It Was a Good Time for Me to Leave After 43 Years in Foreign Service

[Monitor] For me Chogm was an opportunity to display our organisational capabilities and there was so much that went into preparation within limited time. For example, we needed bout 5,000 rooms; fine-tune our infrastructure — roads, venues and the ai…

[Monitor] For me Chogm was an opportunity to display our organisational capabilities and there was so much that went into preparation within limited time. For example, we needed bout 5,000 rooms; fine-tune our infrastructure -- roads, venues and the airport, security and so many other challenges. Long service. It was in 1973 when a young James Mugume, fresh from Makerere University with a degree in Economics, first walked into Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Kampala. He went on to serve at Uganda's High Co

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Leaders Root for Girl-Child Education

[Monitor] Gulu -Nwoya District chairman Patrick Okello Oryema has said authorities in the district are drafting a by-law that will emphasise career guidance and girl-child education right from an early age to help parents realise the importance of the …

[Monitor] Gulu -Nwoya District chairman Patrick Okello Oryema has said authorities in the district are drafting a by-law that will emphasise career guidance and girl-child education right from an early age to help parents realise the importance of the girl- child education.

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Drawing Parallels Between Mengo, Kayunga and Kasese Crises

[Monitor] Last week in one of the most shocking news developments of the year, the traditional king of the Bakonzo of Kasese in western Uganda was arrested, charged with murder, and sent to jail.

[Monitor] Last week in one of the most shocking news developments of the year, the traditional king of the Bakonzo of Kasese in western Uganda was arrested, charged with murder, and sent to jail.

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PwC-NTV Economic Summit Moves to Transform Vision Into Action

[Monitor] The main focus of the summit will be on quick wins that have the potential to be transformative. The chief guest will be President Yoweri Museveni. Chief executives and top business leaders from the private sector and senior government offici…

[Monitor] The main focus of the summit will be on quick wins that have the potential to be transformative. The chief guest will be President Yoweri Museveni. Chief executives and top business leaders from the private sector and senior government officials are meeting today to discuss how best to transform Uganda's economy. Daily Monitor spoke to Mr Francis Kamulegeya, the country senior partner PwC Uganda about the summit.

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Hospital Lacks Cancer Experts

[Monitor] Kabarole -The physician and senior consultant head of Department of Medicine at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital says the hospital lacks pathologists and a laboratory for cancer tests.

[Monitor] Kabarole -The physician and senior consultant head of Department of Medicine at Fort Portal Regional Referral Hospital says the hospital lacks pathologists and a laboratory for cancer tests.

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