It Is High Time We Invested More in the Health Sector

[Monitor] After the violence over the age limit debate in Parliament, it was reported that two Ugandan Members of Parliament Betty Nambooze and Francis Zaake were taken for medical attention in India and the United States of America respectively. We sh…

[Monitor] After the violence over the age limit debate in Parliament, it was reported that two Ugandan Members of Parliament Betty Nambooze and Francis Zaake were taken for medical attention in India and the United States of America respectively. We should all wish the two a full recovery. Their treatment abroad was paid for by taxpayers, which should raise eyebrows regardless of their political affiliations.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

30,000 to Miss Out On Government Support Over Open Defecation

[Monitor] Moroto -In a bid to eliminate the culture of open defecation in Karamoja Sub-region, Rupa Sub-county leaders in Moroto District have barred 33,000 residents from accessing government programmes until they embrace the use of pit-latrines.

[Monitor] Moroto -In a bid to eliminate the culture of open defecation in Karamoja Sub-region, Rupa Sub-county leaders in Moroto District have barred 33,000 residents from accessing government programmes until they embrace the use of pit-latrines.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Energy Drinks Are Bad for Your Heart

[Monitor] Long distant drivers, night shift employees and students who want to read overnight in preparation for the next day’s examinations, sometimes rely on energy drinks for that extra burst of energy.

[Monitor] Long distant drivers, night shift employees and students who want to read overnight in preparation for the next day's examinations, sometimes rely on energy drinks for that extra burst of energy.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Amuriat Victory Against Muntu Sets FDC On a Clearer Path

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga; After a gruelling, but free competition for its top position, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has elected Patrick Oboi Amuriat as its president.

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga; After a gruelling, but free competition for its top position, the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) has elected Patrick Oboi Amuriat as its president.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How Boda Bodas Fuel Crime in Towns

[Monitor] Kampala -Boda bodas have become a convenient way of transport in most towns in Uganda. In Kampala, they are especially preferred by those who want to rush to their destinations through a thick traffic jam, but they have added a new dimension …

[Monitor] Kampala -Boda bodas have become a convenient way of transport in most towns in Uganda. In Kampala, they are especially preferred by those who want to rush to their destinations through a thick traffic jam, but they have added a new dimension to their trade as notorious conveyers or perpetrators of both petty and gruesome crime across urban areas.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Rwenzori Residents Deserve to Live in Peace

[Monitor] At the weekend, several newspapers, including Daily Monitor, published articles reminding us of the tragedy that befell the Rwenzori sub-region, when the Rwenzururu Kingdom went up in flames, their loved ones killed, and others disappear and …

[Monitor] At the weekend, several newspapers, including Daily Monitor, published articles reminding us of the tragedy that befell the Rwenzori sub-region, when the Rwenzururu Kingdom went up in flames, their loved ones killed, and others disappear and a whole year later, they still remain unaccounted for.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

High Court Upholds NDA Boss’ Sacking

[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court in Kampala has upheld the removal of Ms Donna Asiimwe Kusemererwa from the position of the executive director of National Drug Authority (NDA).

[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court in Kampala has upheld the removal of Ms Donna Asiimwe Kusemererwa from the position of the executive director of National Drug Authority (NDA).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni Warns UWA Boss On Stray Animals

[Monitor] Nwoya -President Museveni has warned Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) executive director Andrew Segguya over his failure to address wildlife invasion into community farmlands.

[Monitor] Nwoya -President Museveni has warned Uganda Wildlife Authority (UWA) executive director Andrew Segguya over his failure to address wildlife invasion into community farmlands.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda