Large Spending On Army – Economists Criticise 2018 Budget

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The draft annual budget for 2018 for Sudan allocates a high percentage of revenue to the army, security service and paramilitary forces similarly to in 2017. Just three per cent of the budget is allocated to education.

[Radio Dabanga] Khartoum -The draft annual budget for 2018 for Sudan allocates a high percentage of revenue to the army, security service and paramilitary forces similarly to in 2017. Just three per cent of the budget is allocated to education.

source: AllAfrica News: Sudan

Boko Haram – LP Raps FG Over $1bn Withdrawal From ECA

[Vanguard] Ilorin -The Labour Party, LP, yesterday, kicked against the Federal Government’s approval for the release of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account, ECA, to prosecute the war against the Boko Haram insurgency.

[Vanguard] Ilorin -The Labour Party, LP, yesterday, kicked against the Federal Government's approval for the release of $1 billion from the Excess Crude Account, ECA, to prosecute the war against the Boko Haram insurgency.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Chantal Biya Foundation – Grandiose Christmas Feast for Kids

[Cameroon Tribune] On the occasion of the traditional Christmas tree lighting, the First Lady of Cameroon, personally handed gifts to some 2,000 children on December 22, 2017.

[Cameroon Tribune] On the occasion of the traditional Christmas tree lighting, the First Lady of Cameroon, personally handed gifts to some 2,000 children on December 22, 2017.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

Umeme to Invest US$155 Million in 2018

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda’s electricity distributor, Umeme, is to invest $155 million during 2018 to among other things, refurbish old networks, build new power sub-stations and improve the network across the country.

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda's electricity distributor, Umeme, is to invest $155 million during 2018 to among other things, refurbish old networks, build new power sub-stations and improve the network across the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

2017 Year of Togikwatako

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -One of the enduring sights from the Dec.18 session of parliament to debate amending Article 102 (b) will be that of Allan Ssewanyana, placing his buttocks on the table of parliament and stretching his hand across to gra…

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -One of the enduring sights from the Dec.18 session of parliament to debate amending Article 102 (b) will be that of Allan Ssewanyana, placing his buttocks on the table of parliament and stretching his hand across to grab a report that the Chairman of Parliament's Legal and Parliamentary Affairs Committee, West Budama South legislator Jacob Oboth Oboth, was presenting. Why did Sewanyana do that? We will never know.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Army Repels Al-Shabaab After Attack On Military Base

[Shabelle] Somali government forces repulsed Al Shabaab after an attack on a military base in Afgoye town located some 30Km south of the somali capital, Mogadishu on Monday night.

[Shabelle] Somali government forces repulsed Al Shabaab after an attack on a military base in Afgoye town located some 30Km south of the somali capital, Mogadishu on Monday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia