Solicitor General Defends His Shs200m Bounty in the Oil Cash Windfall

[Monitor] Francis Atoke: We did research. I perused through Heritage’s Statement of Claim and my colleagues also did, identifying the problems at hand. I prepared, reviewed and perused through government’s statement of defence. I prepared and reviewed …

[Monitor] Francis Atoke: We did research. I perused through Heritage's Statement of Claim and my colleagues also did, identifying the problems at hand. I prepared, reviewed and perused through government's statement of defence. I prepared and reviewed the counter claims; reviewed and perused government's reply on jurisdiction. I also reviewed Heritage's rejoinder on jurisdiction and IMF reports. In the tele-conferencing, we would have matrixes that we would go through to see if our documents would conform to our ple

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why We Need to Teach Agriculture in Schools

[Monitor] There is unease about the proposed translocation of agriculture and other vocational subjects from the secondary school curriculum to technical institutes. This comes at the dawn of growing youth unemployment and criticism of the school curri…

[Monitor] There is unease about the proposed translocation of agriculture and other vocational subjects from the secondary school curriculum to technical institutes. This comes at the dawn of growing youth unemployment and criticism of the school curriculum as being too elitist with no practical skills to equip learners for afterschool life. The rural exodus by school leavers is fuelling urban squalor and crime as young people who seek livelihoods in towns end up in crowded suburbs.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Examinations Board Set to Release A-Level Results

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) is today scheduled to release last year’s Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examination results.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda National Examinations Board (Uneb) is today scheduled to release last year's Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE) examination results.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mumbere’s First Day in Court As a ‘Free’ Citizen

[Monitor] Jinja -Yesterday was the first day for Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere to appear before Jinja Chief Magistrates Court as a “free” citizen and not under prisons watch as it had been the norm for the last 71 days.

[Monitor] Jinja -Yesterday was the first day for Rwenzururu king Charles Wesley Mumbere to appear before Jinja Chief Magistrates Court as a "free" citizen and not under prisons watch as it had been the norm for the last 71 days.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni, Besigye Agree On New Terms of Dialogue

[Monitor] Kampala -The government and the largest opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), have reportedly agreed on a foreign mediator and blueprint for expected talks to resolve the country’s intractable political problems.

[Monitor] Kampala -The government and the largest opposition party, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC), have reportedly agreed on a foreign mediator and blueprint for expected talks to resolve the country's intractable political problems.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Kiprotich Opts for Hamburg Marathon

[Monitor] Kampala -Because of his participation at the 2017 World Cross-country Championships due March 26 in Kololo, Stephen Kiprotich has had to follow a unique schedule this year.

[Monitor] Kampala -Because of his participation at the 2017 World Cross-country Championships due March 26 in Kololo, Stephen Kiprotich has had to follow a unique schedule this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Trade Ministry, Local Governments Fight Over Alcohol Law

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda’s trader ministry and the Gulu District Local Government are at loggerheads over the latter’s decision to pass an ordinance restricting the sale and consumption of alcohol.

[Independent (Kampala)] Uganda's trader ministry and the Gulu District Local Government are at loggerheads over the latter's decision to pass an ordinance restricting the sale and consumption of alcohol.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda’s Tourism Excellence Awards Showcase the Best of the Best

[Independent (Kampala)] The end of the 2017 edition of the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) was marked with a gala dinner at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel to give hosted buyers and international travel media a befitting send off and celebrate excellen…

[Independent (Kampala)] The end of the 2017 edition of the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) was marked with a gala dinner at the Kampala Sheraton Hotel to give hosted buyers and international travel media a befitting send off and celebrate excellence in the country's tourism industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda