Third Kampala Fashion Week Showcases Superb Organization

[Observer] As the lights went out on Saturday signaling an end to the third edition of Kampala Fashion Week, as a fashion lover and ardent follower, I could not help but wonder whether we still have to wait a year until we can have such a well-organize…

[Observer] As the lights went out on Saturday signaling an end to the third edition of Kampala Fashion Week, as a fashion lover and ardent follower, I could not help but wonder whether we still have to wait a year until we can have such a well-organized fashion event.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Semanda Impresses Judges With His Designs

[Observer] On the opening night of the Kampala Fashion Week, a 17-year-old Charles Semanda from Kawempe stunned the audience and judges with his creation, a suit inspired by the tools used to extract bark cloth (lubugo) from the mutuba tree.

[Observer] On the opening night of the Kampala Fashion Week, a 17-year-old Charles Semanda from Kawempe stunned the audience and judges with his creation, a suit inspired by the tools used to extract bark cloth (lubugo) from the mutuba tree.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Pardon Prisoners On Death Row

[Monitor] On October 24, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta commuted the death sentences of all 2,747 convicts on death row to life sentences giving them a reprieve from the hangman’s noose.

[Monitor] On October 24, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta commuted the death sentences of all 2,747 convicts on death row to life sentences giving them a reprieve from the hangman's noose.

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Postmortem Delays Return of Late Govt Official’s Remains

[Monitor] Kampala -Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said it will not return the body of the late Micheal Odong, a commissioner in the Agriculture ministry, before his postmortem report is released from Amsterdam.

[Monitor] Kampala -Ministry of Foreign Affairs has said it will not return the body of the late Micheal Odong, a commissioner in the Agriculture ministry, before his postmortem report is released from Amsterdam.

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Source of the Nile Development Gets a Boost

[Monitor] Jinja -The Mayor of Wuhan City in China, Mr Yong Wan has pledged infrastructural support towards the development and beautification of the source of the Nile River in Jinja Town.

[Monitor] Jinja -The Mayor of Wuhan City in China, Mr Yong Wan has pledged infrastructural support towards the development and beautification of the source of the Nile River in Jinja Town.

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Uganda Tee-Off in Addis Chasing Three-Peat

[Monitor] Kampala -New captain Becca Mwanja highlighted the importance of Team Uganda wrapping up a hat-trick of titles ahead today’s tee off of the 18th East Africa Golf Challenge Trophy (EAGCT) tournament.

[Monitor] Kampala -New captain Becca Mwanja highlighted the importance of Team Uganda wrapping up a hat-trick of titles ahead today's tee off of the 18th East Africa Golf Challenge Trophy (EAGCT) tournament.

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Queen of Katwe Awakens Uganda’s Social Failures and Opportunities

[Monitor] I thoroughly enjoyed Queen of Katwe. Apart from the compelling story, it was refreshingly a non-political and effective satire about the breakdown of the social welfare net that sees millions more living in crushing poverty than what the gove…

[Monitor] I thoroughly enjoyed Queen of Katwe. Apart from the compelling story, it was refreshingly a non-political and effective satire about the breakdown of the social welfare net that sees millions more living in crushing poverty than what the government or donors admit in official statistics.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Staff Shortage Cripples Work in Wakiso Divisions

[Monitor] Masaka -Officials at the newly created municipal councils in Makindye/Ssabagabo, Wakiso District have decried the lack of staff and asked the Ministry of Local Government to expedite the recruitment process. The Makindye-Ssabagabo deputy mayo…

[Monitor] Masaka -Officials at the newly created municipal councils in Makindye/Ssabagabo, Wakiso District have decried the lack of staff and asked the Ministry of Local Government to expedite the recruitment process. The Makindye-Ssabagabo deputy mayor Mr Ben Kiwanuka said only 15 of the 90 staff needed are available.

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