It’s Never Too Late to Go to School

[Monitor] By now the excitement or otherwise at the UACE results has subsided for most of those with interests in the matter such as parents, guardians or students. The results showed that 65.8 per cent of the candidates who sat last year’s UACE examin…

[Monitor] By now the excitement or otherwise at the UACE results has subsided for most of those with interests in the matter such as parents, guardians or students. The results showed that 65.8 per cent of the candidates who sat last year's UACE examinations scored two principle passes thus became eligible to join university. An improvement from 2015 where the figure stood at 56.7 per cent. The number of students eligible to join tertiary institutions was reported as 88,659.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Region Should Table Debate On Protection of Indigenous Pastoralist Communities

[Monitor] Climate change is having an increasingly strong impact on pastoralists across East Africa causing recurrent droughts leading to scarcity of water and pasture. 2016 and 2017 have been devastating, with prolonged drought tearing deep into the v…

[Monitor] Climate change is having an increasingly strong impact on pastoralists across East Africa causing recurrent droughts leading to scarcity of water and pasture. 2016 and 2017 have been devastating, with prolonged drought tearing deep into the very existence of pastoralist communities in Kenya, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. However, it is how governments in these countries have responded to the situation that needs to be examined deeper. There is a dire need for leaders to combine efforts to mitigate the

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Con Men Cheat Masaka Farmers

[Monitor] Masaka -Fraudsters are taking advantage of an outbreak of swine fever in Masaka District to hoodwink unsuspecting farmers in the area, veterinary experts have warned.

[Monitor] Masaka -Fraudsters are taking advantage of an outbreak of swine fever in Masaka District to hoodwink unsuspecting farmers in the area, veterinary experts have warned.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Of Ideology Experts and Ideological Confusion

[Monitor] This is in response to an article by Mr Odrek Rwabwogo titled “Are Strongmen a hindrance or facilitator to institutional growth, successful political transition?” – in the New Vision of February 13. Mr Rwabwogo’s article, however well-intenti…

[Monitor] This is in response to an article by Mr Odrek Rwabwogo titled "Are Strongmen a hindrance or facilitator to institutional growth, successful political transition?" - in the New Vision of February 13. Mr Rwabwogo's article, however well-intentioned, does not contribute to ideological clarity. It contributes to ideological confusion, and is a study in eclecticism.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Barclays Africa to Keep Its Brand for 3 Years

[Monitor] Kampala -The Barclays Africa Group (BAG) will keep the Barclays brand name for three years even after an agreement was reached to separate with the parent bank, Barclays PLC.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Barclays Africa Group (BAG) will keep the Barclays brand name for three years even after an agreement was reached to separate with the parent bank, Barclays PLC.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Is the Number of First Grades a True Reflection of Our Education System?

[Monitor] A total of 260 students will receive first class degrees during this week’s Makerere University 67th graduation ceremony. Out of these, 97 students are from Makerere University Business School (MUBS), with Ms Sarah Namboozo, with the Bachelor…

[Monitor] A total of 260 students will receive first class degrees during this week's Makerere University 67th graduation ceremony. Out of these, 97 students are from Makerere University Business School (MUBS), with Ms Sarah Namboozo, with the Bachelor of Science in Marketing emerging top with the Cumulative Grade Point Average (CGPA) of 4.92.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fifa president Infantino, Museveni to Discuss Football Opportunities

[Monitor] Kampala -When Fifa president Gianni Infantino,47, steps foot in Uganda this evening, he will, among others preach to President Yoweri Museveni and football stakeholders how the Fifa strategic plan can liberate the game in Uganda.

[Monitor] Kampala -When Fifa president Gianni Infantino,47, steps foot in Uganda this evening, he will, among others preach to President Yoweri Museveni and football stakeholders how the Fifa strategic plan can liberate the game in Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda