Uganda

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[Monitor] Parliament's Committee on Legal and Parliamentary Affairs is in the final touches on processing the government's five electoral reforms Bills and is expected to present a report to the House next week, this newspaper understands.

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[Monitor] Prophet Elvis Allan Mbonye has written to the head of Criminal Investigations Department (CID), Ms Grace Akullo, protesting what he calls slow investigations in a matter where he allegedly decampaigned the recent mass immunisation exercise.

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[Monitor] Mr Dickson Ogwang, a former Deputy Ambassador to the United States has run to court, seeking an end to what he calls a bad marriage.

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[Monitor] The Directorate of Criminal Investigations (CID) is waiting for the opinion from government agencies dealing in ICT and communications to establish whether Prophet Elvis Mbonye used a Facebook account in the name of Mugisha Elvis Mbonye to de-campaign the immunisation programme.

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[The Conversation Africa] A great deal has been written about the Ugandan rebel group, the Lord's Resistance Army. Under their commander, Joseph Kony, the group became notorious for its brutal violence and use of child soldiers. But few images of the group are available. Those that are were mostly taken during peace negotiations between the government of Uganda and the Lord's Resistance Army in Juba, Sudan, in 2006.

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[Monitor] Last week, the education ministry and the National Curriculum Development Centre (NDC) officials, while appearing before the standing committee on climate change in parliament, notified the committee that the ministry has finished drawing out plans to have climate change studies incorporated into primary, secondary and tertiary institutions curricula.

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[Monitor] Government is in line to win another round of up to $150m (about Shs550b) to support the Uganda Teacher and School Effectiveness Project (UTSEP) funded by Global Partnership for Education (GPE) through the World Bank.

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[Monitor] A rambling marijuana licensing dilemma at the Ministry of Health is holding at least 100 bids from local and foreign companies as well as individuals, jostling to join the country's nascent multi-billion industry.

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[Monitor] A panel of five Constitutional court judges has dismissed an application by four time presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye asking court to nullify the offense of unlawful assembly in the Penal code Act.

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[Monitor] Hearing of prosecution evidence against Kyadondo East MP Robert Kyagulanyi alias Bobi Wine who is accused of disobeying statutory duty when he protested social media and mobile money tax has been deferred to February next year.

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[Monitor] There is fear in the mountainous district of Sironko in Bugisu sub region after another landslide hit the area leaving acres of coffee destroyed.