Bujagali Power Cost Set for Reduction

[Monitor] Kampala -The other highlight of the 2017/2018 Budget speech was the rehabilitation of the Tororo–Pakwach Railway Metre Gauge line to support delivery of equipment for Oil production and the allocation of Shs81.8 billion ‘to continue implemen…

[Monitor] Kampala -The other highlight of the 2017/2018 Budget speech was the rehabilitation of the Tororo--Pakwach Railway Metre Gauge line to support delivery of equipment for Oil production and the allocation of Shs81.8 billion 'to continue implementation of several power projects'. Mr Kasaija did not name the projects, but said the government would "soon" grant more oil production licences to oil companies.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Controversy Clouds Oil Transport Plan

[Nation] Controversy has clouded the government’s plan to move crude oil from Turkana to Mombasa by road, starting this month, even as uncertainty over the launch date remains.

[Nation] Controversy has clouded the government's plan to move crude oil from Turkana to Mombasa by road, starting this month, even as uncertainty over the launch date remains.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Zachary Is George Saitoti’s Son, Court Rules

[Nation] The Court of Appeal has finally laid to rest the dispute over the parentage of former Internal Security Minister Prof George Saitoti’s son, putting a smile on the family’s face as they commemorate the fifth anniversary of his death.

[Nation] The Court of Appeal has finally laid to rest the dispute over the parentage of former Internal Security Minister Prof George Saitoti's son, putting a smile on the family's face as they commemorate the fifth anniversary of his death.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Fufa Excom Candidates to Be Nominated

[Monitor] Kampala -Denis Mbidde is the only known member of the current Fufa executive committee to indicate that he will not seek reelection to his position as nominations to 13-member body start on Monday.

[Monitor] Kampala -Denis Mbidde is the only known member of the current Fufa executive committee to indicate that he will not seek reelection to his position as nominations to 13-member body start on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

2017/18 Budget – RRA to Collect More Taxes Without Imposing Levies

[New Times] Despite an increase of about Rwf140.7 billion for national spending as outlined in the 2017/18 Budget, the Government has chosen not to impose additional taxes but tighten revenue collection measures.

[New Times] Despite an increase of about Rwf140.7 billion for national spending as outlined in the 2017/18 Budget, the Government has chosen not to impose additional taxes but tighten revenue collection measures.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Stop Throwing Barbs At the Dead

[Monitor] We all have skeletons in our closets; Lord knows I have some really feisty ones in mine that could pop out anytime causing the public to crucify me on the cross of imaginary righteousness. But the truth is, just because I have a population in…

[Monitor] We all have skeletons in our closets; Lord knows I have some really feisty ones in mine that could pop out anytime causing the public to crucify me on the cross of imaginary righteousness. But the truth is, just because I have a population in my closet, doesn't mean I can't gawk at other people's skeletons. So yes, I am shamelessly gawking even at the risk of being called insensitive and disrespectful to the dead, unborn and the grieving.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda