Opposition Plot to Fight KCCA Bill

[Observer] Government has tabled in parliament an amendment to the current Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Act, which seeks to clip the power and influence of the lord mayor and instead prop up the minister and technocrats.

[Observer] Government has tabled in parliament an amendment to the current Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) Act, which seeks to clip the power and influence of the lord mayor and instead prop up the minister and technocrats.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Be Prepared for Dictatorship – Malema Warns About Zuma

[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema has warned that if a Parliamentary motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma succeeds, he will still try to remain in office.

[News24Wire] EFF leader Julius Malema has warned that if a Parliamentary motion of no confidence in President Jacob Zuma succeeds, he will still try to remain in office.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane Hosts Her Brazilian Counterpart

[Govt of SA] International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will host the Minister of External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Mr Aloysio Nunes Ferreira, in Pretoria on Monday, 15 May 2017.

[Govt of SA] International Relations and Cooperation Minister Maite Nkoana-Mashabane will host the Minister of External Relations of the Federative Republic of Brazil, Mr Aloysio Nunes Ferreira, in Pretoria on Monday, 15 May 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Zombo, the Inaccessible Food Basket

[Observer] It was a cool morning recently when I joined a delegation led by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, several legislators and journalists to embark on an unforgettable journey to the border district of Zombo, neighbouring Democratic Republi…

[Observer] It was a cool morning recently when I joined a delegation led by Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga, several legislators and journalists to embark on an unforgettable journey to the border district of Zombo, neighbouring Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

BoI to Assist SMEs With N376 Billion Before End of 2019

[Guardian] Mr Waheed Olagunju, Acting Managing Director, Bank of Industry (BoI) says the bank will assist Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with N376 billion before the end of 2019.

[Guardian] Mr Waheed Olagunju, Acting Managing Director, Bank of Industry (BoI) says the bank will assist Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) with N376 billion before the end of 2019.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Gunfire Erupts in Abidjan, Bouake Amid Mutiny

[Al Jazeera] Gunfire was heard early on Monday in Ivory Coast’s two main cities, according to witnesses, as the military pressed an operation aimed at ending a mutiny by soldiers demanding bonus payments.

[Al Jazeera] Gunfire was heard early on Monday in Ivory Coast's two main cities, according to witnesses, as the military pressed an operation aimed at ending a mutiny by soldiers demanding bonus payments.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire

Kudos to Parliament for Passing Law Ending Payment of Rent in Dollars

[Observer] Last week, parliament passed a piece of legislation that did not get a lot of media attention but must have, nonetheless, put smiles on the faces of many tenants of commercial properties, especially in the capital Kampala.

[Observer] Last week, parliament passed a piece of legislation that did not get a lot of media attention but must have, nonetheless, put smiles on the faces of many tenants of commercial properties, especially in the capital Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda