Kamya Asks for 300 Police Officers to Patrol City

[Monitor] Kampala -The Minister for Kampala Affairs, Ms Beti Olive Kamya, has written to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Gen Kale Kayihura, requesting for 300 police officers to support the existing law enforcement officers in the city.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Minister for Kampala Affairs, Ms Beti Olive Kamya, has written to the Inspector General of Police (IGP), Gen Kale Kayihura, requesting for 300 police officers to support the existing law enforcement officers in the city.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

25 Districts Register Drop in Maternal Deaths – Ministry

[Monitor] Kampala -Many more families across the country have reason to smile as an average of 12 maternal deaths per month have since dropped to an average of only three deaths across 25 districts.

[Monitor] Kampala -Many more families across the country have reason to smile as an average of 12 maternal deaths per month have since dropped to an average of only three deaths across 25 districts.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Runs to China for Shs2 Trillion Oil Roads

[Monitor] Kampala -The government has turned to China’s Export-Import (EXIM) Bank to secure funding for the construction of ten “critical oil roads” in the oil belt, Albertine Graben, in South Western Uganda needed urgently to ease the ongoing process …

[Monitor] Kampala -The government has turned to China's Export-Import (EXIM) Bank to secure funding for the construction of ten "critical oil roads" in the oil belt, Albertine Graben, in South Western Uganda needed urgently to ease the ongoing process of expediting commercial oil production to start by 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Corruption Watch Joins Calls for Bathabile Dlamini’s Dismissal

[News24Wire] Corruption Watch has called for Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to be fired for the manner in which she is handling the matter of Sassa’s readiness to distribute social grants to 17 million beneficiaries come April 1.

[News24Wire] Corruption Watch has called for Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini to be fired for the manner in which she is handling the matter of Sassa's readiness to distribute social grants to 17 million beneficiaries come April 1.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

ANC in 2017 – the Year of a Shambolic Free-for-All

[Daily Maverick] The ANC ought to be in a flat panic about the chaos over the social grants system, considering the impact on its constituency. Or they should be reassuring South Africans that their deployees in government, President Jacob Zuma and Soc…

[Daily Maverick] The ANC ought to be in a flat panic about the chaos over the social grants system, considering the impact on its constituency. Or they should be reassuring South Africans that their deployees in government, President Jacob Zuma and Social Development Minister Bathabile Dlamini, have a grip on matters and all grants will be paid come April 1. But the ANC is silent on this issue, on the attacks by its youth league on another of their deployees, Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan, and on the aggressive campaigni

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Sassa Grants – While Pressure Mounts From All Quarters for a Solution, Bathabile Dlamini Remains Silent

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, Corruption Watch and Cosatu have called for Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini to be sacked for her role in the self-manufactured emergency with regard to the payout of social grants from April 1 while Scopa …

[Daily Maverick] On Thursday, Corruption Watch and Cosatu have called for Minister of Social Development Bathabile Dlamini to be sacked for her role in the self-manufactured emergency with regard to the payout of social grants from April 1 while Scopa has summoned her to appear next week to account for the crisis. Meanwhile, officials in her department are scrambling to put an emergency Plan B in place, saying if needs be, trucks transporting cash would be dispatched across the country should negotiations with CPS deadlock

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Museveni – There Is No Reason for Conflict Over River Nile

[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda has not yet ratified the “Nile Agreement” on the use of the River Nile waters, as it is pursuing a maximum consensus on the issue. He said the disagreement between Egypt and other nation…

[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni has said Uganda has not yet ratified the "Nile Agreement" on the use of the River Nile waters, as it is pursuing a maximum consensus on the issue. He said the disagreement between Egypt and other nations on the River Nile is either due to misinformation or not enough discussion.

source: AllAfrica News: Egypt

School Heads Divided Over Fees Directive

[Monitor] Jinja -Following a directive by the Ministry of Education mandating both private and government schools to submit their fees structures by March 10, head teachers in Busoga region have expressed mixed reaction over the move.

[Monitor] Jinja -Following a directive by the Ministry of Education mandating both private and government schools to submit their fees structures by March 10, head teachers in Busoga region have expressed mixed reaction over the move.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda