Besigye Preaches Change As FDC Takes Food to Isingiro

[Monitor] Mbarara/Isingiro -The main Opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), yesterday delivered emergency food aid to the people in Isingiro District, the epicentre of a vicious hunger crisis that has hit parts of western Uganda and o…

[Monitor] Mbarara/Isingiro -The main Opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), yesterday delivered emergency food aid to the people in Isingiro District, the epicentre of a vicious hunger crisis that has hit parts of western Uganda and other areas across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UN, Zamani Foundation to Empower 500,000 Women

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The United Nations (UN) Women in partnership with Zamani Foundation, Master Card and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have launched a ‘One woman, one ID card’ project, which is aimed at increasing the level of fi…

[Daily Trust] Kaduna -The United Nations (UN) Women in partnership with Zamani Foundation, Master Card and the National Identity Management Commission (NIMC) have launched a 'One woman, one ID card' project, which is aimed at increasing the level of financial inclusion among women in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Foreign Affairs Named in Dubious Shs900 Million Car Deal

[Monitor] Parliament -Foreign Affairs ministry officials paid Shs97m for car hire, Shs26m for maintenance, Shs265m for fuel and Shs7m to clean the cars in two days in dubious contracts worth Shs900m that they have now failed to back up with documentary…

[Monitor] Parliament -Foreign Affairs ministry officials paid Shs97m for car hire, Shs26m for maintenance, Shs265m for fuel and Shs7m to clean the cars in two days in dubious contracts worth Shs900m that they have now failed to back up with documentary evidence.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Relief for Mothers as Full Pay for Maternity Leave is Approved

[New Times] The government has approved a draft law establishing and governing the organization of Maternity Leave Benefits scheme. As a result, working women going on a 12-week maternity leave will be entitled to their full salary for the last six wee…

[New Times] The government has approved a draft law establishing and governing the organization of Maternity Leave Benefits scheme. As a result, working women going on a 12-week maternity leave will be entitled to their full salary for the last six weeks of the leave.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Huge Field for Kiambu Golf Tournament

[Nation] A huge field will battle it out for the Captain’s Prize this weekend at the par-72 Kiambu Golf Club course following last weekend’s colourful chairman’s Prize golf tournament.

[Nation] A huge field will battle it out for the Captain's Prize this weekend at the par-72 Kiambu Golf Club course following last weekend's colourful chairman's Prize golf tournament.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court – Sheikh Bahiga Was Killed for His Faith, Says Witness

[Monitor] Kampala -A medical doctor who administered First Aid to the late Sheikh Mustafa Bahiga told court yesterday that the deceased intimated to him that he had been shot because of his religion.

[Monitor] Kampala -A medical doctor who administered First Aid to the late Sheikh Mustafa Bahiga told court yesterday that the deceased intimated to him that he had been shot because of his religion.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Enact Stronger Pro-Children’s Rights Law to Curb Child Labour

[New Times] It wouldn’t be wide of the mark to estimate that eight in ten families in Kigali employ domestic labour. Of these, estimating further that five in ten families employ underage persons as house-help wouldn’t be far-fetched either.

[New Times] It wouldn't be wide of the mark to estimate that eight in ten families in Kigali employ domestic labour. Of these, estimating further that five in ten families employ underage persons as house-help wouldn't be far-fetched either.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda