MoH Has Plans to Train More Local Oncologists, Say Officials

[New Times] There is need to invest more in training of medical staff specifically with a view to increasing the number of oncologists to reduce the number of foreign medical expatriates, officials have said.

[New Times] There is need to invest more in training of medical staff specifically with a view to increasing the number of oncologists to reduce the number of foreign medical expatriates, officials have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Doctors Tell Minister, Threats Won’t Work

[Observer] As the paralyzing strike called by medical doctors enters its second week, their leader, Dr Ekwaro Obuku, has rebuked the government for resorting to threats instead of pursuing constructive talks.

[Observer] As the paralyzing strike called by medical doctors enters its second week, their leader, Dr Ekwaro Obuku, has rebuked the government for resorting to threats instead of pursuing constructive talks.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Contractors Tipped on EP-Procurement

[New Times] Rwanda Public Procurement Authority (RPPA) has called on contractors to increasingly use e-procurement system while applying for different public tenders to ensure time management, transparency and cutting expenses spent in bidding processe…

[New Times] Rwanda Public Procurement Authority (RPPA) has called on contractors to increasingly use e-procurement system while applying for different public tenders to ensure time management, transparency and cutting expenses spent in bidding processes.The call was made during a meeting on 'the role of public procurement on the country's economic growth' that brought together entrepreneurs and procurement officers from public institutions across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Forcing Doctors Back to Work Has Consequences

[Observer] Speaking at a hastily-convened press conference last Thursday night, Dr Ruth Aceng, the minister for Health, issued a strong ultimatum to striking medical workers: Return to work or get sacked.

[Observer] Speaking at a hastily-convened press conference last Thursday night, Dr Ruth Aceng, the minister for Health, issued a strong ultimatum to striking medical workers: Return to work or get sacked.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Jkuat Shuts Down Campus in Rwanda

[Nation] Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has finally shut down its Rwanda campus, with some students set to transferred to its Juja campus in Kiambu County.

[Nation] Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology has finally shut down its Rwanda campus, with some students set to transferred to its Juja campus in Kiambu County.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Opposition, NRM Should Utilise Their Opportunities

[Observer] The debate about whether to amend article 102(b) of the Constitution to lift the presidential age limit continues but no one seems to focus on the lost opportunities for Uganda.

[Observer] The debate about whether to amend article 102(b) of the Constitution to lift the presidential age limit continues but no one seems to focus on the lost opportunities for Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Envoy Calls for Labour Exchange

[Monitor] Kampala -The South African High Commissioner to Uganda, Mr Lekao Solly Mollo, has said the only way to reduce strikes in the public sector is to encourage exchange of professionals among countries.

[Monitor] Kampala -The South African High Commissioner to Uganda, Mr Lekao Solly Mollo, has said the only way to reduce strikes in the public sector is to encourage exchange of professionals among countries.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Low Competitiveness Retards Uganda’s Economy, BOU Says

[Monitor] Kampala -Bank of Uganda deputy governor Louis Kasekende has said hindrances of competitiveness of Uganda’s economy are major barriers to investment in the modern business sector.

[Monitor] Kampala -Bank of Uganda deputy governor Louis Kasekende has said hindrances of competitiveness of Uganda's economy are major barriers to investment in the modern business sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni – Joking With Me Is Big Mistake

[Monitor] Hoima -President Museveni has said people who take him for granted make a “big mistake”, citing how the ruling Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC) party treated him in 1980s.

[Monitor] Hoima -President Museveni has said people who take him for granted make a "big mistake", citing how the ruling Uganda Peoples Congress (UPC) party treated him in 1980s.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda