Launch of Kenyan Rail Project Welcome News for the Region

[Monitor] Yesterday was a big East African day when Nairobi launched the 500km first part of the Standard Gauge Railway that will run from Nairobi to East Africa’s biggest port- Mombasa. The second stretch the Uganda Railway from Nairobi to the Ugandan…

[Monitor] Yesterday was a big East African day when Nairobi launched the 500km first part of the Standard Gauge Railway that will run from Nairobi to East Africa's biggest port- Mombasa. The second stretch the Uganda Railway from Nairobi to the Ugandan border is yet to be built. Uganda's SGR is still far behind. Compensation claims on the Ugandan side are prompting changes in the law governing exercise of eminent domain. The Ugandan project is shrouded in mystery. On paper, it has a national network of 39 stations w

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

We Must All Support Buy Uganda Build Uganda Policy

[Monitor] Uganda’s target is to nearly double its income within the next three years from the current GDP of $25b to about $45b. On average, every Ugandan is expected to be earning $1,040 up from the current $780. For this to be attained, we must insti…

[Monitor] Uganda's target is to nearly double its income within the next three years from the current GDP of $25b to about $45b. On average, every Ugandan is expected to be earning $1,040 up from the current $780. For this to be attained, we must instil confidence in all the key stakeholders, particularly policy makers and implementers, that Ugandans can be made to work and attain these numbers. Secondly, government must put in place a programme that is strictly monitored to deliver on local content/Buy Uganda Build

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Quincy B’s Best Friends Left Liberia

[Observer] When the above picture surfaced showing the late Quincy B’s best friends in an airplane leaving Liberia, many thought the duo wanted to escape from the pain and emptiness of losing their friend and music promoter/engineer.

[Observer] When the above picture surfaced showing the late Quincy B's best friends in an airplane leaving Liberia, many thought the duo wanted to escape from the pain and emptiness of losing their friend and music promoter/engineer.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Spin-Favouring Wickets Bury Hosts Uganda

[Monitor] Kampala -Team Uganda definitely checked out of camp at Hotel Africana with heads low on Wednesday morning after suffering shock relegation at the ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division Three tournament.

[Monitor] Kampala -Team Uganda definitely checked out of camp at Hotel Africana with heads low on Wednesday morning after suffering shock relegation at the ICC World Cricket League (WCL) Division Three tournament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Two Years After – Railway, Aviation Take Centre Stage

[Daily Trust] Lagos -One of the components of President Muhammadu Buhari’s change agenda is to deliver an efficient and effective inter-modal transportation to Nigerians where all means of transportation-rail, road and aviation complement one another.

[Daily Trust] Lagos -One of the components of President Muhammadu Buhari's change agenda is to deliver an efficient and effective inter-modal transportation to Nigerians where all means of transportation-rail, road and aviation complement one another.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Ekiti Fuel Marketers Strike – Give Peace a Chance, NUPENG Begs Fayose

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has urged Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti to embrace dialogue to resolve the ongoing impasse between his administration and petroleum marketers in the state.

[Daily Trust] The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers (NUPENG) has urged Gov. Ayodele Fayose of Ekiti to embrace dialogue to resolve the ongoing impasse between his administration and petroleum marketers in the state.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Three Killed As Navy, Police Officers Clash in Calabar

[Premium Times] Governor Ben Ayade on Wednesday hastily convened a meeting with representatives of the Nigerian Navy and police to address a deadly clash between the two security agencies which left at least three police officers dead on Tuesday.

[Premium Times] Governor Ben Ayade on Wednesday hastily convened a meeting with representatives of the Nigerian Navy and police to address a deadly clash between the two security agencies which left at least three police officers dead on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Prof Mukiibi Transformed Private Education – Janet Museveni

[Monitor] Kampala -Education minister and First Lady yesterday eulogised Lawrence Mukiibi, the late director of St Lawrence Schools and Colleges, as a patriot who set the pace for excellence in private education in the country.

[Monitor] Kampala -Education minister and First Lady yesterday eulogised Lawrence Mukiibi, the late director of St Lawrence Schools and Colleges, as a patriot who set the pace for excellence in private education in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Osinbajo Gives Ambode Permission to Reconstruct Lagos International Airport Road

[Premium Times] The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has granted permission to the Lagos State Government to embark on a total reconstruction of the International Airport Road from Oshodi.

[Premium Times] The Acting President, Yemi Osinbajo, has granted permission to the Lagos State Government to embark on a total reconstruction of the International Airport Road from Oshodi.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria