The New Lower Secondary Curriculum Should Succeed

[Monitor] I agree with the excellent analysis by Henry Okurut of the problems of our education system and the difficulties of reforming the school curriculum. However, I do not agree with his conclusion that curriculum reform is likely to remain largel…

[Monitor] I agree with the excellent analysis by Henry Okurut of the problems of our education system and the difficulties of reforming the school curriculum. However, I do not agree with his conclusion that curriculum reform is likely to remain largely ineffective.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Of Patriotism and Its False Prophets in Uganda

[Monitor] On a recent visit to see my nephew Norman who is a student at Arua Municipality, I noticed near the school gate an interesting signpost which reads, “Mvara Secondary School Patriotism Club warmly welcomes you” which intrigued me and triggered…

[Monitor] On a recent visit to see my nephew Norman who is a student at Arua Municipality, I noticed near the school gate an interesting signpost which reads, "Mvara Secondary School Patriotism Club warmly welcomes you" which intrigued me and triggered some thoughts about patriotism.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

New Guidelines Set for Lower Courts

[Independent (Kampala)] Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has launched new sentencing guidelines for lower courts in a move aimed at ensuring uniformity in judgment, and building public trust.

[Independent (Kampala)] Chief Justice Bart Katureebe has launched new sentencing guidelines for lower courts in a move aimed at ensuring uniformity in judgment, and building public trust.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

When Tabliqs Sect Members Declared War On Muslims

[Monitor] The Aga Khan Mosque was put under the Muslim management by a decree by Idi Amin after the expulsion of the Asians in Uganda. That’s how it became a seat of the Muslim leadership in the country.

[Monitor] The Aga Khan Mosque was put under the Muslim management by a decree by Idi Amin after the expulsion of the Asians in Uganda. That's how it became a seat of the Muslim leadership in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Keeping the UPE Girl Child in Class

[Monitor] Monica Nyiraguhabwa stayed in school but she was not oblivious to how lucky she was. Growing up in Luzira maximum prison barracks and later in the slum community of Luzira Kirombe Butabika, Nyiraguhabwa felt a need to respond to the limited l…

[Monitor] Monica Nyiraguhabwa stayed in school but she was not oblivious to how lucky she was. Growing up in Luzira maximum prison barracks and later in the slum community of Luzira Kirombe Butabika, Nyiraguhabwa felt a need to respond to the limited life choices and opportunities available for young women and girls living in these areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

We Drew a Tough Group, but Not One We Cannot Step Out of

[Monitor] At the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) draw on Wednesday night in Libreville – Gabon, Group B which has Algeria, Tunisia, Senegal, and Zimbabwe seemed to most of the people’s choice for the Group of Death.

[Monitor] At the 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (Afcon) draw on Wednesday night in Libreville - Gabon, Group B which has Algeria, Tunisia, Senegal, and Zimbabwe seemed to most of the people's choice for the Group of Death.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Simba Can’t Afford More Slip-Ups in MPL League

[Monitor] Kampala -This weekend presents Simba, on 14 points in 10 games, with a chance to better last season’s run-in, which ended with them finishing third, from second, in the MPL National Hockey League.

[Monitor] Kampala -This weekend presents Simba, on 14 points in 10 games, with a chance to better last season's run-in, which ended with them finishing third, from second, in the MPL National Hockey League.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Turning the Page After Sexual Abuse

[Monitor] Marvin Galiwango’s aunt introduced him to the sex world at the age of eight. The now 20-year-old recalls finding his aunt stripped naked. Then a Primary Two pupil, she held him by hand and dragged him to the bedroom.

[Monitor] Marvin Galiwango's aunt introduced him to the sex world at the age of eight. The now 20-year-old recalls finding his aunt stripped naked. Then a Primary Two pupil, she held him by hand and dragged him to the bedroom.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda