Broke Professors, Rich Gamblers and the Death of Intellectualism

[Monitor] It is more than a month since Makerere University was arbitrarily shut after a series of strikes over low pay and unpaid allowances. There has been a smattering of activity – a fundraising attempt here and a call for dialogue there – but on t…

[Monitor] It is more than a month since Makerere University was arbitrarily shut after a series of strikes over low pay and unpaid allowances. There has been a smattering of activity - a fundraising attempt here and a call for dialogue there - but on the main it has been business as usual.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Say No to Hate-Speech – Opt for Peace and Reconciliation

[Monitor] If all people were mindful of their language, the world would be more peaceful, because there would be no incitement to violence or conflict. Unfortunately, the freedom of speech or expression has made some people think that they can say anyt…

[Monitor] If all people were mindful of their language, the world would be more peaceful, because there would be no incitement to violence or conflict. Unfortunately, the freedom of speech or expression has made some people think that they can say anything and get away with it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Shs50.7 Billion to Benefit Scientists in Research Training

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda is one of the African countries set to gain from the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) fund worth $14m (about Shs50.7 billion) to train scientists in grant management, as part of efforts to boost research on the cont…

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda is one of the African countries set to gain from the Science Granting Councils Initiative (SGCI) fund worth $14m (about Shs50.7 billion) to train scientists in grant management, as part of efforts to boost research on the continent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

WorldRemit Helps Ugandans in Diaspora Overcome Money Transfer Challenges

[Monitor] Uganda is one of the leading countries in the world for mobile money and consequently is leading the way in mobile money remittances too. Ismail Ahmed is CEO and founder of money transfer service WorldRemit used by the Ugandan diaspora all ov…

[Monitor] Uganda is one of the leading countries in the world for mobile money and consequently is leading the way in mobile money remittances too. Ismail Ahmed is CEO and founder of money transfer service WorldRemit used by the Ugandan diaspora all over the globe to send money home. Jonathan Adengo spoke with him about the company's growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Songhai Model Excites Ugandan Parliamentarians

[Independent (Kampala)] Members of Parliament (MPs) have shown eagerness to adopt the Songhai Model in Uganda’s programmes aimed at fighting unemployment, enhancing labour productivity and food security.

[Independent (Kampala)] Members of Parliament (MPs) have shown eagerness to adopt the Songhai Model in Uganda's programmes aimed at fighting unemployment, enhancing labour productivity and food security.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Festive Season to Blame for Rising Sugar Prices – Dealers

[Monitor] Kampala -Consuming sugar is becoming a luxury for many people as prices go up, a scenario industrial experts attribute to festive season shopping speculation and mills producing below capacity.

[Monitor] Kampala -Consuming sugar is becoming a luxury for many people as prices go up, a scenario industrial experts attribute to festive season shopping speculation and mills producing below capacity.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Vipers’ Wasswa Positive of Reversing Fortunes

[Monitor] Kampala -Coach Richard Wasswa was hastily brought in at the start of this week to halt Vipers’ free fall orchestrated by the axed Abdallah Mubiru – and marked the start of his reign with a 1-1 draw against The Saints in Bombo on Tuesday.

[Monitor] Kampala -Coach Richard Wasswa was hastily brought in at the start of this week to halt Vipers' free fall orchestrated by the axed Abdallah Mubiru - and marked the start of his reign with a 1-1 draw against The Saints in Bombo on Tuesday.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Insurance Companies to Jointly Cover Oil and Gas

[Monitor] Kampala -As government moves towards the production phase of oil from the Albertine region, insurance companies in Uganda have announced that they will jointly cover risks in the oil and gas sector.

[Monitor] Kampala -As government moves towards the production phase of oil from the Albertine region, insurance companies in Uganda have announced that they will jointly cover risks in the oil and gas sector.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda