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October, 2017

  • 31 October

    Last hours of lawyer killed at his city gate

    Kampala. A lawyer yesterday became the latest statistic in a grotesque cycle of cold murders that have become a permanent feature of life in Kampala and neighbouring districts.

  • 31 October

    I wish I could repair my late father’s radio, the only real wealth inherited from him

    Dear Buregyeya: When I was young, about six or seven years, I realised that despite the humble condition that my family was in, we were so privileged that we were among the very few who owned a radio in the entire Kigarama village. The memories of this big.

  • 31 October

    What a Kenyan would do with Ugandan MPs’ Sh29 million

    Opposition MPs Wednesday returned millions of shillings they were given to fuel their guzzlers and head to their constituencies with bunches of matooke, bags of rice and sugar and cooking oil to their families and return to Kampala to bleat. Each of the 400-plus legislators was given Shs29 million to go and consult on whether Ugandans should buy more sisal ropes for playing billiard

  • 31 October

    Uganda:Secrets of Karamoja Minerals

    Big money is coming into Uganda from mining activity in various parts of the country and more could come in, especially if Karamoja which is considered "the basket of Uganda's minerals" is surveyed. That was a main conclusion from the recent 6th Mineral Wealth Conference in Kampala.

  • 31 October

    Uganda:3 Million Adult Ugandans in Extreme Poverty

    About 3 million adult Ugandans or 15% of the total adult population are extremely poor, don't have a single coin or are financial excluded according to the Bank of Uganda. The BoU while launching the National Financial Inclusion Strategy Structure in Kampala said 16.8 million Ugandans or 80% of adult Ugandans who are projected to be 21 million do not have a bank account.

  • 31 October

    Water More Hygienic Than Toilet Paper, Say Doctors

    [Monitor] Kampala -Using dry toilet paper for anal cleaning leaves feaces behind, which exposes one to urinary tract infections (UTIs), doctors have confirmed.

  • 31 October

    Museveni Congratulates Kenyatta on His Re-Election

    [Capital FM] Nairobi -Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has congratulated President Uhuru Kenyatta on his re-election in last week's disputed poll.

  • 31 October

    Arrests Expected to Test Kigali-Kampala Relations

    [East African] The arrest and arraignment of senior police officers before a Uganda army court has revealed how uneasy relations are between Ugandan security agencies and how this may have a bearing on relations with some neighbouring countries.

  • 31 October

    Eymael, Igesund in Line for Cranes Coaching Job

    [Monitor] Kampala -Belgian Luc Eymael and South African Gordon George Igesund are the latest said to be in the running for Cranes coaching job, the Daily Monitor can confirm.

  • 31 October

    Why You Should Eat More Tilapia

    [Monitor] Tilapia, commonly known as engege is one of the oldest types of fish in Uganda. It is affordable, with each costing between Shs5,000 and Shs10,000 and can be cooked and enjoyed in different ways.

  • 31 October

    Magyezi storms out of Legal Committee, vows never to return – The Observer

    The ObserverMagyezi storms out of Legal Committee, vows never to returnThe ObserverThe rift between Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi and the committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs has taken an even more fractious turn after the legislator stormed out in protest. Magyezi walked out on the Committee vowing never to return.Uganda: Hearings On Age Limit

  • 31 October

    Uganda:Chief Executives Push for Inclusive Growth

    Painting a picture of inclusive growth, Ms Jennie Barugh, the head of Office Department for International Development, said: "It is really when everybody can benefit from growth. The bigger part of it is in agriculture because 70 per cent are employed there.

  • 31 October

    Uganda:Pope Francis’s Prayers Healed Me, Says President Museveni

    President Museveni revealed on Sunday that Pope Francis prayed for him when he had a fractured arm and it got healed. Mr Museveni who has Uganda's president for more than 30 years says Pope prayed for him when they met in New York .

  • 31 October

    Seven conspiracies running and ruining the Ugandan economy

    The world presents enemies who may be intelligent or non-intelligent . The later have no intentions to harm us as they 'do their things', and should be subdued by our superior human intelligence as shown by the failure of hostile weather to create famine in Israel.

  • 31 October

    Uganda:Shs 2.3 Trillion From Oil Disputes Already Spent

    At least 85 per cent of what Uganda earned after it won two disputes with global oil companies has already been spent, a government report says. This revelation is contained in the Bank of Uganda annual report 2016/17, the first official acknowledgement that much of the money was used.

  • 31 October

    Uganda:Uganda’s Textile Industry Picking Up the Threads

    It is Oct. 17, eighteen representatives of importers from Germany are touring Fine Spinner's garment factory in Bugolobi, a Kampala suburb filming various activities and to ascertain the company's production processes and capacity. Later, they would proceed to Kasese, South Western Uganda, to locate the origin of the cotton raw materials used in the factory for the production of T-shirts for export.

  • 31 October

    Lawyer Dies After Being Struck by ‘Sharp Object’

    [Monitor] Kampala -A lawyer yesterday became the latest statistic in a grotesque cycle of cold murders that have become a permanent feature of life in Kampala and neighbouring districts.

  • 31 October

    Three Arrested Over Suspected Ritual Murder of Toddler

    [Monitor] Police in Masaka District are holding three people over their alleged involvement in a suspected ritual murder of a one-year-old baby who had been missing for a week.

  • 31 October

    Condoms Too Small, Say Young Men in Karamoja

    [Monitor] Youth in Karamoja sub-region have asked the Health ministry to make condoms that fit everybody, saying the current sizes are small and slide off during sexual intercourse.

  • 31 October

    President Museveni – Five-Year Term is Too Short

    [Observer] Kampala -During the ruling NRM's National Executive Council meeting at State House Entebbe on Friday, President Museveni suggested that a five-year presidential term is too short for a head of state to deliver.