New Electoral Commission, Same Age-Old Problems

[Monitor] In his inaugural speech, after being sworn in as the new Electoral Commission chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama made a passionate plea to Ugandans especially critics to give him time to deliver on his mandate.

[Monitor] In his inaugural speech, after being sworn in as the new Electoral Commission chairperson, Justice Simon Byabakama made a passionate plea to Ugandans especially critics to give him time to deliver on his mandate.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Japanese Government to Support Irrigation in Uganda

[Monitor] Rubirizi -The Japanese Ambassador to Uganda, Mr Kazuaki Kameda, has pledged his government’s support towards promoting irrigation in the country in order to enable Uganda produce adequate food.

[Monitor] Rubirizi -The Japanese Ambassador to Uganda, Mr Kazuaki Kameda, has pledged his government's support towards promoting irrigation in the country in order to enable Uganda produce adequate food.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

30 Rewarded for Contribution to Kampala-Entebbe Expressway

[Monitor] Wakiso -The Kampala-Entebbe Expressway project has recognised and awarded up to 30 Ugandan employees working with the project, for their outstanding contribution to the implementation of the new 51.4 kilometre road.

[Monitor] Wakiso -The Kampala-Entebbe Expressway project has recognised and awarded up to 30 Ugandan employees working with the project, for their outstanding contribution to the implementation of the new 51.4 kilometre road.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Cranes Players Expectations of Cash From Kadaga Dashed

[Monitor] Port-Gentil -When news filtered through that the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga was to visit the Uganda Cranes camp at their Hotel du Parc base ahead of the game against Egypt on Saturday night in Port Gentil, one of the players sent a …

[Monitor] Port-Gentil -When news filtered through that the Speaker of Parliament Rebecca Kadaga was to visit the Uganda Cranes camp at their Hotel du Parc base ahead of the game against Egypt on Saturday night in Port Gentil, one of the players sent a message to a colleague asking about what time he anticipated each would receive his cash tonic.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Reflections From Pastor Komagum

[Monitor] Last year’s news about the arrest of Pastor Samuel Kakande’s deputy for illegal possession of guns could be the tip of the icing. A leading retired pastor, Chris Komagum, says the church is in chaos.

[Monitor] Last year's news about the arrest of Pastor Samuel Kakande's deputy for illegal possession of guns could be the tip of the icing. A leading retired pastor, Chris Komagum, says the church is in chaos.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Here Is Why Kavuma Court Order Was Stupid

[Monitor] There have been media commentaries that are veiled attacks against the Speaker of Parliament and Parliament in general over the adjournment of the House sine die and demanding that the Attorney General vacates the Justice Steven Kavuma order …

[Monitor] There have been media commentaries that are veiled attacks against the Speaker of Parliament and Parliament in general over the adjournment of the House sine die and demanding that the Attorney General vacates the Justice Steven Kavuma order before Parliament resumes work.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Imam Questioned Over Sale of Muslim Land

[Monitor] Kiryandongo -The Imam of Kiryandongo Town Mosque, Mr Ismail Abiriga, is in trouble for allegedly selling Muslim land to a Catholic priest. Mr Abiriga was last Friday quizzed by Muslims after Zuhur (the 1pm prayers) until he stormed out of the…

[Monitor] Kiryandongo -The Imam of Kiryandongo Town Mosque, Mr Ismail Abiriga, is in trouble for allegedly selling Muslim land to a Catholic priest. Mr Abiriga was last Friday quizzed by Muslims after Zuhur (the 1pm prayers) until he stormed out of the mosque.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Lesson From Lutwa for Kasese Leaders

[Monitor] Following the ouster of Apollo Milton Obote in July 1985, the Gen Tito Okello Lutwa led military junta engaged Kaguta Museveni’s National Resistance Army rebels in peace talks in a bid to lure them into joining the junta government.

[Monitor] Following the ouster of Apollo Milton Obote in July 1985, the Gen Tito Okello Lutwa led military junta engaged Kaguta Museveni's National Resistance Army rebels in peace talks in a bid to lure them into joining the junta government.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda