Over 10,000 Nigerian Refugees Forced Out By Cameroon Arrive Home

[Premium Times] A total of 10,500 of the 79,000 Nigerian refugees forced to flee their homes in Borno State to Cameroon by Boko Haram insurgents about two years ago, have returned.

[Premium Times] A total of 10,500 of the 79,000 Nigerian refugees forced to flee their homes in Borno State to Cameroon by Boko Haram insurgents about two years ago, have returned.

source: AllAfrica News: Cameroon

New Fort Portal Road Boosting Trade, Says District Chairman

[Monitor] Contractors upgrading the 66-kilometre road from Kamwenge to Fort Portal, an access route aimed at boosting trade between western Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo through Bundibugyo District is to be completed in July.

[Monitor] Contractors upgrading the 66-kilometre road from Kamwenge to Fort Portal, an access route aimed at boosting trade between western Uganda and Democratic Republic of Congo through Bundibugyo District is to be completed in July.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Workers to Lose Jobs As Cane Shortage Hikes Sugar Prices

[Monitor] Kampala -Sugar producers have blamed the sharp increase in the prices of the commodity on sugarcane shortages that have more than doubled the cost of the raw material compared to what it used to be paid for seven months ago.

[Monitor] Kampala -Sugar producers have blamed the sharp increase in the prices of the commodity on sugarcane shortages that have more than doubled the cost of the raw material compared to what it used to be paid for seven months ago.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Byanyima Proved That You Don’t Have to Scorn Political Rivals to Be Influential

[Monitor] The scripture, “The memory of the righteous will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot,” taken from Proverbs 10:7, is what immediately came to mind as the news of the passing of the legendary politician Boniface Byanyima was rela…

[Monitor] The scripture, "The memory of the righteous will be a blessing, but the name of the wicked will rot," taken from Proverbs 10:7, is what immediately came to mind as the news of the passing of the legendary politician Boniface Byanyima was relayed. Life is predictable - yes, at least everyone that's born of mortal man and is sane, knows they'll die some day and wish to do so gracefully! Therefore, we ought to live well and leave impactful legacy to people around us.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Minister’s Building Skipped in Entebbe Road Demolition

[Monitor] Entebbe -As Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra) demolished illegal buildings and other structures constructed in road reserves along Kampala-Entebbe High way on Monday, Millennium Chambers was skipped.

[Monitor] Entebbe -As Uganda National Roads Authority (Unra) demolished illegal buildings and other structures constructed in road reserves along Kampala-Entebbe High way on Monday, Millennium Chambers was skipped.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mulwana Elected First Woman UMA Chair

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) yesterday elected Ms Barbara Mulwana as the new chairperson of the association replacing Mr Amos Nzeyi who has served for two terms.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Manufacturers Association (UMA) yesterday elected Ms Barbara Mulwana as the new chairperson of the association replacing Mr Amos Nzeyi who has served for two terms.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Little Progress On Police Performance and Conduct

[Monitor] When one broadly looks at the successes of the process of police reform, one would also have to acknowledge that there has been a basic shift in the nature of policing in Uganda. Policing is carried out with a greater restraint than was the c…

[Monitor] When one broadly looks at the successes of the process of police reform, one would also have to acknowledge that there has been a basic shift in the nature of policing in Uganda. Policing is carried out with a greater restraint than was the case in the past. It is difficult to describe exactly what this shift amounts to but I can clearly state that policing has changed. In understanding this, one needs to look at a combination of factors, especially the deepest levels the transition to democracy, which is

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Turkey to Develop Busoga Tourism

[Monitor] Jinja -Turkey’s Ambassador to Uganda Ms Sedef Yavuzalp has pledged to partner with Jinja Municipality and Busoga Kingdom to develop tourism sites in the sub-region to attract more tourists to learn and spend more time in the area.

[Monitor] Jinja -Turkey's Ambassador to Uganda Ms Sedef Yavuzalp has pledged to partner with Jinja Municipality and Busoga Kingdom to develop tourism sites in the sub-region to attract more tourists to learn and spend more time in the area.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda