Evicted Families From Gasenyi Demand to Be Compensated

[Iwacu] This 21 November, around 40 families evicted from their plots in Gasenyi area of Mutimbuzi Commune in Bujumbura where the presidential palace is being built, have staged a sit-in before the Ministry of Environment’s office. They claim compensat…

[Iwacu] This 21 November, around 40 families evicted from their plots in Gasenyi area of Mutimbuzi Commune in Bujumbura where the presidential palace is being built, have staged a sit-in before the Ministry of Environment's office. They claim compensation.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Special UN Secretary-General Envoy to Burundi Pleads for Inclusive Dialogue

[Iwacu] In a review of his mission over three months to the UN Security Council, Michel Kafando, Special Envoy of the Secretary -General to Burundi, says the United Nations must continue its mission of good offices, alongside the sub-region, to help Bu…

[Iwacu] In a review of his mission over three months to the UN Security Council, Michel Kafando, Special Envoy of the Secretary -General to Burundi, says the United Nations must continue its mission of good offices, alongside the sub-region, to help Burundi come out of the crisis despite persistent problems.

source: AllAfrica News: Burundi

Kutesa Meets US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson

[Independent (Kampala)] Washington, US -The Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa has called on US business operators to do business with Uganda as the physical and policy environment is one of the best in Africa.

[Independent (Kampala)] Washington, US -The Minister of Foreign Affairs Sam Kutesa has called on US business operators to do business with Uganda as the physical and policy environment is one of the best in Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MPs Query Billions BOU Paid to Law Firms As Details Emerge

[Observer] A House committee has asked Bank of Uganda to explain how it paid billions of shillings to three firms a week after the central bank retained another law firm, Sebalu, Lule and Company Advocates, to represent it in the ongoing mediation talk…

[Observer] A House committee has asked Bank of Uganda to explain how it paid billions of shillings to three firms a week after the central bank retained another law firm, Sebalu, Lule and Company Advocates, to represent it in the ongoing mediation talks over Crane Bank Ltd.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Raid Red Pepper

[Observer] An unknown number of counter-terrorism unit (CTU) police officers yesterday evening besieged the main office of Red Pepper Publications Limited in Namanve, Mukono district.

[Observer] An unknown number of counter-terrorism unit (CTU) police officers yesterday evening besieged the main office of Red Pepper Publications Limited in Namanve, Mukono district.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenya Battles Claims of Soliciting Kenyatta Congratulatory Messages

[Nation] Kenya was on Tuesday caught in a diplomatic storm following claims that it was soliciting congratulatory messages from foreign countries after the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

[Nation] Kenya was on Tuesday caught in a diplomatic storm following claims that it was soliciting congratulatory messages from foreign countries after the re-election of President Uhuru Kenyatta.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

New Cancer Machine Starts Work in December

[Observer] The executive director of Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI), Dr Jackson Orem, has assured the public that the new Cobalt 60 radiotherapy machine will be pressed into service by mid-December, raising the hopes of many long-suffering patients.

[Observer] The executive director of Uganda Cancer Institute (UCI), Dr Jackson Orem, has assured the public that the new Cobalt 60 radiotherapy machine will be pressed into service by mid-December, raising the hopes of many long-suffering patients.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Kaweesi Suspects Whereabouts Unknown By Attorney General’

[Observer] Fourteen days after military intelligence agents violently re-arrested some of the suspects accused of murdering AIGP An- drew Felix Kaweesi, the Attorney General on Wednesday told court he doesn’t know where they are.

[Observer] Fourteen days after military intelligence agents violently re-arrested some of the suspects accused of murdering AIGP An- drew Felix Kaweesi, the Attorney General on Wednesday told court he doesn't know where they are.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Deny ‘Kidnapping’ Businessman

[Observer] Rwanda National Police Force has denied allegations that a Ugandan businessman Justus Tweyogyere alias Mwana Muto, a prominent money changer at Katuna border post was kidnapped from Rwandan soil.

[Observer] Rwanda National Police Force has denied allegations that a Ugandan businessman Justus Tweyogyere alias Mwana Muto, a prominent money changer at Katuna border post was kidnapped from Rwandan soil.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Doctors’ Demands to Cost Govt U.S.$18 Million Per Year

[Monitor] Kampala -Government would have to part with a minimum of Shs647 billion every year if it’s to meet the striking doctors’ demands to end their industrial action that has paralysed health services in government hospitals.

[Monitor] Kampala -Government would have to part with a minimum of Shs647 billion every year if it's to meet the striking doctors' demands to end their industrial action that has paralysed health services in government hospitals.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda