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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.
President Yoweri Museveni has held a face to face meeting with Archbishop Dr Cyrian Kizito Lwanga at Nakasero state lodge. The meeting is reported to have been held on Sunday, April 08, 2018 and comes on the heels of a presidential phone call to the Catholic prelate who had earlier...
With all eyes on Mbale, the Deputy chief justice Alphonse Owiny dollo has set tough rules of engagement as the constitutional court starts hearing the petition challenging the process of amending the constitution by parliament. Dollo backed by his colleagues expressed their disgust with attacks on the credibility of...
Joshua Cheptegei executed a tactical race in the men's 5000m final to win gold and Uganda's first medal at the 2018 common wealth games in Gold Coast, Australia. Cheptegei, a pre-race favorite, crossed the finishing line in 13:50.83 minutes. The 21-year-old athlete born in the remote village of Kapsewui...
Deputy speaker Jacob Oulanya has broken silence about his relationship with Speaker Rebecca Kadaga amid speculative reports that the top leaders in the house of legislation are on a collision course. In NBS focal point, Samson Kasumba speaks to the Deputy speaker of parliament.
Right this moment, somewhere perhaps closer than you think, someone is betraying their partner or being betrayed, thinking about having an affair or listening to someone who is in the throes of one. No aspect of a married couple’s life elicits more fear, gossip or fascination than an affair...
Serving a prison sentence often feels like a long and arduous journey towards a freedom that is not guaranteed to be there once you arrive. Every night on the prison mat is laden with regret. Tonight we bring you the story of a female ex- convict thrown behind bars...
The Uganda police has issued a one week ultimatum to persons in possession military camouflage to hand the apparel over to the nearby police stations or risk arrest. The deputy Spokesperson Patrick Onyango says all security agencies have been directed to receive the wanted clothes within one week and...