Luzira Residents Turn Lake Victoria Into Toilet

[Monitor] Kampala -Residents at Port Bell landing site in Luzira, a Kampala suburb, have resorted to defecating in Lake Victoria because of lack of toilet facilities in the area while others dig up temporary holes to relieve themselves.

[Monitor] Kampala -Residents at Port Bell landing site in Luzira, a Kampala suburb, have resorted to defecating in Lake Victoria because of lack of toilet facilities in the area while others dig up temporary holes to relieve themselves.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Akena’s Relatives Hand Over Recording of Dying Declaration

[Monitor] Kampala -Relatives of Kenneth Akena, who was shot at Lugogo in Nakawa Division, have handed over a recorded video clip of his dying declaration to police investigators.

[Monitor] Kampala -Relatives of Kenneth Akena, who was shot at Lugogo in Nakawa Division, have handed over a recorded video clip of his dying declaration to police investigators.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Prefer Murder Charges Against Officers

[Monitor] Jinja -Police authorities have preferred murder charges against the four officers who were arrested following the death of two colleagues who were allegedly shot on Monday. The two police officers were killed at Flying Squad headquarters in N…

[Monitor] Jinja -Police authorities have preferred murder charges against the four officers who were arrested following the death of two colleagues who were allegedly shot on Monday. The two police officers were killed at Flying Squad headquarters in Nalufenya, Jinja District on Monday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Charity Cricket Club Keen to Defend UAE Exchange Title

[New Times] After guiding Charity Cricket Club to this year’s UAE Exchange and 50 over’s premier league finals, club captain Claudine Uwase has vowed that her team will go on to retain the trophy they have won twice since its establishment in 2013.

[New Times] After guiding Charity Cricket Club to this year's UAE Exchange and 50 over's premier league finals, club captain Claudine Uwase has vowed that her team will go on to retain the trophy they have won twice since its establishment in 2013.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

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