Residents Demonstrate Over Road

[Monitor] Kakumiro -Residents in Igayaza Trading Centre along the Kakumiro-Hoima road in Birembo Sub-county, Kakumiro District have protested against the proposed diversion of the road from Igayaza Trading Centre to Kisija, which is about 2km away from…

[Monitor] Kakumiro -Residents in Igayaza Trading Centre along the Kakumiro-Hoima road in Birembo Sub-county, Kakumiro District have protested against the proposed diversion of the road from Igayaza Trading Centre to Kisija, which is about 2km away from the trading centre.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Museveni Directive On Torture Good Opportunity to Rein in Police

[Monitor] President Museveni has hit the nail on the head summarising the futility of torture as a method of investigation. When with each passing murder, police publicly announces it will leave no stone unturned in bringing the culprits to justice; it…

[Monitor] President Museveni has hit the nail on the head summarising the futility of torture as a method of investigation. When with each passing murder, police publicly announces it will leave no stone unturned in bringing the culprits to justice; it essentially renews its free rein to do all and the unthinkable to cover up the episode and move on.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Police Should Rethink Their Work Methods

[Monitor] On Monday, the President wrote to the Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura and other security agencies, to stop the barbaric method of torturing suspects in order to extract evidence from them. It is a good move by the President alt…

[Monitor] On Monday, the President wrote to the Inspector General of Police, Gen Kale Kayihura and other security agencies, to stop the barbaric method of torturing suspects in order to extract evidence from them. It is a good move by the President although it would not have been necessary if the police and other security forces had been doing their work professionally. It's unsustainable. How often shall the President have to issue warnings before our law enforcement authorities fulfill their constitutional mandate

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Government Issues Two Free Zone Licences

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA) has issued two development licences to M/s Nilus Limited and M/s Uganda Wood Impex Limited to develop free zones in Jinja and Kalungu districts in Uganda.

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Free Zones Authority (UFZA) has issued two development licences to M/s Nilus Limited and M/s Uganda Wood Impex Limited to develop free zones in Jinja and Kalungu districts in Uganda.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

IMF Lowers Uganda’s Growth Forecast to 3.5 Per Cent

[Monitor] Kampala -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday projected that Uganda’s economic growth for the fiscal year 2016/17 will be in the range of 3.5 to 4 per cent down from its earlier official estimate of 5 per cent for this financial y…

[Monitor] Kampala -The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Tuesday projected that Uganda's economic growth for the fiscal year 2016/17 will be in the range of 3.5 to 4 per cent down from its earlier official estimate of 5 per cent for this financial year.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ntungamo Youth Eke a Living From Metal Scrap

[Monitor] Ntungamo -After dropping out of school six years ago for lack of school fees, Badru Atwijukire, 25, decided to enroll for training in metal fabrications at a workshop in Ntungamo Town.

[Monitor] Ntungamo -After dropping out of school six years ago for lack of school fees, Badru Atwijukire, 25, decided to enroll for training in metal fabrications at a workshop in Ntungamo Town.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fufa Vote Regional Delegates in Polls

[Monitor] Kampala -Today represents one of the most important steps of constituting the Fufa General Assembly that will turn vote the federation president in August.

[Monitor] Kampala -Today represents one of the most important steps of constituting the Fufa General Assembly that will turn vote the federation president in August.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Residents Use Community Service to Construct Roads

[Monitor] Mbarara -Residents of Mwizi Sub-county in Mbarara District have lived for years without a convenient access road and connection to other areas, including markets and health centres.

[Monitor] Mbarara -Residents of Mwizi Sub-county in Mbarara District have lived for years without a convenient access road and connection to other areas, including markets and health centres.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda