Most People Cannot Afford Decent Housing

[East African] Ugandans lack access to affordable homes despite the real estate sector being liberalised. Sector players partly blame the high costs on a sharp housing deficit amid rising demand.

[East African] Ugandans lack access to affordable homes despite the real estate sector being liberalised. Sector players partly blame the high costs on a sharp housing deficit amid rising demand.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Soldier Loses Manhood After Torture At Barracks

[Monitor] Kampala -On June 12, 2015, there was sudden pandemonium at the UPDF base in Somalia’s Lower Shabelle region. A tin containing ammunition for a 12.7mm anti-aircraft gun had vanished.

[Monitor] Kampala -On June 12, 2015, there was sudden pandemonium at the UPDF base in Somalia's Lower Shabelle region. A tin containing ammunition for a 12.7mm anti-aircraft gun had vanished.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Six Sectors to Miss Budget Allocation for Financial Year 2017/18

[Monitor] Kampala -Six sectors, including Parliament are set to miss out on budget allocations, for failure to comply with gender and equity requirements for the financial year 2017/18, the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), has directed.

[Monitor] Kampala -Six sectors, including Parliament are set to miss out on budget allocations, for failure to comply with gender and equity requirements for the financial year 2017/18, the Equal Opportunities Commission (EOC), has directed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Startup Trends to Watch Out for in 2017

[Monitor] With the year 2016 drawing to a close, it is time to pick up some key trends that will shape how next year may look like. The startup ecosystem in Uganda is evolving so quickly and expectations are that the space will become even more vibrant…

[Monitor] With the year 2016 drawing to a close, it is time to pick up some key trends that will shape how next year may look like. The startup ecosystem in Uganda is evolving so quickly and expectations are that the space will become even more vibrant given different developments worldwide and within the East African region. With that in mind, it is key for us to mull over themes that are likely to dominate the startup ecosystem come next year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

An Election Year That Almost Ruined the Economy

[Monitor] Kampala -On May 12, 2016, President Yoweri Museveni was sworn in yet again to serve for another five years that would increase his reign to 35 years by 2020. The ceremony was tinged with the usual parade but more significantly was what was in…

[Monitor] Kampala -On May 12, 2016, President Yoweri Museveni was sworn in yet again to serve for another five years that would increase his reign to 35 years by 2020. The ceremony was tinged with the usual parade but more significantly was what was in his speech. It is then when he mentioned his ambition to ensure Uganda reaches Middle Income status by 2020.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UPDF Should Stop Torturing Suspects

[Monitor] This newspaper yesterday published a heart-stopping account of reported vicious torture in custody at Makindye Military barracks of a UPDF soldier for alleged infractions at the battlefront in Somalia.

[Monitor] This newspaper yesterday published a heart-stopping account of reported vicious torture in custody at Makindye Military barracks of a UPDF soldier for alleged infractions at the battlefront in Somalia.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda