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Sunday, May 13th, 2018

 

UGANDA: Telcos slash mobile money commission

Business. An agent carries out a transaction using a mobile money platform. The reduction in commission rates is expected to eat into agents’ incomes. FILE PHOTO  KAMPALA (DAILY MONITOR) – Telecommunication companies have cut agent commission for both airtime and mobile money services. In a message sent to Airtel agents, the telecom noted it had revised agent commission for both deposits and withdrawals. For instance, according to the message, an agent will earn Shs10,000 for a Shs4m or Shs7m deposit down from Shs12,000. Similarly, a vendor will earn Shs15,000 for a withdrawal ofRead More


YOUTH EMPLOYMENT: Why you should consider a diploma instead of a degree

STANDARD MEDIA – University graduates are twice as likely to be jobless as diploma holders in fresh findings that could inform career choices for parents and their children. Only 13 per cent of graduates from middle-level colleges were without a job compared to 26 per cent of university graduates, a pointer that technical skills were more marketable, according to a Government report. Adults who dropped out of formal education after primary school are also reported to be more active in the labour market, confirming that a university degree does notRead More


SMOOTH CRIMINAL: Burglar dances after successfully breaking into a building – VIDEO

Daniel Kalemasi Published on 12 May 2018 Fresno Police Department release surveillance video showing robbery suspect David Seale, dancing after successfully breaking into a commercial building in Fresno, California. Busted! Burglar does premature celebration dance upon breaking into office building before cops arrest him David Michael Seale, 43, was arrested on Tuesday in Fresno, California Cops responded to a call about a suspicious person leaving an office building Seale allegedly possessed key copies and a stolen laptop from the office Security footage revealed him popping and locking after break-in, cops sayRead More


SYRIA: ‘You are a terror state’: Erdogan says Israel pushing region to war

© AP Photo / Emrah Gurel SPUTNIK – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of using unnecessary aggression in Syria and blamed Tel Aviv for pushing the entire region toward full-scale war. In an interview with BBC Arabic on Sunday, Erdogan said that Israel is “sowing fear and pushing” the Middle Eastern “region to war.” The Turkish leader also denounced an Israeli airstrike on Syria that took place three days ago, calling it an attack on the sovereignty of the beleaguered nation, now in its seventh year of civil war.Read More


SYRIA: ‘You are a terror state’: Erdogan says Israel pushing region to war

© AP Photo / Emrah Gurel SPUTNIK – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of using unnecessary aggression in Syria and blamed Tel Aviv for pushing the entire region toward full-scale war. In an interview with BBC Arabic on Sunday, Erdogan said that Israel is “sowing fear and pushing” the Middle Eastern “region to war.” The Turkish leader also denounced an Israeli airstrike on Syria that took place three days ago, calling it an attack on the sovereignty of the beleaguered nation, now in its seventh year of civil war.Read More


SYRIA: ‘You are a terror state’: Erdogan says Israel pushing region to war

© AP Photo / Emrah Gurel SPUTNIK – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of using unnecessary aggression in Syria and blamed Tel Aviv for pushing the entire region toward full-scale war. In an interview with BBC Arabic on Sunday, Erdogan said that Israel is “sowing fear and pushing” the Middle Eastern “region to war.” The Turkish leader also denounced an Israeli airstrike on Syria that took place three days ago, calling it an attack on the sovereignty of the beleaguered nation, now in its seventh year of civil war.Read More


SYRIA: ‘You are a terror state’: Erdogan says Israel pushing region to war

© AP Photo / Emrah Gurel SPUTNIK – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of using unnecessary aggression in Syria and blamed Tel Aviv for pushing the entire region toward full-scale war. In an interview with BBC Arabic on Sunday, Erdogan said that Israel is “sowing fear and pushing” the Middle Eastern “region to war.” The Turkish leader also denounced an Israeli airstrike on Syria that took place three days ago, calling it an attack on the sovereignty of the beleaguered nation, now in its seventh year of civil war.Read More


SYRIA: ‘You are a terror state’: Erdogan says Israel pushing region to war

© AP Photo / Emrah Gurel SPUTNIK – Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan accused Israel of using unnecessary aggression in Syria and blamed Tel Aviv for pushing the entire region toward full-scale war. In an interview with BBC Arabic on Sunday, Erdogan said that Israel is “sowing fear and pushing” the Middle Eastern “region to war.” The Turkish leader also denounced an Israeli airstrike on Syria that took place three days ago, calling it an attack on the sovereignty of the beleaguered nation, now in its seventh year of civil war.Read More


UGANDA: FDC does not hate Basalirwa

ANDREW BULUBA, MULENGERA NEWS – Dear Editor. Thanks for the Mulengera news stories. They are insightful and well researched. Thanks for the innovation. I’m, however, writing to respond to your story on Asuman Basalirwa being the best candidate for Bugiri Municipality. By way of introduction, I’m called Andrew Buluba, the FDC Chairman for Bugiri Municipality.  I feel I should respond to your otherwise well presented article on what awaits opposition in Bugiri ahead of the 19th July Municipality elections. We assume the article was written and published in good faith butRead More


CAMEROON: US gives dictator Biya military aircraft in name of fighting terrorism – same as Uganda

Aircrafts donated by America at the Yaounde military air base in Cameroon, May 11 2018 YAOUNDE (VOA) — The United States has given Cameroon two military aircraft to assist in the fight against Boko Haram militants. It adds to armored vehicles, U.S.-led training on landmine detection and the presence of U.S. Marines in the country. This is the sound of one of the two planes donated by the U.S. taking off from the military air base in Yaounde on a reconnaissance flight Friday. On board are Cameroon defense minister JosephRead More