Uganda Washes Its Hands, Becomes a Donor Amid Refugee Crisis

[Monitor] It is significant that Uganda, recorded as one of the poor countries of the world, is a major safe haven and popular destination for refugees on the African continent.

[Monitor] It is significant that Uganda, recorded as one of the poor countries of the world, is a major safe haven and popular destination for refugees on the African continent.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

The Allure of Private Schools

[Monitor] The demand for private schools is rising even when the government offers free primary and secondary school education. Despite presence of Universal Primary Education (UPE) and Universal Secondary Education (USE), privately owned schools conti…

[Monitor] The demand for private schools is rising even when the government offers free primary and secondary school education. Despite presence of Universal Primary Education (UPE) and Universal Secondary Education (USE), privately owned schools continue to offer a competitive alternative.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

No Money – How Can Private Schools Survive the Crunch?

[Monitor] With the cost of living getting higher every year, sustaining a privately owned school is getting tougher. This is because most private schools rely entirely on funding from school fees to run. Very few get subsidiary income from sponsors or …

[Monitor] With the cost of living getting higher every year, sustaining a privately owned school is getting tougher. This is because most private schools rely entirely on funding from school fees to run. Very few get subsidiary income from sponsors or government.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Residents Demand Autonomy As Museveni Visits Tororo

[Monitor] Tororo -Residents of Tororo District are looking forward to President Museveni’s visit to the district on June 26 as Electoral Commission prepares to fill the vacant position for the LC5 chairperson.

[Monitor] Tororo -Residents of Tororo District are looking forward to President Museveni's visit to the district on June 26 as Electoral Commission prepares to fill the vacant position for the LC5 chairperson.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Are Private Schools Meeting Educational Needs?

[Monitor] According to the Education Act, private institutions were inaugurated with the aim of improving the education sector in Uganda. However, this has come at a cost of, high school fees rates, usually more than an ordinary Ugandan parent can affo…

[Monitor] According to the Education Act, private institutions were inaugurated with the aim of improving the education sector in Uganda. However, this has come at a cost of, high school fees rates, usually more than an ordinary Ugandan parent can afford, and sometimes compromised standards.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Beats Tunisia to Africa Cup Sevens Hosting Rights

[Monitor] Kampala -Rugby Africa, the sports continental sport governing body has confirmed Uganda as hosts of the 2017 Africa Cup 7s due on the first weekend of October after fending off stiff competition from Tunisia.

[Monitor] Kampala -Rugby Africa, the sports continental sport governing body has confirmed Uganda as hosts of the 2017 Africa Cup 7s due on the first weekend of October after fending off stiff competition from Tunisia.

source: AllAfrica News: Tunisia

Arrest Threats Just Hot Air – Opposition Leader Odinga

[Nation] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has dismissed as absolute nonsense the rising calls for his arrest over remarks he is alleged to have made last week, insisting that his government would address land ownership laws, which he accused th…

[Nation] Nasa presidential candidate Raila Odinga has dismissed as absolute nonsense the rising calls for his arrest over remarks he is alleged to have made last week, insisting that his government would address land ownership laws, which he accused the Jubilee government of messing up.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Lift Age Limit to Tap the Abundant Energy and Wisdom That Propel Societies Forward

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga: Uganda’s educated youth are restless. They want to inherit power and responsibility now. Many see anyone above 60 years of age (some say 50 years) to be too old and too tired to be entrusted with what they consider to be “thei…

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga: Uganda's educated youth are restless. They want to inherit power and responsibility now. Many see anyone above 60 years of age (some say 50 years) to be too old and too tired to be entrusted with what they consider to be "their" future.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda