Jinja Returning Officer Quits Electoral Commission

[Monitor] Jinja -Following complaints from the electorate, the Jinja District returning officer, Mr Anthony Ambrose Mwaita, has stepped down forcing the Electoral Commission (EC) to appoint Mr Rogers Sserunjogi as his replacement.

[Monitor] Jinja -Following complaints from the electorate, the Jinja District returning officer, Mr Anthony Ambrose Mwaita, has stepped down forcing the Electoral Commission (EC) to appoint Mr Rogers Sserunjogi as his replacement.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Government Should Encourage, Not Curtail Press Freedom

[Monitor] On Wednesday, May 3, journalists marked the World Press Freedom Day. Press freedom, among other tenets, is crucial in advancing democracy. No country that claims to be a democracy can be certified to be so unless its democratic credential is …

[Monitor] On Wednesday, May 3, journalists marked the World Press Freedom Day. Press freedom, among other tenets, is crucial in advancing democracy. No country that claims to be a democracy can be certified to be so unless its democratic credential is clean.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Angelina Jolie in Khartoum This May

[SNA] Khartoum -The American global movie mega-star, Angelina Jolie, will fly to Sudan on May 25th to get a firsthand information about historical sites in Kosh, Karma and Bejrawiah area, the cradle of Sudan’s ancient civilization, as part of shooting …

[SNA] Khartoum -The American global movie mega-star, Angelina Jolie, will fly to Sudan on May 25th to get a firsthand information about historical sites in Kosh, Karma and Bejrawiah area, the cradle of Sudan's ancient civilization, as part of shooting a film about the women who ruled the ancient Sudanese kingdoms known as "the Kandakah", the President of the Union of the African Arab Digital Media, Engineer Azza Awad Al Karim revealed on Thursday.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Slow Economic Growth Eats Into Power Firm Umeme’s Profits

[Monitor] Kampala -Weak economic growth has affected power utility Umeme’s net profit which fell by 6 per cent according to the recently released financial results for 2016.

[Monitor] Kampala -Weak economic growth has affected power utility Umeme's net profit which fell by 6 per cent according to the recently released financial results for 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Opposition Leader Told to Keep Deputy President Out of NGO Saga

[Nation] National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale yesterday told Nasa co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka to stop dragging Deputy President William Ruto’s name into his foundation’s saga.

[Nation] National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale yesterday told Nasa co-principal Kalonzo Musyoka to stop dragging Deputy President William Ruto's name into his foundation's saga.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya