Poverty Fuelling Insecurity – Minister

[Monitor] Namutumba -Widespread poverty is among the leading causes of rampant insecurity the country is currently grappling with, the State Minister for Internal Affairs, Mr Kania Mario Obiga, has said.

[Monitor] Namutumba -Widespread poverty is among the leading causes of rampant insecurity the country is currently grappling with, the State Minister for Internal Affairs, Mr Kania Mario Obiga, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MTN Nigeria Sacks 280 Long-Serving Workers

[Premium Times] In one fell swoop, South African telecoms firm, MTN, on Friday sacked 280 of its employees in Nigeria, in a major job cut that affected about 15% of the company’s entire Nigerian workforce.

[Premium Times] In one fell swoop, South African telecoms firm, MTN, on Friday sacked 280 of its employees in Nigeria, in a major job cut that affected about 15% of the company's entire Nigerian workforce.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Poor Working Conditions Hinder Health Service Delivery

[Monitor] As the world celebrates Labour Day to commemorate the achievements of workers, we bring to light the plight of health workers in Uganda who include medical doctors, nurses, and pharmacists, among others who have decried the constant poor work…

[Monitor] As the world celebrates Labour Day to commemorate the achievements of workers, we bring to light the plight of health workers in Uganda who include medical doctors, nurses, and pharmacists, among others who have decried the constant poor working conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

To Expatriates, Uganda Is the Reward

[Monitor] Greg Metcalf is in a relaxed mood. It probably has to do with the fact that the former managing director of Nile Breweries Limited (NBL) is leaving the company at the end of May. It can be liberating when you do not have to worry about market…

[Monitor] Greg Metcalf is in a relaxed mood. It probably has to do with the fact that the former managing director of Nile Breweries Limited (NBL) is leaving the company at the end of May. It can be liberating when you do not have to worry about market share, profitability and growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Calls for More Partners in Resettling South Sudan Refugees

[Monitor] Lamwo -The Office of the Prime Minister has called upon more development partners to come and extend a helping hand in resettling South Sudan nationals who took refuge in Uganda. This follows last month’s SPLA attacks on several militias in I…

[Monitor] Lamwo -The Office of the Prime Minister has called upon more development partners to come and extend a helping hand in resettling South Sudan nationals who took refuge in Uganda. This follows last month's SPLA attacks on several militias in Imatong state.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

In Uganda, Falling Sick Is Very Risky Business

[Monitor] We started the long weekend on a very sad note. Our friends Joy and Kezekia Bwire suddenly lost their son, Matthew Ayebare. Matthew was born almost a decade ago with a defect on his brain.

[Monitor] We started the long weekend on a very sad note. Our friends Joy and Kezekia Bwire suddenly lost their son, Matthew Ayebare. Matthew was born almost a decade ago with a defect on his brain.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Labour Day Kicks Off Battle Between Nairobi Governor Hopefuls

[Nation] A glimpse of the looming battle for the Nairobi governor’s position between incumbent Evans Kidero and Senator Mike Sonko in the August General Election played out during Labour Day celebrations at Uhuru Park, Nairobi, today.

[Nation] A glimpse of the looming battle for the Nairobi governor's position between incumbent Evans Kidero and Senator Mike Sonko in the August General Election played out during Labour Day celebrations at Uhuru Park, Nairobi, today.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya