Besigye Seeks to Stop Court Trips Over Treason

[Monitor] Kampala -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has applied to the High Court in Kampala to relive him of frequent and continued appearances in the lower Nakawa Chief Magistrate’s Court on treason charges.

[Monitor] Kampala -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has applied to the High Court in Kampala to relive him of frequent and continued appearances in the lower Nakawa Chief Magistrate's Court on treason charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Be Part of the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo

[Monitor] For the last two weeks, Uganda’s tourism offerings have been widely covered by local media as part of the activities preceding the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE). The country’s rich offerings in flora, fauna and heritage sites is a fact…

[Monitor] For the last two weeks, Uganda's tourism offerings have been widely covered by local media as part of the activities preceding the Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE). The country's rich offerings in flora, fauna and heritage sites is a fact universally acknowledged. Likewise is the contribution of the tourism sector to Uganda's GDP which currently stands at 10 per cent and employs more than one million people.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Court Orders Ex MTN Staff to Refund Shs5 Billion

[Monitor] Kampala -Court has ordered a former employee of MTN Uganda to refund Shs5 billion to the telecom firm. The money is part of more than Shs9.6 billion that was stolen from the company’s mobile money system.

[Monitor] Kampala -Court has ordered a former employee of MTN Uganda to refund Shs5 billion to the telecom firm. The money is part of more than Shs9.6 billion that was stolen from the company's mobile money system.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

National Council of Sports and Uganda Olympic Committee Need to Work Together

[Monitor] The dispute between Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) and National Council of Sports (NCS) is a question of sports administration. At the outset I wish to state that UOC and NCS objectives are similar, namely to spread sports activities througho…

[Monitor] The dispute between Uganda Olympic Committee (UOC) and National Council of Sports (NCS) is a question of sports administration. At the outset I wish to state that UOC and NCS objectives are similar, namely to spread sports activities throughout Uganda. Understanding this objective has eluded the general secretaries at NCS. This means that UOC and NCS are at par or at the same level in promoting sports throughout Uganda. National Council of Sports oversees associations affiliated to it and channels it's fun

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Hotel Owners Reap Big Prior to Tourism Expo

[Monitor] Hotels and lodges in tourist sites have continually filled to capacity prior to the 2017 Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) that is scheduled to run from today to Sunday February 19 at Sheraton Kampala Hotel gardens.

[Monitor] Hotels and lodges in tourist sites have continually filled to capacity prior to the 2017 Pearl of Africa Tourism Expo (POATE) that is scheduled to run from today to Sunday February 19 at Sheraton Kampala Hotel gardens.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Economists Applaud Interest Rate Reduction

[Monitor] Kampala -Economists and bankers have applauded the continued easing of the monetary policy by the Central Bank saying the move will create money needed to rejuvenate the economy from continuous slowdown being experienced.

[Monitor] Kampala -Economists and bankers have applauded the continued easing of the monetary policy by the Central Bank saying the move will create money needed to rejuvenate the economy from continuous slowdown being experienced.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Will Teach, Won’t Learn – School Fees Debate Misses the Bigger Problem

[Monitor] The start of the new school term brought with it the usual heavy traffic jam and, unusually, an important discussion on the rising cost of education after public schools were freed to set their own fees.

[Monitor] The start of the new school term brought with it the usual heavy traffic jam and, unusually, an important discussion on the rising cost of education after public schools were freed to set their own fees.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Schools Fail to Implement Govt Feeding Policy

[Monitor] Kibaale/Kagadi -Pupils in rural government primary schools in Kibaale and Kagadi are starving at school because of failure of parents and school managers to implement the government feeding policy.

[Monitor] Kibaale/Kagadi -Pupils in rural government primary schools in Kibaale and Kagadi are starving at school because of failure of parents and school managers to implement the government feeding policy.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Was Archbishop an Accidental Victim?

[Monitor] Kampala -A proposal was presented to president Amin by his Islamic backers to impose a total ban on all Christian churches and turn Uganda into an Islamic state.

[Monitor] Kampala -A proposal was presented to president Amin by his Islamic backers to impose a total ban on all Christian churches and turn Uganda into an Islamic state.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How Dictators Like Idi Amin Erred

[Monitor] When serving as a diplomat in Sudan in the early 80s, I lived in the Al Amarat’s new extension of Khartoum. I was blessed with a neighbour on either side of my residence; one a London University educated professor teaching at Khartoum Univers…

[Monitor] When serving as a diplomat in Sudan in the early 80s, I lived in the Al Amarat's new extension of Khartoum. I was blessed with a neighbour on either side of my residence; one a London University educated professor teaching at Khartoum University and the other a Sheikh educated at the renowned Al Azhar University in Cairo which ranks as one of the oldest institutions of higher learning [in Islamic studies] in Africa and the world at large. Both were Muslim Sudanese-Arabs but made quite an effort to make me,

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda