Kira – an Emerging High End Residential Area

[Monitor] A few years ago, Kira was a forest and people were not used to the area then, while land in areas such as Namugongo and Naalya was on demand because of their proximity to town.

[Monitor] A few years ago, Kira was a forest and people were not used to the area then, while land in areas such as Namugongo and Naalya was on demand because of their proximity to town.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rising Dancehall Musician Releases Album

[The Herald] Upcoming Zimdancehall musician Simbarashe Kusena affectionately known as Somplex has released his debut album entitled “Hunter Rinorira” which features Simon Mutambi.

[The Herald] Upcoming Zimdancehall musician Simbarashe Kusena affectionately known as Somplex has released his debut album entitled "Hunter Rinorira" which features Simon Mutambi.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Middle-Income Status Is Not Going to Be Achieved By Closing Makerere University

[Monitor] At the risk of possible ridicule, I have tried to be one of the most optimistic persons about this whole race to a middle-income status for Uganda. For some reason, since the announcement of Vision 2040 and the launch of the National Developm…

[Monitor] At the risk of possible ridicule, I have tried to be one of the most optimistic persons about this whole race to a middle-income status for Uganda. For some reason, since the announcement of Vision 2040 and the launch of the National Development Plan II, I have tried to change my way of life as a way of contributing personally and humbly to the attainment of the middle-income status. I have always carried a belief that each one of us has a role to play in achieving this glorious thing called 'middle income

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ammara in Debut U.S. Tour

[The Herald] Rising star Ammara Brown is going to be the headline act at the inaugural Zimbabwe Achievers Awards, USA edition which is set for November 19.

[The Herald] Rising star Ammara Brown is going to be the headline act at the inaugural Zimbabwe Achievers Awards, USA edition which is set for November 19.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Crane Bank Jolts Economy, Activates Too-Big-to-Fail Status

[Monitor] Bank of Uganda statutory manager is sitting a few meters away from his bosses at the Central Bank. Along Kampala road and nearby places, there are several other banks that are being “watched” by the Central Bank. The shareholders of Crane Ban…

[Monitor] Bank of Uganda statutory manager is sitting a few meters away from his bosses at the Central Bank. Along Kampala road and nearby places, there are several other banks that are being "watched" by the Central Bank. The shareholders of Crane Bank may yet see their entire equity wiped out. The principal shareholder Sudhir Ruparelia and his affiliates are likely to battle in the courts for a long time to save their shirts if the Central Bank moves in to lay claim on his vast business empire.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Okays Hearing of Ssematimba Appeal

[Monitor] Kampala -The Court of Appeal yesterday allowed Busiro South MP Peter Ssematimba to withdraw his earlier application seeking to extend time for filing his election appeal against his dismissal from parliament.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Court of Appeal yesterday allowed Busiro South MP Peter Ssematimba to withdraw his earlier application seeking to extend time for filing his election appeal against his dismissal from parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Arts Council Applauds Pabridge Initiative

[The Herald] After years of being abused and amassing unimaginable filth, Machipisa footbridge in Highfield resembled a new place when EDZAI ISU theatre house unveiled it to the community and arts stakeholders last Friday with the intention of turning …

[The Herald] After years of being abused and amassing unimaginable filth, Machipisa footbridge in Highfield resembled a new place when EDZAI ISU theatre house unveiled it to the community and arts stakeholders last Friday with the intention of turning the bridge into a vibrant community theatre space.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

What Is the Answer to Makerere’s Problem?

[Monitor] As expected, Makerere University was ordered shut on Tuesday after academic staff refused to blink in their demand for billions in incentive pay which remains unpaid over several months.

[Monitor] As expected, Makerere University was ordered shut on Tuesday after academic staff refused to blink in their demand for billions in incentive pay which remains unpaid over several months.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda