Was Mugabe’s State Address Spot On?

[The Herald] Gift Mugano -President Mugabe on Tuesday presented the state of that nation address which resonate with the realities of the ground. What makes the address more pragmatic to me is the alignment address to issues raised in the ten point pla…

[The Herald] Gift Mugano -President Mugabe on Tuesday presented the state of that nation address which resonate with the realities of the ground. What makes the address more pragmatic to me is the alignment address to issues raised in the ten point plan presented last year. From a policy implementation point of view, it shows that these are not just speeches but call to action. From the President's speech, I noted three key issues which I felt are interesting for this week's issue, that is, doing business reforms, enactment of the

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Mugabe Hints On Possible Job Cuts

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe said reforms that the government is implementing to boost economic recovery and tackle poverty are beginning to bear fruit as he called on Zimbabweans to remain united and work hard for prosperity.

[Financial Gazette] PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe said reforms that the government is implementing to boost economic recovery and tackle poverty are beginning to bear fruit as he called on Zimbabweans to remain united and work hard for prosperity.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Provide Better Healthcare for Women

[Monitor] As we commemorate the 16days of activism against Gender based violence (GBV) priority should be on the right to health especially for the women. Women have the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental h…

[Monitor] As we commemorate the 16days of activism against Gender based violence (GBV) priority should be on the right to health especially for the women. Women have the right to the enjoyment of the highest attainable standard of physical and mental health.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Wife, Children to Visit Former Rebel Leader Ongwen

[Monitor] The Hague -The wife and two children of Dominic Ongwen are due to visit him in the Hague, Netherlands, after the former Lord’s Resistances Army (LRA) rebel commander, who is being tried on 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, …

[Monitor] The Hague -The wife and two children of Dominic Ongwen are due to visit him in the Hague, Netherlands, after the former Lord's Resistances Army (LRA) rebel commander, who is being tried on 70 counts of war crimes and crimes against humanity, insisted it was his right to have family visits.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Drought Largest Threat to Uganda’s Growth – Kasaija

[Monitor] Uganda’s economic woes do not seem like they are about to end if the ongoing drought in some parts of the country continues. According to Mr Matia Kasaija, the finance minister, the ongoing drought in several parts of the country is the large…

[Monitor] Uganda's economic woes do not seem like they are about to end if the ongoing drought in some parts of the country continues. According to Mr Matia Kasaija, the finance minister, the ongoing drought in several parts of the country is the largest threat to the projected growth in the economy of five percent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Broke Professors, Rich Gamblers and the Death of Intellectualism

[Monitor] It is more than a month since Makerere University was arbitrarily shut after a series of strikes over low pay and unpaid allowances. There has been a smattering of activity – a fundraising attempt here and a call for dialogue there – but on t…

[Monitor] It is more than a month since Makerere University was arbitrarily shut after a series of strikes over low pay and unpaid allowances. There has been a smattering of activity - a fundraising attempt here and a call for dialogue there - but on the main it has been business as usual.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Say No to Hate-Speech – Opt for Peace and Reconciliation

[Monitor] If all people were mindful of their language, the world would be more peaceful, because there would be no incitement to violence or conflict. Unfortunately, the freedom of speech or expression has made some people think that they can say anyt…

[Monitor] If all people were mindful of their language, the world would be more peaceful, because there would be no incitement to violence or conflict. Unfortunately, the freedom of speech or expression has made some people think that they can say anything and get away with it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Shs50.7 Billion to Benefit Scientists in Research Training

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda is one of the African countries set to gain from the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) fund worth $14m (about Shs50.7 billion) to train scientists in grant management, as part of efforts to boost research on the cont…

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda is one of the African countries set to gain from the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) fund worth $14m (about Shs50.7 billion) to train scientists in grant management, as part of efforts to boost research on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Barclays Africa Group Invests 32 Billion/ – Into Its Dar es Salaam Branch

[Daily News] In a bid to strengthen capital and ensure growth of Barclays Bank Tanzania Limited, Barclays Africa Group Ltd has invested 32bn/- as new capital into the bank.

[Daily News] In a bid to strengthen capital and ensure growth of Barclays Bank Tanzania Limited, Barclays Africa Group Ltd has invested 32bn/- as new capital into the bank.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania