Minister Pins Officials Over Corruption

[Monitor] Kabarole -The State minister of Ethics and Integrity, Fr Simon Lokodo, has pinned Kabarole District chairman Richard Rwabuhinga and the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Dustan Baraba over alleged corruption.

[Monitor] Kabarole -The State minister of Ethics and Integrity, Fr Simon Lokodo, has pinned Kabarole District chairman Richard Rwabuhinga and the Chief Administrative Officer (CAO) Dustan Baraba over alleged corruption.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Punish the Corrupt to Restore Sanity

[Monitor] On Tuesday, Uganda Debt Network (UDN) launched a report in Kampala with details of unabated corruption scandals in the country. The report describes the fight against corruption as a failure. It attributes this to failure by government to gra…

[Monitor] On Tuesday, Uganda Debt Network (UDN) launched a report in Kampala with details of unabated corruption scandals in the country. The report describes the fight against corruption as a failure. It attributes this to failure by government to grant the powers to either recover or confiscate property belonging to corrupt officials.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ugandan Super-Goalie Onyango ‘s Long Route to Face Ronaldo

[Monitor] Kampala -It is nearly a week since Uganda Cranes custodian Denis Onyango alongside his Mamelodi Sundowns teammates set foot in Japan for the Fifa Club World Cup.

[Monitor] Kampala -It is nearly a week since Uganda Cranes custodian Denis Onyango alongside his Mamelodi Sundowns teammates set foot in Japan for the Fifa Club World Cup.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

We Are Not Yet Civilised Enough to Abolish Death Sentence

[Monitor] I am shooting drug dealers in my country”, said President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines in response to Western criticism of Manila’s anti-drug campaign that had killed more than 300 people in three months. He took office at the end of Ju…

[Monitor] I am shooting drug dealers in my country", said President Rodrigo Duterte of the Philippines in response to Western criticism of Manila's anti-drug campaign that had killed more than 300 people in three months. He took office at the end of June this year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Of MP Katusabe’s ‘Honourable Lies’ and Claims About Kasese Attacks

[Monitor] Daily Monitor of December 2, carried a rather intriguing article titled “MP recounts how royal guards were killed” in what seemed like an interview with Member of Parliament for Bukonzo West constituency Godfrey Atkins Katusabe . In the artic…

[Monitor] Daily Monitor of December 2, carried a rather intriguing article titled "MP recounts how royal guards were killed" in what seemed like an interview with Member of Parliament for Bukonzo West constituency Godfrey Atkins Katusabe . In the article, many wild allegations are made about the conduct of the security forces during operations in Kasese on November 26 and 27. We therefore would wish to respond to the allegation as follows:

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Uganda’s Balance of Trade Gap Widens

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) has said despite an increase in the volume of exports for the last five years, Uganda’s balance of trade gap is continuing to widen because of imported raw materials.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Export Promotions Board (UEPB) has said despite an increase in the volume of exports for the last five years, Uganda's balance of trade gap is continuing to widen because of imported raw materials.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Security Tightened As Armed South Sudanese Cattle Rustlers Expected

[Monitor] Lamwo -Lamwo District security officials have heightened security along its porous border points to avert possible invasion of armed South Sudanese cattle rustlers ahead of the festive season.

[Monitor] Lamwo -Lamwo District security officials have heightened security along its porous border points to avert possible invasion of armed South Sudanese cattle rustlers ahead of the festive season.

source: AllAfrica News: South Sudan

“work, Be Ready to Take Risk” – President Sirleaf Challenges Liberian Women

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has challenged the women of Liberia to cultivate the habit of hard work and be ready to take risk to earn seats in the National Legislature. She challenged them to fight hard to infiltrate the legislature.

[Liberia Govt] President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has challenged the women of Liberia to cultivate the habit of hard work and be ready to take risk to earn seats in the National Legislature. She challenged them to fight hard to infiltrate the legislature.

source: AllAfrica News: Liberia

Boko Haram stole my child

[Plan International] Grace lives in Adamawa state, Northern Nigeria. For the past 6 years, the area has been gripped by violence as Boko Haram have tried to exert its influence on the region. Farms have been seized, villages razed and millions of peopl…

[Plan International] Grace lives in Adamawa state, Northern Nigeria. For the past 6 years, the area has been gripped by violence as Boko Haram have tried to exert its influence on the region. Farms have been seized, villages razed and millions of people displaced fleeing the violence of Boko Haram and the extreme hunger that has followed in its wake.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

I played dumb to escape Boko Haram

[Plan International] It was an unusual technique, but it paid off. When Sarah* (then 18) and her stepmother were abducted by Boko Haram in 2014, Sarah decided that her best chance at survival was to pretend that she was disabled, hoping it would make h…

[Plan International] It was an unusual technique, but it paid off. When Sarah* (then 18) and her stepmother were abducted by Boko Haram in 2014, Sarah decided that her best chance at survival was to pretend that she was disabled, hoping it would make her undesirable to the militants.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria