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TWO KILLED IN CAPE TOWN MOSQUE ATTACK

TWO KILLED IN CAPE TOWN MOSQUE ATTACK

CAPE TOWN, South African Police have confirmed the deaths of two people in a knife attack at a mosque mosque in Cape Town in the early hours of Thursday.

Provincial detectives are currently combing the …

MOERANE COMMISSION FINDS KILLINGS IN KZN PROVINCE RELATED TO ALL POLITICAL PARTIES

MOERANE COMMISSION FINDS KILLINGS IN KZN PROVINCE RELATED TO ALL POLITICAL PARTIES

JOHANNESBURG-- The Moerane Commission, set up by South Africa's KwaZulu-Natal Province to probe a spate of killings in KZN has concluded that the killings were not related to any one party but to all major …

Tanzania Orders All Unregistered Bloggers to Take Down Their Sites

Tanzania Orders All Unregistered Bloggers to Take Down Their Sites

Tanzania ordered all unregistered bloggers and online forums on Monday to suspend their websites immediately or face criminal prosecution, as critics accuse the government of tightening control of internet content.

Several sites, including popular online …

Ukraine Approves Anti-Corruption Court, Fires Finance Minister

Ukraine Approves Anti-Corruption Court, Fires Finance Minister

Ukraine's parliament has voted to establish an anti-corruption court in an effort to meet the criteria to receive $17.5 billion from the International Monetary Fund.

Before the IMF releases the funds needed to shore up …

Ukraine Approves Anti-Corruption Court, Fires Finance Minister

Ukraine Approves Anti-Corruption Court, Fires Finance Minister

Ukraine's parliament has voted to establish an anti-corruption court in an effort to meet the criteria to receive $17.5 billion from the International Monetary Fund.

Before the IMF releases the funds needed to shore up …

Cuban Doctors Arrive in Kenya, to Chagrin of Doctors Union

Cuban Doctors Arrive in Kenya, to Chagrin of Doctors Union

In March, Kenya agreed to accelerate a health agreement it signed with Cuba last year to bring in 100 doctors. The doctors, who have started arriving in Kenya, are meant to fill what the government …

IAEA Director General’s Introductory Statement to the Board of Governors

IAEA Director General’s Introductory Statement to the Board of Governors

Mr Chairman,

I am pleased to welcome Grenada as a new Member State of the IAEA. This brings our membership to 170 countries.

Mr Chairman,

A number of important reports are on the agenda of …

IAEA Director General’s Introductory Statement to the Board of Governors

IAEA Director General’s Introductory Statement to the Board of Governors

Mr Chairman,

I am pleased to welcome Grenada as a new Member State of the IAEA. This brings our membership to 170 countries.

Mr Chairman,

A number of important reports are on the agenda of …

Parliament Prorogued

Parliament Prorogued

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has today prorogued Parliament, marking the end of the Second Session of the 10th Parliament.

Article 95 (3) of the Constitution provides that the Speaker may, after consultation …

Parliament approves tax on mobile money, social media

Parliament approves tax on mobile money, social media

Parliament has passed the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that imposes a tax on mobile money transactions and access to social media platforms respectively. The bill was passed after a debate which drew mixed reactions …

Parliament approves tax on mobile money, social media

Parliament approves tax on mobile money, social media

Parliament has passed the Excise Duty (Amendment) Bill, 2018 that imposes a tax on mobile money transactions and access to social media platforms respectively. The bill was passed after a debate which drew mixed reactions …

Oulanyah clarifies ruling on BoU audit

Oulanyah clarifies ruling on BoU audit

The Deputy Speaker of Parliament, Jacob Oulanyah, has clarified that his ruling on the motion to investigate Bank of Uganda by Parliament was not over ruled by Speaker Rebecca Kadaga as reported by the media. …

Empower communities to be self reliant – Speaker

Empower communities to be self reliant – Speaker

The Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, has called on the leadership in Busoga to encourage and support communities to embrace development programmes.

Kadaga made these remarks at the Skills Development Facility Workshop organised by Private …