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Forbes Africa Magazine Honors Benedict Peters With Prestigious Oil & Gas Leader 2018 Award Recognizing His Entrepreneurial And Philanthropic Efforts

Forbes Africa Magazine Honors Benedict Peters With Prestigious Oil & Gas Leader 2018 Award Recognizing His Entrepreneurial And Philanthropic Efforts

NEW YORK, Oct. 2, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — Benedict Peters, CEO and Founder of Aiteo Group was bestowed the accolade of Oil & Gas Leader 2018 by Forbes Africa Magazine at a VIP reception in New …

Report by Public Health Experts Laments “Missed Opportunity” as World Health Organization Debates Global Tobacco Policy

Report by Public Health Experts Laments “Missed Opportunity” as World Health Organization Debates Global Tobacco Policy

Knowledge Action Change  criticizes the World Health Organization for endorsing countries that ban e-cigarettes; says organization is ignoring international treaty that approves these lower- harm alternatives to smoking

GENEVA, Oct. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — As …

Michel Xavier Biang of Gabon Chair of Sixth Committee

Michel Xavier Biang of Gabon Chair of Sixth Committee

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

The Sixth Committee (Legal) elected Michel Xavier Biang (Gabon) Chair on 5 June. (See Press Release GA/12022.)

Prior to his appointment as Permanent Representative to …

Michel Xavier Biang of Gabon Chair of Sixth Committee

Michel Xavier Biang of Gabon Chair of Sixth Committee

(Based on information provided by the Protocol and Liaison Service)

The Sixth Committee (Legal) elected Michel Xavier Biang (Gabon) Chair on 5 June. (See Press Release GA/12022.)

Prior to his appointment as Permanent Representative to …

Young Ugandans Protest Entrenched Power

Young Ugandans Protest Entrenched Power

Protests have rocked Uganda since last year, when the government amended the constitution to abolish presidential age limits, allowing President Yoweri Museveni to stay in power indefinitely.

The demonstrations spilled onto the sidelines of the …

Young Ugandans Protest Entrenched Power

Young Ugandans Protest Entrenched Power

Protests have rocked Uganda since last year, when the government amended the constitution to abolish presidential age limits, allowing President Yoweri Museveni to stay in power indefinitely.

The demonstrations spilled onto the sidelines of the …

IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

Entebbe (Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning opened a workshop for Member States' experts in charge of Medicines Regulation Authorities to train them on the IGAD Protocol for the Survey of the …

IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

IGAD Trains Member States Experts on Quality Medicines Surveillance

Entebbe (Uganda): The Intergovernmental Authority on Development (IGAD) this morning opened a workshop for Member States' experts in charge of Medicines Regulation Authorities to train them on the IGAD Protocol for the Survey of the …

Parliament reduces tax on mobile money

Parliament reduces tax on mobile money

Parliament has voted to reduce the 1 per cent tax originally imposed on all mobile money transactions.

With the amendment contained in the Excise Duty (Amendment)(No. 2) Bill, 2018, the 0.5 percent tax will be …

Parliament reduces tax on mobile money

Parliament reduces tax on mobile money

Parliament has voted to reduce the 1 per cent tax originally imposed on all mobile money transactions.

With the amendment contained in the Excise Duty (Amendment)(No. 2) Bill, 2018, the 0.5 percent tax will be …

Uganda in Shs41 trillion debt

Uganda in Shs41 trillion debt

The Finance Ministry has put Uganda's public debt at Shs41 trillion, which is an equivalent of US$10 billion.

In a statement to Parliament read by Finance State Minister (Planning), Hon David Bahati, government also said …

Cabinet delaying ban on single-use plastics – NEMA

Cabinet delaying ban on single-use plastics – NEMA

The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) says a stalemate in consensus by an inter-ministerial committee has delayed the implementation of the ban on plastics and their production in the country.

While presenting a paper reviewing …

Parliament to host 20th National Prayer Breakfast

Parliament to host 20th National Prayer Breakfast

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, will next week host the 20th National Prayer Breakfast to pray for the country and renew people's commitment to God.

The National Prayer Breakfast, which has been organised by …