Falana, Ajulo Disagree As NGO Bill Breeds Different Strokes

[Vanguard] THE divergent dispositions to the bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of Non-Governmental Organisations,NGOs, Regulatory Commission, surprisingly took a different dimension yesterday in the human rights community as leading acti…

[Vanguard] THE divergent dispositions to the bill for an Act to provide for the establishment of Non-Governmental Organisations,NGOs, Regulatory Commission, surprisingly took a different dimension yesterday in the human rights community as leading activists took opposing positions.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

7-Year Term ‘Smuggled’ Into Age Limit Bill Report

[Observer] At the end of their four-day retreat at Serena Lake Victoria Resort Kigo in Wakiso district, 18 members of the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee endorsed the Raphael Magyezi amendment, which if given the much-needed parliamentary nod…

[Observer] At the end of their four-day retreat at Serena Lake Victoria Resort Kigo in Wakiso district, 18 members of the Legal and Parliamentary Affairs committee endorsed the Raphael Magyezi amendment, which if given the much-needed parliamentary nod of approval would scrap presidential age limits.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kenyans Can’t Believe Moses Kuria Wants Wage Bill Slashed

[Nairobi News] Controversial legislator Moses Kuria has sparked an online debate with a proposal on reforms in the civil service to reverse the country’s ever growing wage bill.

[Nairobi News] Controversial legislator Moses Kuria has sparked an online debate with a proposal on reforms in the civil service to reverse the country's ever growing wage bill.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

This Is a Crucial Week in Ugandan Politics

[Observer] A decision by NRM MPs this week to endorse a report on removing presidential age limits for the sole benefit of Mr Yoweri Museveni has potential to worsen an already uncertain future.

[Observer] A decision by NRM MPs this week to endorse a report on removing presidential age limits for the sole benefit of Mr Yoweri Museveni has potential to worsen an already uncertain future.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President’s Brother Led Probe Into Govt Waste

[Observer] The president’s younger brother, Gen Salim Saleh, has been linked to an Internal Security Organisation-funded investigation report released last week which put the spotlight on wasteful expenditure in government ministries and agencies.

[Observer] The president's younger brother, Gen Salim Saleh, has been linked to an Internal Security Organisation-funded investigation report released last week which put the spotlight on wasteful expenditure in government ministries and agencies.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Massive Power Blackout Plunges Most Regions into Darkness

[Monitor] Kampala -Most parts of the country have been plunged into darkness. Uganda power distributor Umeme Limited said in a tweet that the electricity supplier Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited was investigating the cause of the blackout…

[Monitor] Kampala -Most parts of the country have been plunged into darkness. Uganda power distributor Umeme Limited said in a tweet that the electricity supplier Uganda Electricity Generation Company Limited was investigating the cause of the blackout that has affected most parts of the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Summon FDC’s Salaamu Musumba

[Monitor] Police have summoned Ms Salaamu Musumba, the Vice Chairperson of Opposition Forum for Democratic Change, over allegations that she incited members of the public.

[Monitor] Police have summoned Ms Salaamu Musumba, the Vice Chairperson of Opposition Forum for Democratic Change, over allegations that she incited members of the public.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda