Press Freedom a Cornerstone of Democracy

[Observer] Uganda today joins the rest of the world to celebrate the World Press Freedom day, a day that was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 to essentially have citizens do some soul-searching about the state of world media.

[Observer] Uganda today joins the rest of the world to celebrate the World Press Freedom day, a day that was proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993 to essentially have citizens do some soul-searching about the state of world media.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Press Freedom Is Limited – Journalists Speak Out

[Monitor] World Freedom Press Day is celebrated every May 3rd. Today we talk to journalists, and friends of journalists about their experiences in the field and how far they feel Uganda has come as far as press freedom is concerned.

[Monitor] World Freedom Press Day is celebrated every May 3rd. Today we talk to journalists, and friends of journalists about their experiences in the field and how far they feel Uganda has come as far as press freedom is concerned.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Untapped Labour – What Uganda Could Be Losing?

[Monitor] Had Robert Olal*, 26, a journalist, were to be employed and earning Shs1 million monthly (gross), government would be deducting Shs222,500 Pay as You Earn (PAYE) from his salary. And, his employer would be topping up Olal’s Shs50, 000 monthly…

[Monitor] Had Robert Olal*, 26, a journalist, were to be employed and earning Shs1 million monthly (gross), government would be deducting Shs222,500 Pay as You Earn (PAYE) from his salary. And, his employer would be topping up Olal's Shs50, 000 monthly contributions to the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) with Shs100,000.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Concludes Investigations Against King Mumbere, Royal Guards

[Monitor] The Police have completed carrying out investigations into the second file in which a total of 181 suspects including Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere are being charged in connection with last year’s bloody clashes in Kasese.

[Monitor] The Police have completed carrying out investigations into the second file in which a total of 181 suspects including Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere are being charged in connection with last year's bloody clashes in Kasese.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda, Tanzania Investigate Socialite Jack Pemba

[Monitor] Kampala -Following the reported arrest of socialite Jack Pemba, police have announced that he is being investigated by Uganda and Tanzania forces over money laundering.

[Monitor] Kampala -Following the reported arrest of socialite Jack Pemba, police have announced that he is being investigated by Uganda and Tanzania forces over money laundering.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Maize Shortage Raises Price of Poultry Feeds in Uganda

[East African] The current scarcity of maize in Uganda has driven many smallholder poultry farmers out of business due to the increasing prices of poultry feeds.The price of maize bran, a key byproduct of maize that is an essential ingredient in maize …

[East African] The current scarcity of maize in Uganda has driven many smallholder poultry farmers out of business due to the increasing prices of poultry feeds.The price of maize bran, a key byproduct of maize that is an essential ingredient in maize feed, has gone up.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Dealmaker’ Equatorial Guinea’s Nguema Reaches Out to Museveni, Signs Oil and Gas Deals

[East African] Just weeks after linking an oil exploration company to South Sudan and signing an oil information sharing agreement with the government in Juba, Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo flew to Kampala to sign a memorand…

[East African] Just weeks after linking an oil exploration company to South Sudan and signing an oil information sharing agreement with the government in Juba, Equatorial Guinea President Teodoro Obiang Nguema Mbasogo flew to Kampala to sign a memorandum of understanding with Uganda on oil and gas.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ayeta Anne Wangusa – ‘I Love the Ocean, African Wear’

[East African] Ayeta Anne Wangusa is the executive director of Culture and Development East Africa (CDEA), a creative think tank based in Dar es Salaam. She is currently a member of the Unesco Expert Facility for the 2005 Convention (2016-2017).

[East African] Ayeta Anne Wangusa is the executive director of Culture and Development East Africa (CDEA), a creative think tank based in Dar es Salaam. She is currently a member of the Unesco Expert Facility for the 2005 Convention (2016-2017).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Flame and Song – ‘ a Family’s Struggle Building a Nation

[East African] Educated East Africans of a certain age will recall a time when the poem Building the Nation by Ugandan poet Henry Muwanga Barlow was essential reading in school, in the same league as writing by the leading lights in African literature.

[East African] Educated East Africans of a certain age will recall a time when the poem Building the Nation by Ugandan poet Henry Muwanga Barlow was essential reading in school, in the same league as writing by the leading lights in African literature.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda