Kapchorwa Fails to Trace 20,000 Patients On HIV Treatment

[Monitor] Kapchorwa -Health service providers in Kapchorwa District are worried that the government goal of enrolling more HIV/Aids patients on antiretroviral drugs might not be realised as 56 per cent of the 36,800 patients who were registered for tre…

[Monitor] Kapchorwa -Health service providers in Kapchorwa District are worried that the government goal of enrolling more HIV/Aids patients on antiretroviral drugs might not be realised as 56 per cent of the 36,800 patients who were registered for treatment cannot be traced.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

No Errant President Will Escape ICC Trial, Says Bensouda

[Monitor] Bringing justice. On December 6, the International Criminal Court (ICC) commenced the long-awaited trial of Dominic Ongwen, one of the five Lord’s Resistance Army (LRA) rebel commanders the court indicted in 2005. ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou B…

[Monitor] Bringing justice. On December 6, the International Criminal Court (ICC) commenced the long-awaited trial of Dominic Ongwen, one of the five Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) rebel commanders the court indicted in 2005. ICC Chief Prosecutor Fatou Bensouda told Sunday Monitor's Tabu Butagira in an interview in The Hague that no president will escape the fangs of justice and deflected criticism of the court as a colonial tool targeting Africans as unfounded. Below is a slightly edited version

source: AllAfrica News: Gambia

Kagimu Kiwanuka Sought Priesthood But Found Politics

[Monitor] That morning of September 22, 1961, the then number one VC- 10 plane carrying Uganda’s Chief Minister Benedicto Kiwanuka and the Ugandan delegation from the constitutional talks in Lancaster, U.K landed at Entebbe International airport.

[Monitor] That morning of September 22, 1961, the then number one VC- 10 plane carrying Uganda's Chief Minister Benedicto Kiwanuka and the Ugandan delegation from the constitutional talks in Lancaster, U.K landed at Entebbe International airport.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Futuristic Space for Artists of Connectivity

[Guardian] Whatever Badejo Abiodun, Adeleke Akeem, Owolabi Ayodele And Babatunde Bolaji hoped to achieve with Connectivity Of Vision may not exactly get the right attention now. The idea of what the artists described as individual solo exhibitions unde…

[Guardian] Whatever Badejo Abiodun, Adeleke Akeem, Owolabi Ayodele And Babatunde Bolaji hoped to achieve with Connectivity Of Vision may not exactly get the right attention now. The idea of what the artists described as individual solo exhibitions under one collectivity appeared like a futuristic concept that more artists and galleries might embrace in the years to come.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Leaders Fight in Council Meeting

[Monitor] Tororo -Tororo District council chambers were last Friday turned into a boxing ring as councillors engaged in a fist fight over a proposal to carve Rubongi Sub-county from West Budama.

[Monitor] Tororo -Tororo District council chambers were last Friday turned into a boxing ring as councillors engaged in a fist fight over a proposal to carve Rubongi Sub-county from West Budama.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

10 Governors to Enter 2017 With Big Problems

[Daily Trust] The year 2016 posed serious challenges to some states in the country as they were faced with myriad of problems, ranging from kidnapping, banditry, insurgency, internally displaced persons, and the nonpayment of salaries. There seems to b…

[Daily Trust] The year 2016 posed serious challenges to some states in the country as they were faced with myriad of problems, ranging from kidnapping, banditry, insurgency, internally displaced persons, and the nonpayment of salaries. There seems to be no respite for them as they carry the excess baggage into the New Year.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Sugarcane Farmers to Trade in Open Market

[Monitor] Masindi -The Masindi District security committee has granted sugarcane farmers in the district permission to sell their sugarcane to any willing buyer provided they don’t have any contractual obligation with Kinyara Sugar Limited.

[Monitor] Masindi -The Masindi District security committee has granted sugarcane farmers in the district permission to sell their sugarcane to any willing buyer provided they don't have any contractual obligation with Kinyara Sugar Limited.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

How Nigerian Killed Her Tourism

[Daily Trust] I wonder if there is anyone in authority in Nigeria who understands the brutal counsel offered recently by Ohis Ehimiaghe, Manager of the North, West and Central Africa Region for South African Airways.

[Daily Trust] I wonder if there is anyone in authority in Nigeria who understands the brutal counsel offered recently by Ohis Ehimiaghe, Manager of the North, West and Central Africa Region for South African Airways.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Hayley, a Great Speaker Who Is Only 19 Years Old

[Monitor] A short, fairly light skinned jolly girl sits across the room, wearing a bright smile. She has a stern look that is miles away from shyness. At 19 years of age, Hayley Mulenda, a Ugandan based in London has created her niche as a global motiv…

[Monitor] A short, fairly light skinned jolly girl sits across the room, wearing a bright smile. She has a stern look that is miles away from shyness. At 19 years of age, Hayley Mulenda, a Ugandan based in London has created her niche as a global motivational speaker, entrepreneur and author.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Officer Clubbed to Death

[Premium Times] The Enugu State Police Command says it has commenced investigation into the clubbing to death of a police officer who was attempting to apprehend some hoodlums smoking Indian hemp in Enugu metropolis.

[Premium Times] The Enugu State Police Command says it has commenced investigation into the clubbing to death of a police officer who was attempting to apprehend some hoodlums smoking Indian hemp in Enugu metropolis.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria