Financial Year 2017/18 Budget Is Another Feel Good Presentation

[Monitor] On June, 8, I was invited by Daily Monitor newspaper to be part of a panel involving academics, civil society activist, traders and development consultants to discuss Uganda’s 2017/18 Budget. Overall my assessment was that this was another fe…

[Monitor] On June, 8, I was invited by Daily Monitor newspaper to be part of a panel involving academics, civil society activist, traders and development consultants to discuss Uganda's 2017/18 Budget. Overall my assessment was that this was another feel good Budget. But why?

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How Buganda Planned Attempted Exit From Uganda

[Monitor] As former Kabaka Edward Muteesa returned from exile in 1955, the disputes that led to his deportation were not yet resolved. But what his deportation had achieved was strengthen the resolve among the Baganda to have their way against British …

[Monitor] As former Kabaka Edward Muteesa returned from exile in 1955, the disputes that led to his deportation were not yet resolved. But what his deportation had achieved was strengthen the resolve among the Baganda to have their way against British colonial administrators.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How NRM, Opposition Plan to Navigate House’s Second Session

[Monitor] During his State-of-the-Nation address, President Museveni listed a number of legislations that government promised to bring in the-yet-to start second session of Parliament.

[Monitor] During his State-of-the-Nation address, President Museveni listed a number of legislations that government promised to bring in the-yet-to start second session of Parliament.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Shocking That Rugby Cranes Lack Sponsor

[Monitor] Since contemplating the sponsorship opportunities available for the junior Tag rugby levels of our sport in this column, we have since had a full international match here in Uganda. And guess what, that did not attract a team sponsor either.

[Monitor] Since contemplating the sponsorship opportunities available for the junior Tag rugby levels of our sport in this column, we have since had a full international match here in Uganda. And guess what, that did not attract a team sponsor either.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Reflections On Financial Year 2017/18 Budget

[Monitor] This year’s Budget, like the one before it and many others in the last decade, has not been ‘pro-people’. All these Budgets have laid emphasis on infrastructure. If it is not roads, then it is electricity and then more roads and now the stand…

[Monitor] This year's Budget, like the one before it and many others in the last decade, has not been 'pro-people'. All these Budgets have laid emphasis on infrastructure. If it is not roads, then it is electricity and then more roads and now the standard gauge railway. The country is 'choking' on infrastructure, which crops up all the time, as a panacea for development, forgetting that people are the real engine for growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Govt Must Urgently Look Into Cause of Land Conflicts

[Monitor] We, the Catholic Bishops of Uganda, gathered at St Augustine Institute in Nsambya, Kampala, for our plenary assembly of June 5 – 9, 2017, spent time discussing and reflecting on various issues affecting our Church and country. We, therefore, …

[Monitor] We, the Catholic Bishops of Uganda, gathered at St Augustine Institute in Nsambya, Kampala, for our plenary assembly of June 5 - 9, 2017, spent time discussing and reflecting on various issues affecting our Church and country. We, therefore, share with all our people the following matters of concern.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Final Call On Kasule Bid to Be President of Fufa

[Monitor] Kampala -The Fufa Electoral Committee will meet and make a decision today on whether Mujib Kasule can stand in the federation’s presidential election come August 5. Kasule’s nomination was deferred from Friday after he showed up at Fufa House…

[Monitor] Kampala -The Fufa Electoral Committee will meet and make a decision today on whether Mujib Kasule can stand in the federation's presidential election come August 5. Kasule's nomination was deferred from Friday after he showed up at Fufa House, Mengo without the prerequisite documents.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Children of Kony and Their Search for Identity

[Monitor] Joseph Kony, the Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) leader is a father of many children. Despite some records claiming that Kony has more than 50 children, their exact number is unknown. While Salim Saleh and Ali Kony , some of Kony’s well-known ch…

[Monitor] Joseph Kony, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) leader is a father of many children. Despite some records claiming that Kony has more than 50 children, their exact number is unknown. While Salim Saleh and Ali Kony , some of Kony's well-known children, are in hiding with their father, others are now living in different communities. Some with their mothers after being rescued by the Uganda People's Defence Forces (UPDF) in the past years.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda