Government Has a Duty to Treat Its Citizens

[Monitor] A proposal by government to have citizens pay for services at the new Mulago specialised unit can only be welcomed by those whose empathy has completely been eroded.

[Monitor] A proposal by government to have citizens pay for services at the new Mulago specialised unit can only be welcomed by those whose empathy has completely been eroded.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Security Agencies Can Break or Enforce the Rule of Law

[Monitor] In a recent discussion with a ‘learned friend’, on the importance of rule of law in developing good governance; he argued that the rule of law is simply a concept used by powerful nations or classes to legitimise their domination of the poore…

[Monitor] In a recent discussion with a 'learned friend', on the importance of rule of law in developing good governance; he argued that the rule of law is simply a concept used by powerful nations or classes to legitimise their domination of the poorer and weaker nations and classes. When it suits their interests, they will preach rule of law.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Over 1000 to Lose Their Houses Along Kampala-Entebbe Road

[Monitor] Kampala -More than 1,000 buildings on Entebbe Road will be razed down on Monday when Uganda National Roads Authority takes whip on encroachers of road reserves in the country.

[Monitor] Kampala -More than 1,000 buildings on Entebbe Road will be razed down on Monday when Uganda National Roads Authority takes whip on encroachers of road reserves in the country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ministers Clash Over Taxes On Soda, Sweets

[Observer] Two ministers in the ministry of Health on Wednesday evening ganged up against the minister of state for Planning, David Bahati, to defeat a proposal to scrap and reduce taxes on sugar confectioneries and non-alcoholic drinks.

[Observer] Two ministers in the ministry of Health on Wednesday evening ganged up against the minister of state for Planning, David Bahati, to defeat a proposal to scrap and reduce taxes on sugar confectioneries and non-alcoholic drinks.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Shs 568 Billion Signature Shows That We Reap What We Sow

[Observer] A former minister of Energy and Mineral Development has told parliament’s committee on Commissions, State Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) that she signed oil production and sharing agreements on behalf of the Uganda government wit…

[Observer] A former minister of Energy and Mineral Development has told parliament's committee on Commissions, State Authorities and State Enterprises (Cosase) that she signed oil production and sharing agreements on behalf of the Uganda government without first reading through them.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

European Union to Increase Investments in the Continent

[Observer] At celebrations to mark the 60th European Union (EU) day, the head of the EU delegation in Uganda, Kristian Schmidt, announced that the economic bloc’s investments in Africa will increase to over ?44 billion by 2020.

[Observer] At celebrations to mark the 60th European Union (EU) day, the head of the EU delegation in Uganda, Kristian Schmidt, announced that the economic bloc's investments in Africa will increase to over ?44 billion by 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Insurance Firms Eye Govt Assets

[Observer] After this month, about 800 insurance professionals from all over the world will gather in Uganda to begin discussions on how to improve insurance penetration in sub-Saharan Africa.

[Observer] After this month, about 800 insurance professionals from all over the world will gather in Uganda to begin discussions on how to improve insurance penetration in sub-Saharan Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

One Year Later, Challenges Weigh Museveni Down

[Observer] When President Museveni took oath to serve another five years on May 12 last year, a kilogram of maize flour was retailing at Shs 1,200 while the dollar was trad- ing at Shs 3,350 against the shilling.

[Observer] When President Museveni took oath to serve another five years on May 12 last year, a kilogram of maize flour was retailing at Shs 1,200 while the dollar was trad- ing at Shs 3,350 against the shilling.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda