Legislators Quiz Police Boss Over Parading Suspects, Criminal Gangs

[Observer] On April 26, officials from the ministry of internal affairs appeared before Parliament’s Defence and Internal Affairs committee to defend the 2017/2018 ministerial policy statement for the Uganda Police Force.

[Observer] On April 26, officials from the ministry of internal affairs appeared before Parliament's Defence and Internal Affairs committee to defend the 2017/2018 ministerial policy statement for the Uganda Police Force.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Is Our National Anthem Still an Embodiment of Our Aspirations?

[Observer] While seated in an old London train a few weeks ago, wondering as usual as to what exactly went wrong with our own systems, my thoughts strayed into a line by line reflection and musing on our national anthem as a brief embodiment of our nat…

[Observer] While seated in an old London train a few weeks ago, wondering as usual as to what exactly went wrong with our own systems, my thoughts strayed into a line by line reflection and musing on our national anthem as a brief embodiment of our national aspirations.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Water Shortage Cripples Gulu University Work

[Observer] A repugnant stench hangs in an open space as a group of Gulu University students walk past a toilet on their main campus, grimacing with a sense of disgust. JOHN OKOT has been looking at the impact of a one month water shortage on the univer…

[Observer] A repugnant stench hangs in an open space as a group of Gulu University students walk past a toilet on their main campus, grimacing with a sense of disgust. JOHN OKOT has been looking at the impact of a one month water shortage on the university.

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MPs Task Janet On Unfunded Priorities

[Observer] Last week, Education minister Janet Museveni appeared in parliament to defend her ministry’s budget. As JOSEPHINE NAMULOKI reports, legislators on the parliamentary committee on education tasked the first lady to use her influence in governm…

[Observer] Last week, Education minister Janet Museveni appeared in parliament to defend her ministry's budget. As JOSEPHINE NAMULOKI reports, legislators on the parliamentary committee on education tasked the first lady to use her influence in government to cause funding for the many unfunded priorities in her sector.

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Museveni Pins Solicitor General Atooke Over Oil Cash

[Monitor] Parliament -President Museveni has pinned Solicitor General Francis Atoke over Shs5b that remains unaccounted for out of the Shs56b that was advanced to a team of government officials to travel to London to defend Uganda’s tax claims against …

[Monitor] Parliament -President Museveni has pinned Solicitor General Francis Atoke over Shs5b that remains unaccounted for out of the Shs56b that was advanced to a team of government officials to travel to London to defend Uganda's tax claims against British oil firms.

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Who Will Save Ugandan Workers From Low Pay Exploitation?

[Monitor] Minimum wage is an old timer on the list of Uganda’s most talked about, publicly endorsed but non-implemented policies, with workers enduring exploitation from profit maximizing companies.

[Monitor] Minimum wage is an old timer on the list of Uganda's most talked about, publicly endorsed but non-implemented policies, with workers enduring exploitation from profit maximizing companies.

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Museveni Defends Oil Handshake

[Monitor] Parliament -President Museveni on Wednesday defended the Shs6b oil cash handshake he sanctioned to be paid to 42 selected government officials who successfully defended Uganda’s tax claims against oil exploration firms.

[Monitor] Parliament -President Museveni on Wednesday defended the Shs6b oil cash handshake he sanctioned to be paid to 42 selected government officials who successfully defended Uganda's tax claims against oil exploration firms.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda