Mutual Respect By All Organs of Governance Is Necessary for Democracy to Thrive

[Monitor] Referring to Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma’s order stopping Parliament or any individual from inquiring into the Shs6 billion oil cash bonanza as “stupid” by the Speaker of Parliament was tantamount to unparliamentary language, a breach …

[Monitor] Referring to Deputy Chief Justice Steven Kavuma's order stopping Parliament or any individual from inquiring into the Shs6 billion oil cash bonanza as "stupid" by the Speaker of Parliament was tantamount to unparliamentary language, a breach of protocol and correct form but slips of the tongue do happen inadvertently, don't they? However, Ms Rebecca Kadaga's anger and the incensed MPs' claims of interference in the independence of Parliament are understandable but need to be calmly contextualised.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Ailing Healthcare Sector Exposes Our Emptiness

[Monitor] Retired Anglican Archbishop Livingstone Nkoyooyo is stuck at a London hospital in dire need of about 60,000 Pounds (about Shs265m) for surgery to save his life. Sickness has condemned him there for about two months now and his condition needs…

[Monitor] Retired Anglican Archbishop Livingstone Nkoyooyo is stuck at a London hospital in dire need of about 60,000 Pounds (about Shs265m) for surgery to save his life. Sickness has condemned him there for about two months now and his condition needs urgent medical redress but the prelate's family has failed to raise the money for his treatment.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Big Week for the Press As Major Arms of Government Battle Each Other

[Monitor] Tuesday and Wednesday were two days that leave editors scratching their heads on how to place their stories. Radio news producers yesterday struggled as their traditional hierarchy of reading the news was lost.

[Monitor] Tuesday and Wednesday were two days that leave editors scratching their heads on how to place their stories. Radio news producers yesterday struggled as their traditional hierarchy of reading the news was lost.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Fuel Scarcity Looms As Nationwide Strike Starts

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, on Wednesday began its three-day nationwide warning strike over unresolved labour issues with multinationals operating in the oil and gas industry.

[Premium Times] The Nigeria Union of Petroleum and Natural Gas Workers, NUPENG, on Wednesday began its three-day nationwide warning strike over unresolved labour issues with multinationals operating in the oil and gas industry.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Saraki Orders Staff Audit in National Assembly

[Vanguard] Senate President and Chairman of the National Assembly, Senator Bukola Saraki has directed the Clerk to the National Assembly, CNA, Mohammed Sani- Omolori to as a matter of urgency, carry out a holistic audit of staff in the National Assembly.

[Vanguard] Senate President and Chairman of the National Assembly, Senator Bukola Saraki has directed the Clerk to the National Assembly, CNA, Mohammed Sani- Omolori to as a matter of urgency, carry out a holistic audit of staff in the National Assembly.

source: AllAfrica News: Nigeria

Mbale Land Board Accused of Selling Wetland

[Monitor] Kabarole -Residents of Namakwekwe Ward in Northern Division, Mbale Municipality, have accused the district land board of selling off a wetland along Mukamba lane to a land developer.

[Monitor] Kabarole -Residents of Namakwekwe Ward in Northern Division, Mbale Municipality, have accused the district land board of selling off a wetland along Mukamba lane to a land developer.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda