Contractor Blames Govt for Delaying Road Construction

[Monitor] Officials handling the construction of the Mukono-Katosi road have blamed the Uganda National Road Authority (Unra) Land Acquisition office for failing to compensate residents in time to vacate their land for road construction, noting that th…

[Monitor] Officials handling the construction of the Mukono-Katosi road have blamed the Uganda National Road Authority (Unra) Land Acquisition office for failing to compensate residents in time to vacate their land for road construction, noting that the failure would affect the scheduled completion date.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

New Tourism Products Unveiled

[Monitor] Kampala -Three government and private tourism agencies have unveiled four Uganda tourism products, costing Shs231 billion to boost the countries tourism capacity.

[Monitor] Kampala -Three government and private tourism agencies have unveiled four Uganda tourism products, costing Shs231 billion to boost the countries tourism capacity.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Awards Best Press Photos

[East African] A photograph by Siraj Muyingo of a child sheltering from a drizzle under a faulty umbrella while working in a rice field as a scarecrow to keep off birds has won the photo of the year at the 2016 Uganda Press Photo Award.

[East African] A photograph by Siraj Muyingo of a child sheltering from a drizzle under a faulty umbrella while working in a rice field as a scarecrow to keep off birds has won the photo of the year at the 2016 Uganda Press Photo Award.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Danger From Museveni’s New Permanent Secretaries

[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni’s recent reshuffle of Permanent Secretaries is the latest sign of his ad hoc way of appointing government officials which experts warn is detrimental to public service.Museveni on Nov. 04 reshuffled per…

[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni's recent reshuffle of Permanent Secretaries is the latest sign of his ad hoc way of appointing government officials which experts warn is detrimental to public service.Museveni on Nov. 04 reshuffled permanent secretaries, dismissing some of the longest serving permanent secretaries and transferring others.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Luwandagga – Missing Voice of Uganda Football

[Independent (Kampala)] When Uganda’s national football team, the Cranes, lined up against the Congo Republic’s Red Devils on Saturday, Nov. 12, in a World Cup Group E second round fixture at Mandela National Stadium, a well-known voice Ugandan footbal…

[Independent (Kampala)] When Uganda's national football team, the Cranes, lined up against the Congo Republic's Red Devils on Saturday, Nov. 12, in a World Cup Group E second round fixture at Mandela National Stadium, a well-known voice Ugandan football fans had grown accustomed to for decades, was conspicuously absent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Residents Grapple With Water Scarcity Problem Despite Abundant Water Bodies

[Monitor] George Mutesasira a resident of Kyamakanaga Village, in Kagamba sub county Rakai district spends more than Shs3,000 per day on water for his family. This means he spends about Shs90,000 a month, and this is only for the basic chores.

[Monitor] George Mutesasira a resident of Kyamakanaga Village, in Kagamba sub county Rakai district spends more than Shs3,000 per day on water for his family. This means he spends about Shs90,000 a month, and this is only for the basic chores.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

What Next As Museveni Loses ‘Cadre Judges’?

[Independent (Kampala)] Chief Justice Bart Katureebe will be 70-years old in 2020 and, under current law, he must retire then. That is four years away but already anxiety is mounting about who will replace him. Part of the reason for the anxiety is tha…

[Independent (Kampala)] Chief Justice Bart Katureebe will be 70-years old in 2020 and, under current law, he must retire then. That is four years away but already anxiety is mounting about who will replace him. Part of the reason for the anxiety is that the Deputy Chief Justice, Steven Kavuma, who would be an almost natural replacement is also due to retire in 2017. And it gets even more complicated because another five top judges are due to retire between now and end of next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rotary Club in Drive Against Cancer

[Monitor] In an effort to promote good health in Kampala and surrounding communities, Rotary club of Acacia Sunset Uganda, in partnership with KCCA has launched a family health camp in over populated community of Mulimira Zone; Bukoto in Nakawa divisio…

[Monitor] In an effort to promote good health in Kampala and surrounding communities, Rotary club of Acacia Sunset Uganda, in partnership with KCCA has launched a family health camp in over populated community of Mulimira Zone; Bukoto in Nakawa division is part of Rotary community drive to serve the underprivileged sections of Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Inside Uganda’s Most Popular Park

[Monitor] The hippos lazy about in the water, floating and bearing their ugly faces in a peaceful manner as they rest their chins on each other, making for some picturesque moments.

[Monitor] The hippos lazy about in the water, floating and bearing their ugly faces in a peaceful manner as they rest their chins on each other, making for some picturesque moments.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda