3.4 Million More People Slip Into Poverty

[Monitor] Kampala -More Ugandans are slipping into poverty with the number of poor people increasing from 6.6 million in 2012/13 to 10 million in 2016/17, according to the Uganda National Household Survey (UNHS) 2016/17 report released yesterday by the…

[Monitor] Kampala -More Ugandans are slipping into poverty with the number of poor people increasing from 6.6 million in 2012/13 to 10 million in 2016/17, according to the Uganda National Household Survey (UNHS) 2016/17 report released yesterday by the Uganda Bureau of Statistics (UBOS).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Evicted MPs Plan to Sue Parliament

[Observer] By close of business yesterday, the law firms that have been given instructions to represent members of parliament who were beaten by security at Parliament were meeting to agree on how to proceed.

[Observer] By close of business yesterday, the law firms that have been given instructions to represent members of parliament who were beaten by security at Parliament were meeting to agree on how to proceed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Age Limit – NRM MPs Laud Speaker Kadaga

[Monitor] The State minister for Urban Planning Isaac Musumba has moved a motion to “recognise the skillful” manner in which the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, steered Wednesday’s sitting of the House.

[Monitor] The State minister for Urban Planning Isaac Musumba has moved a motion to "recognise the skillful" manner in which the Speaker of Parliament, Rebecca Kadaga, steered Wednesday's sitting of the House.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Explosions Rip Through MP’s Home

[Monitor] Two explosives have ripped through the house of Rubaga North MP Moses Kasibante only an hour after police returned him home after Wednesday’s detention over the age limit controversy.

[Monitor] Two explosives have ripped through the house of Rubaga North MP Moses Kasibante only an hour after police returned him home after Wednesday's detention over the age limit controversy.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

I Ordered MPs Arrest – Kayihura

[Monitor] The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura says he will not apologise for ordering Wednesday arrest of Opposition and Independent MPs at Parliament.

[Monitor] The Inspector General of Police Gen Kale Kayihura says he will not apologise for ordering Wednesday arrest of Opposition and Independent MPs at Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda