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African legislators advocate for a model law on natural resource management for the continent

African legislators advocate for a model law on natural resource management for the continent

YAOUNDE, CAMEROON: There is renewed interest by academics, civil society and legislators over the continent’s extractive sector and want a common mining law. The legislators are concerned over natural resource governance and economic development on the African continent and are pushing for legislation that addresses issues of transparency and accountability by the governments and mining […]

Parliament approves over 340 million dollar loans request

Parliament approves over 340 million dollar loans request

Parliament has approved over 340 million  dollar loans requests from various international lenders intended for electricity projects in the country. Parliament as it was going for recess also approved a request to borrow $34.78m from the African Development Fund of the African Development Group for financing the East African Centres of Excellence for Skills and Tertiary […]

Arua market vendors stranded over relocation area

Arua market vendors stranded over relocation area

Arua market vendors are stranded about the failure by government to allocate them a new relocation place as they plan to develop this market into a modern structure. The secretary general of the market authority Innocent Maneno says it is now three years but government has totally failed to allocate them a place yet construction is about to […]

Parliament approves Government loan to fund MATIP 2

Parliament approves Government loan to fund MATIP 2

Parliament has approved a loan, authorizing Government to borrow USD 84.2million from the African Development Bank to finance Phase 2 of the Market and Agriculture Trade Improvement Programme (MATIP 2). The programme aims at tackling market infrastructure development, value addition and trade facilitation. It will be implemented over a five year period in nine municipalities […]

Learning from the West African Ebola Crisis

Learning from the West African Ebola Crisis

The 2014 Ebola Crisis in West Africa has been the largest of its kind in recorded history. The crisis with 26,611 confirmed, probable, and suspected cases of Ebola Virus Disease reported in the three most affected countries has claimed 10,611 lives, according to a 15th April 2015 report by the UN Mission. With the crisis […]

20 jobs at African Development Bank

African Development Bank Young Professionals Program: The African Development Bank (AfDB) Group’s Young Professional Program (YPP) aims at attracting the best and brightest from its member countries – both regional and non-regional. The Bank seeks to hire approximately twenty (20) young professionals each year through the Young Professional Program. The program enables each professional to […]

312 billion shillings stolen on KCCA bank accounts

Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA) is in shock after about 312 billion shillings meant to develop markets in the city went missing on the council’s bank accounts. KCCA has consequently established a committee comprised of councilors to investigate the whereabouts of the said money. Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago says that the committee is headed […]

Mulago Hospital workers appeal for more support as MPs visit

Patients and health workers and authority cry foul over congestion in Mulagao hospital while the opposition MPS visit the hospital and patients today. The opposition MPS who included Hussien Kyanjo , Richard sebuliba Mutumba  Mathias Mpuga and Dr. Lulume Bayiga led by the leader of opposition Nathan Nandala Mafabi  visited Mulago hospital to assess the […]

Kalangala based CBS journalist receives death threats

Central Broadcasting Service (CBS fm) Kalangala district correspondent Ronald Ssembuusi is reported to have received death threats from former Kalangala boss Daniel Kikola over a news story. The problem stemmed from a news story aired on the radio on 17th/November/2011 which alleged that the former district boss in being investigated for his involvement in the […]

Mulago referral Hospital gets funding from African Development Bank

The African Development Bank has approved the 89 million dollar as an equivalent of 200 billion shillings for the improvement of health services delivery at Mulago referral Hospital. The money is part of nearly 157 million dollar for the projects in Senegal, Chad, Mali and Uganda that was approved by the African development bank on […]

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