Browse By

Congo Faces Pivotal Poll After 2 Years of Delays

The December 23 elections in the Democratic Republic of Congo are the country’s most important in more than a decade. After delaying a new poll for two years, longtime President Joseph Kabila is stepping aside. Two main candidates are vying to replace him, one is

US Officials: China Tops List of Security Threats

Top U.S. officials are sounding new alarms about China, warning that Beijing, more than Russia, poses the most serious long-term threat to the United States. The officials, from the FBI, the Department of Homeland Security and the Justice Department, say the Chinese are increasingly targeting

Britain’s May Survives Confidence Vote, Fails to Tame Critics

There wasn’t much of a honeymoon Wednesday for Britain’s embattled Theresa May after she survived a bid to oust her by critics from her own Conservative party. Standing outside No. 10 Downing Street after an internal party vote she won but not emphatically, May pledged

Crane Bank: Cosase summons PricewaterhouseCoopers

MPs on the Committee on Commissions Statutory Authorities and State Enterprises (COSASE) yesterday agreed to summon auditors of PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) to explain how they came up with  Shs239 billion shillings under capitalisation of Crane Bank Limited. The audit firm was hired by Bank of Uganda