Ntenga Gives World Bank Advice On Gender Violence

[Monitor] In primary school at Mugusu in Kabarole District between 1989 and 1993 from Primary One to Primary Five, Moses Ntenga recalls seeing a number of his girl classmates dropping out of school due to early pregnancy. When he joined Bulembia School…

[Monitor] In primary school at Mugusu in Kabarole District between 1989 and 1993 from Primary One to Primary Five, Moses Ntenga recalls seeing a number of his girl classmates dropping out of school due to early pregnancy. When he joined Bulembia School for Primary Six and Primary Seven, memories of girls at his former school who quit school to work as housemaids equally occupied his mind. When he joined secondary school at St Leo's College in 1996, he learnt that some of them had got married.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

7 Pick Nomination Forms for Aruu North

[Monitor] Pader -Seven candidates have picked nomination forms to contest for the vacant Aruu North Constituency seat in Pader District, the district Registrar Mr Joseph Omona has revealed.

[Monitor] Pader -Seven candidates have picked nomination forms to contest for the vacant Aruu North Constituency seat in Pader District, the district Registrar Mr Joseph Omona has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Busoga Hospitals Get Shs150 Million Equipment

[Monitor] Jinja -Makerere University School of Public Health in collaboration with the University of California, San Francisco, has donated equipment estimated at Shs155m to six hospitals in Busoga sub-region.

[Monitor] Jinja -Makerere University School of Public Health in collaboration with the University of California, San Francisco, has donated equipment estimated at Shs155m to six hospitals in Busoga sub-region.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

NGO to Petition Court Over Local Council Election Law

[Monitor] Kabarole -The Citizen’s Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) is set to petition the Constitutional court over the recently passed Local Council election law arguing that it is outdated and undemocratic.

[Monitor] Kabarole -The Citizen's Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) is set to petition the Constitutional court over the recently passed Local Council election law arguing that it is outdated and undemocratic.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

dfcu Fires Former Crane Bank Staff

[Monitor] Kampala -The Development Finance Company of Uganda (dfcu) Bank has terminated the services of at least 250 out of 700 employees it inherited from Crane Bank as it completes the take-over of the latter’s assets and liabilities.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Development Finance Company of Uganda (dfcu) Bank has terminated the services of at least 250 out of 700 employees it inherited from Crane Bank as it completes the take-over of the latter's assets and liabilities.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Promoting Mobility for People With Disabilities

[Monitor] She is now happy she will be able to go to the neighbours’ once again. For the last 15 years, Prisca Nakyeyune has not been able to go and play with children in the neighbourhood, which is 100m just across the road, because her limbs are para…

[Monitor] She is now happy she will be able to go to the neighbours' once again. For the last 15 years, Prisca Nakyeyune has not been able to go and play with children in the neighbourhood, which is 100m just across the road, because her limbs are paralysed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Poor Rural Schools Could Find Treasure in Old Newspapers

[Monitor] Now that the last Uganda National Examination Board (Uneb) cycle is over, we can reflect a bit on an issue that has become cliché. The ubiquitous disaster that is the ‘village school.’

[Monitor] Now that the last Uganda National Examination Board (Uneb) cycle is over, we can reflect a bit on an issue that has become cliché. The ubiquitous disaster that is the 'village school.'

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda