Let All Stakeholders Work to End Child Marriages

[Monitor] Uganda ranks 17th internationally among countries that have the highest rates of child marriages, according to a report titled State of the World’s Children, 2016 by United Nations International Children’s Emergency Fund (UNICEF).

[Monitor] Uganda ranks 17th internationally among countries that have the highest rates of child marriages, according to a report titled State of the World's Children, 2016 by United Nations International Children's Emergency Fund (UNICEF).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nodding Syndrome Children Die As Care Centre Remains Closed

[Monitor] Two children, who were suffering from nodding syndrome, have died just a month after a care centre in Omoro District that catered for them was closed due to shortage of funds.

[Monitor] Two children, who were suffering from nodding syndrome, have died just a month after a care centre in Omoro District that catered for them was closed due to shortage of funds.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Businessman Ntaganda Quizzed, Apologizes Over Dealings On Government Land

[Monitor] Kampala -Businessman Ephraim Ntaganda has been quizzed over the fraudulent acquisition and leasing of Nakasero Primary School Playground in the upscale suburb of Kampala City.

[Monitor] Kampala -Businessman Ephraim Ntaganda has been quizzed over the fraudulent acquisition and leasing of Nakasero Primary School Playground in the upscale suburb of Kampala City.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Mengo Hospital Cleared Over Patients Deaths

[Monitor] Kampala -Frequent visits by the health workers and visitors to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) could have exposed five patients to infections that caused their death, following a one-week medical camp by Mengo Hospital in Kampala in October las…

[Monitor] Kampala -Frequent visits by the health workers and visitors to the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) could have exposed five patients to infections that caused their death, following a one-week medical camp by Mengo Hospital in Kampala in October last year, investigations have indicated.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni Appoints 14 New Judges

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has appointed 14 judges to the Court of Appeal and the High Court respectively in a bid to fill the existing gaps in the courts of judicature.

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has appointed 14 judges to the Court of Appeal and the High Court respectively in a bid to fill the existing gaps in the courts of judicature.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Bank of Uganda Explains Reshuffle

[Monitor] Kampala -The massive executive-level changes in Bank of Uganda’s leadership announced yesterday is to “enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness”, the institution’s spokesperson has said.

[Monitor] Kampala -The massive executive-level changes in Bank of Uganda's leadership announced yesterday is to "enhance operational efficiency and effectiveness", the institution's spokesperson has said.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Abalone Poaching – ‘Hong Kong Sucking Up Mountain of Poached SA Seafood’

[Daily Maverick] With Chinese New Year celebrations just around the corner, millions of people will be tucking into a mountain of tasty seafood delicacies very soon – much of it plucked illegally from South African marine waters.

[Daily Maverick] With Chinese New Year celebrations just around the corner, millions of people will be tucking into a mountain of tasty seafood delicacies very soon - much of it plucked illegally from South African marine waters.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Grades for S5, Other Tertiary Institutions

[Monitor] Kampala -At least 287,350 of the 320,119 candidates who sat for the 2017 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) exams have qualified to join Senior Five and other post-Ordinary Level training institutions, according to the just released results.

[Monitor] Kampala -At least 287,350 of the 320,119 candidates who sat for the 2017 Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) exams have qualified to join Senior Five and other post-Ordinary Level training institutions, according to the just released results.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Head Teacher Flees School As Uneb Withholds Candidates’ Results

[Monitor] Wilberforce Kasozi, the Head teacher of Nyendo Mixed Secondary School in Masaka Municipality on Wednesday fled his office after receiving information that Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results for his students had been withheld by Uga…

[Monitor] Wilberforce Kasozi, the Head teacher of Nyendo Mixed Secondary School in Masaka Municipality on Wednesday fled his office after receiving information that Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE) results for his students had been withheld by Uganda National Examinations Board (UNEB).

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Congolese Conflict Breeds Fatherless Kids

[CAJ News] Kampala -THOUSANDS of children face a dire future without fathers as a result of a rape spree charactersing the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

[CAJ News] Kampala -THOUSANDS of children face a dire future without fathers as a result of a rape spree charactersing the conflict in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC).

source: AllAfrica News: Congo-Brazzaville