Shs2 Billion to Equip Women Refugees With Business Skills

[Monitor] Kampala -The Norwegian government has donated $1.5m (about Shs2.4b) to facilitate training of women refugees from South Sudan, in business entrepreneurship skills, to enable them be economically independent.

[Monitor] Kampala -The Norwegian government has donated $1.5m (about Shs2.4b) to facilitate training of women refugees from South Sudan, in business entrepreneurship skills, to enable them be economically independent.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Nebbi Locals Stuck After Bridge Collapses

[Monitor] Nebbi -At least 5,000 residents of Jupumbanya Village in Nebbi Sub-county, Nebbi District, are stranded after the bridge that links them to the municipal council collapsed following a downpour.

[Monitor] Nebbi -At least 5,000 residents of Jupumbanya Village in Nebbi Sub-county, Nebbi District, are stranded after the bridge that links them to the municipal council collapsed following a downpour.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Are GMOs the Silver Bullet to End Hunger in Uganda?

[Monitor] Last week, Parliament passed the Biosafety and Biotechnology Bill into law. The law had been on the shelves of Parliament for nearly five years partly because of a tug-of-war between the voices in support and those opposed to it.

[Monitor] Last week, Parliament passed the Biosafety and Biotechnology Bill into law. The law had been on the shelves of Parliament for nearly five years partly because of a tug-of-war between the voices in support and those opposed to it.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

Aga Khan Deserves Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa Medal

[Monitor] The Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa was on October 9 conferred upon the Aga Khan. This was at Uganda’s 55th Independence Day festivities in the western region of the country, close to the world-famous Queen Elizabeth National Park.

[Monitor] The Most Excellent Order of the Pearl of Africa was on October 9 conferred upon the Aga Khan. This was at Uganda's 55th Independence Day festivities in the western region of the country, close to the world-famous Queen Elizabeth National Park.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

UPDF, Police On the Spot Over Torture

[Monitor] West Nile -The army and the police are the biggest violators of human rights in West Nile, a new Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) report, has revealed.

[Monitor] West Nile -The army and the police are the biggest violators of human rights in West Nile, a new Uganda Human Rights Commission (UHRC) report, has revealed.

source: AllAfrica News: Uganda

MINALOC Bosses Brief Senators on Housing Plan

[New Times] The government intends to spend the next seven years building model homes for vulnerable Rwandans as one of the ways to ease access to basic utilities like water and electricity.

[New Times] The government intends to spend the next seven years building model homes for vulnerable Rwandans as one of the ways to ease access to basic utilities like water and electricity.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Model Villages – How Economy is Growing Along With Fortunes of Vulnerable Households

[New Times] It’s a few minutes past 11am. Thonis Uwamurera, 48, a single mother of four, is walking from her garden. It has drizzled, the sky is about to open-a perfect time for potato farmers like her to plant.

[New Times] It's a few minutes past 11am. Thonis Uwamurera, 48, a single mother of four, is walking from her garden. It has drizzled, the sky is about to open-a perfect time for potato farmers like her to plant.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda

Why Schools Should Involve Students in Decision Making

[New Times] Dealing with student grievances is every school head’s nightmare. Education experts warn that at the heart of this challenge is poor communication between students and the school administration.

[New Times] Dealing with student grievances is every school head's nightmare. Education experts warn that at the heart of this challenge is poor communication between students and the school administration.

source: AllAfrica News: Rwanda