Acting President to Okay 2017 Budget

[Vanguard] After three days of stormy deliberations over the belated 2017 budget, the Presidency and the National Assembly have resolved all the grey areas that prevented the President from assenting to the appropriation bill passed into law by the leg…

[Vanguard] After three days of stormy deliberations over the belated 2017 budget, the Presidency and the National Assembly have resolved all the grey areas that prevented the President from assenting to the appropriation bill passed into law by the legislature last month.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ambassador Deo Rwabiita Has Died

[Monitor] Former Ibanda South MP, minister and Ugandan ambassador Deo K. Rwabiita has died at Kirudu Hospital, a subsidiary of Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala.

[Monitor] Former Ibanda South MP, minister and Ugandan ambassador Deo K. Rwabiita has died at Kirudu Hospital, a subsidiary of Mulago National Referral Hospital in Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cranes Skipper Odongo Will Not See Things in Narrow Prism

[Monitor] Kampala -Not too long ago (in the noughties actually), Legends Club’s rugby pitch and clubhouse faced an existential threat as its Lugogo neighbourhood underwent a sheer makeover. Fortunately, the change of Lugogo’s skyline did not count the …

[Monitor] Kampala -Not too long ago (in the noughties actually), Legends Club's rugby pitch and clubhouse faced an existential threat as its Lugogo neighbourhood underwent a sheer makeover. Fortunately, the change of Lugogo's skyline did not count the facility as one of its scalps.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

106 Lawyers Defend Saraki As Trial Continues

[Premium Times] There were 106 lawyers in the defense team of Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday, as the false asset declaration case against Mr. Saraki came up for hearing at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

[Premium Times] There were 106 lawyers in the defense team of Senate President Bukola Saraki on Thursday, as the false asset declaration case against Mr. Saraki came up for hearing at the Code of Conduct Tribunal.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Promoting Made in Uganda Brand Is Not Anti-Free Trade in the EAC

[Monitor] While we may clamour for BUBU to support private sector growth, we must be cognisant of the fact that it will take time before we see the results. Besides, government must ensure that the cost of production such as electricity and transport, …

[Monitor] While we may clamour for BUBU to support private sector growth, we must be cognisant of the fact that it will take time before we see the results. Besides, government must ensure that the cost of production such as electricity and transport, among others, comes down.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Full Dose of Laughter At ‘Seka Live’

[New Times] Kigingi had last appeared on a local comedy stage in June 2015, when Ugandan comedian Anne Kansiime performed at the Kigali Serena outdoor marquee. In a show of how much his fans had been awaiting his return; he got a mini standing ovation …

[New Times] Kigingi had last appeared on a local comedy stage in June 2015, when Ugandan comedian Anne Kansiime performed at the Kigali Serena outdoor marquee. In a show of how much his fans had been awaiting his return; he got a mini standing ovation from sections of the crowd when he took to the stage.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda