Curb Insecurity Through Community Policing

[Monitor] Fear has gripped residents of the city and surrounding areas following reports of a wave of robberies carried out in shockingly daring manner. On Friday, pictures circulated on social media showing broken doors and windows reportedly shared b…

[Monitor] Fear has gripped residents of the city and surrounding areas following reports of a wave of robberies carried out in shockingly daring manner. On Friday, pictures circulated on social media showing broken doors and windows reportedly shared by a robbery victim.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Life As Wife of an Nra Fighter

[Monitor] Jack Maumbe Mukhwana, one of the founding members of the ruling National Resistance Movement party, died early last month and was buried in Mbale District.This newspaper sat down with his widow, Ms Elizabeth Maumbe, to reflect on the life she…

[Monitor] Jack Maumbe Mukhwana, one of the founding members of the ruling National Resistance Movement party, died early last month and was buried in Mbale District.This newspaper sat down with his widow, Ms Elizabeth Maumbe, to reflect on the life she shared with a man who was always at loggerheads with government until President Museveni took power in 1986. She gives insight into her incarceration at Makindye Barracks for three months in 1973 and narrow escape at her house in Malukhu Estate, writes Fred Wambede.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Educate the Masses On Dangers of Alcoholism With Better Messages

[Monitor] A study carried out by Global Healthcare and Education Initiative -Uganda Chapter (GHEI-Uganda) on the “health psychology of alcohol and alcoholism” has shown that using health messages that cause disgust can positively influence future drink…

[Monitor] A study carried out by Global Healthcare and Education Initiative -Uganda Chapter (GHEI-Uganda) on the "health psychology of alcohol and alcoholism" has shown that using health messages that cause disgust can positively influence future drinking intentions and emotions, perhaps reducing excessive alcohol drinking.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

It’s High Time We Discussed How Our Children Get to and From School Safely?

[Monitor] The dust has not quite settled but I think it might be a good time to explore in more detail the proposal–if one can call it that–made by the minister of Education on safe transportation of school children.

[Monitor] The dust has not quite settled but I think it might be a good time to explore in more detail the proposal--if one can call it that--made by the minister of Education on safe transportation of school children.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

EU Allocates U.S.$57 Million to Ease Trade in Comesa

[Monitor] Kampala -The European Union has allocated ?53 million (Shs202.9 billion) towards easing trade transaction in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern African (Comesa) bloc where Uganda is a member.

[Monitor] Kampala -The European Union has allocated ?53 million (Shs202.9 billion) towards easing trade transaction in the Common Market for Eastern and Southern African (Comesa) bloc where Uganda is a member.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Is Government Forcing Budget Down Parliament’s Throat?

[Monitor] With the deadline imposed on Parliament by law within which to approve the Budget fast-approaching, MPs continue to blame the Executive for ignoring changes they proposed to the Budget framework paper.

[Monitor] With the deadline imposed on Parliament by law within which to approve the Budget fast-approaching, MPs continue to blame the Executive for ignoring changes they proposed to the Budget framework paper.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

What Would Britain’s Exit From Europe Mean for Uganda?

[Monitor] “We too have a role in determining our response and where feasible, we should make choices that reflect our reassessment of priorities within a changing world,” said Ms Theresa May, the British Prime Minister. “…I want us to be a secure, pr…

[Monitor] "We too have a role in determining our response and where feasible, we should make choices that reflect our reassessment of priorities within a changing world," said Ms Theresa May, the British Prime Minister. "...I want us to be a secure, prosperous, tolerant country, a magnet for international talent and a home to the pioneers and innovators that will shape the world ahead."

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda