Civil Society Groups Want Increased Budgetary Allocation to Education

[New Times] An 8 per cent reduction in the education budget has led to objections from stakeholders who say there is need to allocate substantial funding for pre-primary and primary education.

[New Times] An 8 per cent reduction in the education budget has led to objections from stakeholders who say there is need to allocate substantial funding for pre-primary and primary education.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Modern Settlements – How Far Have We Gone?

[New Times] Works the Government pledged in line with scaling up the construction of model villages in the country before the end of the current financial year are nearly halfway through, with several houses under construction at sites that will be tur…

[New Times] Works the Government pledged in line with scaling up the construction of model villages in the country before the end of the current financial year are nearly halfway through, with several houses under construction at sites that will be turned into modern settlements equipped with basic infrastructure.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Magistrates Want Chief Justice’s Monthly Salary Raised to Shs50 Million

[Monitor] Kampala -Magistrates under their professional body of Uganda Judicial Officers’ Association (UJOA), have teamed up to see that Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, takes home a monthly pay of Shs50m.

[Monitor] Kampala -Magistrates under their professional body of Uganda Judicial Officers' Association (UJOA), have teamed up to see that Chief Justice Bart Katureebe, takes home a monthly pay of Shs50m.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

I4 Schools Closed Over Requirements

[Monitor] Hoima -Hoima Municipal authorities last Friday closed more than 14 schools for operating illegally and failing to meet the minimum operation standards set by the Education ministry.

[Monitor] Hoima -Hoima Municipal authorities last Friday closed more than 14 schools for operating illegally and failing to meet the minimum operation standards set by the Education ministry.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

A ‘Pair of Buttocks’ Good for Growth of Uganda’s Literature

[Monitor] There are more thrilling fistfights in Kenya’s literary scene than there is in Uganda’s. The Kenya literary boxing bouts mostly take place in the pages of the Saturday Nation.

[Monitor] There are more thrilling fistfights in Kenya's literary scene than there is in Uganda's. The Kenya literary boxing bouts mostly take place in the pages of the Saturday Nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Recruitment Scandal – Activists Tackle State Security Service, Demand Probe

[Premium Times] Civil society groups in Nigeria have called for an investigation after the State Security Service, SSS, brazenly violated the federal character principle in its latest recruitment of cadet officers.

[Premium Times] Civil society groups in Nigeria have called for an investigation after the State Security Service, SSS, brazenly violated the federal character principle in its latest recruitment of cadet officers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Poverty Fuelling Insecurity – Minister

[Monitor] Namutumba -Widespread poverty is among the leading causes of rampant insecurity the country is currently grappling with, the State Minister for Internal Affairs, Mr Kania Mario Obiga, has said.

[Monitor] Namutumba -Widespread poverty is among the leading causes of rampant insecurity the country is currently grappling with, the State Minister for Internal Affairs, Mr Kania Mario Obiga, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MTN Nigeria Sacks 280 Long-Serving Workers

[Premium Times] In one fell swoop, South African telecoms firm, MTN, on Friday sacked 280 of its employees in Nigeria, in a major job cut that affected about 15% of the company’s entire Nigerian workforce.

[Premium Times] In one fell swoop, South African telecoms firm, MTN, on Friday sacked 280 of its employees in Nigeria, in a major job cut that affected about 15% of the company's entire Nigerian workforce.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria