What is the Teaching Profession’s Future in Uganda?

[Monitor] In May 2015, the world met in Incheon and agreed that, by 2030, around the globe, all nations shall have achieved inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning for all. In 2016, the Global Education Monitoring Report shocked…

[Monitor] In May 2015, the world met in Incheon and agreed that, by 2030, around the globe, all nations shall have achieved inclusive and equitable quality education and lifelong learning for all. In 2016, the Global Education Monitoring Report shocked the world claiming we are 50 years behind to achieve this global education commitments. One of the concerns that come to my mind is teachers' welfare. Often it is said that; no nation can be better than the quality of its education, and no education can be better than

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Is Museveni’s Plan to Wipe Out Opposition Finally Taking Shape?

[Monitor] In his maiden speech after he was declared winner of the 2016 elections, Mr Museveni, at his country home in Rwakitura, announced he will “wipe out the opposition completely in the next five years”.

[Monitor] In his maiden speech after he was declared winner of the 2016 elections, Mr Museveni, at his country home in Rwakitura, announced he will "wipe out the opposition completely in the next five years".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘I’m Being Treated Well,’ Says Detained Protest Pastor Mawarire

[News24Wire] Detained Zimbabwe protest pastor Evan Mawarire says he’s being well treated in the maximum security prison in Harare where he’s being held – but state media called him a “charlatan” who was past “sell-by date”.

[News24Wire] Detained Zimbabwe protest pastor Evan Mawarire says he's being well treated in the maximum security prison in Harare where he's being held - but state media called him a "charlatan" who was past "sell-by date".

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Govt to Fix Nalubaale Dam Damages – UEGCL

[Monitor] Ms Margaret Proscovia Njuki, the newly appointed board chairperson of Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL), has revealed that government is set to work on the damages at Nalubaale Dam.

[Monitor] Ms Margaret Proscovia Njuki, the newly appointed board chairperson of Uganda Electricity Generation Company (UEGCL), has revealed that government is set to work on the damages at Nalubaale Dam.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Prof Buga Finds Joy in Educating Others

[Monitor] The experience was both stunning and sobering. It predates Uganda’s independence. Augustino Aiama, and dozens other peers travelled by truck, ship and train in the early 1930s more than 500kilometres from the then West Nile District to southe…

[Monitor] The experience was both stunning and sobering. It predates Uganda's independence. Augustino Aiama, and dozens other peers travelled by truck, ship and train in the early 1930s more than 500kilometres from the then West Nile District to southern Uganda to work as labourers on sugarcane plantations and the railways.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Hornets Dominate National Basketball Team

[The Herald] HARARE Basketball Men’s A League log leaders Harare City Hornets have cemented their growing reputation in the domestic game by providing 12 players to the Zimbabwe senior team’s provisional squad for the Afro basketball championships qual…

[The Herald] HARARE Basketball Men's A League log leaders Harare City Hornets have cemented their growing reputation in the domestic game by providing 12 players to the Zimbabwe senior team's provisional squad for the Afro basketball championships qualifiers scheduled for early next month.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Ibori Opens Twitter Account

[Vanguard] Chief James Onanefe Ibori who arrived Nigeria, is to have opened a twitter account with the handle @ChiefIbori at about 8. 00 a.m on Sunday.

[Vanguard] Chief James Onanefe Ibori who arrived Nigeria, is to have opened a twitter account with the handle @ChiefIbori at about 8. 00 a.m on Sunday.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Buhari Surprises Nigerians, Extends Vacation, Writes National Assembly

[Vanguard] At a time Nigerians were anxiously waiting for his return to Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly informing them of his desire to extend his leave.

[Vanguard] At a time Nigerians were anxiously waiting for his return to Abuja, President Muhammadu Buhari has written to the National Assembly informing them of his desire to extend his leave.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Driver Fakes Retest

[The Herald] A 37-year-old Bulawayo man employed as a driver at ZMD contracted by Mimosa Mine in Zvishavane appeared before the Harare Magistrates’ Court facing fraud and forgery charges.

[The Herald] A 37-year-old Bulawayo man employed as a driver at ZMD contracted by Mimosa Mine in Zvishavane appeared before the Harare Magistrates' Court facing fraud and forgery charges.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Chukwumerije Holds 5th Edition of Night of Spoken Words in Abuja

[This Day] In his continued determination to revive poetry, an aspect of literature that has been relegated to the background in the country, Dike Chukwumerije’s Night of Spoken Words has been scheduled to hold on February 11, at the Transcorp Hilton H…

[This Day] In his continued determination to revive poetry, an aspect of literature that has been relegated to the background in the country, Dike Chukwumerije's Night of Spoken Words has been scheduled to hold on February 11, at the Transcorp Hilton Hotel, Abuja.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria