[Monitor] Parliament -President Museveni yesterday ordered that all guns in Uganda be fingerprinted and all vehicles and boda bodas installed with electronic devices to monitor their movements as part of a nine-point security master plan to contain increasing killings and kidnaps in the country.
[Daily News] Dodoma -Finance and Planning minister Phillip Mpango yesterday proposed a raft of reforms aimed at the boosting industrial development.Particular focus is on protecting locally manufactured products and stimulating local production.
[Guardian] Jalingo -The outcome of the just concluded congresses of the Taraba State chapter of the All Progressives Congress (APC), which was characterised by pockets of controversies, is threatening the party’s dream for the state.
[East African] Rwanda has received the green light to continue borrowing in foreign markets, after global rating agency Moody’s this week affirmed its B2 long-term rating.
[New Times] The International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) yesterday awarded Rwanda with a certificate in recognition of the country’s improved competencies in overseeing and managing safety and security in the aviation sector.
[Addis Standard] In a meeting with senior government officials including members of his cabinet, Ethiopia’s Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said the government was investigating foreign bank accounts held by senior government officials, a source who attended the meeting told Addis Standard.
[Deutsche Welle] Health officials have expressed concern about containment as the virus reaches a city of 1 million people. At the same time, WHO began shipping thousands of trial vaccines to Kinshasa.
[Vanguard] Abuja -The meeting between the striking joint health workers union and the Federal Government last night ended in a deadlock.
[Premium Times] The Presidency has said the Petroleum Industry Governance Bill (PIGB) which was harmonised on March 28, is yet to get to the desk of President Muhammadu Buhari.
[Nairobi News] President Uhuru Kenyatta has unfollowed his deputy William Ruto on Twitter, in a move that will kick off chatter in blogs and social media.