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Grasshopper harvesters count losses


Nyendo is a key hub for grasshopper harvesting, a delicacy in much of Buganda

Leaders accuse UNRA of giving contract to 2 firms


Construction of Sembabule-River Katonga Road being undertaken by China Railway No.3 Engineering Group had already been awarded to Mtech Technical Services

Ministers Nantaba, Namuganza clash over freehold land titles


Ms Idah Nantaba claims the programme the Lands State minister is implementing is fictitious

Leaders accuse UNRA of giving contract to 2 firms


Construction of Sembabule-River Katonga Road being undertaken by China Railway No.3 Engineering Group had already been awarded to Mtech Technical Services.

Makerere lecturers elect new leader today


Three people including Deus Kamunyu, the current MUASA spokesperson; Dr Fredrick Lugya from the library department and Dr Hellen Nambalirwa; the outgoing treasurer are competing for the post of chairperson

Girls abandon school over sharing latrine with boys


The school with 400 pupils has only one pit-latrine that is shared with teachers.

Karamoja leaders want EU to fund districts directly


The leaders say the money channeled through government does not benefit people.

Rights defenders hit out at government


Police was singled out as the biggest human rights violator.

Karamoja leaders want direct funding from EU, donors


Local leaders in the districts of Karamoja want European Union and others donors of various projects to send the money directly to them for the direct benefit of the local people

Legal committee MPs approve Age Limit Bill


The terms limit was removed by the MPs in the 7th Parliament in 2005 to allow President Museveni contest for a third term in office during the 2006 elections

Parallel Kyabazinga government enthroned


A parallel Busoga Kyabazinga government led by Prince Edward Columbus Wambuzi from Bulamogi Chiefdom in Kaliro District has been enthroned

2,051 girls defiled in Kamuli in the past five years – report


The year 2012, according to the report, had the highest number of defilement cases at 466 while 2017 (up to September) has since registered the lowest number (168)

LDC expels 52 students for dodging lectures


At least 52 students pursuing post graduate diplomas in legal practice have been discontinued and or expelled for allegedly breaching the Law Development Center (LDC) rules

Judicial officers meet on Monday to decide on industrial action


Judicial officers will on Monday meet to assess the government commitments to the judiciary in regard to fulfilling its promise towards their welfare demands

Police net suspected armed robbers in Pader


The Police in Pader District have arrested two suspected armed robbers and recovered an AK47 assault rifle loaded with 12 rounds of ammunition

Kayunga residents turn against minister Nantaba over government land titles


Under the ongoing programme, government is to issue freehold land titles to at least 2,000 land tenants in 16 villages in the sub-counties of Kitimbwa and Kayonza

Kween County MP cited in land grabbing scandal


The chairperson of landless community in Kween district, Mr Siraji Chebet told Daily Monitor on Saturday, that their area legislator connived with district leaders and grabbed over 20,000 acres of land, leaving the owners homeless

Uganda, DRC sign pact to bolster security, economic ties


The Uganda South Western districts of Kisoro, Kanungu, Rukungiri, Rubirizi, Kasese, Bundibugyo and Ntoroko and the North Kivu Province of the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) have signed an agreement that looks into bolstering among others things, border security and economic ties

Prisoners to get pay rise for labour


According to the instrument signed by the Minister of Internal Affairs in 2000, skilled labour is paid Shs500 per day; semi-skilled labourers get Shs200 while the unskilled labour is Shs100

Umeme calls for more domestic unit discount


Electricity distributor Umeme has suggested that the government increases the number of discounted units of electricity for households from 15 to 50

Don’t intimidate age limit opponents - US


Malac in the interview also spoke about Trump’s agenda for Uganda and the fate of Foreign Minister Sam Kutesa

Kayihura blames RPC over Sembabule land eviction shooting


The Inspector General of Police, Kale Kayihura has faulted Mr Latif Zaake, the Southern regional police commander over the Thursday land eviction shooting in Sembabule District, where one person was shot dead and three others escaped with severe injuries

Busoga University defies NCHE on closure, admits new students


Busoga University has defied the National Council for Higher Education (NCHE) directive and advertised for new student enrolment on local radio stations

Police shoot dead two suspected car thieves in Arua


Some have been recovered while others are still being held in DR Congo pending negotiations with the Congolese authorities to release them

Stop abusing Kyabazinga on social media – Basoga warned


Dr Muvawala urged Basoga to copy Baganda in the way they love their King saying subjects should respect the Kyabazinga because he was fully elected and enthroned