Arab Treat As Saudi Arabia Marks 86 Years

[Observer] It was a night to celebrate 86 years of the unification of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and guests that turned up for the event at Serena Kampala hotel, last Thursday, were given a real Saudi Arabian treat.

[Observer] It was a night to celebrate 86 years of the unification of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, and guests that turned up for the event at Serena Kampala hotel, last Thursday, were given a real Saudi Arabian treat.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

FDC Demands Review of Policy On National Medals

[Observer] Former Leader of Opposition in Parliament (LoP) Wafula Oguttu says President Museveni’s government has now devalued the importance of national medals by awarding them for political reasons rather than for standout performances.

[Observer] Former Leader of Opposition in Parliament (LoP) Wafula Oguttu says President Museveni's government has now devalued the importance of national medals by awarding them for political reasons rather than for standout performances.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

What Is Truth?

[Monitor] Truth is sometimes tricky. And it is even trickier when one of its biggest merchants – journalism – is the one trapped under the spotlight. A newspaper is an agent of information, and in most cases what is said therein binds itself into knowl…

[Monitor] Truth is sometimes tricky. And it is even trickier when one of its biggest merchants - journalism - is the one trapped under the spotlight. A newspaper is an agent of information, and in most cases what is said therein binds itself into knowledge for those who buy such reliance.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Arua Rioters Charged With Disturbing Peace of the Dead

[Monitor] Arua -Normalcy returned to Arua Town yesterday amid tight security at Bishop Sabino Odoki’s residence and at Ediofe, the seat of Arua Catholic Diocese, the epicentre of the Thursday clashes that left some church property burnt and at least 16…

[Monitor] Arua -Normalcy returned to Arua Town yesterday amid tight security at Bishop Sabino Odoki's residence and at Ediofe, the seat of Arua Catholic Diocese, the epicentre of the Thursday clashes that left some church property burnt and at least 16 faithful arrested.

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Why Obote Brought Guns to Politics and Museveni Brought Money

[Monitor] Do you still remember Tusaba gavumenti etuyambe (we need government intervention)? And do you know what is en vogue these days? It is Tuli kuki (what is our vision)?

[Monitor] Do you still remember Tusaba gavumenti etuyambe (we need government intervention)? And do you know what is en vogue these days? It is Tuli kuki (what is our vision)?

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Karuma, Isimba Dams Materials Inferior – Report

[Monitor] Kampala -A report of the ad hoc committee investigating shoddy works and negligence by contractors and government officials manning the Karuma and Isimba hydropower projects has revealed hair-raising mess at the country’s ongoing two big hydr…

[Monitor] Kampala -A report of the ad hoc committee investigating shoddy works and negligence by contractors and government officials manning the Karuma and Isimba hydropower projects has revealed hair-raising mess at the country's ongoing two big hydro power projects.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Karimojong, Turkana Demand for Veterinary School

[Monitor] Lokiriama -The two neighboring pastoralist communities; the Turkana of Kenya and the Karimojong of Uganda have asked both governments to consider establishing a veterinary school along the border of Uganda and Kenya on the side of Moroto.

[Monitor] Lokiriama -The two neighboring pastoralist communities; the Turkana of Kenya and the Karimojong of Uganda have asked both governments to consider establishing a veterinary school along the border of Uganda and Kenya on the side of Moroto.

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Woman Delivers in Taxi

[Monitor] Mbale -Passengers aboard a taxi were left puzzled when a woman went into abrupt labour pains and delivered as they headed to Mbale on Thursday afternoon.

[Monitor] Mbale -Passengers aboard a taxi were left puzzled when a woman went into abrupt labour pains and delivered as they headed to Mbale on Thursday afternoon.

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Bridge Schools Stay But Ministry Has Some Advice

[Observer] On August 17, the ministry of education and sports ordered that Bridge International Academies (BIA) close their schools ahead of the start of the third term. However, as YUDAYA NANGONZI and SIRAJE LUBWAMA report, the schools have obtained a…

[Observer] On August 17, the ministry of education and sports ordered that Bridge International Academies (BIA) close their schools ahead of the start of the third term. However, as YUDAYA NANGONZI and SIRAJE LUBWAMA report, the schools have obtained a temporary reprieve from the High court.

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Onduparaka Can Be the Next Kilembe FC

[Observer] In the wake of KCCA FC’s 1-2 defeat to Onduparaka in Arua, the consensus talk among the travelling fans I talked to was that KCCA was under physical and psychological siege.

[Observer] In the wake of KCCA FC's 1-2 defeat to Onduparaka in Arua, the consensus talk among the travelling fans I talked to was that KCCA was under physical and psychological siege.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda