Monthly Survey Indicates Continued Economic Growth

[Monitor] Kampala -There has been improvement in the health of the Ugandan private sector, the Headline Stanbic Bank Uganda Purchase Manager’s index (PMI) for August has shown.

[Monitor] Kampala -There has been improvement in the health of the Ugandan private sector, the Headline Stanbic Bank Uganda Purchase Manager's index (PMI) for August has shown.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Remains Confident Despite Sustained Low Global Oil Prices

[Monitor] Kampala -The first hint of why ‘big players’ stayed away from Uganda’s competitive licensing round was dropped by Energy minister Irene Muloni last Thursday during the issuance of an exploration licence to Australian oil junior Armour Energy …

[Monitor] Kampala -The first hint of why 'big players' stayed away from Uganda's competitive licensing round was dropped by Energy minister Irene Muloni last Thursday during the issuance of an exploration licence to Australian oil junior Armour Energy Limited - low oil prices.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Basena Set for Contract Extension

[Monitor] Kampala -Fufa will this week extend Moses Basena’s reign as Uganda Cranes’ interim coach until the end of the year which will see him complete the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

[Monitor] Kampala -Fufa will this week extend Moses Basena's reign as Uganda Cranes' interim coach until the end of the year which will see him complete the 2018 World Cup qualifiers.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ramaphosa Invokes Madiba, Biko

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa invoked the names of Steve Biko and Nelson Mandela in his address at the official opening of the Empilisweni HIV/Aids and orphans centre in Ndevana in the Eastern Cape on Sunday.

[News24Wire] Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa invoked the names of Steve Biko and Nelson Mandela in his address at the official opening of the Empilisweni HIV/Aids and orphans centre in Ndevana in the Eastern Cape on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Song Not About Olinda – Stunner

[Zimbabwe Standard] Rapper Desmond “Stunner” Chideme has denied that some controversial lyrics in his new album titled Stray Bullet are directed at his ex-wife Olinda Chapel.

[Zimbabwe Standard] Rapper Desmond "Stunner" Chideme has denied that some controversial lyrics in his new album titled Stray Bullet are directed at his ex-wife Olinda Chapel.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Co-Op Bank March on in Mumias

[Nation] Title-chasing Co-operative Bank beat Western Delight 68-39 in a tough Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Women’s Premier league match at St. Peter’s Boys Secondary School Ground in Mumias on Saturday.

[Nation] Title-chasing Co-operative Bank beat Western Delight 68-39 in a tough Kenya Basketball Federation (KBF) Women's Premier league match at St. Peter's Boys Secondary School Ground in Mumias on Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

What the Papers Say – Springboks Took One Hell of a Beating

[Daily Maverick] Headline writers and pundits weren’t kind to South Africa following their embarrassing, record 57-0 defeat against the All Blacks over the weekend. ANTOINETTE MULLER gathers some of the harshest words from around the web.

[Daily Maverick] Headline writers and pundits weren't kind to South Africa following their embarrassing, record 57-0 defeat against the All Blacks over the weekend. ANTOINETTE MULLER gathers some of the harshest words from around the web.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Has Museveni Finally Touched the Ugandan Leopard?

[Monitor] In December 2015, Chris Aine, an aide to the presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi, led a scuffle with soldiers of the presidential guard, the SFC, during preparations for a campaign stop by Mbabazi in the western district of Ntungamo.

[Monitor] In December 2015, Chris Aine, an aide to the presidential candidate Amama Mbabazi, led a scuffle with soldiers of the presidential guard, the SFC, during preparations for a campaign stop by Mbabazi in the western district of Ntungamo.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kabaziguruka – MP Fighting Off Treason Charges, Poor Health

[Monitor] Kampala -“I have a task assigned by the people of Nakawa Division and I will complete it in whatever little time remaining. I will not let them down because at no time will my faith in God be wanting,” says MP Michael Kabaziguruka, who we fou…

[Monitor] Kampala -"I have a task assigned by the people of Nakawa Division and I will complete it in whatever little time remaining. I will not let them down because at no time will my faith in God be wanting," says MP Michael Kabaziguruka, who we found in an upbeat mood at his home in Luzira, a suburb of Kampala on the shores of Lake Victoria as he recounts his one year and three months in the 11th Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda