Besigye Announces Five-Point Action Plan

[Observer] The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate in the 2016 elections, Kizza Besigye, yesterday announced five strategies that he intends to focus on as he seeks to change political leadership in the country and “hand over power…

[Observer] The Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate in the 2016 elections, Kizza Besigye, yesterday announced five strategies that he intends to focus on as he seeks to change political leadership in the country and "hand over power to the people."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

N8.2 Billion Nigeria 2009 Broadcast Vans in Rot

[This Day] Abuja -The huge investment of N8.2billion by federal government into upgrading the Outside Broadcast Vans for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2009 appears to have gone down the drain following the brazen cannibalisation of the component parts of …

[This Day] Abuja -The huge investment of N8.2billion by federal government into upgrading the Outside Broadcast Vans for the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 2009 appears to have gone down the drain following the brazen cannibalisation of the component parts of the vans that have reduced them to monumental relics.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Electricity Supply Authority Plans Massive Restructuring

[Financial Gazette] THE Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) is carrying out a restructuring exercise that will see 1 700 workers becoming redundant as the parastatal realigns its business model.

[Financial Gazette] THE Zimbabwe Electricity Supply Authority (ZESA) is carrying out a restructuring exercise that will see 1 700 workers becoming redundant as the parastatal realigns its business model.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Army Officers Set for Huge Pay Rise

[Observer] UPDF soldiers of all ranks are set to receive a massive salary raise in the 2017/18 financial year, which starts on July 1, The Observer has learnt.

[Observer] UPDF soldiers of all ranks are set to receive a massive salary raise in the 2017/18 financial year, which starts on July 1, The Observer has learnt.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Two in Court in Connection With Murder of 12-Year-Old Boy in Coligny

[News24Wire] Two people who were arrested in connection with the death of a 12-year-old boy in Coligny, North West, which was apparently the reason for violent protests in the area, are expected to appear in the town’s magistrate’s court on Friday.

[News24Wire] Two people who were arrested in connection with the death of a 12-year-old boy in Coligny, North West, which was apparently the reason for violent protests in the area, are expected to appear in the town's magistrate's court on Friday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Central Bank Governor Mangudya Rejects Rand Use Demands

[New Zimbabwe] RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya Thursday shut the door on any prospects of the country adopting the South African rand as its main currency, insisting no currency in the world would reduce misbehaving locals’ appeti…

[New Zimbabwe] RESERVE Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) governor John Mangudya Thursday shut the door on any prospects of the country adopting the South African rand as its main currency, insisting no currency in the world would reduce misbehaving locals' appetite for hard cash.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mubende Residents Sue Buganda Prince Over Land Evictions

[Observer] Residents of eight villages in the central district of Mubende have sued a Buganda prince and a Chinese company for alleged torture, as well as evicting them from their land, and paying them peanuts as compensation.

[Observer] Residents of eight villages in the central district of Mubende have sued a Buganda prince and a Chinese company for alleged torture, as well as evicting them from their land, and paying them peanuts as compensation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Where Is the RBZ?

[Financial Gazette] LAST week, we reported that cash barons were on the prowl in the country, rescuing Zimbabwean firms with huge sums of foreign currency to pay for critical imports, but in the process reaping huge profits from the enterprise.

[Financial Gazette] LAST week, we reported that cash barons were on the prowl in the country, rescuing Zimbabwean firms with huge sums of foreign currency to pay for critical imports, but in the process reaping huge profits from the enterprise.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe