Why Ugandans are Not Building

[Monitor] In Ugandan culture, when a boy makes 18 years, he should start thinking about building his own house. In rural areas, this culture thrives, although the type of houses built may be semi-permanent. For urban dwellers, though, the narrative is …

[Monitor] In Ugandan culture, when a boy makes 18 years, he should start thinking about building his own house. In rural areas, this culture thrives, although the type of houses built may be semi-permanent. For urban dwellers, though, the narrative is different.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

U.S. Actor Forest Whitaker to Empower Youths in Post-Conflict Areas

[Education Above All] Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, through their legal advocacy program, Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC), and the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) are currently in Kiryandongo to equip former child soldiers and young people affected by conflict from across Uganda and South Sudan with skills in leadership, mediation and entrepreneurship.

[Education Above All] Education Above All (EAA) Foundation, through their legal advocacy program, Protect Education in Insecurity and Conflict (PEIC), and the Whitaker Peace & Development Initiative (WPDI) are currently in Kiryandongo to equip former child soldiers and young people affected by conflict from across Uganda and South Sudan with skills in leadership, mediation and entrepreneurship.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

‘Ugandans Living in UAE Most Generous Long Distance Lovers’

[Independent (Kampala)] With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, money transfer service WorldRemit has released statistics showing Ugandans living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are the most romantic, sending on average $116 (sh415,000) more tha…

[Independent (Kampala)] With Valentine's Day just around the corner, money transfer service WorldRemit has released statistics showing Ugandans living in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) are the most romantic, sending on average $116 (sh415,000) more than usual to their loved ones .

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

EFF Takes ‘Wait and See’ Approach Leading Up to SONA

[News24Wire] “Wait and see,” EFF caucus members Shadrack Tlhaole, Mmabatho Mokause and Nkagisang Mokgosi told News24 outside Parliament on Thursday in response to questions about what can be expected from President Jacob Zuma’s State of the Nations Add…

[News24Wire] "Wait and see," EFF caucus members Shadrack Tlhaole, Mmabatho Mokause and Nkagisang Mokgosi told News24 outside Parliament on Thursday in response to questions about what can be expected from President Jacob Zuma's State of the Nations Address (SONA).

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Nation Could Be ‘Success Story’ If Peacekeeping Gains Fully Backed, Security Council Told

[UN News] Côte d’Ivoire is on the path to durable stability, the United Nations envoy for the country today told the Security Council, but warned that authorities need to invest more in national reconciliation and transitional justice, and to improve the economic, social and cultural rights of Ivoirians.

[UN News] Côte d'Ivoire is on the path to durable stability, the United Nations envoy for the country today told the Security Council, but warned that authorities need to invest more in national reconciliation and transitional justice, and to improve the economic, social and cultural rights of Ivoirians.

source: AllAfrica News: Cote d'Ivoire