Govt Failure to Generate Business Irks Parliament

[Monitor] On Thursday, Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah adjourned the House way before 6pm, the adjournment time stipulated in the rules, because the order paper had been largely exhausted.

[Monitor] On Thursday, Deputy Speaker Jacob Oulanyah adjourned the House way before 6pm, the adjournment time stipulated in the rules, because the order paper had been largely exhausted.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fidel, the Real Deal

[Daily Maverick] Proof of Fidel Castro’s impact in speeding up the end of white minority rule in southern Africa emerged from a 1976 intelligence briefing by then CIA director George H.W. Bush to the US president, Gerald Ford: “It is the intelligence c…

[Daily Maverick] Proof of Fidel Castro's impact in speeding up the end of white minority rule in southern Africa emerged from a 1976 intelligence briefing by then CIA director George H.W. Bush to the US president, Gerald Ford: "It is the intelligence community's prediction that Cuban troops will be involved in Rhodesia before the end of 1976" - three months away.

source: AllAfrica News: South Africa

Loss of Buyaga, Bugangaizi Overwhelmed Kabaka Muteesa

[Monitor] Upon return from exile in 1955, Kabaka Edward Muteesa II embarked on a tour of Buganda Kingdom, and in 1959 he visited Kyambalongo County; know to the Banyoro as Buyaga County.

[Monitor] Upon return from exile in 1955, Kabaka Edward Muteesa II embarked on a tour of Buganda Kingdom, and in 1959 he visited Kyambalongo County; know to the Banyoro as Buyaga County.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Walusimbi – From Great Talent to ‘Cleaner’ of Football Mess

[Monitor] Kampala -This week Daniel Walusimbi led a group of ex-footballers to Fufa house in what was the latest attempt to unseat the current Moses Magogo led federation that he believes is holding office illegally.

[Monitor] Kampala -This week Daniel Walusimbi led a group of ex-footballers to Fufa house in what was the latest attempt to unseat the current Moses Magogo led federation that he believes is holding office illegally.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Meet South African Model On ‘Watora Mari’ Video

[The Herald] It will be like revisiting the scene where the video for “Watora Mari” collaboration was shot. Some months after shooting the video in South Africa, Jah Prayzah, Diamond Platnumz and South African model Tifney Lentoor — who stars as main …

[The Herald] It will be like revisiting the scene where the video for "Watora Mari" collaboration was shot. Some months after shooting the video in South Africa, Jah Prayzah, Diamond Platnumz and South African model Tifney Lentoor -- who stars as main vixen on the video -- meet again for another delivery of the song. But this time their performance will not be preceded by the "camera, lights, action" directive. It will be time for freestyle on stage.

source: AllAfrica News: Zimbabwe

Why Does Besigye Stand Alone With Just a Few Activists At the Frontline?

[Monitor] I learnt early in life that given my background I will never be able to acquire all the knowledge I need from the classroom so it is my practice to value and seek to learn from other people’s work. Some weeks ago, I picked up Charles Onyango …

[Monitor] I learnt early in life that given my background I will never be able to acquire all the knowledge I need from the classroom so it is my practice to value and seek to learn from other people's work. Some weeks ago, I picked up Charles Onyango Obbo's small but heavily loaded book; Uganda's Poorly Kept Secrets to read on the flight to Sri Lanka. He quotes an unnamed colonialist who said that the eyes of an African are in the buttocks, arguing that Africans are more up to physical tasks than intellectual ones.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Otafiire Defends ‘Promotion On Merit’ Speech

[Monitor] This turned out to be a week of the wild, weird and wicked talk on the forum as members traded barbs over allegations that sufficed during the week pinning different members into scandals.

[Monitor] This turned out to be a week of the wild, weird and wicked talk on the forum as members traded barbs over allegations that sufficed during the week pinning different members into scandals.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda