Oil Infrastructure Spending to Increase Govt Domestic Borrowing

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda’s domestic borrowing is expected to rise in the next financial year as government increases spending on road infrastructure in the Albertine Graben.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda's domestic borrowing is expected to rise in the next financial year as government increases spending on road infrastructure in the Albertine Graben.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Luwagga Departing Gabon With Diminished Reputation

[Monitor] Oyem -Football has traditionally been in love with players who are easy on the eye; the ones who take the team forward with a deft flick, a 360-spin in the final third or possess the nerve and ingenuity to run through a maze of opponents to s…

[Monitor] Oyem -Football has traditionally been in love with players who are easy on the eye; the ones who take the team forward with a deft flick, a 360-spin in the final third or possess the nerve and ingenuity to run through a maze of opponents to score.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cranes in Gabon – the Postmortem

[Monitor] Kampala -Forgetting everything and learning nothing is among the many attributes unique only to us Ugandans. This applies to compatriots from all spheres of life. Failure to learn from our mistakes is a central theme of our country’s stagnati…

[Monitor] Kampala -Forgetting everything and learning nothing is among the many attributes unique only to us Ugandans. This applies to compatriots from all spheres of life. Failure to learn from our mistakes is a central theme of our country's stagnation. All the same, I am hoping our early elimination from the African Nations Cup in Gabon is going to be a launchpad for a full scale revival of Ugandan football. These are my two cents.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Keeping Your Health Status Secret? Big Error

[Monitor] Kiplangat, a laboratory technician at one of the health facilities in town, mentions to me in one of our chats that human beings are selfish even in matters concerning their significant other’s health.

[Monitor] Kiplangat, a laboratory technician at one of the health facilities in town, mentions to me in one of our chats that human beings are selfish even in matters concerning their significant other's health.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Don’t Our Local TV Stations Give Weather Forecasts, Warnings

[Monitor] Souring record temperatures continue to be recorded all over the country since late 2016 albeit a lack of mention by many media houses especially local television broadcasters.

[Monitor] Souring record temperatures continue to be recorded all over the country since late 2016 albeit a lack of mention by many media houses especially local television broadcasters.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Why Ending Child Poverty Is a Moral Necessity

[Monitor] Donning a tired T-shirt that has since lost its original colour and shape – Kutosi, a five-year-old boy in Bunamwani village, Mbale District wears a sweet, innocent face. He is one of the 3.7 million children in Uganda below five years of age…

[Monitor] Donning a tired T-shirt that has since lost its original colour and shape - Kutosi, a five-year-old boy in Bunamwani village, Mbale District wears a sweet, innocent face. He is one of the 3.7 million children in Uganda below five years of age living in poverty. They represent half of the under-five population in the country. Some of them - 1.6 million - live in extreme poverty.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Couple Dumps Dead Baby At Medic’s Office

[Monitor] Pader -A couple in Pajule Sub-county, Pader District, on Tuesday shocked residents after they dumped the body of their new born baby in front of the district health officer’s office, protesting alleged negligence of a midwife.

[Monitor] Pader -A couple in Pajule Sub-county, Pader District, on Tuesday shocked residents after they dumped the body of their new born baby in front of the district health officer's office, protesting alleged negligence of a midwife.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Adama Barrow Faces Test As He Returns to the Gambia

[Al Jazeera] The Gambia’s new president Adama Barrow will return to the capital Banjul on Thursday, days after long-standing ruler Yahya Jammeh, who initially disputed the election results, was forced into exile.

[Al Jazeera] The Gambia's new president Adama Barrow will return to the capital Banjul on Thursday, days after long-standing ruler Yahya Jammeh, who initially disputed the election results, was forced into exile.

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia