Mulira, DP’s Challenges Are Influenced By Tribe, Religion

[Monitor] Peter Mulira begins his article, “Mao should not use religion, tribe to explain challenges in DP” (Daily Monitor, April 18) by quoting an unnamed British friend who told him that Africa should look for positives in its past instead of dwellin…

[Monitor] Peter Mulira begins his article, "Mao should not use religion, tribe to explain challenges in DP" (Daily Monitor, April 18) by quoting an unnamed British friend who told him that Africa should look for positives in its past instead of dwelling on the negatives to develop.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

150 Law Students Fail to Graduate

[Monitor] Kampala -A total of 152 Bar course students will today not be able to graduate from the Law Development Centre (LDC) after they failed to pass their supplementary examinations leading to the award of a post-graduate diploma in legal practice.

[Monitor] Kampala -A total of 152 Bar course students will today not be able to graduate from the Law Development Centre (LDC) after they failed to pass their supplementary examinations leading to the award of a post-graduate diploma in legal practice.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Butaleja Farmers Rejected the Shs26 Billion Rice Scheme Project

[Monitor] An article was published in Daily Monitor (March 14, 2017) about Butaleja District residents rejecting a Shs26b project. Before anyone can jump to conclusions and call these residents all sorts of names, it is important to realise that short …

[Monitor] An article was published in Daily Monitor (March 14, 2017) about Butaleja District residents rejecting a Shs26b project. Before anyone can jump to conclusions and call these residents all sorts of names, it is important to realise that short of following recommended procedures when dealing with communities, even well-intentioned projects are likely never to see the light of day.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fighting Corruption Is Complex – Inspector General of Govt

[Monitor] Kyankwanzi -The Inspector General of Government, Justice Irene Mulyagonja, says fighting corruption in Uganda has become complex since new tricks are being applied to embezzle government funds.

[Monitor] Kyankwanzi -The Inspector General of Government, Justice Irene Mulyagonja, says fighting corruption in Uganda has become complex since new tricks are being applied to embezzle government funds.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Albino Children Abandon School Due to Stigma

[Monitor] Gulu -Two primary school pupils with albinism were forced to abandon education for one year due to unending stigma by fellow pupils. Daniel Rubangakene, 13, and his sister Rebecca Masala, 14, could not stand the endless taunts by fellow pupil…

[Monitor] Gulu -Two primary school pupils with albinism were forced to abandon education for one year due to unending stigma by fellow pupils. Daniel Rubangakene, 13, and his sister Rebecca Masala, 14, could not stand the endless taunts by fellow pupils and decided to drop out of school. The duo were studying from one of the schools in Paicho Sub-county in Gulu District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda