Islamic Banking Can Succeed in Largely Christian Society

[Monitor] Parliament on January 6, 2016 passed the Financial Institutions Amendment Bill, which among others things, introduced Islamic Banking. While this was welcome news to the proponents of this system, many financial analysts have been left wonder…

[Monitor] Parliament on January 6, 2016 passed the Financial Institutions Amendment Bill, which among others things, introduced Islamic Banking. While this was welcome news to the proponents of this system, many financial analysts have been left wondering how such form of banking that is consistent with Islamic Shari'ah (law) will take root in a country that is about 88 per cent non-Muslim and has for long used conventional banking. However, here are reasons why Islamic banking can succeed in Uganda:

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

War Veterans Occupy School, Seek Audience With Museveni

[Monitor] Mpigi -For six months now, more than 5,000 non-armed bush war veterans have pitched camp at Kitagenda Primary School in Lwamata Town Council, Kiboga District, seeking compensation for their sacrifices in the war that ushered President Museven…

[Monitor] Mpigi -For six months now, more than 5,000 non-armed bush war veterans have pitched camp at Kitagenda Primary School in Lwamata Town Council, Kiboga District, seeking compensation for their sacrifices in the war that ushered President Museveni to power in 1986.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lyantonde Leaders On the Spot for Hijacking Community Valley Dams

[Monitor] Lyantonde -Some Lyantonde District leaders are in the spotlight for allegedly diverting government projects that were designed to benefit the communities for personal gains.

[Monitor] Lyantonde -Some Lyantonde District leaders are in the spotlight for allegedly diverting government projects that were designed to benefit the communities for personal gains.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Inconsolable Uganda Sweep U-19 Awards

[Monitor] Nairobi -The Kenyan capital of Nairobi has been chilly. Saturday evening was even colder as the prize giving and closing ceremony of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa U-19 World Cup Qualifier started at the Royal Orchid Azure Hot…

[Monitor] Nairobi -The Kenyan capital of Nairobi has been chilly. Saturday evening was even colder as the prize giving and closing ceremony of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa U-19 World Cup Qualifier started at the Royal Orchid Azure Hotel in Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Treat Kingdoms Equally, Buruli Chief Tells Government

[Monitor] Kibuku -The Isabaruli (king) of Buruli and vice chairperson of Uganda Kings and Cultural Leaders Forum has expressed disappointment over what he called “central government’s continued practice of marginalising small kingdoms and denying them …

[Monitor] Kibuku -The Isabaruli (king) of Buruli and vice chairperson of Uganda Kings and Cultural Leaders Forum has expressed disappointment over what he called "central government's continued practice of marginalising small kingdoms and denying them of their properties." He said this property was grabbed during the colonial era.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

KCCA Wrap Up Year of Very Few Regrets

[Monitor] Kampala -The ending wasn’t the most desirable one. The 4-0 loss to Club Africain on Friday night was a reminder of the chasm between Uganda’s League and Cup champions and the continent’s foremost football sides.

[Monitor] Kampala -The ending wasn't the most desirable one. The 4-0 loss to Club Africain on Friday night was a reminder of the chasm between Uganda's League and Cup champions and the continent's foremost football sides.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Military Battling 14 Security Threats Nationwide, Says Defence Chief

[Guardian] The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, says in New York that Nigerian military is currently confronting no fewer than 14 security threats across the country.

[Guardian] The Chief of Defence Staff, Gen. Abayomi Olonisakin, says in New York that Nigerian military is currently confronting no fewer than 14 security threats across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Nigeria Develops New Schemes for Agricultural Export to Europe, Others

[Premium Times] Olusegun Awolowo, Executive Director. Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC, says the Federal Government has developed “Conduits of Excellence (CoE)” to ensure consistent and stringent quality management for all exportable products.

[Premium Times] Olusegun Awolowo, Executive Director. Nigerian Export Promotion Council, NEPC, says the Federal Government has developed "Conduits of Excellence (CoE)" to ensure consistent and stringent quality management for all exportable products.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

“Rate At Which Girls Are Spending Time On Social Network Is Worrisome” – Sultan

[Premium Times] The Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, has expressed concern at a development where social media are diverting the attention of students in the country.

[Premium Times] The Sultan of Sokoto, Saad Abubakar, has expressed concern at a development where social media are diverting the attention of students in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria