Stability – Let the Donors, Not the Opposition Speak to Government

[Monitor] This view has become a cliché. That Uganda’s political and social stability is uncertain ‘if the ruling NRM does not dialogue with the Opposition.’ When this comes out from the mouth of an ambassador from one of the so-called ‘development partners’ – the ones from Europe and the USA or from the head of a donor agency, it causes excitement.

[Monitor] This view has become a cliché. That Uganda's political and social stability is uncertain 'if the ruling NRM does not dialogue with the Opposition.' When this comes out from the mouth of an ambassador from one of the so-called 'development partners' - the ones from Europe and the USA or from the head of a donor agency, it causes excitement.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Apply Holistic Approach to Boost Farmers’ Returns

[Monitor] The government will no longer give seeds to farmers who grow certain crops. This was revealed by the State Minister for Agriculture, Mr Christopher Kibanzanga, in a story titled: ‘Govt phases out distribution of seeds’ in the Daily Monitor of…

[Monitor] The government will no longer give seeds to farmers who grow certain crops. This was revealed by the State Minister for Agriculture, Mr Christopher Kibanzanga, in a story titled: 'Govt phases out distribution of seeds' in the Daily Monitor of June 12.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Land Wasn’t Taken From Peasants and Given to the Kabaka, Chiefs

[Monitor] What is commonly known as mailo land or the land tenure system, which was introduced by the British in the central region, has in recent years been criticised by many people from outside Buganda. Most of these criticisms are false such as the…

[Monitor] What is commonly known as mailo land or the land tenure system, which was introduced by the British in the central region, has in recent years been criticised by many people from outside Buganda. Most of these criticisms are false such as the claim that the British took land from the peasants and dished it out to the king and his chiefs.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Opposition Leader Musyoka Under Siege

[Nation] National Super Alliance presidential running mate Kalonzo Musyoka is facing perhaps the toughest challenge of his political career with the Jubilee Party circling on one side and his former friends-turned rivals threatening the survival of his…

[Nation] National Super Alliance presidential running mate Kalonzo Musyoka is facing perhaps the toughest challenge of his political career with the Jubilee Party circling on one side and his former friends-turned rivals threatening the survival of his Wiper Movement Party ahead of the elections.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Nurses Adamant As Salary Row Enters Eighth Day

[Nation] The suffering of patients in public hospitals is unlikely to end soon after nurses and governors on Monday maintained their hardline positions over the signing of a draft collective bargaining agreement.

[Nation] The suffering of patients in public hospitals is unlikely to end soon after nurses and governors on Monday maintained their hardline positions over the signing of a draft collective bargaining agreement.

source: AllAfrica News: Kenya

Court Grants D60, 000 Bail to Alleged 1KG, 900G Suspected Cannabis Dealer

[Daily Observer] Magistrate A. Sallah of the Brikama Magistrates’ Court last week granted D60, 000 bail to one Yaya Cham who is defending himself in a charge of being in possession with 1kg and 900g of suspected cannabis, a prohibited drug.

[Daily Observer] Magistrate A. Sallah of the Brikama Magistrates' Court last week granted D60, 000 bail to one Yaya Cham who is defending himself in a charge of being in possession with 1kg and 900g of suspected cannabis, a prohibited drug.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia