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Saturday, June 9th, 2018

 

UGANDA: 25 found dead in their homes in four months in Kampala

Seven Europeans died in February 2018 KAMPALA (DAILY MONITOR) – At least 25 people have been found dead in their respective houses in Kampala Metropolitan area in the last five months, police have said. Of these, four were women. Police suspects these could have died from suffocation, drugs, food poisoning, illness and strangulation but say investigations are ongoing. The victims were aged between 20 and 40 and in all these cases, police rarely gave detailed accounts of what could have caused their death. Out of these, four were Europeans fromRead More


Wikipedia article of the day for June 10, 2018

The Wikipedia article of the day for June 10, 2018 is Neville Chamberlain. Neville Chamberlain (1869–1940) was a British statesman of the Conservative Party who served as Prime Minister from May 1937 to May 1940. He became a Member of Parliament in the 1918 general election. He was rapidly promoted in 1923 and, after a short-lived Labour-led government, returned as Minister of Health from 1924 to 1929, introducing a range of reform measures. He was appointed Chancellor of the Exchequer in the National Government in 1931. As Prime Minister, heRead More


AFRICA’S 3 deadly deficits: Education, electricity, and taxes

Figure 2: Number of Youth in Africa (million) Source: Authors’ calculation, based on the United Nations World Population Prospects, the 2017 Revision. There is no high-income economy with low levels of education. The backbone of sustained and inclusive development in Africa is education reform. BROOKINGS INSTITUTE – In 2016, per capita income growth in sub-Saharan Africa turned negative for the first time in the 2000s. Thanks to the recovery of oil prices, the outlook since 2017 has been more optimistic. In its May 2018 Africa Regional Economic Outlook, the International Monetary FundRead More


UGANDA: Which Museveni enemy would kill parrot instead of vultures!!! – PHOTOS

WHICH ENEMY OF MUSEVENI WOULD KILL A PARROT INSTEAD OF THE VULTURES !!! “Iam glad to say that the security of Uganda has never been better than it is now and that we shall work tirelessly to keep it.” Security Minister, Gen. Tumwine – 14/5/2018. The reckless statement from Tumwine came at a time when the country was grappling with heightened insecurity characterized by mysterious kidnaps and killings. Now the M.P for Arua is killed together with his soldier younger brother by gunmen in Kampala. “Abriga has been a staunchRead More


CANADA: Putting a stop to phone scammers

IRISTEL INC. – Every year there seems to be a new phone scam aimed at taking money from unsuspecting, often vulnerable, people. For the last several years, the CRA scam has been making the rounds, but there are countless others that are featured less prominently in the news. Through our customer support center, we’ve probably been asked about all of them, and while we don’t have all the answers, hopefully we can shed some light on some the most frequently asked questions.Who’s Calling Me? That’s the big question, and unfortunately,Read More


RWANDA: A deathly hush – In praise of blood

Paul Kagame; drawing by Siegfried Woldhek A Deathly Hush Helen Epstein JUNE 28, 2018 ISSUE In Praise of Blood: The Crimes of the Rwandan Patriotic Front by Judi Rever Random House Canada, 277 pp., $32.00 The UN’s definition of genocide is not restricted to attempts to eradicate a particular ethnic group. It includes “killings…with the intent to destroy, in whole, or in part, a national, ethnical, racial or religious group” (my emphasis). Part One of this article explored the evidence presented in Judi Rever’s In Praise of Blood that before,Read More


UGANDA: Abiriga mocked, insulted and irritated Ugandans daily

By BETTY BAKIREKE NAMBOOZE One great writer  said that, to the living we owe respect, but to the dead we owe only the truth but when death comes more so abruptly and in such a gruesome manner like it happened to my Honourable brother Col.Ibrahim Abiriga, truth ceases to matter but the fact that a life is lost. I would therefore on my own behalf and on behalf of the people of Mukono Municipality  wish to express our condolences to his family, relatives and to the people of Arua Municipality Read More


UGANDA: Stop pretending to mourn for Abiriga, he had it coming

By ANNOYED JAMES The uncomfortable truth is that only Death of those that have led to suffering of Ugandans for 32years will save Uganda. Come on!  We all know how it feels when a mother or her kid gets kidnapped, or dies in a dilapidated hospital while giving birth or how so many Ugandans die of hunger everyday or how many accidents we have had so far because of poor roads. All these because of dictatorship, poor governance and having thieves as leaders of our nation Uganda.  And sober mindRead More


UGANDA: Stop pretending to mourn for Abiriga, he had it coming

By ANNOYED JAMES The uncomfortable truth is that only Death of those that have led to suffering of Ugandans for 32years will save Uganda. Come on!  We all know how it feels when a mother or her kid gets kidnapped, or dies in a dilapidated hospital while giving birth or how so many Ugandans die of hunger everyday or how many accidents we have had so far because of poor roads. All these because of dictatorship, poor governance and having thieves as leaders of our nation Uganda.  And sober mindRead More


UGANDA: Stop pretending to mourn for Abiriga, he had it coming

By ANNOYED JAMES The uncomfortable truth is that only Death of those that have led to suffering of Ugandans for 32years will save Uganda. Come on!  We all know how it feels when a mother or her kid gets kidnapped, or dies in a dilapidated hospital while giving birth or how so many Ugandans die of hunger everyday or how many accidents we have had so far because of poor roads. All these because of dictatorship, poor governance and having thieves as leaders of our nation Uganda.  And sober mindRead More