Uganda’s 55 Years As a Free Nation

[Monitor] Five years ago today, Uganda celebrated a significant milestone. It was the crowning moment of several months of preparations to celebrate 50 years as an independent nation. On this day in 2012, the country was in festive mood. The beautiful …

[Monitor] Five years ago today, Uganda celebrated a significant milestone. It was the crowning moment of several months of preparations to celebrate 50 years as an independent nation. On this day in 2012, the country was in festive mood. The beautiful Black Yellow Red national flag colours decorated the city as Ugandans relished the joy of being a free country.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Whose 55th Independence Is This?

[Monitor] For 68 years since Uganda was declared a Protectorate in 1894, the colonial State officials did not serve the people, but they were servants of the State. The people or colonial subjects were the servants of the rulers. As we mark 55 years si…

[Monitor] For 68 years since Uganda was declared a Protectorate in 1894, the colonial State officials did not serve the people, but they were servants of the State. The people or colonial subjects were the servants of the rulers. As we mark 55 years since Independence in 1962, the African leaders are also not the servants of the people. The would-be citizens and not subjects are servants of their leaders.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Blazing DR Congo Conflicts Threaten Entire Continent

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -The Democratic Republic of Congo’s borders have degenerated into hot spots for local and foreign armed groups threatening peace in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa.

[CAJ News] Kinshasa -The Democratic Republic of Congo's borders have degenerated into hot spots for local and foreign armed groups threatening peace in Central, Eastern and Southern Africa.

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Kinshasa

Age Limit – New Turning Point Beckons As Uganda Turns 55

[Monitor] If the controversial Constitution Amendment Bill targeting to remove age limitations on the presidency is passed, President Museveni will have nothing in the Constitution to stop him from indefinitely running for president.

[Monitor] If the controversial Constitution Amendment Bill targeting to remove age limitations on the presidency is passed, President Museveni will have nothing in the Constitution to stop him from indefinitely running for president.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Monthly Survey Reveals Drop in Economic Growth

[Monitor] Kampala -A monthly Purchase Managers Index (PMI) indicates that there was a slight decline in economic activity for the month of September which fell from 54.1 per cent to 53.8 per cent.

[Monitor] Kampala -A monthly Purchase Managers Index (PMI) indicates that there was a slight decline in economic activity for the month of September which fell from 54.1 per cent to 53.8 per cent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda