Councillors Want District Leaders Probed Over Illegal Sand Mining

[Monitor] Mukono -Mukono District councillors have called for investigations into allegations that some top district officials are engaged in illegal sand mining at Wasinga village in Mpungu Sub-county.

[Monitor] Mukono -Mukono District councillors have called for investigations into allegations that some top district officials are engaged in illegal sand mining at Wasinga village in Mpungu Sub-county.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Personal Account – My Ex-Husband’s Family Took Everything Away

[Monitor] Imelda Nabanja Nsereko is in her mid-forties, frail with skin that shows the ravages of time. Her eyes begin to tear as she narrates her story. I am watching her in silence. She is also recently widowed from her second marriage.

[Monitor] Imelda Nabanja Nsereko is in her mid-forties, frail with skin that shows the ravages of time. Her eyes begin to tear as she narrates her story. I am watching her in silence. She is also recently widowed from her second marriage.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How Wakiso Residents Lose Billions in Dubious Land Deals

[Monitor] Wakiso -Several unsuspecting residents are losing billions of Shillings in bogus land deals to middlemen who disguise as employees of the ministry of Lands zonal office in Wakiso District, Daily Monitor has established.

[Monitor] Wakiso -Several unsuspecting residents are losing billions of Shillings in bogus land deals to middlemen who disguise as employees of the ministry of Lands zonal office in Wakiso District, Daily Monitor has established.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Player Bans, New Rules Set to Bite As National Hockey League Returns

[Monitor] Kampala -National Hockey League (NHL) men’s champions Wananchi will have to negotiate their title defence without the services of reigning MVP (Most Valuable Player) Innocent Mbabali and team manager Eugene Swinnerstone Miheso.

[Monitor] Kampala -National Hockey League (NHL) men's champions Wananchi will have to negotiate their title defence without the services of reigning MVP (Most Valuable Player) Innocent Mbabali and team manager Eugene Swinnerstone Miheso.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Do Not Tempt Security Guards – They Are Human

[Monitor] The story of hundreds of armed private security guards going for more than six months without pay is not only mind-boggling but absurd. This newspaper on Wednesday, June 14, reported that the angry and grumbling guards are pointing an accusin…

[Monitor] The story of hundreds of armed private security guards going for more than six months without pay is not only mind-boggling but absurd. This newspaper on Wednesday, June 14, reported that the angry and grumbling guards are pointing an accusing finger at their employer, Range Protective Services, owned by businessman Habib Kagimu.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Fewer People Attend Budget Speech Presentation At Parliament

[Monitor] In the past few years, the Budget preparation cycle changed in that in March, the annual Budget and Tax Bills are presented to Cabinet and Parliament. By May, the Tax Bills should be approved ahead of the Budget reading by mid-June. This impl…

[Monitor] In the past few years, the Budget preparation cycle changed in that in March, the annual Budget and Tax Bills are presented to Cabinet and Parliament. By May, the Tax Bills should be approved ahead of the Budget reading by mid-June. This implies that by the time the Budget speech is read, there is not as much uncertainty about the Budget allocations and tax proposals/changes. This explains why since the change, fewer people attend the Budget speech presentation at Parliament. Whereas most of the contents a

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Be a Child Safety Advocate in Your Own Neighbourhood

[Monitor] Lo and behold! It’s a whopping 41 years today (June 16) since hundreds of students participated in the Soweto uprising, demanding for better quality education. Many of them were shot dead demanding their right to be taught in their own native…

[Monitor] Lo and behold! It's a whopping 41 years today (June 16) since hundreds of students participated in the Soweto uprising, demanding for better quality education. Many of them were shot dead demanding their right to be taught in their own native language. Today, we celebrate this event as the Day of African Child. The day raises awareness about the continued need for improvement in education provided to African children and to encourage school age children to stay in school.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda