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  • Do activists have to use profanity?

    On Monday, an American television station, ABC hosted Mona Eltahawy an Egyptian-American Journalist and activist on their QandA programme. On the

  • Education in Uganda has not evolved

    I recently passed by a nursery school in Kampala and heard the little ones sing a rhyme I knew only too well. I am 25-years-old and 20-years-ago, I

  • Are criminals getting bold or Police is just terrible at its job?

    Kampala, one of Africa’s safest cities is not sure about that status anymore as growing crime rate engulfs the city of seven hills. It seems some

  • Why Uganda needs new laws to hold police in check, and accountable

    In May this year Uganda’s Constitutional Court made a ruling that offered a welcome development for domestic justice for victims of police

  • Umeme remains committed to powering Uganda’s prosperity

    Umeme would like to congratulate the government for having successfully gone through the 2019 Manifesto Week that run from May 13 to 24, 2019. We

  • 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

Latest Monitor Commentaries

  • Mr President, let govt offer your bazukulu affordable education

    It should also remind you of the 10-Point Programme the NRA/M used to achieve victory in 1986.

  • Tax grace period or tax amnesty: Same route, different destinations

    Again, as a way of encouraging tax compliance, legislation capping interest rates was enacted to the effect that interest cannot exceed principal

  • America can support Bobi Wine and still vote for Museveni

    Currently, for many in Uganda’s Opposition, the optimism comes with the apparent rise and rise of Kyaddondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi, aka Bobi

  • Why no flowers or wreaths at celebrations of my father’s life

    Consider this: My father was born barely a decade after the Wright Brothers attempted the first human flight. Now his son, floating above distant

  • Use church to improve morals

    While preaching at Iteso Annual Church Service at Namugongo Anglican Shrine, the bishop said Christians now adore such clerics because of their

  • The value of managing corporate reputational risks

    Stakeholders should be perceiving an entity in positive light, for it to be able to pursue its strategic objectives successfully.

  • Origin of languages, continents

    An explanation of how the races came in is quite puzzling; it’s not uncommon to hear response to this question with explanations which have roots

  • Let’s charter Uganda Airlines for all sport

    The national carrier is back after an 18-year absence and it has relatively cheaper trips to regional destinations of Nairobi, Mombasa, Mogadishu,

  • Should we brace ourselves for more strikes or it’s done?

    It would be reasonable to assume that returning to complete normalcy may depend on the nature of the practical and administrative interventions

  • EAC countries can boost domestic revenue mobilisation efforts

    The East African newspaper for November 9-15 showed that the rapid build-up of loans by the East African Community (EAC) member States is

  • Mutebile will be pleased to learn no Shs100 coin is wasted in Nebbi

    Many Alur are in the DR Congo. Those in Uganda are found in the constituencies of Jonam, Padyere and Okoro, now Pakwach, Nebbi and Zombo districts

  • My speech was about encouraging youth to harness their potential

    This could not be further from the truth and I never used the word “lazy”. In a November 3 Daily Monitor op-ed, unfortunately Norbert Mao repeated