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November 2, 2017 12:11 PM Uganda MPs reject 'bribe' linked to age-limit bill

Some Ugandan MPs have rejected the cash released by Parliament to facilitate consultations on a bill seeking to scrap presidential age limit. So far, 10 lawmakers have rejected the millions of shillings, with the latest one being Leader of Opposition in Parliament Winnie Kiiza. Ms Kiiza, the Kasese Woman MP, on Thursday returned USh29 million to Parliament 352

November 2, 2017 7:31 AM Tanzania police burn 6,400 chicks to death

Veterinarians in Tanzania have condemned the country's s decision to burn 6,400 chicks which were illegally imported from Kenya. The chicks worth Sh577, 000 (Tsh12.5 million) were impounded on Monday at Namanga Border Post in Longido district, Arusha region, before they were burnt on Tuesday. Expressing his concern, executive director of a non-governmental 229

November 1, 2017 3:23 PM It Is Official! StarTimes Subscribers Can Now Pay As They Watch

On October 19th, StarTimes announced that it would start pay per day beginning today November 1. This simply mean that all StarTimes subscribers can now watch their favourite channels with just N60 per day and N300 a week on the Nova bouquet. Basic bouquet subscribers are not lft out as they will also enjoy subscription rates as low as N90 per day and N450 per week while 73

October 31, 2017 6:01 AM Bright Start for Local Pros in Rwanda Tennis Open

Rwandan men and women professional tennis players cruised to a bright start in the elite category of Rwanda Tennis Open which started on Monday at Amahoro National Stadium tennis court. Professional players from Uganda, Burundi, DR Congo, Kenya and hosts Rwanda are participating in a week-long tournament set to climax on Sunday. On Monday, Rwanda’s Olivier 25

October 31, 2017 3:23 AM Global Voices Summit 2017: Countdown to Sri Lanka! · Global Voices

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October 30, 2017 10:09 PM America's wars are ‘spreading more chaos’ in Africa

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir (right) and Ugandan President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni attend the opening of the National Dialogue committee in Juba, South Sudan May 22, 2017. (Reuters photo) BLOOMBERG VIEW: The Indonesian military killed as many as 1 million suspected communists in the mid-1960s, paving the path for a dictator, Suharto, who ruled the country 37

October 30, 2017 6:53 PM ‘Skilling Uganda initiative finally takes big strides’

In November, ALEX KAKOOZA will mark one year in the job of permanent secretary, ministry of Education and Sports. He talked to Yudaya Nangonzi about his view of the sector. We have made some modest achievements. First, we are moving as a team together with the political leadership headed by our minister, state ministers and technical staff – all focused 37

October 30, 2017 5:55 PM WANJAU: Credible poll drives economic growth

The country is deeply split along two major political formations, the Jubilee Party and the National Super Alliance (Nasa), which continue to do battle on the national electoral front, with serious ramifications for the citizens. Indeed, Jubilee under President Uhuru Kenyatta and Nasa, which is led by Mr Raila Odinga, each garnered nearly half of all the votes 37

October 29, 2017 9:04 PM Animals recovered after collaboration between security officers, county officials

The Turkana County government will recompense the Jie community of neighbouring Uganda for the death of a boy during a cattle raid. The raid that occurred early this month in Kotido district, Uganda, led to the death of one person and the theft of 44 head of cattle. “The county government is facilitating negotiations for compensation of the life lost, according 22

October 29, 2017 10:20 AM Raila condemns killings in Kawangware

National Super Alliance leader Raila Odinga has denounced the violence in Nairobi's Kawangware. Speaking at Gatina PAG Church on Sunday, Mr Odinga claimed that Kenyan politics have been militarised. On Friday, at least three people were killed and others injured after two rival groups clashed, alleging that outlawed sect Mungiki was to blame. He added 33