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I Love That Man Trump - Uganda's Museveni

[Independent (Kampala)] President Yoweri Museveni has urged African leaders to stop what he described as ideological meandering. Leaders, he said, should thoroughly discuss and distill positions which can help their people transform and develop using their natural resources.

Legislators Oppose Govt's Plan to Spend Petroleum Fund Money

[Monitor] Parliament -Members of Parliament on the Budget Committee of Parliament have responded angrily to plans by the Ministry of Finance to draw money from the Shs125 billion from the Petroleum Fund when the ministry did not include the same in the Budget Framework Paper.

Education Not Key to Solving Africa's Problems - Museveni

[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has pegged the countless problems ravaging Africa such as wars, poverty, diseases, hunger and underdevelopment on policy blunders made by technocrats and political leaders, and urged fellow leaders to stop 'ideological meandering".

Police Destroy Acres of Marijuana Gardens in Mpigi

[Monitor] Mpigi -Police in Mpigi District have destroyed several acres of marijuana gardens in Kampiringisa village, Mpigi District.

Dr Stella Nyanzi Sent Back to Luzira Prison

[Observer] Makerere University researcher Dr Stella Nyanzi has been sent back to Luzira by Buganda Road Chief Magistrate's court pending an application for the revision of her case filed in the High court by her lawyers.

'Petty' School Problems Are for Community to Solve - Education Minister Janet Museveni

[Observer] If properly embraced, government programmes like Operation Wealth Creation will solve petty school problems in rural areas like lack of toilets and building the First Lady also Education minister, Janet Museveni has said.

Kampala Capital City Authority an Agent of Satan - Nsaba Buturo

[Observer] The Parliamentary Forum on Ethics and Integrity has condemned the ban on street preaching by Kampala Capital City Authority (KCCA).

Tanzania Maintains Place As Second Largest Military Spender

[Citizen] Dar es Salaam -Tanzania maintained its position as the second largest military spender in East Africa last year as the global expenditure rose for a second consecutive year, a study said yesterday.

Ministry to Investigate Shs3 Billion Sexual Lubricants Import

[Monitor] Kampala -Health minister wants explanation about the procurement of the 964,000 lubricants for homosexuals in the country.

She Became a Prostitute At 16 to Pay Rent for Her Family

[Monitor] One February night, Christine Namulondo stayed up late thinking hard, her heart heavy with emotion after her mother had announced that she could no longer support her pursuit of education.

High Court Calls for Nyanzi File As Appears in Court

[Monitor] Kampala -The Criminal Division of the High Court in Kampala has ordered the lower court sitting at Buganda Road, to handover the file of the remanded Makerere University suspended Research fellow, Dr Stella Nyanzi.

Police Prepare Charges Against Nambooze and Team

[Monitor] Masaka -Police are in final stages of opening charges of unlawful assembly, inciting violence, vandalising a public vehicle and injuring a police officer against Mukono Municipality Member of Parliament, Ms Betty Nambooze and six Democratic Party members.

Presidential Pledges to Education Sector Hit Shs 100 Billion

[Observer] Legislators sitting on the Education Committee of Parliament have expressed concern over the growing amount of presidential pledges in the sector that go unfulfilled.

Makerere Suspends Procurement Officers Over Fraud

[Observer] Makerere University Vice Chancellor Prof John Ddumba-Ssentamu has suspended two more senior university officials for flouting procurement procedures.

How Mistakes On National IDs Multiply Country's Data Problems

[Monitor] Richard Kapule Ounoi, a teacher, was one of the first Ugandans in 2015 to pick their national Identity Cards (IDs). However, his card had an error. His middle name, Kapule, had been rewritten as Kalule.

Panic As Gangs Threaten to Attack Luweero Police, Fuel Stations

[Observer] Tension is high in Luweero town because of an anonymous letter that was dropped warning residents of an eminent attack on the police station and fuel pump stations in the area.

Early Pregnancies Causing Congestion in Hospital - Authorities

[Monitor] Mpigi -Local leaders and health officials in Mpigi District have raised concern over the rising rate of early pregnancies in both villages and towns thus causing congestion in many health centres in the area .

International Community of Banyakigezi Is About Empowering Others, Not Just Self

[Monitor] Dear Tingasiga:

Uganda's Path to Peace, Stability and Democracy Is Still Misty

[Monitor] From the foregoing, it can be seen that the road to free and stable Uganda is still thorny.

NRM Holds the Key to Mao and Nambooze's DP Troubles

[Monitor] It is very hot in the house of Uganda's oldest political party; the Democratic Party (DP). The vice president for Buganda region, Betty Bakireke Nambooze, has found herself on the wrong side of the president general, Norbert Mao.

China, Uganda Partner to Promote Agriculture Skills

[Monitor] Kibuku -The governments of Uganda and China have agreed to work together to promote agriculture skills and technological development in the country as one of empowering farmers.

Six Injured in Gayaza Morning Taxi Accident

[Monitor] Ekampala -Six passengers have been admitted to Mulago National Referral Hospital in critical condition following a nasty morning accident at Gayaza Town, 17 kilometres north of Kampala city.

Sheikh Kamoga, 13 Others Start Defence Today

[Monitor] Kampala -The leader of the Tabliq Sect Sheikh Yunus Kamoga and 13 others are on Tuesday xpected to start defending themselves against accusations that they were behind the wave of killing of rival Muslim clerics about two years ago.

It's Judgment Day for Desh Kananura

[Monitor] Kampala -The High Court in Kampala is today expected to pass its judgment that will determine the fate of city businessman Andrew Kananura alias Desh who is accused of murdering his employee Badru Kateregga at Panamera Bar located at Naguru, Kampala.

Makerere to Postpone Admission of Dental Students

[Observer] Makerere University is considering postponing recruitment of students into the department of dentistry due to staffing gaps.

Queen of Crime Lives On Through Hercule Poirot

[Monitor] January 12, 2017 marked the 41st anniversary of the death of famous British detective novelist and playwright Agatha Christie.

KCCA Could Wrap Up League Title Next Week

[Monitor] Kampala -The Azam Uganda Premier League (UPL) log structure is now almost settled, with KCCA and SC Villa the lone rangers at the top, JMC assured of Big League football next season, and a cast of about seven teams all still in the fight to beat the drop.

Cranes Suffer Another West Nile Upset

[Monitor] Kampala -The idea to start the Cranes regional tour games, was mainly to take the team closer to upcountry fans.

Former Head Teacher 'Hijacks' School

[Monitor] Masaka -Controversy surrounding management of Bwala Primary School has taken a new twist with a former head teacher dismissing the management committee instituted by the Masaka Municipal Council authorities.

Helping an Impatient Child Calm Down

[Monitor] Are you one of those parents often summoned to your child's school due to his or her irrational behaviour? Taking from his experience with his son, Albert Onyapidi, a teacher at Victory Junior School believes such behaviour is a call for attention.

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