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Bobi Wine Supporters Hold Protest in Jinja

[Monitor] Supporters of singer-cum-politician Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine held a protest in Bugembe Town Council along the Jinja-Iganga Highway which paralysed traffic flow on Friday afternoon. (AllAfrica)

Police Deny Plans to Block Bobi Wine From Performing At Lubiri Fete

[Monitor] Kampala -Uganda Police Force has denied blocking singer also Kyadondo East MP, Robert Kyagulanyi aka Bobi Wine from performing at Buganda kingdom end year fete popularly known as Enkuuka y'Omwaka. (AllAfrica)

Farmers Get Tips On High Yielding Crops

[Monitor] Rev Father Peter Ssenkaayi, Assistant Diocesan Director of Masaka Diocese Development Organisation, (Caritas MADDO) has urged farmers to opt for high yielding crop varieties to overcome food insecurity and to increase household incomes. (AllAfrica)

Ending 2018 With Hope for a Great Year

[Monitor] I have clear memories about December 2017. Many are not necessarily pleasant. The year was ending and in my valuation, there was not so much to write home about. (AllAfrica)

How Hibiscus and Tamarind Products Offer Kiyaga More

[Monitor] Several farmers in Uganda sell unprocessed herbs, which fetch them little money. (AllAfrica)

How Farmers Can Reap Big From Pigeon Peas

[Monitor] Pigeon peas grow in a variety of agro-ecological zones and are well adapted to semi-arid climate conditions. (AllAfrica)

Decomposing Woman's Body Retrieved At Clock Tower

[Monitor] Kampala -A decomposing body of a woman was on Friday retrieved from a bush at Clock Tower in the Kampala City centre. (AllAfrica)

How to Produce Clean Milk On Farm

[Monitor] Farmers mainly keep cows as a form of wealth. Cow dung and urine are good manure for crops. (AllAfrica)

Fufa Target More Milestones Next Year After Historic 2018

[Monitor] Kampala -When Cranes ended a 39-year Afcon drought, it was almost improbable at the time to think there could be a better calendar year for football. (AllAfrica)

Swimming - Uganda Breaks New Grounds

[Monitor] Kampala -Ugandan swimmers have showed this year that they are capable of growing their profiles in the sport - all they need is better preparation and opportunities to showcase their talents. (AllAfrica)

Let School Guidelines Consider Every Angle

[Monitor] Private schools have received a lot of criticism over the years for different reasons. From being accused of charging exorbitant school fees to operating below standards, something had to give. (AllAfrica)

Vipers, KCCA Hope to Enter New Year On Winning Note

[Monitor] Kampala -Mike Mutebi's KCCA have set the mark as the most dominant team domestically in 2018 - and that is expected to continue when they visit Bul at Njeru Technical Center this afternoon. (AllAfrica)

Simple Lifestyle Changes for a Great Year

[Monitor] With the New Year almost upon us, this time inevitably brings about reflection. We assess what went well, what did not and what we hope will happen next. Below, are the best New Year's health tips, ones that do not have a weight-loss or significant-other goal in mind. They are helpful for your mind, body, and soul all at once; each one bringing about a different way to feel better come 2019 (healthier, more active, and stimulated). (AllAfrica)

Values That Build Thriving Sibling Relationships

[Monitor] One of my enduring memories is when I was separated from my family for the first time when I joined secondary school. I felt like a fish out of water; I did not know how and when to do what. Thank God for the letters which became our trusted form of communication. Almost two decades later I still have those letters and they still give me comfort when I am feeling lost. According to research published in the journal PLoS Medicine, there are many benefits of positive sibling relationships, including support, (AllAfrica)

State Tortures Bobi Wine for the Truth - Besigye

[Monitor] Former presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye has said the government is frustrating the music career of Kyadondo East MP Robert Sentamu Kyangulanyi alias Bobi Wine because he is speaking the truth and exposing their injustices. (AllAfrica)

Maama Fiina Vows to Mediate Bobi Wine, Bebe Cool Peace Talks

[Monitor] Yesterday during the Tondeka Ekiwatule mutima gwa Zaabu concert, Maama Fina was one of the invited guests at the show at Kiwatule, and besides donating shs4million towards Bebe Cool's cause, the traditional healer and businesswoman also known as Sophia Namutebi, said she will be mediating peace talks to reunite Bebe Cool with Bobi Wine and Jose Chameleone. (AllAfrica)

Highs, Lows of 2018 As Uganda Parliament Ends Year

[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala, Uganda -Speaker Rebecca Kadaga has given Parliament a good report card to end 2018 at the annual joint staff and MPs' party. (AllAfrica)

Policeman Arrested for Killing Colleague

[Monitor] Namayingo -A police officer is in detention in Namayingo District for allegedly shooting dead a colleague at Lolwe Island, on Lake Victoria. (AllAfrica)

11 Retired Generals Get Shs7 Billion Package

[Monitor] Eleven army generals, who bowed out of military service this year, have received Shs7.1 billion as their retirement package. (AllAfrica)

Court Orders Arrest of Kampala Lawyer

[Monitor] Jinja -The Chief Magistrate's Court in Jinja District has ordered the arrest of a Kampala lawyer following a petition by a local businessman to recover Shs11m in legal costs. (AllAfrica)

Bobi Wine Supporters and Police Battle in Boxing Day Drama

[Nairobi News] It seems the powers that be in Uganda are hellbent on ensuring that opposition politician and musician Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, doesn't enjoy Christmas. (AllAfrica)

Pastor Dies Minutes After Christmas Sermon

[Monitor] Budaka -Christians who had converged for Christmas service were left in shock after a renowned pastor at Trinity Chapel Church in Nakibulu Village, Budaka Town Council died minutes after delivering his sermon. (AllAfrica)

Expect Change in 2019, Says Besigye

[Monitor] Mbarara -Four-time presidential candidate, Dr Kizza Besigye, has said it is time for Ugandans to renew their hopes for a change in the country's governance because he believes every new year, God helps him on what has been failing him to achieve his mission. (AllAfrica)

Army, Police Quell Bobi Wine Protests in Kampala

[Monitor] A joint force of UPDF soldiers and police officers were Thursday deployed in several parts of Kampala city to quell protests following the cancellation of Bobi Wine's Boxing Day concert at Love Beach in Busabala, Wakiso District. (AllAfrica)

Regional Leaders Preach Peace Amid EAC Gloom

[Monitor] Tanzania -East Africa leaders on Christmas wished their people peace and happiness during the festive season. (AllAfrica)

Uganda Adds 112MW to National Grid to Ease Outages

[East African] Uganda's energy sector added to its energy generation surplus this year as new power stations went live. (AllAfrica)

Uganda Revises Oil and Gas Output Date

[East African] Uganda has revised its oil and gas volume projection downwards and pushed forward production timelines due to a delay by investors to make final investment decisions for both the pipeline and upstream project. (AllAfrica)

Bobi Wine's Boxing Day Concert Will Not Happen - Kayima

[Monitor] Uganda Police Force spokesperson Emilian Kayima has said that musician and legislator Robert Kyagulanyi Ssentamu alias Bobi Wine, will not hold his Boxing Day concert as he had earlier planned. (AllAfrica)

Legendary Boxing Coach Sseruwagi Remembered

[Monitor] Kampala -It is no argument that Peter Grace Sseruwagi is Uganda's most successful boxing coach, ever. (AllAfrica)

More Than 30 Babies Born On Christmas

[Monitor] Countrywide -At least 30 babies were born in different health facilities across the country on Christmas Day, according to figures from hospitals the Daily Monitor visited. (AllAfrica)

Why Uganda Burns Medicine When Hospitals Have No Drugs

[Monitor] A dry, frigid wind stings and numbs the body inside the vast National Medical Stores (NMS) facility in Entebbe, some 40 kilometres from Kampala. (AllAfrica)