State Seeks Time to Reply Stella Nyanzi’s Mental Status Case

[Monitor] Kampala -The prosecution has asked Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court for more time to study and respond to an application filed by Dr Stella Nyanzi in which she is challenging the decision to be examined to establish her mental test.

[Monitor] Kampala -The prosecution has asked Buganda Road Chief Magistrate's Court for more time to study and respond to an application filed by Dr Stella Nyanzi in which she is challenging the decision to be examined to establish her mental test.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

It’s Budget Day

[New Times] The Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Amb. Claver Gatete, today presents the 2017/18 financial year National Budget before a joint chamber of Parliament.

[New Times] The Minister for Finance and Economic Planning, Amb. Claver Gatete, today presents the 2017/18 financial year National Budget before a joint chamber of Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Museveni Skips Kasese Clashes, Inflation in Nation Address

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni in a State-of-the-Nation address delivered last evening side-stepped a cocktail of issues of national importance, among them the UPDF’s bloody onslaught six months ago on Rwenzururu king’s palace that resurrected m…

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni in a State-of-the-Nation address delivered last evening side-stepped a cocktail of issues of national importance, among them the UPDF's bloody onslaught six months ago on Rwenzururu king's palace that resurrected memories of the country's 1966 crisis that resulted in abolition of kingdoms.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Several Areas Evacuated as Knysna Fire Rages

[News24Wire] Knysna evacuees are being taken to the Loerie Park area in the town while firefighters battle to get the blaze under control, Local Government MEC Anton Bredell’s spokesperson James-Brent Styan said in a statement on Wednesday.

[News24Wire] Knysna evacuees are being taken to the Loerie Park area in the town while firefighters battle to get the blaze under control, Local Government MEC Anton Bredell's spokesperson James-Brent Styan said in a statement on Wednesday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Parents of Kidnapped Lagos Students Weep, Accuse Lagos Govt of Abandonment

[Premium Times] Devastated parents of kidnapped students of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, on Wednesday gathered at the Government House, Alausa, Ikeja, to seek release of their children.

[Premium Times] Devastated parents of kidnapped students of the Lagos State Model College, Igbonla, Epe, on Wednesday gathered at the Government House, Alausa, Ikeja, to seek release of their children.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Govt Names Best, Worst Performing Ministries

[Monitor] The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, by the end of the second quarter (October-December), had achieved performance of 89.6 per cent of its budget. Shs351 billion (46% of the sector budget) had been released, with Dairy …

[Monitor] The Ministry of Agriculture, Animal Industry and Fisheries, by the end of the second quarter (October-December), had achieved performance of 89.6 per cent of its budget. Shs351 billion (46% of the sector budget) had been released, with Dairy Development Authority sub-sector registering 97 per cent performance.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uncertainty As Court Stops Swearing in of EALA Elect Legislators From South Sudan

[Citizen] Arusha -The inauguration of the fourth session of the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) is set to hit a rock once again after the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) granted an ex-parte order to stop the swearing in of elect MPs from …

[Citizen] Arusha -The inauguration of the fourth session of the East African Legislative Assembly (Eala) is set to hit a rock once again after the East African Court of Justice (EACJ) granted an ex-parte order to stop the swearing in of elect MPs from South Sudan on Monday.

source: AllAfrica News: Tanzania