Deputy Finance Minister Linked to Rail Agency’s Financial Irregularities

[News24Wire] New deputy finance minister Sfiso Buthelezi was linked to possible financial irregularities in former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela’s 2015 report on the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).

[News24Wire] New deputy finance minister Sfiso Buthelezi was linked to possible financial irregularities in former Public Protector Thuli Madonsela's 2015 report on the Passenger Rail Agency of South Africa (Prasa).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Another Kony Rebel Surrenders

[Monitor] Gulu -A former senior signaller in the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) led by elusive rebel leader Joseph Kony has defected from the rebel outfit to the Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF).

[Monitor] Gulu -A former senior signaller in the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) led by elusive rebel leader Joseph Kony has defected from the rebel outfit to the Uganda People's Defense Forces (UPDF).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fraud Cited As 230 Luweero Families Face Eviction From Land

[Monitor] About three years ago, Ms Idah Nantaba, then state minister for Lands, issued an order to the Luweero District Land Board to cancel a 49-year lease offer to what what was said to be an international investment company.

[Monitor] About three years ago, Ms Idah Nantaba, then state minister for Lands, issued an order to the Luweero District Land Board to cancel a 49-year lease offer to what what was said to be an international investment company.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UCC Orders Operators to Switch Off Unregistered SIM Cards

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda’s communications regulator yesterday issued a Wednesday, March 29, midnight deadline to all telecom operators in the country to switch off all unregistered and partially registered cellphone Sim cards.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda's communications regulator yesterday issued a Wednesday, March 29, midnight deadline to all telecom operators in the country to switch off all unregistered and partially registered cellphone Sim cards.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Hirshabelle Claims Parts of Mogadishu As its Territory

[Dalsan Radio] Hirshabelle President Ali Abdullahi Osoble has claimed that Karan and Huriwaa Districts in Mogadishu are legally parts of his regional administration. Speaking at a Press conference in Baladweyne Osoble said that the two districts were i…

[Dalsan Radio] Hirshabelle President Ali Abdullahi Osoble has claimed that Karan and Huriwaa Districts in Mogadishu are legally parts of his regional administration. Speaking at a Press conference in Baladweyne Osoble said that the two districts were illegally niched out of Hirshabelle state.

source: AllAfrica News: Somalia

Katosi Scam – Investigator Denies Charging Byandala

[Monitor] Kampala -The case of disobeying lawful orders against former Works minister, Abraham Byandala, on Tuesday took a new twist when the investigating officer denied sanctioning the charge.

[Monitor] Kampala -The case of disobeying lawful orders against former Works minister, Abraham Byandala, on Tuesday took a new twist when the investigating officer denied sanctioning the charge.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Attack On Aid Workers Draws Mixed Reactions in South Sudan

[Monitor] A convoy of protection forces from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), together with members of the Ceasefire Transitional Security Arrangement Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM) on Tuesday visited the location, approximately 53 ki…

[Monitor] A convoy of protection forces from the United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMISS), together with members of the Ceasefire Transitional Security Arrangement Monitoring Mechanism (CTSAMM) on Tuesday visited the location, approximately 53 kilometres outside the capital Juba, where six aid workers were killed last Saturday.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

More Than 150,000 Cases Still Unresolved in Courts – Report

[Monitor] Kampala -More than 155,400 cases were pending at all levels of courts as of January 31 this year, a report by Case Backlog Reduction Committee (CBRC) has revealed.

[Monitor] Kampala -More than 155,400 cases were pending at all levels of courts as of January 31 this year, a report by Case Backlog Reduction Committee (CBRC) has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda