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For decades of Uganda’s colonial and postcolonial reign, Port Bell, Uganda’s biggest water transport facility on Lake Victoria dominated regional and international trade patterns. The port that fetched, at it’s prime over 2 billion shillings monthly, has since been reduced to a shed of buildings and a shadow of...
Solomon Serwanjja tells what happens when construction companies blast rocks for infrastructure development "Lives are part of the ruins," he says
Government has finalized plans of hiring Cuban medical doctors with the intent of filling the gap of inadequate medical specialists in the country. According to the deal, Uganda will hire at least 200 doctors. Both the Minister for Public Service Muluri Mukasa and the State Minister for Health in...
Singer and daughter to the late Pakistan consul Bonny Katatumba, Angela Katatumba has rubbished a letter by the Pakistan Consulate in Nairobi disowning her as the Pakistan Consul in Uganda. Angela Katatumba, who took over office following the death of her father, says it’s only the Pakistan President Manoon...
onight on NBS Focal point, former Buganda kingdom Prime Minister Owekitibiwa Joseph Mulwanya Muli Ssemwogerere at the time the kingdom was build from scratch up from scratch speaks to us on how the warm relations between Buganda and the central government got destroyed. He also shares insights on the...
The woes of State lands Minister Persis Namuganza are far from over. The ministers clan and Family members have disowned her arguing that the Namuganza is not a birth child of the late Christopher Mutyaba Nkono the former Royal Chief of Bukono Chiefdom. In a clan meeting held at...
President Yoweri Museveni has lashed out at the Bugiri district officials for hiring out the district road equipment to private individuals, yet the roads in the district are in bad state. This was after the locals reported to the president that government equipment was being used by individuals at...
The future of power distribution company UMEME having its concession renewed hangs in the balance as legislator’s on the natural resources committee question their sell of shares to the public. Details in this report.
The chief justice Bart Katureebe has protested to president Museveni over the continuous re-arrest of suspects within court precincts katurebe was reacting to the recent re-arrest of Terrorism suspect Dr. Ismael Kalule who was re-arrested moments after justice Moses Mukiibi of the International Crimes Division of the High Court...
In what may come as a relief to Ugandans, the National Identification and Registration Authority (NIRA) has eased up on the verification process of National IDs which is a key step in SIM card replacement. After weeks of a UCC directive to halt issuance of SIM cards by telecom...
In a related development, a section of members of parliament are questioning the manner in which over 500 Eritrean refugees from Israel have been given green light to reside in Uganda. The legislators led by the leader of opposition Winnie Kiiza have tasked government to lay on table the...
Government has confirmed the relocation of Eritrean and Sudanese Refugees from Israel to Uganda. According to the State Minister for Disaster Preparedness, Management and refugees, Musa Ecweru, 500 refugees have showed their willingness to relocate to Uganda, since they have relatives here. This seals the lid on the discussion...
Legislators sitting on the Education Committee of Parliament are furious over the new salary scale for selected categories of public servants arguing that it’s likely to cause more harm than address the problem. Meeting officials from the ministry of education led by the minister Janet Museveni, Committee members are...
A group of youth took to the streets to demonstrate against what they call selfishness of the mps who they say exercised greed when they extended their stay in parliament The youth first carried out a mock exercise of awarding the five justices medals and asking them to live...
The petitioners in the age limit case have concluded their submission and the country is now waiting to hear the side of the attorney general who is set to defend government. Just how prepared is he? This in a one on one with our reporter Sabiti joseph in Mbale
Cabinet has passed the tabling of the Landlord – tenants bill 2018, a legislation expected to streamline the real estate sector in Uganda. Announcing the Cabinet decision at the government media center in kampala, housing minister Dr Chris Baryomunsi said the bill among others restricts the payment of rent...
Lawyers representing the petitioners in the consolidated petition spent the day combing through documents, and citing numerous precedents within the common wealth jurisdictions to put across their arguments to persuade the justices to strike out the extension of the tenure of parliament. The justices kept engaging the lawyers and...
Cabinet has ordered Uganda Revenue Authority to back off personal accounts of bank depositors saying they should stick their investigations to persons of interest without interfering in the business of commercial banks. The order follows a directive by URA in which they had ordered commercial banks to provide them...
Taxation, as Uganda’s main source of revenue is now moving from the taxing of commodities to a proposal to tax social media. In the wake of outbursts about taxing social media users, Uganda Revenue authority, the country’s tax body is now directing commercial banks to avail it with personal...
A section of legislators have voiced opposition to a directive by the Uganda Revenue Authority to all commercial banks to avail their clientele’s account information. The tax body argues the move is intended at widening the tax base, a claim laughed off by the MPs.