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Palau Media Council statement on the occasion of World Press Freedom Day 2024

Fiji, May 3 -- On this World Press Freedom Day, the Palau Media Council stands firmly with journalists around the globe. The theme, 'A Press for the Planet: Journalism in the Face of the Environmental... Read More


Fiji and Australia bilateral meeting signals stronger cooperation

Fiji, May 1 -- Fiji's Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sitiveni Rabuka and Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Pat Conroy MP met in Nadi on Tuesday, wher... Read More


Fiji and Australia signs MOUs for Ports and Infrastructure services and cybersecurity cooperation

Fiji, May 1 -- Fiji's Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Sitiveni Rabuka and the Australian Minister for International Development and the Pacific, and Minister for Defence Industry, Pat... Read More


Let's handle Nakivubo and Namboole better

Uganda, April 29 -- This past week, Uganda has been bombarded with news about the reopening of the country's two premier sports facilities - Nakivubo and Namboole. First, there was the confirmation t... Read More


School fires: Have an emergency plan

Uganda, April 26 -- Findings from a countrywide investigation carried out by the National Building Review Board reveal that most fires were a deliberate act of treason. The investigation carried out ... Read More


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