U.S.$1,4 Million to Compensate Farmers for Drought

[Monitor] Kampala -For the first time since the introduction of the Agriculture Insurance Consortium (AIC), farmers who were affected by drought will be compensated for their losses.

[Monitor] Kampala -For the first time since the introduction of the Agriculture Insurance Consortium (AIC), farmers who were affected by drought will be compensated for their losses.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lifting Presidential Age Limit – Why Uganda Just Can’t Stop

[Monitor] So, as long expected, the process of amending the Uganda Constitution to remove the 75-year age limit and allow President Yoweri Museveni to continue in office and stand for the nth time in 2021 is underway. Many people are angry, and of cour…

[Monitor] So, as long expected, the process of amending the Uganda Constitution to remove the 75-year age limit and allow President Yoweri Museveni to continue in office and stand for the nth time in 2021 is underway. Many people are angry, and of course, there are supporters of the move, especially in the ruling NRM party. But the fellows I love in this are those who are able to see the funny side to this, and crack jokes about it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Osinbajo Holds Secret Meeting With President Buhari in London

[Guardian] Abuja -Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday secretly travelled to London in the United Kingdom where he held a meeting with ailing President Muhammadu Buhari.This is coming as the Federal Executive Council (FEC) holds tomorrow. The Actin…

[Guardian] Abuja -Acting President Yemi Osinbajo yesterday secretly travelled to London in the United Kingdom where he held a meeting with ailing President Muhammadu Buhari.This is coming as the Federal Executive Council (FEC) holds tomorrow. The Acting President presides over the Council.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Can No Longer Afford to Borrow to Fund Its Budget – Minister

[Premium Times] Nigeria can no longer afford to continue borrowing to fund its budget and must seek alternative fundraising mechanisms, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said on Tuesday.

[Premium Times] Nigeria can no longer afford to continue borrowing to fund its budget and must seek alternative fundraising mechanisms, Finance Minister Kemi Adeosun said on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Senate Wants Genotype As Compulsory Test for Couples Before Marriage

[Vanguard] Abuja -Moves by the Senate to nip in the bud increasing cases of Sickle Cell disease in the country, Tuesday got a boost as a Bill for an Act to provide for Compulsory Haemoglobin-Genotye Testing and for other connected matters scaled second…

[Vanguard] Abuja -Moves by the Senate to nip in the bud increasing cases of Sickle Cell disease in the country, Tuesday got a boost as a Bill for an Act to provide for Compulsory Haemoglobin-Genotye Testing and for other connected matters scaled second reading.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mercy James Draws Applause At Opening of Children Hospital in Malawi

[Nyasa Times] Mercy James, the 11 year-old daughter American pop queen Madonna adopted from Malawi in 2009, attracted crowds at the opening of The Mercy James Institute for Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care at Blantyre City’s Queen Elizabeth Centra…

[Nyasa Times] Mercy James, the 11 year-old daughter American pop queen Madonna adopted from Malawi in 2009, attracted crowds at the opening of The Mercy James Institute for Paediatric Surgery and Intensive Care at Blantyre City's Queen Elizabeth Central Hospital.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

President Mutharika ‘Adopts’ Madonna As Daughter of Malawi

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has told American pop star and philanthropist Madonna that she is now an adopted daughter of Malawi after she opened a children’s hospital named after her adopted daughter Mercy James.

[Nyasa Times] President Peter Mutharika has told American pop star and philanthropist Madonna that she is now an adopted daughter of Malawi after she opened a children's hospital named after her adopted daughter Mercy James.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

President Has No Grounds to Stop State Capture Inquiry – Public Protector

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has no grounds on which to attack the remedial action former public protector Thuli Madonsela set out in her State of Capture report, her successor says in court papers.

[News24Wire] President Jacob Zuma has no grounds on which to attack the remedial action former public protector Thuli Madonsela set out in her State of Capture report, her successor says in court papers.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Outspoken ANC MP Khoza Says Daughter Has Had Death Threats

[News24Wire] ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has revealed that her daughter has also been receiving death threats from the same people intimidating her, one as recently as Tuesday.

[News24Wire] ANC MP Makhosi Khoza has revealed that her daughter has also been receiving death threats from the same people intimidating her, one as recently as Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa