Government News

Uganda mourns former commissioner Kakuyo

Hundreds of Government officials including the Prime Minister, Dr. Ruhakana Rugunda, relatives and friends are gathering at the All Saints Church in Nakasero to celebrate his life.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Crossfire between Rukutana and Bamugemereire

Rukutana was summoned to explain how the Government acquired the Mutungo Hill land that is used as a facility for the External Security Organisation (ESO).

New Vision , Uganda Feb 21, 2019

Presidency lists 10 things to prove Buhari has improved Nigeria’s economy

The improved GDP growth can be attributed to Government’s continuous implementation of the policy initiatives in the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), which has boosted the performance of the non-oil sector.

Daily Post , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Resurgent economy: 10 Things to know, by Presidency

The improved GDP growth can be attributed to Government’s continuous implementation of the policy initiatives in the Economic Recovery and Growth Plan (ERGP), which has boosted the performance of the non-oil sector.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 21, 2019

Past govt destroyed checks and balances in civil service

“As a result, many Nigerians lost confidence in Government and its ability to deliver the required guidance and service to our people.” The President reiterated that his administration his administration had delivered on its three focal areas of security, economy and fight against corruption, adding, “we have made progress on all fronts working very collaboratively with the civil service.” President Buhari charged the new Permanent Secretaries to be above board in their functions and key “into the Administration’s programmes aimed at reforming Nigeria and restoring the confidence of Nigerians in Government and the civil service.

Vanguard News , Nigeria Feb 20, 2019

#Budget2019 ICYMI: Is Eskom dead? Tax payers to fork out whopping R243bn; and how quitting your sins can save you money

The Government will not be taking on Eskom's debt, you can now calculate just how many hours you spend working for your taxes, and here's what the budget looked like last year.

News 24 , South Africa Feb 20, 2019

President Kenyatta roots for referendum saying it guarantees inclusivity

, NAIROBI, Kenya, Feb 20- President Uhuru Kenyatta has reiterated the need to have inclusivity in Government and urged all Kenyans to support the Building Bridges Initiative that is collecting views from Kenyans.

Capital News , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

VIDEO: Go hang - Deputy AG Mwesigwa Rukutana tells land probe

The Deputy Attorney General, Mwesigwa Rukutana was Wednesday kicked out of the Land Commission for allegedly disrespecting and failing to provide clarity how Government arrived at Shs24billion meant to compensate Dr Muhammad Kasasa over Mutungo land.

Daily Monitor , Uganda Feb 20, 2019

More problems for MTN Uganda as authorities query sales figures

Relations between the Government and the company have been tested over the past year by a series of setbacks including a security raid on the company’s data centre, delayed renewal of its operating license and the expulsions of its executives.

Business Daily Africa , Kenya Feb 20, 2019

The half year challenge: Counting the gains in ICT

While we fretted about our mid-year plan and how best we can serve the Ugandan people, it gave me pride to recall that in the last six months we, among others, upgraded the National Data Centre to a Tier 3 Data Center grading, the first of its kind in Uganda which now has the capacity to host all Government applications and Data.

New Vision , Uganda Feb 20, 2019