His Excellency President Yoweri Museveni delivered the State of the Nation address on Thursday, June 7th, 2012 at Serena Hotel. The address is delivered once a year at the beginning of each session of Parliament. Click here and download the whole speech.
Benon Herbert Oluka is a Daily Monitor. Since December 2011, when the media began consistently covering what has come to be known as nodding disease, the resilience with which journalists have provided comprehensive reports and profiles of victims has been quite impressive. They have challenged the government to act. The...
As I write this the proverbial media siege that has rocked Kampala and the Ugandan news for over 12 days now has been lifted. The images on our television sets depicting the manner in which the journalists were treated are still fresh in our minds, they are yet to...
Invisible Children has issued a statement calling for a meeting with Ugandan Diaspora tomorrow, March 31st. No doubt the agenda at said meeting is going to be about the controversy surrounding the recent viral success of the Kony 2012 Video. I think this is the least that the organization...
President Yoweri Museveni on Wednesday left for Tehran to attend the 120-member 16th Non-Aligned Movement (NAM) three-day summit that is taking place in Iran. The organization has 17 countries with observer status. We bring you the President's speech at the Tehran Summit. On his departure for Tehran, the president was...
Dear Friends of Bududa, You are receiving this email because you have contributed or expressed interest in supporting the People of Bududa. Hope you are all having a great day and end of the week! This is a quick update to let you how the #TweepsHelpBududa Campaign is coming. Evelyn, Maureen...
Hillary while covering floods in Kasese, Western Uganda a few months ago. This is Hillary Ayesiga a Ugandan journalist. I met Hillary in 2007 when we started working for Nation TV Uganda (NTV), a part of the Aga Khan’s Nation Media Group. It was the new station in Uganda,...
We are going to confiscate properties of corrupt govt officials; Museveni The head of state of Uganda, President Yoweri Museveni on Monday joined Ugandans in marking the International Anti-Corruption Day at Kololo Independence Grounds in Kampala. He sent a strong message to corrupt officials that their wealth will be confiscated...
Three suspects have been arrested as Uganda Security Agencies zero down on a group of people that circulate the anonymous threatening letters demanding for money from different districts within Kampala Metropolitan Policing Area. According to the Uganda Police, the group code named "The People's Agency" is led by a one...
In the Sunday Monitor of 28th September, 2014, Mzee Paul Ssemogerere gave an extensive interview covered from page 14 to 15. I agree with some of the contents of the interview such as the rigged elections of 1962 and 1980. The rigging was structural and obvious. The multiple ballot...