China Offers Uganda $30m to Support Customs Modernisation

[Independent (Kampala)] The Government of the People’s Republic of China has agreed to support Uganda’s customs modernization project with a grant worth $30m( RMB 200,000,000).

[Independent (Kampala)] The Government of the People's Republic of China has agreed to support Uganda's customs modernization project with a grant worth $30m( RMB 200,000,000).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Education Minister Warns Contractors Off Schoolgirls

[Observer] In 2015, the World Bank cancelled its $265m (about Shs 954bn) funding for construction of a major road after allegations made rounds that contractors were sexually targeting schoolgirls.

[Observer] In 2015, the World Bank cancelled its $265m (about Shs 954bn) funding for construction of a major road after allegations made rounds that contractors were sexually targeting schoolgirls.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

World Champion Wayde Van Niekerk Nominated for World Athlete 2017

[News24Wire] Wayde van Niekerk is in line for another prestigious accolade, it was revealed on Monday, after the 400m world champion was shortlisted as a finalist for the 2017 IAAF World Athlete of the Year Awards to be held later this month.

[News24Wire] Wayde van Niekerk is in line for another prestigious accolade, it was revealed on Monday, after the 400m world champion was shortlisted as a finalist for the 2017 IAAF World Athlete of the Year Awards to be held later this month.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Soccer – Championship’s Winner Coach Quits

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Bosnian Dragan Jovic who coached the two-time winner of the national first division football championship, 1º de Agosto, has decided to quit the club for health reasons.

[ANGOP] Luanda -The Bosnian Dragan Jovic who coached the two-time winner of the national first division football championship, 1º de Agosto, has decided to quit the club for health reasons.

source: AllAfrica News: Angola

Lagos-Ibadan Rail – Govt Raises Concern Over Kidnapping of Expatriates

[Vanguard] The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi yesterday, raised questions over the safety of foreign expatriates that will be drafted to work on the $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project.

[Vanguard] The Minister of Transportation, Rotimi Amaechi yesterday, raised questions over the safety of foreign expatriates that will be drafted to work on the $1.5 billion Lagos-Ibadan standard gauge rail project.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Makerere University Starts Engineering Curriculum Review

[Observer] The president of the Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE), Dr Dorothy Okello, has expressed concern over the increasing number of engineers leaving the profession for other fields.

[Observer] The president of the Uganda Institution of Professional Engineers (UIPE), Dr Dorothy Okello, has expressed concern over the increasing number of engineers leaving the profession for other fields.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda