A ‘Pair of Buttocks’ Good for Growth of Uganda’s Literature

[Monitor] There are more thrilling fistfights in Kenya’s literary scene than there is in Uganda’s. The Kenya literary boxing bouts mostly take place in the pages of the Saturday Nation.

[Monitor] There are more thrilling fistfights in Kenya's literary scene than there is in Uganda's. The Kenya literary boxing bouts mostly take place in the pages of the Saturday Nation.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Recruitment Scandal – Activists Tackle State Security Service, Demand Probe

[Premium Times] Civil society groups in Nigeria have called for an investigation after the State Security Service, SSS, brazenly violated the federal character principle in its latest recruitment of cadet officers.

[Premium Times] Civil society groups in Nigeria have called for an investigation after the State Security Service, SSS, brazenly violated the federal character principle in its latest recruitment of cadet officers.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Poverty Fuelling Insecurity – Minister

[Monitor] Namutumba -Widespread poverty is among the leading causes of rampant insecurity the country is currently grappling with, the State Minister for Internal Affairs, Mr Kania Mario Obiga, has said.

[Monitor] Namutumba -Widespread poverty is among the leading causes of rampant insecurity the country is currently grappling with, the State Minister for Internal Affairs, Mr Kania Mario Obiga, has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MTN Nigeria Sacks 280 Long-Serving Workers

[Premium Times] In one fell swoop, South African telecoms firm, MTN, on Friday sacked 280 of its employees in Nigeria, in a major job cut that affected about 15% of the company’s entire Nigerian workforce.

[Premium Times] In one fell swoop, South African telecoms firm, MTN, on Friday sacked 280 of its employees in Nigeria, in a major job cut that affected about 15% of the company's entire Nigerian workforce.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Poor Working Conditions Hinder Health Service Delivery

[Monitor] As the world celebrates Labour Day to commemorate the achievements of workers, we bring to light the plight of health workers in Uganda who include medical doctors, nurses, and pharmacists, among others who have decried the constant poor work…

[Monitor] As the world celebrates Labour Day to commemorate the achievements of workers, we bring to light the plight of health workers in Uganda who include medical doctors, nurses, and pharmacists, among others who have decried the constant poor working conditions.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

To Expatriates, Uganda Is the Reward

[Monitor] Greg Metcalf is in a relaxed mood. It probably has to do with the fact that the former managing director of Nile Breweries Limited (NBL) is leaving the company at the end of May. It can be liberating when you do not have to worry about market…

[Monitor] Greg Metcalf is in a relaxed mood. It probably has to do with the fact that the former managing director of Nile Breweries Limited (NBL) is leaving the company at the end of May. It can be liberating when you do not have to worry about market share, profitability and growth.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda Calls for More Partners in Resettling South Sudan Refugees

[Monitor] Lamwo -The Office of the Prime Minister has called upon more development partners to come and extend a helping hand in resettling South Sudan nationals who took refuge in Uganda. This follows last month’s SPLA attacks on several militias in I…

[Monitor] Lamwo -The Office of the Prime Minister has called upon more development partners to come and extend a helping hand in resettling South Sudan nationals who took refuge in Uganda. This follows last month's SPLA attacks on several militias in Imatong state.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan