Court to Decide On NRM Poor Youth Fate

[Monitor] Gulu -Lira Magistrate’s Court will on June 7 decide whether to dismiss or continue with a case of NRM poor youth defacing President Museveni’s posters.

[Monitor] Gulu -Lira Magistrate's Court will on June 7 decide whether to dismiss or continue with a case of NRM poor youth defacing President Museveni's posters.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tracing Bobi Wine’s Journey to Elective Politics

[Monitor] On Wednesday evening, when local artiste Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, declared his intention to contest for the Kyadondo East parliamentary seat that fell vacant after the Court of Appeal upheld the nullification of the 2016 e…

[Monitor] On Wednesday evening, when local artiste Robert Ssentamu Kyagulanyi, alias Bobi Wine, declared his intention to contest for the Kyadondo East parliamentary seat that fell vacant after the Court of Appeal upheld the nullification of the 2016 elections, there was little surprise.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Corruption and Intrigue Driving Insecurity

[Monitor] Crime. Over the past few weeks, reports of attacks on citizens and break-ins on peoples’ homes have dominated the media. Ibrahim A. Manzil sounded out Shadow Internal Affairs minister Muwanga Kivumbi on the obtaining security situation.

[Monitor] Crime. Over the past few weeks, reports of attacks on citizens and break-ins on peoples' homes have dominated the media. Ibrahim A. Manzil sounded out Shadow Internal Affairs minister Muwanga Kivumbi on the obtaining security situation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fufa Elections – Is It a Choice Between Lesser of Two Evils

[Monitor] Betrayal is to Ugandan football what sex was to nineteenth-century Vienna: everybody does it and nobody talks about it. Held quadrennially, the Fufa elections always strip the sport of its vague appeal to common decencies. This year’s polls a…

[Monitor] Betrayal is to Ugandan football what sex was to nineteenth-century Vienna: everybody does it and nobody talks about it. Held quadrennially, the Fufa elections always strip the sport of its vague appeal to common decencies. This year's polls are no exception. Betrayals of common decency continue to run rife barely weeks into a process that does not hit a crescendo until August.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

A Day in the Life of a Call Doctor

[Monitor] Dr Yvette Wibabara walks into the offices of The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG) in Rubaga at about 1pm to begin her 10-hour shift at the call centre. She is the image of courteousness, even though she is an hour late. She is pursuing a Master…

[Monitor] Dr Yvette Wibabara walks into the offices of The Medical Concierge Group (TMCG) in Rubaga at about 1pm to begin her 10-hour shift at the call centre. She is the image of courteousness, even though she is an hour late. She is pursuing a Master's in Clinical Epidemiology and Biostatistics, and has to attend class.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How Ugandan Hostility Drove Rwandan Refugees Into Rebellion

[Monitor] When Idi Amin took power in 1971, there was drastic change in relationship between the refugees and authorities. The new regime saw the refugees as a source for recruitment in the armed forces.

[Monitor] When Idi Amin took power in 1971, there was drastic change in relationship between the refugees and authorities. The new regime saw the refugees as a source for recruitment in the armed forces.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda