Water hyacinth: Come to the aid of Kasese fishermen

Uganda, April 20 -- Yesterday, Monitor published a story detailing the plight of fishermen in the Kazinga Channel brought about by water hyacinth. The channel, spanning 32kms, connects lakes George a... Read More

Census should answer the crucial questions

Uganda, April 18 -- The revelation that seven out of every 10 Ugandans spend more than they earn should be an eye-opener for the government and development partners. The survey, sponsored by the Bank... Read More

Leaders must be held accountable

Uganda, April 16 -- We reported yesterday that President Museveni has criticized Acholi leaders for failing to unite locals to embrace poverty alleviation strategies. He said that his moves to get peo... Read More

We need to fix issues around diplomats' pay

Uganda, April 13 -- Parliament has commenced debates on ministerial policy statements for the financial year 2024/2025. Among those to be discussed in the next few days is one for the Ministry of Fore... Read More

Rising water levels: Deal with those damaging environment

Uganda, April 13 -- In 2020, after months of intense downpour, water in Lake Victoria reached levels that had not been recorded in decades. Water levels of Africa's largest lake started rising in Oct... Read More

Stop Uganda's rising public debt

Uganda, April 12 -- The government is in a financial abyss. Uganda's foreign exchange reserves have dropped, breaching the four-month import cover in the wake of huge external debt repayment. Uganda'... Read More

Opposition must not preach water, drink wine

Uganda, April 10 -- The Opposition laid out its alternative budget for the 2024/2025 fiscal year on Monday. Mr Ibrahim Ssemujju Nganda, who has for a little over a decade stood as one of the most pote... Read More

Sensitise public on anti-gay law

Uganda, April 8 -- After the Anti-Homosexuality Act, 2023, was passed and eventually assented to by the President last year, many law enforcers such as police, prosecutors and judicial officers were a... Read More

All good religious leaders must support regulation

Uganda, April 7 -- Government is set to fine tune a policy aimed at guiding the registration and regulation of religious and faith organisations (RFOs) including churches. Government cites the need t... Read More

Prepare ahead of time to handle disasters

Uganda, April 6 -- This week, floods swept through Butaleja District, leaving one person dead and hundreds of people displaced in its wake. Triggered by heavy rains that have been pounding the area f... Read More