Uganda

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[Monitor] Kampala -President Museveni has come under renewed pressure from civil society to carry out major constitutional and electoral reforms ahead of the next cycle of elections.

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[Observer] Education and Sports minister Janet Museveni has tasked parents, whether literate or illiterate, to support their children's reading practice at home in order to improve learning outcomes in schools.

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[Nation] President Uhuru Kenyatta and his Ugandan counterpart Yoweri Museveni are this Saturday expected to officially launch a revamped border crossing in Busia, signalling an era of faster movement of goods and services.

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[Observer] The price wars by the two main telecom firms could further squeeze the profit margins of the smaller telecom firms by increasing the latter's costs of operation, and also eat into the tax collections by the Uganda Revenue Authority, writes JEFF MBANGA.

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[Monitor] Kampala -The latest changes in the leadership pyramid at Uganda Muslim Supreme Council (UMSC) have left a bitter taste in the mouth of Muslims in Kampala Central Division after the new structure abolished their independence and confined their leaders in Mufti Sheikh Shabban Mubajje' s office.

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[Monitor] Mukono Municipality mayor George Kagimu has asked Parliament to respond to a petition where authorities protested the plan to degazette Namyoya Forest Reserve in Goma Sub-county, two years ago.

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[Monitor] Police say they have rescued two girls from a suspected kidnapper who had relocated from Luweero District to a Guest House in Masindi District where he asked for Shs13 million ransom from the parents.

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[Monitor] One clear distinction between the milking knowledge and traditions of Uganda and Switzerland at the seven-month long international exhibition at the Uganda National Museum (UNM) in Kampala is that the milking process in the former is still traditional while it has been fully mechanized in the latter.

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[Monitor] Kampala -Allowed to be presented in parliament last month, activists advocating for the Patient's Rights and Responsibilities Bill 2017, have asked legislators to ensure that it puts among others, emphasis on protecting patients from being used during clinical trials without their consent.

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[Monitor] Journalists and relatives of detained former Buyende District Police Commander, ASP Muhammad Kirumira have been blocked from attending his trial at the Police Court where he's facing charges of extortion, unlawful exercise of authority and corruption.

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[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -President Yoweri Museveni has stated that it is fundamental that the cost of transport, electricity and the internet is made affordable to boost development and attract investment to the East African region.

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[The Conversation Africa] Over the last 15 years, there's been a rapid increase in the number of patients receiving HIV treatment in sub-Saharan Africa. This has largely depended on foreign aid, particularly from global aid organisations such as the President's Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR) and The Global Fund.

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[Thomson Reuters Foundation] Gulu, Uganda -Francis Okello wanted to kill himself after he was blinded at the age of 12 by an unexploded bomb while digging in his family garden in northern Uganda - until he made friends with a dog.

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[New Times] Rumour has it that even though fallen Ugandan artiste Mowzey Radio died while still under the Goodlyfe label, he had plans to part ways with his long term music partner Weasel, something that has been refuted by the duo's management camp.

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[Citizen] Kampala -President Museveni on Wednesday appealed to his visiting Tanzanian counterpart John Magufuli to encourage entrepreneurs in Tanzania to import sugar from Uganda.

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[East African] Tanzanian President John Magufuli travelled to Uganda Wednesday ahead of the East African Community (EAC) heads of State Summit in Kampala later this week.

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[Independent (Kampala)] Kampala -The trial of suspended State Minister for Labour, employment and Industrial relations Herbert Kabafunzaki resumed with the Anti-corruption Court in Kololo hearing that President Yoweri Museveni authorized the arrest and prosecution of his cabinet minister over corruption charges.

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[Monitor] A student who reportedly committed suicide after losing a bet in Ntungamo District has scored 14 points at the Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education (UACE), according to the results released by Uganda National Examination Board (UNEB) on Wednesday.