Govt Begins Modalities to Develop Navigation Channel On River Niger – Minister

[Vanguard] The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has said that the Federal Government has begun processes for promoting a proper channel for navigation and irrigation on the River Niger.

[Vanguard] The Minister of Water Resources, Mr Suleiman Adamu, has said that the Federal Government has begun processes for promoting a proper channel for navigation and irrigation on the River Niger.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Six Debutants, New Halfback and Centre Pairing for Elgon

[Monitor] Kampala -Rugby Cranes coaches John Duncan and Robert Seguya have injected fresh legs into the fold ahead of Kenya’s visit for the first leg of the Elgon Cup, the first of six tests that await Uganda this year by naming six uncapped players.

[Monitor] Kampala -Rugby Cranes coaches John Duncan and Robert Seguya have injected fresh legs into the fold ahead of Kenya's visit for the first leg of the Elgon Cup, the first of six tests that await Uganda this year by naming six uncapped players.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

If Museveni Wants to Bet On Winners, Here’s a List for Him

[Monitor] A few days ago, the 2017 edition of the Innovation Showcase took place in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. The Innovation Showcase is a global competition for what its organisers describe as “hardware-led social innovation”. The money you get, an…

[Monitor] A few days ago, the 2017 edition of the Innovation Showcase took place in the Kenyan capital, Nairobi. The Innovation Showcase is a global competition for what its organisers describe as "hardware-led social innovation". The money you get, and it can be a pretty sum, is to enable you take your product, which will have a social impact, to the market. It has evolved to be organised in countries, regions, or continents. For the Africa one, there were 10 finalists: Four Ugandans; four Kenyans; a Tanzanian, and

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Starts T20 World Cricket Preps in Kigali

[Monitor] Kampala -Ugandan cricket may be down but not entirely out. It is still a bitter pill to swallow that the Cricket Cranes got relegated to the unfamiliar ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division Four on home soil a week ago.

[Monitor] Kampala -Ugandan cricket may be down but not entirely out. It is still a bitter pill to swallow that the Cricket Cranes got relegated to the unfamiliar ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division Four on home soil a week ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

‘National Budget Loaded With Wasteful Expenditure’

[Monitor] The 2017/2018 National Budget is already here. In the next 12 months, government needs to raise Shs29 trillion, with Uganda Revenue Authority expected to collect at least Shs15 trillion domestically. Ismail Musa Ladu spoke to the Civil Societ…

[Monitor] The 2017/2018 National Budget is already here. In the next 12 months, government needs to raise Shs29 trillion, with Uganda Revenue Authority expected to collect at least Shs15 trillion domestically. Ismail Musa Ladu spoke to the Civil Society Budget Advocacy Group Budget policy specialist David Walakira about the the Budget. Below are the excerpts.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cranes’ Micho Happy With Senegal Display

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Cranes have gone two straight scoreless matches and seen the back of the net only twice in their last six games, including three Nations Cup encounters in Gabon.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Cranes have gone two straight scoreless matches and seen the back of the net only twice in their last six games, including three Nations Cup encounters in Gabon.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Where Does the Future of Caregivers for Elderly Persons in Uganda Lie?

[Monitor] According to the latest State of Uganda’s population report, the country has the world’s youngest population, with more than 78 per cent below 30 years. It should, however, be noted that Uganda is slowly but surely becoming an ‘elderly countr…

[Monitor] According to the latest State of Uganda's population report, the country has the world's youngest population, with more than 78 per cent below 30 years. It should, however, be noted that Uganda is slowly but surely becoming an 'elderly country' thanks to the country's progress in reducing infant mortality coupled with the declining birth rates and rising life expectancy.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Acting President’s $1.5 Billion Loan Meant for 10 States

[Premium Times] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, requested the bicameral National Assembly to consider and grant 10 states of the federation accelerated approval to borrow a total sum of $1.5 billion from multilateral agencies and France.

[Premium Times] Acting President Yemi Osinbajo, on Tuesday, requested the bicameral National Assembly to consider and grant 10 states of the federation accelerated approval to borrow a total sum of $1.5 billion from multilateral agencies and France.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Orders Probe of Buhari’s U.S.$1 Billion Ogoni Land Cleanup

[Vanguard] The Senate on Tuesday initiated moves to probe the President Muhamadu Buhari’s Ogoni land cleanup as the legislature directed its committee on environment to investigate the implementation of the cleanup.

[Vanguard] The Senate on Tuesday initiated moves to probe the President Muhamadu Buhari's Ogoni land cleanup as the legislature directed its committee on environment to investigate the implementation of the cleanup.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria