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Army Not Aware of Court Application against Kayihura's Long Detention - kampalapost.com

By Fred Kiva. KAMPALA. “We shall cross that bridge when we get there,” was Defense Spokesperson Brig. Richard Karemire's response on the move to force the army explain former IGP Gen Kale Kayihura's detention without trial, through a public interest ...and more »

Police Commissioner Wilfred Makmot's body returned to Uganda - NTV Uganda

The body of senior commissioner of police Okello Wilfred Makmot has been flown back to Uganda from Dubai aboard Emirates Airline. His body was received by senior police officers, family and friends at Entebbe international Airport and later taken to ...

Access denied: How Uganda's social media tax is turning news and information into luxury goods - Global Voices Online

Ugandans took to the streets of Kampala on July 11 to demand an end to a tax scheme that has upended communication, information and payment methods for mobile users across the country. Petitioners are also challenging the constitutionality of the tax ...and more »

ATI provides $35bn cover to Comesa businesses - The Herald

Prosper Ndlovu in Lusaka, Zambia The African Trade Insurance (ATI) Agency, a specialised unit under the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (Comesa), has supported businesses in member states to the tune of $35 billion and insured trade ...and more »

National carrier needs $300m initial capital — FG - The Punch

Akinpelu Dada with agency reports. The new national airline, Nigeria Air, will require initial capital of between $150m and $300m, and the Federal Government is seeking a strategic partner to operate the carrier, according to a document seen by Reuters ...

Myanmar's Military Planned Rohingya Genocide, Rights Group Says - New York Times

BANGKOK — Myanmar's military systematically planned a genocidal campaign to rid the country of Rohingya Muslims, according to a report released on Thursday by the rights-advocacy group Fortify Rights based on testimony from 254 survivors, officials ...

New South Sudan peace talks spark dim hopes - Anadolu Agency

Latest proposal for peace in young Horn of Africa country encouraged by world leaders seeking end to conflict and suffering. home > world, africa 19.07.2018. New South Sudan peace talks spark dim hopes. Features. Archive. By Munira Abdelmenan Awel ...

Consumers get respite as court suspends new taxes - The Standard

The High Court has handed consumers a temporary reprieve after it suspended implementation of new tax measures. In a setback to Treasury's bid to finance its Sh2.55 trillion budget, the court ruled that some taxes contained in the 2018-2019 Finance ...

Novichok poisoning: police identify Skripal suspects – report - The Guardian

Police are believed to have identified the suspected perpetrators of the novichok attack on the Russian former spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter, Yulia. Detectives think several Russians were involved in the attack in Salisbury in March and are ...

Free Trade With or Without the US - Bloomberg

President Donald Trump is intent on punishing other nations for “ripping off” the U.S. in trade. Their governments aren't exactly falling into line. They're getting on with promoting trade and leaving the U.S. behind. This week, countries in Asia and ...