Doctors Set Three Conditions to End Strike

[Observer] Striking doctors have said they can return to work as negotiations on their demands continue if three key conditions are met, and surprisingly the trio doesn’t include the pay raise.

[Observer] Striking doctors have said they can return to work as negotiations on their demands continue if three key conditions are met, and surprisingly the trio doesn't include the pay raise.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sounds of Freedom – Music As a Catalyst of Change

[Monitor] Can music be a pain reliever in the struggle for liberation? Living in Virginia, USA, I miss those evenings when I would sit before the local television back in Uganda and watch the evening news.

[Monitor] Can music be a pain reliever in the struggle for liberation? Living in Virginia, USA, I miss those evenings when I would sit before the local television back in Uganda and watch the evening news.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police, Army ‘Fight’ Shifts to Kaweesi Case Suspects?

[Observer] Two days after unidentified gun-wielding men violently rearrested suspects in the broad daylight murder of Andrew Felix Kaweesi, a former assistant inspector general of police, the army finds itself sucked further into current tensions haunt…

[Observer] Two days after unidentified gun-wielding men violently rearrested suspects in the broad daylight murder of Andrew Felix Kaweesi, a former assistant inspector general of police, the army finds itself sucked further into current tensions haunting security circles.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Constitutions Are Not Amended for Individuals – Opposition MPs

[Observer] The opposition in parliament yesterday advised that the age limit bill forms part of a long-awaited bill covering wider political reforms alongside proposals contained in a minority report adopted two years ago in the 9th parliament.

[Observer] The opposition in parliament yesterday advised that the age limit bill forms part of a long-awaited bill covering wider political reforms alongside proposals contained in a minority report adopted two years ago in the 9th parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

It’s a Dangerous Era in Uganda When Anonymous Gunmen Enforce the Law

[Monitor] Many voting age Ugandans are not aware that President Museveni is a retired soldier. He is a veteran. And he did not become a general while in active military service – the title was conferred upon him at retirement on April 6, 2004. The imme…

[Monitor] Many voting age Ugandans are not aware that President Museveni is a retired soldier. He is a veteran. And he did not become a general while in active military service - the title was conferred upon him at retirement on April 6, 2004. The immediate reason for Museveni's retirement was that the Constitution stated clearly that one could not contest to become president if one was a serving member of the armed forces. The UPDF organised a function to retire its Commander-In-Chief.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UIA Exceeds Target, Licenses Shs2.3 Trillion Investments

[Monitor] Kampala -In its six months review, Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) has registered 320 per cent success, licensing projects worth $641m (Shs2.3 trillion) for the period.

[Monitor] Kampala -In its six months review, Uganda Investment Authority (UIA) has registered 320 per cent success, licensing projects worth $641m (Shs2.3 trillion) for the period.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kabamba Attack Suspects Demand Release

[Monitor] Kampala -Suspects undergoing trial in connection with a foiled attack on Kabamba Army Barracks have accused government of keeping them in jail illegally beyond the mandatory constitutional detention period.

[Monitor] Kampala -Suspects undergoing trial in connection with a foiled attack on Kabamba Army Barracks have accused government of keeping them in jail illegally beyond the mandatory constitutional detention period.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Soldiers Accused of Torturing Civilians

[Monitor] Nwoya -Two civilians are nursing injuries following brutal assault they claim was carried out by UPDF soldiers guarding 10,000 hectares of a disputed piece of land in Nwoya District.

[Monitor] Nwoya -Two civilians are nursing injuries following brutal assault they claim was carried out by UPDF soldiers guarding 10,000 hectares of a disputed piece of land in Nwoya District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Sand Mining Firm Defies Nema Directive

[Monitor] Entebbe -A sand mining firm, Porch Group, at Bukolwa village, Nkumba Parish in Katabi Town Council, Entebbe Municipality, has defied National Environment Management Authority’s (Nema) directive halting their activities.

[Monitor] Entebbe -A sand mining firm, Porch Group, at Bukolwa village, Nkumba Parish in Katabi Town Council, Entebbe Municipality, has defied National Environment Management Authority's (Nema) directive halting their activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda