National Theatre to Be Demolished for Shopping Mall

[Observer] Tenants at the National Theatre have been given until the end of this month to vacate the premises. Uganda National Cultural Center (UNCC) ordered the tenants to pack their wares and move out during a meeting held on Wednesday last week.

[Observer] Tenants at the National Theatre have been given until the end of this month to vacate the premises. Uganda National Cultural Center (UNCC) ordered the tenants to pack their wares and move out during a meeting held on Wednesday last week.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Making Money Out of Crotchet

[Monitor] With only Shs10,000, Violet Were, the proprietor of Gabi Crochet, thought about jumping into the handmade game of the crochet business to get by. Eronie Kamukama shares how Were is taking her business to the next level.

[Monitor] With only Shs10,000, Violet Were, the proprietor of Gabi Crochet, thought about jumping into the handmade game of the crochet business to get by. Eronie Kamukama shares how Were is taking her business to the next level.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

City of Kigali Rolls Out Millions For Water, Sanitation Upgrade Project

[New Times] Water and sanitation are critical components that need to be worked on to ensure they are covered 100 per cent by 2020 if Rwandans are to live a better life, officials have said.

[New Times] Water and sanitation are critical components that need to be worked on to ensure they are covered 100 per cent by 2020 if Rwandans are to live a better life, officials have said.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

University of Rwanda in Fresh Round of Restructuring

[New Times] University of Rwanda is in the process of restructuring to improve the quality of education, reduce expenses and create a friendly learning environment for students.

[New Times] University of Rwanda is in the process of restructuring to improve the quality of education, reduce expenses and create a friendly learning environment for students.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

U.S.$20 Million Programme to Spur Youth Employment

[New Times] The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a Rwf17.2 billion initiative, Huguka Dukore, that will help train 40,000 youths in workforce readiness skills by 2021.

[New Times] The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) has launched a Rwf17.2 billion initiative, Huguka Dukore, that will help train 40,000 youths in workforce readiness skills by 2021.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Teachers Arrested Over Fake Academic Papers

[Monitor] Sembabule -Police in Sembabule District have arrested seven teachers attached to seven government primary schools over alleged use of fake academic papers to access the payroll.

[Monitor] Sembabule -Police in Sembabule District have arrested seven teachers attached to seven government primary schools over alleged use of fake academic papers to access the payroll.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Communications Minister Plans to ‘Filter Social Media’

[Monitor] On May 28, Ugandans gathered at Fort Portal to commemorate the 51st World Communications Day. The day is meant to celebrate the role of communication globally. It was on this day when the Minister of Information and Communications Technology,…

[Monitor] On May 28, Ugandans gathered at Fort Portal to commemorate the 51st World Communications Day. The day is meant to celebrate the role of communication globally. It was on this day when the Minister of Information and Communications Technology, Mr Frank Tumwebaze, laid out government's intention to curtail freedom of communication. According to Daily Monitor of May 31, the minister said there is a need to "filter" social media content on sites such as Facebook, Twitter, and WhatsApp, citing instances of peop

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda