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Monthly Archives: August 2015

Security drills up ahead of Pope’s visit

Security drills up ahead of Pope’s visit

Kampala:

Police and security agencies have started deploying officers countrywide ahead of the Pope’s visit.

A security source last Thursday told Daily Monitor that a committee comprising police, Special Forces Command and intelligence organisations are …

Magistrate dies following boda boda accident

Magistrate dies following boda boda accident

KAMPALA. The Judiciary is mourning the death of Grade One Magistrate, Justine Odokonyero who died over the weekend following a boda boda accident that happened about a week ago in Gulu where he had gone …

Germany, Igad give Karamoja Shs470 billion

Germany, Igad give Karamoja Shs470 billion

Kampala.

The German government and Intergovernmental Authority on Development (Igad), have launched a €12 million (Shs474 billion) Drought Resilience Initiative for Karamoja sub-region to support various economic activities to uplift the drought stricken region.

The …

Crime preventer accused of killing 16-year-old boy

Crime preventer accused of killing 16-year-old boy

Bududa.

Angry residents of Nametsi village, Bukalasi sub-county in Bududa District last week attacked and destroyed Bukalasi Police Pos after a crime preventer allegedly shot dead a 16-year-old boy identified as Daniel Wanzama.

The father …

Be wary of cliques in NRM, Nadduli warns Luweero youth

Be wary of cliques in NRM, Nadduli warns Luweero youth

Luweero.

The NRM vice chairperson for central region, Hajj Abdul Nadduli, has cautioned party supporters on emerging cliques within the party.

Hajj Nadduli said the cliques are undermining the party unity, which is a pre-requisite …

Hisense lance son téléviseur intelligent à écran incurvé 4K ULED(TM) H10 Series de 65 pouces

Hisense lance son téléviseur intelligent à écran incurvé 4K ULED(TM) H10 Series de 65 pouces

NEW YORK, 29 août 2015 / PRNewswire — Hisense a lancé son téléviseur intelligent à écran incurvé 4K ULED H10 Series de 65 pouces lors d’un événement organisé au Edison Ballroom et animé par le …

Trademark East Africa Picks New Board (allAfrica.com)

Trademark East Africa Picks New Board (allAfrica.com)

Regional business lobby TradeMark East Africa has picked new board of directors and appointed former World Trade Organisation director Pascal Lamy as special advisor. The 11 member board will be chaired by Tanzania’s Ali Mufuruki.…

Security Tight at Owuor Rally (allAfrica.com)

Security Tight at Owuor Rally (allAfrica.com)

Religious leader Prophet David Owuor attracted a huge crowd in Eldoret, where he hosted a threeday rally that caused a massive traffic jam.

Hotels recorded booming business. Thousands of people travelled from as far away …

Film Can Be Economic Driver – Experts (allAfrica.com)

Film Can Be Economic Driver – Experts (allAfrica.com)

Film can be a major contributor to the economy if government puts in place the necessary infrastructure needed to propel the sector forward, experts have noted.

Speaking at the financing forum for the Uganda Film …

Traditional Medicine Making Inroads Countrywide – MP (allAfrica.com)

Traditional Medicine Making Inroads Countrywide – MP (allAfrica.com)

Traditional medicine has been making inroads countrywide, so it is fundamental for physicians in this area to sensitise the citizens about the benefits of resorting to such method for the cure of some diseases.

This …

Soldiers take festival by storm (Daily Nation (Kenya))

Soldiers take festival by storm (Daily Nation (Kenya))

Turkana leaders are unhappy with the large number of Ugandan soldiers who were guarding First Lady Janet Museveni during the county’s Tourism and Cultural Festival last week.

The Ugandans took charge of security at the …

Looking Beyond the UNRA Probe (allAfrica.com)

Looking Beyond the UNRA Probe (allAfrica.com)

In recent weeks, Ugandans have watched, transfixed, details from the commission of inquiry into mismanagement in the roads sector. We have learnt that roads can actually be shorter than the officially-stated length, that public land …

Opposition Needs Many Options – Abed Bwanika [interview] (allAfrica.com)

Opposition Needs Many Options – Abed Bwanika [interview] (allAfrica.com)

On August 18, DR ABED BWANIKA, 48, the president of the People’s Development Party (PDP) picked nomination forms for the 2016 presidential contest. This will be Dr Bwanika’s third attempt at the presidency, despite