Detained CMI Officer Runs to Court for Release Orders

[Monitor] Kampala -Detained UPDF officer attached to the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) has asked court to direct Police authorities to unconditionally release him citing violation of his constitutional rights.

[Monitor] Kampala -Detained UPDF officer attached to the Chieftaincy of Military Intelligence (CMI) has asked court to direct Police authorities to unconditionally release him citing violation of his constitutional rights.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Free Sanitary Pads, Menstruation Classes Mean Girls ‘Less Likely to Skip School’

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Absenteeism from school was 17 percent higher among girls who had no access to sanitary towels or information about puberty

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] London -Absenteeism from school was 17 percent higher among girls who had no access to sanitary towels or information about puberty

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kabarole Residents Protest Over Land Compensation Delay

[Monitor] Kabarole -More than 60 residents of Kabarole District affected by the construction of the Fort Portal- Kamwenge road on Tuesday stormed the district chairman’s office demanding for an explanation concerning Uganda National Roads Authority’s (…

[Monitor] Kabarole -More than 60 residents of Kabarole District affected by the construction of the Fort Portal- Kamwenge road on Tuesday stormed the district chairman's office demanding for an explanation concerning Uganda National Roads Authority's (Unra) delay to compensate them.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Low Investment in the Mining Sector – Who Is to Blame?

[Monitor] April 30, 1975, marked the end of the Vietnam War and humiliation for Americans. This was the same day Saigon City, the capital of then South Vietnam was taken over by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese army. The war had been ongoing since 195…

[Monitor] April 30, 1975, marked the end of the Vietnam War and humiliation for Americans. This was the same day Saigon City, the capital of then South Vietnam was taken over by the Vietcong and North Vietnamese army. The war had been ongoing since 1955, but with the fall of Saigon, the Americans had to retreat in humiliation. Saigon has since changed its name to Ho Chi Minh City, popular with tourists that visit Vietnam. However, somewhere in Lubaali-Kayonza, Kitumbi Sub-County, Mubende District is an illegal minin

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Insurers Ready for Islamic Insurance – Official

[Monitor] Kampala -The recent amendments to the Financial Institutions Act (2015) and the Insurance Act (amended) 2011 have ushered in discussions on how the insurance industry can take advantage of these changes to spur growth over the next few years.

[Monitor] Kampala -The recent amendments to the Financial Institutions Act (2015) and the Insurance Act (amended) 2011 have ushered in discussions on how the insurance industry can take advantage of these changes to spur growth over the next few years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kulambiro Is a Developed but Not So Popular Residential Area

[Monitor] When you hear the name Kulambiro, you would think the place is situated in a remote area. But it was given this name to describe the fast growing village 15 years ago.

[Monitor] When you hear the name Kulambiro, you would think the place is situated in a remote area. But it was given this name to describe the fast growing village 15 years ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

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