Non-Custodial Sentences Can Eliminate Overcrowding in Our Prisons

[Monitor] Uganda ought to adopt non-custodial sentences that are relevant to the country especially that we are faced with overcrowded prison conditions and limited budgetary allocations to run prison institutions.

[Monitor] Uganda ought to adopt non-custodial sentences that are relevant to the country especially that we are faced with overcrowded prison conditions and limited budgetary allocations to run prison institutions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Prof Ddumba Makes U-Turn, Rejoins Race for Makerere Top Job

[Monitor] Kampala -Makerere University vice chancellor Prof Ddumba Ssentamu and his deputy in charge of Finance, Prof Barnabus Nawangwe, have indicated interest to run for vice chancellor.

[Monitor] Kampala -Makerere University vice chancellor Prof Ddumba Ssentamu and his deputy in charge of Finance, Prof Barnabus Nawangwe, have indicated interest to run for vice chancellor.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bobi Wine Petitions Kabaka Over Eviction

[Monitor] Wakiso -Popular local artiste Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has petitioned Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II over his demolished piece of land in Busabaala, Wakiso District allegedly by Mengo officials.

[Monitor] Wakiso -Popular local artiste Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine has petitioned Kabaka Ronald Muwenda Mutebi II over his demolished piece of land in Busabaala, Wakiso District allegedly by Mengo officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Blood Bank Seeks 30,000 Units to Avert Shortage

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda Blood Transfusion Service (UBTS) in partnership with two specialised communications agencies have launched a nationwide blood donation campaign to raise 30,800 blood units by end of July.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda Blood Transfusion Service (UBTS) in partnership with two specialised communications agencies have launched a nationwide blood donation campaign to raise 30,800 blood units by end of July.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

President Calls for Drip Irrigation As a Solution to Drought

[Monitor] Mayuge -President Museveni has said that about half of the 122 million coffee seedlings distributed to farmers by the UPDF under the Operation Wealth Creation programme have dried up due to drought.

[Monitor] Mayuge -President Museveni has said that about half of the 122 million coffee seedlings distributed to farmers by the UPDF under the Operation Wealth Creation programme have dried up due to drought.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

More Refugees Enter Uganda As Fighting Rages in South Sudan

[Monitor] Kampala/Gulu/Mayuge -Refugees fleeing continued fighting in South Sudan are at risk of catching diseases due to congestion and poor hygiene at Ngomoromo Camp in Lamwo District, where 3,000 refugees are camped waiting to be moved and resettled.

[Monitor] Kampala/Gulu/Mayuge -Refugees fleeing continued fighting in South Sudan are at risk of catching diseases due to congestion and poor hygiene at Ngomoromo Camp in Lamwo District, where 3,000 refugees are camped waiting to be moved and resettled.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cabinet to Degazette Eight Forest Reserves

[Monitor] Parliament -Should Parliament carry a proposal by eight urban councils through the Ministry of Water and Environment, eight forest reserves will by May 2017 be degazetted.

[Monitor] Parliament -Should Parliament carry a proposal by eight urban councils through the Ministry of Water and Environment, eight forest reserves will by May 2017 be degazetted.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Must Hear Ecweru On FDC Food Distribution

[Monitor] This paper on Thursday reported that the state minister for Disaster Preparedness, Relief, and Refugees condemned the Uganda Police Force for blocking Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party officials from distributing food relief to hunger-s…

[Monitor] This paper on Thursday reported that the state minister for Disaster Preparedness, Relief, and Refugees condemned the Uganda Police Force for blocking Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) party officials from distributing food relief to hunger-stricken residents in Toroma County, Katakwi District.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Egypt Should Join the Consensus On Shared Use of Nile Waters

[Monitor] There are eleven countries that have a legitimate claim to the waters of River Nile, namely Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, DR Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan and Egypt. The first nine are the riparian countries, which …

[Monitor] There are eleven countries that have a legitimate claim to the waters of River Nile, namely Ethiopia, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, DR Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Eritrea, South Sudan, Sudan and Egypt. The first nine are the riparian countries, which generate the waters flowing along this ancient river, whose source for thousands of years remained a mystery. The Sudan and Egypt are the countries that benefit most from the Nile.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa