DR Congo Slashes Visa Fee for Tanzania, Uganda

[Daily News] The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has announced the reduction of Visa fee for Tanzanians and Ugandans by half from 100/-US dollar to 50/- US dollar with effect from November 1, 2016.

[Daily News] The government of the Democratic Republic of Congo has announced the reduction of Visa fee for Tanzanians and Ugandans by half from 100/-US dollar to 50/- US dollar with effect from November 1, 2016.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Shs2 Million, Bullets Recovered At Dokolo Murder Scene

[Monitor] Dokolo -After two family members were shot dead by unknown gunmen who attacked their home in Bata Sub-county on Tuesday evening, Shs2.4m and six cartridges labeled government of South Sudan were recovered at the crime scene.

[Monitor] Dokolo -After two family members were shot dead by unknown gunmen who attacked their home in Bata Sub-county on Tuesday evening, Shs2.4m and six cartridges labeled government of South Sudan were recovered at the crime scene.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Curriculum Reform Efforts Are Likely to Remain Largely Ineffective

[Monitor] Despite the numerous earlier efforts made to customise and vocationalise Uganda’s basic education curriculum, school education has remained too elitist, pedantic, abstract and divorced from the practical needs of its client society.

[Monitor] Despite the numerous earlier efforts made to customise and vocationalise Uganda's basic education curriculum, school education has remained too elitist, pedantic, abstract and divorced from the practical needs of its client society.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Deal With the Mischief of Absent Civil Servants

[Monitor] If it was not such a serious matter, news that many civil servants have not reported for duty in Ntungamo, three months after their appointment would have been a farce. At the last count, 17 health workers and 25 primary school teachers were …

[Monitor] If it was not such a serious matter, news that many civil servants have not reported for duty in Ntungamo, three months after their appointment would have been a farce. At the last count, 17 health workers and 25 primary school teachers were absent without leave.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

The Adults in the House and Newsrooms Need to Have Coffee

[Monitor] The Committee on Rules, Privileges and Discipline in Parliament is expected to issue fresh summonses for the editors of The Observer, the Red Pepper and Uganda Radio Network to appear before it after only those from the New Vision honoured a …

[Monitor] The Committee on Rules, Privileges and Discipline in Parliament is expected to issue fresh summonses for the editors of The Observer, the Red Pepper and Uganda Radio Network to appear before it after only those from the New Vision honoured a previous writ.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Social Media a Means Not an End to Cheating

[Monitor] Viola had been posting her photos on her Facebook timeline when David who had become attracted to her chatted her up. The two had been ordinary Facebook friends for six months.

[Monitor] Viola had been posting her photos on her Facebook timeline when David who had become attracted to her chatted her up. The two had been ordinary Facebook friends for six months.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kampala Varsity Storm Last Four

[Monitor] Kampala -Kampala University (KU) reached the semifinals of the Nile Special University Football League for the first time in three years after overcoming a spirited Busitema at Villa Park last evening.

[Monitor] Kampala -Kampala University (KU) reached the semifinals of the Nile Special University Football League for the first time in three years after overcoming a spirited Busitema at Villa Park last evening.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Audited Books Top Fufa General Assembly Agenda

[Monitor] Kampala -Fufa delegates and other Ugandan football stakeholders that will converge at Nimrod Hotel in Luweeero on Saturday for the annual general assembly will be anxious to read into the federation’s audited books of accounts for 2015.

[Monitor] Kampala -Fufa delegates and other Ugandan football stakeholders that will converge at Nimrod Hotel in Luweeero on Saturday for the annual general assembly will be anxious to read into the federation's audited books of accounts for 2015.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda