Catholic Priest Detained for Obtaining Money By False Pretence

[Monitor] Jinja -Police in Jinja are holding a Catholic priest at Busowa Parish Church in the neighbouring Bugiri District to help in investigations over questionable use of money pooled by members of the Kisakya Foundation he chairs.

[Monitor] Jinja -Police in Jinja are holding a Catholic priest at Busowa Parish Church in the neighbouring Bugiri District to help in investigations over questionable use of money pooled by members of the Kisakya Foundation he chairs.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bishop Warns Clerics On Misleading Patients

[Monitor] Masaka -West Buganda Diocese Bishop Emeritus Samuel Kefa Kamya has cautioned fellow clerics who mislead patients not to seek medical attention, claiming that they have supernatural powers to heal them.

[Monitor] Masaka -West Buganda Diocese Bishop Emeritus Samuel Kefa Kamya has cautioned fellow clerics who mislead patients not to seek medical attention, claiming that they have supernatural powers to heal them.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Moyo Runs Out of Hepatitis B Vaccines

[Monitor] Moyo -Health workers in Moyo District are stuck and cannot administer new doses for Hepatitis B vaccines for newly screened persons as the district has run out of the vaccines stock.

[Monitor] Moyo -Health workers in Moyo District are stuck and cannot administer new doses for Hepatitis B vaccines for newly screened persons as the district has run out of the vaccines stock.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Must Act On Weather Alert

[Monitor] The Uganda National Meteorological Authority has published the country’s forecasted weather for up to end of the year. It shows the rains will fall more generously in West Nile and eastern region followed by central, western and mid-north reg…

[Monitor] The Uganda National Meteorological Authority has published the country's forecasted weather for up to end of the year. It shows the rains will fall more generously in West Nile and eastern region followed by central, western and mid-north regions while the cattle-corridor districts and Karamoja will get much less.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Opposition Proposes Salary Car Loans for Public Officials

[Monitor] Kampala -Opposition Forum for Democratic Change party has set in motion plans to table a proposal to have public officials acquire vehicles on a loan basis, unlike now where taxpayers bear the burden of buying and servicing the vehicles.

[Monitor] Kampala -Opposition Forum for Democratic Change party has set in motion plans to table a proposal to have public officials acquire vehicles on a loan basis, unlike now where taxpayers bear the burden of buying and servicing the vehicles.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Power Theft Loss Rises to Billions of Shillings

[Monitor] Kampala -The amount of money lost due to power theft including non-payment of bills, vandalism and illegal connection has risen to annual average of Shs106 billion annually from an average of Shs73b in 2014.

[Monitor] Kampala -The amount of money lost due to power theft including non-payment of bills, vandalism and illegal connection has risen to annual average of Shs106 billion annually from an average of Shs73b in 2014.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

World Bank Will Support Govt to Reduce Poverty Levels Further

[Monitor] Uganda’s progress in reducing poverty is an African success story. In the last decade, the country recorded one of the fastest rates of extreme poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and the developing world.

[Monitor] Uganda's progress in reducing poverty is an African success story. In the last decade, the country recorded one of the fastest rates of extreme poverty reduction in sub-Saharan Africa (SSA) and the developing world.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda