Maternal Deaths – We Need Realistic Actions

[Monitor] On Friday, an MP died due to pregnancy-related complications. Hailat Kaudha Magumba, 31, became part of the grim statistics that define maternal mortality in this country. Various surveys put the figure at 16 deaths daily. The Iganga Woman MP…

[Monitor] On Friday, an MP died due to pregnancy-related complications. Hailat Kaudha Magumba, 31, became part of the grim statistics that define maternal mortality in this country. Various surveys put the figure at 16 deaths daily. The Iganga Woman MP succumbed to severe preeclampsia, which health professionals define as hypertensive disorders that complicate pregnancy.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

War Vet Loses Farm After Going to Opposition Rally – Report

[News24Wire] In a sign of just how hazardous it is to support the opposition with elections looming in Zimbabwe, a war veteran has been disowned by his colleagues and ordered to vacate his farm after going to an MDC rally, it was reported Sunday.

[News24Wire] In a sign of just how hazardous it is to support the opposition with elections looming in Zimbabwe, a war veteran has been disowned by his colleagues and ordered to vacate his farm after going to an MDC rally, it was reported Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Teenager Scoops Queen’s Award

[Monitor] Joel Baraka, 19, was among the lucky 60 individuals from Commonwealth countries that received the Queen’s Young Leaders award on June 29, in London.

[Monitor] Joel Baraka, 19, was among the lucky 60 individuals from Commonwealth countries that received the Queen's Young Leaders award on June 29, in London.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Youths Tipped on Elections

[New Times] Youth leaders have committed to rally the youth to massively participate in national programmes, especially the forthcoming presidential election slated for August 4.

[New Times] Youth leaders have committed to rally the youth to massively participate in national programmes, especially the forthcoming presidential election slated for August 4.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

You Don’t Have to Be ‘Late’ to Be a Hero

[Monitor] The main thread of this column has been looking at areas in our game of rugby where positive input from key proponents can be brought together to improve our sport. When England coach Sir Clive Woodward (more on the subject of official recogn…

[Monitor] The main thread of this column has been looking at areas in our game of rugby where positive input from key proponents can be brought together to improve our sport. When England coach Sir Clive Woodward (more on the subject of official recognition below) was asked what he thought had won his side the Rugby World Cup in 2003, he was quite succinct in his response.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Shs180b Chamber Deal Casts Dark Shadow On Parliament

[Monitor] Technocrats at Parliament who have the courage to speak about how the lucrative Shs180b for the construction of a new chamber was expeditiously doled out to Roko can only do it in hushed tones.

[Monitor] Technocrats at Parliament who have the courage to speak about how the lucrative Shs180b for the construction of a new chamber was expeditiously doled out to Roko can only do it in hushed tones.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Islamic Banking Can Succeed in Largely Christian Society

[Monitor] Parliament on January 6, 2016 passed the Financial Institutions Amendment Bill, which among others things, introduced Islamic Banking. While this was welcome news to the proponents of this system, many financial analysts have been left wonder…

[Monitor] Parliament on January 6, 2016 passed the Financial Institutions Amendment Bill, which among others things, introduced Islamic Banking. While this was welcome news to the proponents of this system, many financial analysts have been left wondering how such form of banking that is consistent with Islamic Shari'ah (law) will take root in a country that is about 88 per cent non-Muslim and has for long used conventional banking. However, here are reasons why Islamic banking can succeed in Uganda:

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

War Veterans Occupy School, Seek Audience With Museveni

[Monitor] Mpigi -For six months now, more than 5,000 non-armed bush war veterans have pitched camp at Kitagenda Primary School in Lwamata Town Council, Kiboga District, seeking compensation for their sacrifices in the war that ushered President Museven…

[Monitor] Mpigi -For six months now, more than 5,000 non-armed bush war veterans have pitched camp at Kitagenda Primary School in Lwamata Town Council, Kiboga District, seeking compensation for their sacrifices in the war that ushered President Museveni to power in 1986.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lyantonde Leaders On the Spot for Hijacking Community Valley Dams

[Monitor] Lyantonde -Some Lyantonde District leaders are in the spotlight for allegedly diverting government projects that were designed to benefit the communities for personal gains.

[Monitor] Lyantonde -Some Lyantonde District leaders are in the spotlight for allegedly diverting government projects that were designed to benefit the communities for personal gains.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Inconsolable Uganda Sweep U-19 Awards

[Monitor] Nairobi -The Kenyan capital of Nairobi has been chilly. Saturday evening was even colder as the prize giving and closing ceremony of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa U-19 World Cup Qualifier started at the Royal Orchid Azure Hot…

[Monitor] Nairobi -The Kenyan capital of Nairobi has been chilly. Saturday evening was even colder as the prize giving and closing ceremony of the International Cricket Council (ICC) Africa U-19 World Cup Qualifier started at the Royal Orchid Azure Hotel in Nairobi.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda