2017 Raid of Parliament Worse Than 1966 Edition

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga: The playwright or Hollywood scriptwriter has plenty of material to produce a great drama, even a thriller, out of the military invasion of the Ugandan Parliament on April 15, 1966 and on September 27 this year.

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga: The playwright or Hollywood scriptwriter has plenty of material to produce a great drama, even a thriller, out of the military invasion of the Ugandan Parliament on April 15, 1966 and on September 27 this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tooro Elders Reject Removal of Age Limit

[Monitor] Kabarole -Tooro elders under their umbrella body Isaazi ly’Abaantu Bakuru Ba Tooro have expressed their objection to the Bill, seeking to amend Article 102 (b) of the Constitution to remove the presidential age limit and asked the movers to d…

[Monitor] Kabarole -Tooro elders under their umbrella body Isaazi ly'Abaantu Bakuru Ba Tooro have expressed their objection to the Bill, seeking to amend Article 102 (b) of the Constitution to remove the presidential age limit and asked the movers to drop it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Constitution Should Not Be Tampered With By Politicians

[Monitor] The political mayhem surrounding the presidential age-limit debate forced many people to opt out of the debate and leave the fate of the country in the hands of Members of Parliament.

[Monitor] The political mayhem surrounding the presidential age-limit debate forced many people to opt out of the debate and leave the fate of the country in the hands of Members of Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Let’s Not Blind Ourselves, Museveni Wants to Stay in Power Forever

[Monitor] There are none so blind as those who will not see.’ Jonathan Swift used this in his Polite Conversation in 1738. This resembles the biblical verse (Jeremiah 5:21,) ‘hear this, you foolish and senseless people, who have eyes, but do not see, w…

[Monitor] There are none so blind as those who will not see.' Jonathan Swift used this in his Polite Conversation in 1738. This resembles the biblical verse (Jeremiah 5:21,) 'hear this, you foolish and senseless people, who have eyes, but do not see, who have ears but do not hear.'

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cheeye’s Analysis On Uganda Economy Wrong, Misleading

[Monitor] In his weekly column in the Sunday Monitor of October 15, 2017, Mr Teddy Ssezi Cheeye, in an opinion titled, “Museveni’s letter to Kyagulanyi: What are the real issues? Part I”, Cheeye raised a number of economic and political issues and answ…

[Monitor] In his weekly column in the Sunday Monitor of October 15, 2017, Mr Teddy Ssezi Cheeye, in an opinion titled, "Museveni's letter to Kyagulanyi: What are the real issues? Part I", Cheeye raised a number of economic and political issues and answers them with his figures.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Night – Perfect Cover for Aids Testing

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Harare -“I was so filled with fear and shame to get tested for HIV/AIDS during the day because I just felt I could bump into some people who know me”

[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Harare -"I was so filled with fear and shame to get tested for HIV/AIDS during the day because I just felt I could bump into some people who know me"

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

New Narok Stadium Offers Hope for Sports Tourism

[Nation] As largely expected, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) at the weekend handed Morocco hosting rights for next year’s Africa Nations Championships (Chan) after stripping unprepared Kenya the onus.

[Nation] As largely expected, the Confederation of African Football (Caf) at the weekend handed Morocco hosting rights for next year's Africa Nations Championships (Chan) after stripping unprepared Kenya the onus.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Pastor Kakande Defies Bamugemereire Led Commission On Nema Permit

[Monitor] Masaka -City Pastor Samuel Kakande has declined to submit the Environment Impart Assessment (EIA) permit to the National Environmental Management Authority (Nema) as directed by the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire’s – led commission of inquir…

[Monitor] Masaka -City Pastor Samuel Kakande has declined to submit the Environment Impart Assessment (EIA) permit to the National Environmental Management Authority (Nema) as directed by the Justice Catherine Bamugemereire's - led commission of inquiry, Daily Monitor has established.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Using the Army to Fight Crime Is a Bad Idea – Here’s Why

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa’s police minister, Fikile Mbalula, has stirred controversy by calling for the involvement of the country’s military in fighting crime. Although there might be short term gains from deploying the South African Nati…

[The Conversation Africa] South Africa's police minister, Fikile Mbalula, has stirred controversy by calling for the involvement of the country's military in fighting crime. Although there might be short term gains from deploying the South African National Defence Force (SANDF) in crime-ridden urban areas of the country, there are several reasons why it should be discouraged.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Former Minister, Co-Accused Ordered to Defend Selves Over Road Scam

[Monitor] Court in Kampala has ordered former works minister, Abraham Byandala and his co-accused persons to defend themselves in a case in which government lost Shs24.7 billion in the botched Mukono-Katosi road project.

[Monitor] Court in Kampala has ordered former works minister, Abraham Byandala and his co-accused persons to defend themselves in a case in which government lost Shs24.7 billion in the botched Mukono-Katosi road project.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda