Afridi Makes History

[Monitor] Kampala -Batting against a confident Malaysia side at Lugogo on Saturday, Mohammed ‘Afridi’ Irfan scored 108 runs not out, to steer Uganda to a four-wicket victory in the ICC World Cricket League Division Three.

[Monitor] Kampala -Batting against a confident Malaysia side at Lugogo on Saturday, Mohammed 'Afridi' Irfan scored 108 runs not out, to steer Uganda to a four-wicket victory in the ICC World Cricket League Division Three.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Buhari Administration – Two Years to Go

[Daily Trust] Today is Democracy. Last year (2016) yours sincerely in an anniversary reflection urged Buhari administration to hit the ground governing having assuming notoriety as a Go-slow government which spent over 365 days forming a cabinet. I bea…

[Daily Trust] Today is Democracy. Last year (2016) yours sincerely in an anniversary reflection urged Buhari administration to hit the ground governing having assuming notoriety as a Go-slow government which spent over 365 days forming a cabinet. I bear witness that Buhari administration in the last one year had raised the tempo of implementing the triple agenda of security, anti-corruption and economic recovery.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Two Years’ Anniversary – Giant Footprints of Buhari

[Daily Trust] His coming to power on May 29, 2015 will be counted for a long time as a watershed in Nigeria’s history. It was the first time since 1960 that an incumbent government at the federal level was defeated in an election and the opposition lea…

[Daily Trust] His coming to power on May 29, 2015 will be counted for a long time as a watershed in Nigeria's history. It was the first time since 1960 that an incumbent government at the federal level was defeated in an election and the opposition leader came to power. Major General Muhammadu Buhari is also a different kind of Nigerian politician. He is neither talkative nor eloquent. Where a Nigerian politician is forever smiling, Buhari has a stern mien. He also had a record as a stern military ruler in the 1980s.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

ICC Team Trump Journalists in 15-Over Game

[Monitor] Kampala -As the six teams took a break at the ongoing ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division League yesterday, the gentleman’s game did not take a breather.

[Monitor] Kampala -As the six teams took a break at the ongoing ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division League yesterday, the gentleman's game did not take a breather.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Budget 2017, Between the Rock and a Very Hard Surface

[This Day] This intervention is not about the fact that it took about six months for the National Assembly to pass the 2017 budget which was sent to it by the Presidency on December 14, 2016. After all, the National Assembly needed to do a thorough job…

[This Day] This intervention is not about the fact that it took about six months for the National Assembly to pass the 2017 budget which was sent to it by the Presidency on December 14, 2016. After all, the National Assembly needed to do a thorough job and look at it with a fine-tooth comb to ensure that there are no incidents of "padding" in the budget. Besides, there are other competing assignments and bills to be attended to, in the midst of oversight functions and constituency projects supervision. We are also no

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Saraki: Let’s Sustain Democracy By Building a Strong Economy

[Office of Senator Bukola Saraki] Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted and united effort by all Nigerians to build a strong economy as a means of sustaining the nation’s democracy.

[Office of Senator Bukola Saraki] Senate President, Dr. Abubakar Bukola Saraki, has called for concerted and united effort by all Nigerians to build a strong economy as a means of sustaining the nation's democracy.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

How Uganda Oil Firms Plan to Raise U.S.$3.5 Billion for Pipeline

[Monitor] Kampala -Just days after signing with the Tanzanian government a landmark agreement for construction of the Hoima-to-Tanga oil pipeline, Ugandan officials are scratching their heads on how to raise the country’s chunk to the $3.5b (approx.Shs…

[Monitor] Kampala -Just days after signing with the Tanzanian government a landmark agreement for construction of the Hoima-to-Tanga oil pipeline, Ugandan officials are scratching their heads on how to raise the country's chunk to the $3.5b (approx.Shs12trillion) kitty required for the capital development.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania

Actress Flora Suya Gets Acting Role in U.S.

[Nyasa Times] Malawi’s award winning actress and director, Flora Suya, will play three different roles in a Shakespearean play to be done in the United States of America (USA).

[Nyasa Times] Malawi's award winning actress and director, Flora Suya, will play three different roles in a Shakespearean play to be done in the United States of America (USA).

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi