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2017-03-29 Minister Museveni Insists Food Flasks Are a Must for School Children
[Observer] Food flasks, Janet Museveni insists, are a must-buy for school-going children.

2017-03-29 Egypt Snubs Nile Sharing Agreement, Asks for More Time
[Monitor] Entebbe -Egyptian authorities on Monday, yet again, requested for more time to "consult widely" on the terms and implications of the contentious clauses in the new cooperative framework that seeks to refine sharing of the River Nile. The request was resultantly granted by the Nile Council of Ministers (Nile-COM) meeting chaired by Water and Environment minister Sam Cheptoris at Protea Hotel, following hours of protracted haggling that went on into the night.

2017-03-29 Police, Besigye in Cat and Mouse Chase
[Monitor] Kayunga -Kayunga District was yesterday the stage for cat and mouse chase scenes between police and Opposition politicians led by former presidential candidate Kizza Besigye.

2017-03-29 Pressure to Pass GMO Bill Gains Momentum
[Observer] Will it, will it not? Uganda teeters on the brink of having a new bill to regulate genetically modified goods after President Yoweri Museveni cleared the air about which side he supports, writes JUSTUS LYATUU.

2017-03-29 Chaos At Nkumba Guild Presidential Debate
[Monitor] Entebbe -Supporters of the ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) candidate in the Nkumba University guild race yesterday stormed the guild presidential debating room sparking off a fight with supporters of the opposition FDC candidate.

2017-03-29 Uganda Trails Behind Rwanda, Burundi in Reporting Corruption - Survey
[Monitor] Kampala -A new study on corruption reporting in East Africa reveals that Uganda and Tanzania trail behind the rest of East African countries in their citizens' reporting of corruption.

2017-03-29 Govt's Huge Spend on Marketing Uganda
[Monitor] Kampala -More Shs5 billion has been spent on three global public relations firms to market Uganda's tourism potential as the government works to meet President Museveni's goal of four million tourists annually by 2020.

2017-03-29 Kenyan Steeplechase Champ Robbed At Kampala Races
[Nation] Kenya's 2013 world 3,000 metres steeplechase champion Milcah Chemos's moment of glory with Team Kenya at last Sunday's World Cross Country Championships in Kampala was dampened when thieves made away with her mobile phone and cash.

2017-03-29 Clueless Uganda Pay the Price in Mixed Relays
[Monitor] Kampala -Being hosts, Uganda ought to have led the way with some things like being in the know and abiding by the rules at the just-concluded IAAF World Cross-country Championships.

2017-03-29 Special Olympics Seek More Support From Govt
[Monitor] Kampala -There is no better moment to seek attention than in the immediate aftermath of a huge victory. This is exactly why Ethiopian marathoner Feyisa Lilesa--while pacing to silver at the Rio 2016 Olympics--gestured in protest against ethnic persecution of his Oromo tribemates.

2017-03-29 Moyo Evicts Pastoralists
[Monitor] Moyo -District leaders have issued what they called 'a final' warning to all cattle keepers illegally occupying land in the two constituencies of Moyo West and Obongi to respect the council decision and vacate within two weeks.

2017-03-29 Uganda At 'Breaking Point' From S Sudan Refugee Crisis
[Al Jazeera] The United Nations has warned that Uganda is at a "breaking point" as almost 3,000 refugees pour into the country every day from South Sudan, fleeing violence and famine in the world's youngest country.

2017-03-29 Star Trail - Did Joseph Opio Write Trevor Noah's Tweet?
[Observer] Last week, Trevor Noah was trending in Uganda.

2017-03-29 NAADS Boss Dies At Mulago Hospital
[Monitor] Dr -Francis Byekwaso, the former director monitoring and evaluation at the NAADS secretariat died on Monday at the Mulago cancer institute.

2017-03-29 Enforce Order On School Opening, Closing Hours
[Monitor] The order by Ms Janet Museveni this week to stop schools from opening as early as 6am and not close as late as 8pm has been long in coming. Although belated, the Education and Sports minister's decision is spot on.

2017-03-29 Climate Change - Kenya, Ethiopia, Uganda to Benefit From U.S.$6.8 Million Agriculture Grant
[East African] Kenya and Ethiopia, as well as Uganda are among countries that will benefit from a $6.8 million fund to build agricultural resilience against climate change in the Horn of Africa.

2017-03-29 Stanlib Uganda Rolls Out Unit Trust to Raise Funds
[East African] Stanlib Uganda, a fund management firm, has rolled out a unit trust targeting middle and low-income earners.

2017-03-28 Govt Asked to Implement Anti-Child Sacrifice Laws
[Monitor] Kampala -Organisations advocating against child sacrifice have appealed to government to implement existing laws on child sacrifice to curb the macabre crime.

2017-03-28 Besigye Tells Residents to Fight Land Grabbers
[Monitor] Mityana -Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye at the weekend launched his land sensitisation campaign in Mityana Town where he advised residents to be united and fight land grabbers.

2017-03-28 '87 Percent of Kibaale Residents Don't Wash Hands'
[Monitor] Kibaale -Health officials in Kibaale District have revealed that 87 per cent of residents in the district don't wash hands after using pit-latrines.

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