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Take politics out of Kampala traffic

2017-12-17T04:37:00Z

On Friday, Kampala’s Central Business District experienced perhaps the worst traffic lockdown ever with motorists spending hours without moving a metre. By 8pm, the city was still in lockdown. Not even the notorious boda-boda that usually dangerously weave around, could move.



Take e-recruitment of public servants to the people

2017-12-15T23:00:00Z

The process intends to address some of the administration challenges involved in recruitment such as time spent, costs incurred, paperwork and complaints registered by job seekers



Put an end to doctors’ industrial action

2017-12-14T23:00:00Z

Now, the doctors say the warning to resume the strike, stems from what they say is government’s violation of the earlier joint resolutions



Time to roll out national health insurance scheme

2017-12-13T23:00:00Z

How would Ugandans have accessed vital drugs in those facilities when government is only delivering 35 per cent of the drugs and sundries that it should be delivering?



Raise both science and arts teachers’ salaries

2017-12-13T04:09:00Z

This was to fulfil the country’s deep dedication to the arts and celebrating the role of the arts in society and government. This was also an affirmation of Kennedy’s belief that the arts and artists are the bearers of quintessential human spirit and basic human truth and are the touchstones of our judgment.



Provide school facilities to check girl dropout

2017-12-11T23:00:00Z

Yesterday, Daily Monitor carried a heart-breaking story with the headline, ‘Girls abandon school over sharing pit-latrine with boys. Lulongo Primary School in Mubende District has only one pit-latrine



Ugandan sport missing national Hall of Fame

2017-12-11T04:20:00Z

It is very galling that Uganda’s greatest ever footballer Omondi is only remembered by those who watched him in his heyday



Kampala needs trees, not a concrete jungle

2017-12-10T04:20:00Z

t is not important to know the “population” of trees in the city, what is important is that trees are seen everywhere one turns and the starting point should be to identify “tree-less” areas.



Why should govt create parallel ad hoc systems?

2017-12-08T23:00:00Z

The report is in response to President Museveni’s directive demanding information on how much money ministries and agencies were costing government.



Addressing gender issues critical in national development

2017-12-07T23:00:00Z

While the physical form of violence is most prominent, focus needs to be put in forms of violence such as sexual violence, especially to girls in form of defilement and early marriages.



Cancel all illegal titles on govt forestry land

2017-12-06T23:00:00Z

It should be noted that the 96 cancelled land titles are only in three forests - Namanve, Nonve and Kyewaga in Wakiso District



Punish managers of closed universities

2017-12-06T05:45:00Z

This won’t be a child’s play. First, it cannot be guaranteed that these students meet the admission requirements of prospective institutions to absorb them



Don’t import doctors, just check brain drain

2017-12-04T23:00:00Z

The issue of brain drain also brings to the fore how government has flip-flopped on the issue of medical workers



Take free Yellow Fever vaccination to the people

2017-12-02T23:00:00Z

Since Tuesday, thousands of Ugandans have been lining up at Namboole to get jabs of the vaccine free of charge as opposed to paying between Shs80,000 and Shs120,000 at accredited health facilities



Fight against HIV should continue

2017-11-30T23:00:00Z

As such, every effort should be marshalled to kick out the virus from all the corners it may rear its ugly head



Floods: Time to roll out Kampala Master Plan

2017-11-29T23:00:00Z

Many car and motorcycle engines ceased, prompting their owners to enlist the services of young men within the area to help push their vehicles through the flooded sections



Consider eco-tourism for Tepeth on Mount Moroto

2017-11-29T04:45:00Z

Indeed, as area range manager Michael Okot has outlined, it is logical that the pine and eucalyptus trees, having been planted by Uganda’s colonial regime in 1956, had grown old



Rwenzori residents deserve to live in peace

2017-11-27T23:00:00Z

The story, ‘Tale of pain, tears: One year after Kasese palace assault’ that run in the Sunday Monitor of November 26, stated that investigations by Parliament and inquiries by the Human Rights Commission, have not provided any answers yet. No findings have been released to the public yet



Rein in rogue elements at South Sudan border

2017-11-27T03:40:00Z

Just last week, Ugandan security forces in Koboko, a district bordering South Sudan, arrested a South Sudanese army colonel on allegation of recruiting youths in the West Nile district into rebel ranks. Col John Data Taban told Uganda police that they run an extensive recruitment ring in both Uganda and South Sudan



Congratulations Forum Democratic Change

2017-11-26T04:11:00Z

Political parties are public organisations and their proper functioning is important for the general functioning of the country’s politics. If political parties are not run well and have a democracy deficit, that deficit will be replicated on the national stage



UTB can tap into expeditions to promote local tourism

2017-11-24T23:00:00Z

When more Ugandans see themselves as tourists in their country, the perception that a holiday is a foreign concept will be done away with



Has govt vision on science changed?

2017-11-23T23:00:00Z

For such a policy to have succeeded, government ought to have started from primary school, to create interest with less difficult concepts, build on them up to secondary



Produce Kaweesi suspects in court

2017-11-23T04:13:00Z

Pursuant to their constitutional rights, the magistrate’s court granted them bail pending trial. However, shortly after they regained their constitutional freedom, security personnel rearrested them



Govt must fast track end to doctors’ strike

2017-11-21T23:00:00Z

Many have died either because there was no doctor to attend to them or service was inordinately delayed



Premature births should worry us

2017-11-20T23:00:00Z

A premature birth, also known as preterm birth, is one where a baby is born before the 37th week of a pregnancy