Nakumatt Uganda Landlord, Suppliers Go to Court Seeking Over U.S.$0.5 Million

[East African] As Nakumatt Holdings awaits a cash injection for 25 per cent of its equity, its Ugandan suppliers and landlords are clamouring to be paid, as claims of fraud compound the regional retailer’s woes.

[East African] As Nakumatt Holdings awaits a cash injection for 25 per cent of its equity, its Ugandan suppliers and landlords are clamouring to be paid, as claims of fraud compound the regional retailer's woes.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Amudat Pregnant Mothers Seek Safe Delivery in Kenya

[Monitor] Amudat -Having been frustrated by the few available health centres in Amudat District, some desperate expectant mothers have turned to the neighbouring Kenyan hospitals in search of quality health services.

[Monitor] Amudat -Having been frustrated by the few available health centres in Amudat District, some desperate expectant mothers have turned to the neighbouring Kenyan hospitals in search of quality health services.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tough Time for Schools Amid High Food Prices

[Monitor] There has been a rise in the prices of food stuffs around the country affecting budgets for schools this second term. The high prices are attributed to the shortage of food due to the prolonged drought that affected most food producing distri…

[Monitor] There has been a rise in the prices of food stuffs around the country affecting budgets for schools this second term. The high prices are attributed to the shortage of food due to the prolonged drought that affected most food producing districts in the country. In accounts offered by some head teachers and parents, the schools' feeding budgets have been adjusted either by increasing fees or by removing some food stuffs such as rice, sugar and beef, among others from the menu.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

District Land Boards Have No Power to Allocate Customary Land

[Monitor] Last week I attended a workshop organised by Action for Development and Environment (Acode) on the subject: ‘Land management, challenges, imminent evictions, and implications for development’, and after hearing harrowing reports from various …

[Monitor] Last week I attended a workshop organised by Action for Development and Environment (Acode) on the subject: 'Land management, challenges, imminent evictions, and implications for development', and after hearing harrowing reports from various districts, we all left wondering what can be done to save this country from imminent bloodshed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

US Bars Staff, Citizens From Using Air Zimbabwe – Report

[News24Wire] The United States embassy in Zimbabwean capital Harare has reportedly barred its citizens and staff from traveling on the southern African country’s troubled national airline, Air Zimbabwe, citing safety concerns.

[News24Wire] The United States embassy in Zimbabwean capital Harare has reportedly barred its citizens and staff from traveling on the southern African country's troubled national airline, Air Zimbabwe, citing safety concerns.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Salary Commission Rejects Deal As Nurses’ Strike Hits Hospitals

[Nation] One person died after he was turned away from a hospital on Monday, as the health sector was thrown into a crisis after the Salaries and Remuneration Commission rejected a new pay agreement for nurses, which had been negotiated by the Council …

[Nation] One person died after he was turned away from a hospital on Monday, as the health sector was thrown into a crisis after the Salaries and Remuneration Commission rejected a new pay agreement for nurses, which had been negotiated by the Council of Governors.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Can Government Establish Loan Scheme for Chronic Care in Uganda?

[Monitor] A few years ago, the government set up a students’ loan scheme for tertiary education. The objective of the scheme is to help the disadvantaged students in society to access tertiary education, especially those who would not get an opportunit…

[Monitor] A few years ago, the government set up a students' loan scheme for tertiary education. The objective of the scheme is to help the disadvantaged students in society to access tertiary education, especially those who would not get an opportunity to attain tertiary education. Indeed a number of students have benefited from this scheme since its inception. While the challenge of vulnerability was identified in accessing tertiary education, this challenge is even more pronounced in health, especially in accessi

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Dilemma As Catholic Priest Condemns Use of Condoms

[Monitor] Moyo -Despite significant progress made in the fight against HIV/Aids because of the “ABC” strategy, there is a dilemma among the Catholic community whether to continue using condoms or not.

[Monitor] Moyo -Despite significant progress made in the fight against HIV/Aids because of the "ABC" strategy, there is a dilemma among the Catholic community whether to continue using condoms or not.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda