Pharaohs Take Over but Cranes Far From Done

[Monitor] Kampala -Tuesday night’s 1-0 defeat to Egypt saw Uganda drop back into second position and hand coach Hector Cuper’s men the steering wheel. Here is what we learned from the Alexandria clash.

[Monitor] Kampala -Tuesday night's 1-0 defeat to Egypt saw Uganda drop back into second position and hand coach Hector Cuper's men the steering wheel. Here is what we learned from the Alexandria clash.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Compensation – UNRA Must Put Its Act Together

[Monitor] On September 26, 2016, the executive director of Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), Ms Allen Kagina, and officials of the Chinese firm, China State Construction Engineering Corporation, were at Manafwa District headquarters where they pu…

[Monitor] On September 26, 2016, the executive director of Uganda National Roads Authority (UNRA), Ms Allen Kagina, and officials of the Chinese firm, China State Construction Engineering Corporation, were at Manafwa District headquarters where they publicly signed contract documents for work on the 44.5km Mbale-Lwakhakha road.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

6.2% Projected GDP Growth Hinged on Private Sector – World Bank

[New Times] For Rwanda to achieve the projected 6.2 per cent economic growth this year, there is need to urgently address private sector investment capacity, the World Bank has said.

[New Times] For Rwanda to achieve the projected 6.2 per cent economic growth this year, there is need to urgently address private sector investment capacity, the World Bank has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Preparation Won Us Cadets Title – Police Coach

[Monitor] Kampala -Police Boxing Club head coach Dan Kasole relished winning his first major trophy–the Elites title of National Cadets Boxing Championship at the MTN Arena-Lugogo Monday night–but quickly attributed it preparation and teamwork.

[Monitor] Kampala -Police Boxing Club head coach Dan Kasole relished winning his first major trophy--the Elites title of National Cadets Boxing Championship at the MTN Arena-Lugogo Monday night--but quickly attributed it preparation and teamwork.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

EU Sets Shs429b to Support Green Economy in Uganda

[Monitor] Kampala -To help Uganda develop enterprises that do not destroy the environment, the European Union (EU) has announced financial support of Euros 100 million (Shs429 billion) for the next three years.

[Monitor] Kampala -To help Uganda develop enterprises that do not destroy the environment, the European Union (EU) has announced financial support of Euros 100 million (Shs429 billion) for the next three years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Peacekeepers Want Use of Force to Protect Civilians

[East African] Countries contributing troops to the United Nations peacekeeping operations want the protection of civilians embedded in their mandate within a broader political strategy of UN missions, as risks to civilians in conflict-areas increase.

[East African] Countries contributing troops to the United Nations peacekeeping operations want the protection of civilians embedded in their mandate within a broader political strategy of UN missions, as risks to civilians in conflict-areas increase.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

The Kimanjes – a Love Brewed By Film

[Monitor] In 2014, Ian Mark Kimanje was working on a documentary in Hollywood when he received an email from Debbie Gordon, now the retired director of the Kids’ Media Centre in Toronto, Canada, urging him to travel back to Kampala to meet up with her …

[Monitor] In 2014, Ian Mark Kimanje was working on a documentary in Hollywood when he received an email from Debbie Gordon, now the retired director of the Kids' Media Centre in Toronto, Canada, urging him to travel back to Kampala to meet up with her deputy, Emily Devries.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda