97% Health Workers in Wakiso Lack Accommodation

[Monitor] Wakiso -Attraction and retention of health workers in Wakiso District is proving to be an uphill task just like the case in most rural settings countrywide where an overwhelming number have no accommodation and are poorly remunerated.

[Monitor] Wakiso -Attraction and retention of health workers in Wakiso District is proving to be an uphill task just like the case in most rural settings countrywide where an overwhelming number have no accommodation and are poorly remunerated.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

SMEs to Get 20 Percent of Land in Industrial Parks

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda Investments Authority (UIA) has promised to reserve 10 acres (20 per cent) of land in all government industrial parks to accommodate Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that are involved in value addition activities.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda Investments Authority (UIA) has promised to reserve 10 acres (20 per cent) of land in all government industrial parks to accommodate Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) that are involved in value addition activities.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Investment in Agriculture, Energy Will Boost Incomes

[Monitor] Timothly Kalyegira’s column in the Sunday Monitor of June 18, drew my attention to the recently released ‘Report to the Ugandan People’ by the US Embassy in Kampala. Whereas Kalyegira did not have many charitable things to say about Ugandans …

[Monitor] Timothly Kalyegira's column in the Sunday Monitor of June 18, drew my attention to the recently released 'Report to the Ugandan People' by the US Embassy in Kampala. Whereas Kalyegira did not have many charitable things to say about Ugandans (the intended receipts of the report), I agree with him that the report was well structured, clutterless, incisive and colourful. It makes for easy reading and understanding of what the US government supported programmes are up to in Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Tshwane Mayor Wants Wall to Separate Clashing Communities

[News24Wire] Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga wants to build a wall to separate two communities, after battles erupted between Mamelodi home owners and residents of a neighbouring informal settlement.

[News24Wire] Tshwane Mayor Solly Msimanga wants to build a wall to separate two communities, after battles erupted between Mamelodi home owners and residents of a neighbouring informal settlement.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Letter to Museveni – the Economy Is Actually Weak and Quite Sick

[Monitor] Mr President, you may need to summon whoever gave you the dossier on the health status of the economy based on a single variable (‘surplus’ electricity) for breach of professionalism and possible obstruction of steady progress.

[Monitor] Mr President, you may need to summon whoever gave you the dossier on the health status of the economy based on a single variable ('surplus' electricity) for breach of professionalism and possible obstruction of steady progress.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UNBS Destroys Shs1 Billion Fake Goods in 4 Years

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has destroyed goods worth Shs1b in the past four years over what the agency said was “failure to meet minimum standards”.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Uganda National Bureau of Standards (UNBS) has destroyed goods worth Shs1b in the past four years over what the agency said was "failure to meet minimum standards".

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

300 Officers Charged in Police Court

[Monitor] Kampala -At least 300 police officers, including 16 at senior ranks, have been charged before the police Disciplinary Tribunal in the last one year.

[Monitor] Kampala -At least 300 police officers, including 16 at senior ranks, have been charged before the police Disciplinary Tribunal in the last one year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

What Can Be Done to Reduce Cancer Deaths in Uganda?

[Monitor] Recently, the media carried a story of a man who was left unattended to at the Cancer Institute in Mulago and died hours later. There have been a series of other emotion-evoking stories in the local media relating to the cancer problem in the…

[Monitor] Recently, the media carried a story of a man who was left unattended to at the Cancer Institute in Mulago and died hours later. There have been a series of other emotion-evoking stories in the local media relating to the cancer problem in the country. First was the breakdown of the cancer machine at Mulago National Referral Hospital, and the subsequent referral of patients to Nairobi for treatment. We have also had fund-raisings for funds for treating cancer patients abroad. Beyond, the emotional response

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda