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EU Renews Sanctions Against Kabila Successor Ahead Of Tense Vote

The European Union renewed sanctions on Monday against the ruling coalition’s candidate for presidential elections in Democratic Republic of Congo, Emmanuel Ramazani Shadary, and 13 other senior officials. The decision is likely to worsen relations between the EU and President Joseph Kabila’s government, which has lobbied against sanctions it calls an

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MPs In Bitter Clash Over Deals, Bribes At Parliament

A debate on Parliament's Presidential Affairs report on the Bulambuli land survivors' resettlement land saga on Tuesday ended up in bribery counter accusations among Members of Parliament. The report presented by the Committee Chairperson Jessica Ababiku recommends the cancellation of the 2,876 acre land transaction by the Office of the Prime

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Katuntu Rejects Museveni Advise To Hold BoU Probe In Secrecy

The Parliamentary Committee on Commissions, Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) Chairperson, Abdu Katuntu has rejected President Yoweri Museveni’s idea of probing Bank of Uganda officials in confidentiality. COSASE is currently investigating BoU officials regarding the controversial closure of the seven defunct banks. Katuntu argues that if the probe is held in

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Meet The Gabonese Journalist Who Built A Multi-Million Dollar Media Relations Company

Franco-Gabonese entrepreneur Nicolas Pompigne-Mognard is the founder of the APO Group, a leading media consulting firm and press release distribution service in Africa and the Middle East. The company, which Pompigne-Mognard founded in 2007, employs close to 80 employees across its offices in Switzerland, Dubai, Senegal and Hong Kong, and has

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