Uganda: Elderly to Receive Grants At 60 Years


The Equal Opportunities Commission is recommending for the age of the beneficiaries of the Social Assistance Grant for Empowerment (SAGE) to be lowered from the current 80 years to 60.While speaking to Daily Monitor, yesterday Ms Harriet Nalukenge, the…

Uganda: Former Bunyoro Prime Minister Dies


Bunyoro Kitara is mourning the death of Prof Yolamu Barongo who served as the kingdom’s prime minister between 1994 and 1999.”It is with sadness that I announce the untimely death of Prof Barongo who served our Kingdom diligently. He passed on this mor…

US Hits New Daily High of Coronavirus Cases


A record high 121,888 new coronavirus cases were reported in the United States Thursday, the third record-setting day this week, according to Johns Hopkins University. Infections are surging in all regions in the U.S. as the COVID-19 death toll continu…