southwood looks at what these two pieces of news - the Zinox deal and the OLX office closures - tell us about the developing digital services sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

TNTSAT Africa Gets Go-Ahead to Start Digital Transition

[Balancing Act] London -Africa is still one of the global laggards in making the digital transition. So it’s good news that Mali’s relatively new media regulator has authorized Africable’s TNTSAT Africa to go ahead and start the transition.

[Balancing Act] London -Africa is still one of the global laggards in making the digital transition. So it's good news that Mali's relatively new media regulator has authorized Africable's TNTSAT Africa to go ahead and start the transition.

source: AllAfrica News: Mali

JKT Engineers Wall Off Mirerani Gemstone Mines in Record Time

[Daily News] Simanjiro -CONSTRUCTION works for the giant concrete fort to protect the rare Tanzanite gemstone mining quarries at the Mirerani Hills in Simanjiro District are now complete — two months ahead of schedule.

[Daily News] Simanjiro -CONSTRUCTION works for the giant concrete fort to protect the rare Tanzanite gemstone mining quarries at the Mirerani Hills in Simanjiro District are now complete -- two months ahead of schedule.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Judge Says Heads Must Roll at Exams Body

[New Zimbabwe] High Court Judge Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo says she is surprised that after the leaking of Ordinary Level English Paper 2 last year, perpetrators at the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) have not been fired or prosecuted ove…

[New Zimbabwe] High Court Judge Justice Loice Matanda-Moyo says she is surprised that after the leaking of Ordinary Level English Paper 2 last year, perpetrators at the Zimbabwe School Examinations Council (Zimsec) have not been fired or prosecuted over the scandal.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe