Latest Commentaries

  • Why you should spend more time thinking about Social Media Marketing

    Before we get into why you need to spend more time thinking about Social Media Marketing, let’s talk about what Social Media Marketing is. So, what

  • Kampala Can’t Be More Successful Than Its Inhabitants.

    According to Uganda Bureau of statistics, the national poverty level increased from 19.7 per cent in the financial year 2012/13 to 21.4 per cent in

  • President Museveni mourns boat accident victims, orders registration of all boats.

    President Yoweri Kagiuta Museveni has mourned all those that perished in a boat accident that occurred on Lake Victoria yesterday evening.

  • Museveni explains Kampala youth cash bonanza

    President Yoweri Kaguta Museveni has spoken out about the recent cash bonanzas that he has been giving out to different groups of people across the

  • Jamal Khashoggi: From Saudi royal insider to open critic

    A complex man of contradictions, journalist Jamal Khashoggi went from being a Saudi royal family insider to an outspoken critic of the

  • President Museveni's 2018 Independence day speech

    Your Excellencies the Invited Heads of State and

  • Grants and support for people with disabilities in Uganda

    Early this week, I interacted with a one Fred Katumba, a resident of Kajjansi in Entebbe Municipality. Katumba is 48 years old and suffers from

  • BOU did not “blow” shs 478 Billion in Crane Bank takeover - Mutebile

    On Monday, September 17 2018, the Daily Monitor ran a story with the headline “How BOU Blew Shs 478 billion in the Crane Bank Takeover”. The story


    On the 8th of this month, the country was once again rocked by the death of another big personality in the country. ASP Mohammed Kirumira was

  • Nyege Nyege Festival; I Saw things!

    I saw hotels and guest houses and lodges booked out for 4 days. I saw Boda Bodas ferrying people from all corners of Jinja town, a business chance

  • OPINION: Regulating the physical location of pharmacies and drug shops is good for consumers

    Location rules in general, use population to pharmacy ratios and or the distance between pharmacies/drug shops is one of the major parameters to

  • LC Elections losers; Who will show the old guard the way out?

    My Name is Joyce Nakato, a reporter with Spark TV, an NTV sister station. For some time now, I have been talking myself into trying to start a blog

Latest Monitor Commentaries

  • Can Pr Ndyanabo kill Pentecostal Kung fu-kiNigeria ways?

    If they insist that this strong (inner) urge is a (call) from an (external) autonomous God, they are probably dreaming. A delusion

  • Wananchi mark Africa Day with deep sense of despair

    A few years later it was renamed Africa Liberation Day to signify the liberation struggles waged in Angola, Mozambique, Southern Rhodesia and South

  • Where do we draw the line between early campaigns and poverty alleviation drive?

    A significant part of the budget, approximately Shs17.6 billion, has been allocated to the NRM party chairman’s public sensitisation of poverty

  • Of Muntu and why you’ve got to get out of the boat to walk on water

    I first got to know Gen Muntu closely when a small group of us in the 6th Parliament started meeting every Thursday at 8am to pray and have

  • Open letter to Gen Mugisha Muntu

    You said to me that in principle, it would be improper for you to support my candidature in the same constituency that your party, the FDC, was

  • Mr President, please advise NRM members on who to vote in 2021

    The overwhelming majority of what you call thieves remain untouched and are still working in government departments and institutions and have

  • Key question is: how will political transition occur?

    The launch of a new party, like happened with the Alliance for National Transformation (ANT) on Wednesday, refocuses attention to the matter of

  • Let’s engage in aggressive sports talent development

    If Wanyama and Mane can do it, Ugandan boys too can. Many will acknowledge that we are a country with immense football talent

  • Maybe our lack of a maintenance culture is the real debt trap

    Having achieved what was intended with those models, I am inclined to use them less and less in understanding day-to-day problems

  • Childhood village tales and Rwanda’s border closure

    A pregnant woman is said to have died as she tried to run away from Rwanda’s armed forces enforcing the advisory

  • Wealth is not created through political rallies

    The percentage of the Uganda’s poor was estimated at slightly under 20 percent in 2017

  • National ID registration on course

    Birth registration provides the first form of identity for a child and establishes the first record of the event of a person’s birth