Did Uganda Miss $38 Million in Tax From Actis-Umeme Deals?

[Observer] It is nearly a year after an Actis subsidiary sold its last block of shares in Umeme Limited, pocketing a gain of $129 million during its 11-year relationship with the power utility firm.

[Observer] It is nearly a year after an Actis subsidiary sold its last block of shares in Umeme Limited, pocketing a gain of $129 million during its 11-year relationship with the power utility firm.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

I Didn’t Evict Anyone Off My 8,000 Acres – Maj Gen Otema-Awany

[Observer] The army’s reserve force commander, Maj Gen Charles Otema-Awany, last week appeared before the land inquiry to answer accusations of illegal and forceful eviction of people in Acholi sub-region.

[Observer] The army's reserve force commander, Maj Gen Charles Otema-Awany, last week appeared before the land inquiry to answer accusations of illegal and forceful eviction of people in Acholi sub-region.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Moepeng Calls for Prudent Funds Use

[Botswana Daily News] Palapye -Permanent secretary in the Ministry for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Ms Kebonye Moepeng has implored supervisors to use funds allocated to their respective departments wisely.

[Botswana Daily News] Palapye -Permanent secretary in the Ministry for Presidential Affairs, Governance and Public Administration, Ms Kebonye Moepeng has implored supervisors to use funds allocated to their respective departments wisely.

source: AllAfrica News: Botswana

Why Sonko Has Bought Raila Three Probox Cars

[Nairobi News] Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko says he has bought three Toyota Probox cars to help National Super Alliance presidential flag bearer Raila Odinga transport his mattresses to Bondo as he retires from politics.

[Nairobi News] Nairobi Governor Mike Sonko says he has bought three Toyota Probox cars to help National Super Alliance presidential flag bearer Raila Odinga transport his mattresses to Bondo as he retires from politics.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Akombe Resigns, Calls Election a Sham

[Nairobi News] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) commissioner Roselyn Akombe has resigned and called the upcoming presidential elections a sham.

[Nairobi News] The Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission (IEBC) commissioner Roselyn Akombe has resigned and called the upcoming presidential elections a sham.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Shs2 Billion to Equip Women Refugees With Business Skills

[Monitor] Kampala -The Norwegian government has donated $1.5m (about Shs2.4b) to facilitate training of women refugees from South Sudan, in business entrepreneurship skills, to enable them be economically independent.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Norwegian government has donated $1.5m (about Shs2.4b) to facilitate training of women refugees from South Sudan, in business entrepreneurship skills, to enable them be economically independent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nebbi Locals Stuck After Bridge Collapses

[Monitor] Nebbi -At least 5,000 residents of Jupumbanya Village in Nebbi Sub-county, Nebbi District, are stranded after the bridge that links them to the municipal council collapsed following a downpour.

[Monitor] Nebbi -At least 5,000 residents of Jupumbanya Village in Nebbi Sub-county, Nebbi District, are stranded after the bridge that links them to the municipal council collapsed following a downpour.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Are GMOs the Silver Bullet to End Hunger in Uganda?

[Monitor] Last week, Parliament passed the Biosafety and Biotechnology Bill into law. The law had been on the shelves of Parliament for nearly five years partly because of a tug-of-war between the voices in support and those opposed to it.

[Monitor] Last week, Parliament passed the Biosafety and Biotechnology Bill into law. The law had been on the shelves of Parliament for nearly five years partly because of a tug-of-war between the voices in support and those opposed to it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Aga Khan Deserves Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa Medal

[Monitor] The Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa was on October 9 conferred upon the Aga Khan. This was at Uganda’s 55th Independence Day festivities in the western region of the country, close to the world-famous Queen Elizabeth National Park.

[Monitor] The Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa was on October 9 conferred upon the Aga Khan. This was at Uganda's 55th Independence Day festivities in the western region of the country, close to the world-famous Queen Elizabeth National Park.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda