Lower Taxes Must Be Followed Up With Smaller Government

[Monitor] Finance minister Matia Kasaija today presents revised budget estimates for 2017/2018 cutting the National Budget from Shs30 trillion to Shs28.9 trillion ($ 8.3 billion to $8 billion).

[Monitor] Finance minister Matia Kasaija today presents revised budget estimates for 2017/2018 cutting the National Budget from Shs30 trillion to Shs28.9 trillion ($ 8.3 billion to $8 billion).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

We Won’t Allow Mugabe to Lead From Wheelchair – Opposition

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean opposition parties have vowed that they would not allow President Robert Mugabe to “lead the country from a wheelchair”, and threatened to embark on massive street protests to push the southern African country’s electoral body t…

[News24Wire] Zimbabwean opposition parties have vowed that they would not allow President Robert Mugabe to "lead the country from a wheelchair", and threatened to embark on massive street protests to push the southern African country's electoral body to implement key democratic reforms before the 2018 national elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Cash Crisis Hits Govt Schools

[Monitor] Kampala -Several government-aided schools across the country have not received school capitation grants, three weeks to the end of first term.

[Monitor] Kampala -Several government-aided schools across the country have not received school capitation grants, three weeks to the end of first term.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Scores Arrested for ‘Insulting’ Aged Mugabe

[CAJ News] Harare -MORE than 150 Zimbabweans have over the years been arrested for allegedly insulting or undermining the authority of President Robert Mugabe, whom they want to quit. Most of these charges have been thrown out of court because the laws…

[CAJ News] Harare -MORE than 150 Zimbabweans have over the years been arrested for allegedly insulting or undermining the authority of President Robert Mugabe, whom they want to quit. Most of these charges have been thrown out of court because the laws punishing such offences are vague.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Two Men Get Lengthy Jail Terms for Rape

[Nyasa Times] The Phalombe First Grade Magistrate Court on has convicted and sentenced two men to 90 and 114 months imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) respectively on separate defilement charges.

[Nyasa Times] The Phalombe First Grade Magistrate Court on has convicted and sentenced two men to 90 and 114 months imprisonment with hard labour (IHL) respectively on separate defilement charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Malawi

Mnangagwa Lauds AU’s Human Rights Progress

[The Herald] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday commended the African Union for being the first to come up with human rights instruments which comprehensively address challenges faced by internally displaced persons.

[The Herald] Vice President Emmerson Mnangagwa yesterday commended the African Union for being the first to come up with human rights instruments which comprehensively address challenges faced by internally displaced persons.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

UNRA, Ministries Eat Big in Shs523 Billion Additional Budget

[Monitor] Parliament -Unra, ministries of Defence and Works are taking the biggest share of the supplementary budget tabled before Parliament on Tuesday by junior Finance minister, David Bahati.

[Monitor] Parliament -Unra, ministries of Defence and Works are taking the biggest share of the supplementary budget tabled before Parliament on Tuesday by junior Finance minister, David Bahati.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda