Want Tougher Media Laws to Fight False News? Good Luck With That

[Monitor] The government plans to introduce amendments to current media law in response to what senior officials see as unfair or alarmist reportage of the Kasese incidents.

[Monitor] The government plans to introduce amendments to current media law in response to what senior officials see as unfair or alarmist reportage of the Kasese incidents.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Getting a Firm Grip On City Taxis’ Chaos

[Monitor] Efforts to streamline public transport continue in the face of stiff opposition from vested interests and unruly politicians; the latest wrinkle being the fall-out from re-distribution of loading terminals in Kampala.

[Monitor] Efforts to streamline public transport continue in the face of stiff opposition from vested interests and unruly politicians; the latest wrinkle being the fall-out from re-distribution of loading terminals in Kampala.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Strengthen Legal Framework to Improve Governance and Minimise Strikes

[Monitor] The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 as amended herein referred to as the Act like any other law did not provide for everything. One of the key functions of the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) under Section 5…

[Monitor] The Universities and Other Tertiary Institutions Act 2001 as amended herein referred to as the Act like any other law did not provide for everything. One of the key functions of the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) under Section 5(a) of the Act is to implement the objects of this Act through enacting Statutory Instruments. NCHE has enacted several statutory instruments to guide the implementation of the Act on matters that cut across higher education institutions. Also section 41(d) of the Act

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Investigate Inmate Murder

[Monitor] Tororo -Police in Tororo District are holding a 35-year-old inmate of Morukatipe Prison for allegedly stabbing to death a fellow inmate on Monday morning.

[Monitor] Tororo -Police in Tororo District are holding a 35-year-old inmate of Morukatipe Prison for allegedly stabbing to death a fellow inmate on Monday morning.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Anti-Corruption Court Key in Fighting Fraud’

[Monitor] Kampala -The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) says the introduction of anti-corruption courts in Uganda has reduced level of fraud by 70 per cent in public offices and private organisations as well because people ha…

[Monitor] Kampala -The Institute of Certified Public Accountants of Uganda (ICPAU) says the introduction of anti-corruption courts in Uganda has reduced level of fraud by 70 per cent in public offices and private organisations as well because people have become conscious of being prosecuted.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Goodbye Matia Nsubuga Everyman’s Politician, Gentleman

[Monitor] I did not have a formal relationship with the Matia Nsubuga. Having seen him from his days as a Democratic Party youth-winger into a businessman, political operator to Member of Parliament to our last meeting in October, he was a man of all s…

[Monitor] I did not have a formal relationship with the Matia Nsubuga. Having seen him from his days as a Democratic Party youth-winger into a businessman, political operator to Member of Parliament to our last meeting in October, he was a man of all seasons. In 1985 when he returned from Nairobi, his young family interacted with ours all times of day. Most of the older family members carry old gifts from Matia such was his generosity. At our last meeting I reflected on the day in 1988 he gifted me with his own wedd

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Suspected Robber Burnt to Death

[Monitor] The police in Kabale are investigating circumstances under which a suspected robber was burnt as he tried to steal shop items in Kabale town on Tuesday night.

[Monitor] The police in Kabale are investigating circumstances under which a suspected robber was burnt as he tried to steal shop items in Kabale town on Tuesday night.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Resolve Makerere Strike Impasse Quickly

[Monitor] Emotions reigned high on Thursday when consensus failed as lecturers debated to resolve the ongoing strike at Makerere University. Voices of dissent were raised as the university dons disagreed loudly with their leaders on the Makerere Univer…

[Monitor] Emotions reigned high on Thursday when consensus failed as lecturers debated to resolve the ongoing strike at Makerere University. Voices of dissent were raised as the university dons disagreed loudly with their leaders on the Makerere University Academic Staff Association (Muasa) when presented with government terms for re-opening the country's premier and oldest institution of higher learning.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda