[Observer] For the last five years, Kate (now 15 years old) has been a street child in Kampala, hustling to make ends meet.
[Monitor] The Ministry of Tourism has said the World Bank has reduced funding for construction of the Jinja based Hotel and Tourism Training from the initial $13m (Shs46.2b) to $7m (Shs25.2b)
[African Arguments] Somaliland shares the Commonwealth’s challenges and values. Its lack of participation is a missed opportunity, argues the Republic’s Foreign Minister.
[Monitor] Kampala -Refugees are set to have their standard of living improved after government received a lumpsum of $6m (about Shs22b) from the Japanese government to support them.
[The Conversation Africa] Fostering international development has long been viewed as central to the moral, humanitarian, strategic and security interests of the United States.
[Observer] Uganda Revenue Authority’s (URA) attempt to force commercial banks to reveal all clients’ private accounts information was part of an effort to drag politicians, businessmen and the very rich into the income tax net, sources have revealed.
[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -Uganda’s National Social Security Fund finally won the battle to retain its status as a mandatory scheme for all employees in informal and formal sectors as cabinet announced plans to withdraw the proposed liberalization bill from parliament.
[Observer] When Chinese firm, Guangzhou Dongsong Energy Group, through Tororo area radio stations called for job applications, over 900 people applied for the advertised 92 job slots.
[East African] The Kenyan government has kicked off an exercise to re-affirm its territorial border with neighbouring Tanzania by replacing dilapidated and missing beacons and developing a vista along the common border.
[Observer] The Rwandan minister of Foreign Affairs Louise Mushikiwabo has said that her government is saddened by the recent behaviour of its neighbour, Uganda over the treatment of Rwandan nationals.