Don’t Leave Future of Our Forests to Unpaid Workers

[Monitor] Walking across the degraded swamps of River Mpologoma at the Tirinyi highway bridge in eastern Uganda in December last year, President Museveni – in the company of UNDP Resident Representative, Ms Rosa Malango, – made a very important declara…

[Monitor] Walking across the degraded swamps of River Mpologoma at the Tirinyi highway bridge in eastern Uganda in December last year, President Museveni - in the company of UNDP Resident Representative, Ms Rosa Malango, - made a very important declaration at a time the country was experiencing drought: He "declared war against environmental degradation".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why People Get Conned

[Monitor] One morning, I met two young men as I was walking home after a prayer night. The men asked for directions to a radio station and I told them to continue walking straight and they would get their intended destination. As I made to continue wit…

[Monitor] One morning, I met two young men as I was walking home after a prayer night. The men asked for directions to a radio station and I told them to continue walking straight and they would get their intended destination. As I made to continue with my journey, the young men dropped their voice into a conspiratorial tone and showed me a test tube with some shinny substance which they pronounced to be diamonds.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Extending Credit to Women Critical in Spurring Household Incomes

[Monitor] One of the greatest challenges in our economy is the strain in accessing credit. It’s a quandary Ugandans generally face irrespective of the traditional gender or net-worth biases.

[Monitor] One of the greatest challenges in our economy is the strain in accessing credit. It's a quandary Ugandans generally face irrespective of the traditional gender or net-worth biases.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

4 Years Later, Acholi Restocking Project Registers Mixed Fortunes

[Monitor] Acholi -Following nearly two decades of war between the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebels and government troops, millions of people were caught up in the war and lost thousands of livestock to both fighting forces and cattle rustlers who to…

[Monitor] Acholi -Following nearly two decades of war between the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebels and government troops, millions of people were caught up in the war and lost thousands of livestock to both fighting forces and cattle rustlers who took advantage of the insurgency.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Top List of Violators of Journalists’ Rights

[East African] Whereas many countries have progressively moved towards repealing criminal defamation laws and struck a balance between legitimately protecting people’s reputations and letting free speech reign Uganda still maintains this law.

[East African] Whereas many countries have progressively moved towards repealing criminal defamation laws and struck a balance between legitimately protecting people's reputations and letting free speech reign Uganda still maintains this law.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Confirm Holding 12 Missing Children of Suspect in Kaweesi Killing

[Monitor] Mukono -Police have confirmed that they are holding 12 children of Mr Abu Rashid Mbaziira, one of the suspects charged with the murder of police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

[Monitor] Mukono -Police have confirmed that they are holding 12 children of Mr Abu Rashid Mbaziira, one of the suspects charged with the murder of police spokesperson Andrew Felix Kaweesi.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda