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Egypt’s El-Sisi, Ethiopian premier confirm attendance of Nile summit

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 18:00
Diplomatic sources familiar with the matter told Daily Monitor that the summit, that was initially slated for today, was moved to tomorrow at the request of Ethiopia for yet unknown reasons

Unclaimed bodies overwhelm Masaka as cemetery fills up

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:25
Masaka Hospital officials claim the hospital has run short of space to bury unclaimed bodies as the only piece of land available is one gazetted for the hospital’s expansion programme.

MP Kahonda appeals against sentence, seeks bail

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 17:06
The charges stemmed from allegations that he uttered a Uganda Certificate of Education [UAC] to UNEB and pretended to be  Mutabazi Levan Dickson whereas not

Saudi king ousts nephew, names son as heir

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:18
His rapid ascent over the past two years has symbolised the hopes of the kingdom's young population, more than half of which is under 25

Turkey detains catering boss after mass army food posioning

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:04
The Manisa barracks has scrapped its contract with the catering firm and the provincial governorate has taken on responsibility for supplying food in the meantime

Pope sends funds to hunger-struck South Sudan

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:02
A famine that was declared in parts of South Sudan four months ago is over, UN aid agencies said Wednesday, but extreme hunger has increased to its highest levels ever across the war-torn country.

Heatwave scorches Europe, from London to Siberia

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 16:00
Two forest fires have also broken out since Sunday on Croatia's southern Adriatic coast, prompting the authorities to evacuate 800 tourists, though the blazes have now been brought under control

Around 100 killed in Central Africa Republic after truce deal

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:58
But by Wednesday morning, the death toll had risen to around 100, according to the town's mayor Maurice Belikoussou and its parish priest Gbenai

Snake stops court session in Kyegegwa

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 15:19
As the proceedings were on-going, some of the litigants who were seated outside the chambers saw the green reptile climbing a chair near the magistrate’s seat

Uganda risks US sanctions over used clothes ban

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 14:50
SMART members argue that the decision by the East African Community (EAC) to ban imports of used clothing and footwear is imposing significant economic hardship on the USA’s used clothing industry

Court to hear porn case against VJ Junior in July

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 13:35
KAMPALA- Buganda Road Chief Magistrate’s Court has set July 11 for the hearing of a case against a movie translator who is charged with trafficking and trading in pornographic material.

Ugandans hit at Minister Anite on social media

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 12:19
Ms Evelyn Anite, the State Minister of Finance for Investment and Privatisation became fodder for social media. It was alleged that at a UTL blood donation event, she said it is going to be compulsory for Ugandans to own a Uganda Telecom (UTL) line (sim card), just as it is for you to have a national ID.

Police driver acquitted of knocking Besigye supporter

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:49
Mr Dennis Odongpiny, the Court chairman, told the police prosecutor Ms Katherine Kusemererwa, that she had failed to produce enough evidence against the accused

MPs want Nantaba, Namuganza probed over misconduct

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 10:14
Fronted by Mr Elijah Okupa (FDC Kasilo County), the call comes in the face of an unexplained feud between two ministers, often resulting into public attacks and open criticism

UN Secretary General arrives today for refugee summit

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 06:00
The summit will also be attended by a number of dignitaries, including five heads of state. Mr Guterres, upon arrival, accompanied by Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda are expected to visit the Imvempi Settlement Camp in Arua

Rwanda polls: Kagame competitor nominated

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 06:00
Ms Rwigara alleges that local leaders targeted her supporters with intimidation and threats while collecting signatures

New tax measures: How they will affect business

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 01:00
The government has tried several times to get landlords to pay tax on their rent earning but have failed on several occasions

Regulatory duplication hurting capital markets - CMA chief

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 01:00
Municipal councils do not have sufficient revenue to issue bonds at the moment. There are a few like Entebbe, Jinja and Kampala that can raise money from the capital markets

Getting ahead without changing business

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 01:00
Mr Mark Ochieng, an auditor turned businessman had his “wow moment” when he opened his first business until he came to appreciate what it took to make it through

What Riba means

Wed, 06/21/2017 - 01:00
Riba cannot be justified by any reason because it is neither like trade where effort is assumed, nor like rent where ownership responsibility is taken, nor like profit which is determined by performance of asset in the market

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