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The police this morning arrested several members from the youth wing of the opposition Democratic Party DP after they attempted to storm Parliament protesting against the proposed amendments to the constitution to lift age limits for judicial officers and the commissioners of the Electoral Commission. The group held placards demanding...
Government has earmarked over a trillion shillings over the next five years for the implementation of the Early Childhood Development Policy. The policy - due to be launched on Thursday by the President, is intended at improving children’s welfare as the country strives to achieve the Vision 2040 development blueprint.
Uganda’s unpredictable economy is forcing many people to find alternative means of survival. Unfortunately, those with ideas lack initial capital to start up small businesses that can transform their lives. And with unemployment levels rising especially among the youth, Ndejje University has embarked on implementing a technology of making...
Defense, Prisons and Mulago Owe National Water and Sewarage Corporation Billions
It is a blame game at Makerere University as the evening students miss lecturers for the second week running with the university authorities saying MUASA agreed to the reduction of lecturers allowances This new revelation leaves many wondering who is fooling who?
Uganda Peoples' defense forces are seeking a parliamentary intervention in the botched chopper compensation talks between the government and the United Nations. This, after two Ugandan choppers crashed in Mt Kenya en route to Somalia. Interfacing with parliament's foreign affairs committee the army commander Gen. Katumba Wamala said they have...
Producers of pasteurized milk want government to enforce a ban slapped on the sale of unprocessed milk, saying it is a danger to human health. According to Musa Kubula, the Acting development Manager, Diary Development Authority,Ugandans should embrace the existence of pasteurized milk on the market, saying the milk distributed...
The ruling National Resistance Movement has lost two more legislators after the High Court in Masaka nullified the election of Juliet Ssuubi Kinyamatama and Amos Mandela as Rakai woman MP and Buyamba county legislator respectively. Rakai district has now lost four of a possible five legislators elected in the Parliamentary...
The third school term starts in a fortnight and schools are already plotting ways of ensuring that their candidates pass with flying colors in their final exams. In this regard, school head teachers and management boards have been urged to listen to students’ concerns to avoid riots that have seen...
The Kyabazinga of Busoga William Gabula Nadiope IV has called upon the Basoga to invest in education and improving food security for the betterment of kingdom. Gabula Nadiope IV made the call this morning during the commemoration of his rule at the Bugiri district headquarters.
The Uganda police force has denied disbanding the Flying squad unit, an underground combative unit that deals with violent crime. Police says that the squad has been directed by the inspector general of police to go for a refresher course at Kabalye police training school in Masindi as part...
Muni University is facing challenge in an attempt to attract experienced and competent human resource especially professors. The Vice chancellor Dr Christine Dranzoa says like any other institution of higher learning, Muni has not attracted good lecturers because many are running for greener pastures. Despite the outcry the president remained unruffled...
The sixth round of the 2016 National Rally Championship will resume with the biggest event on the calendar the Pearl of Africa Rally scheduled for 16-17th September in Busiika and Mubende district. Last year’s Pearl winner Andrew Desh Kananura believes he has no competition on the local scene and is...
The dominance of the country’s major infrastructure projects by Chinese companies has become a concern to civil Society organizations, which are now partly blaming the World Bank, one of the major global funders, for failing to play its role in ensuring that the country transparently follows its set procurement...
The Kyadondo rugby club has succumbed to pressure from senior players at the Heathens Rugby team and relieved them of Robert Seguya who has been their head coach. Sseguya has been replaced by their own former player Athiyo who has also been part of the coaching ranks at the club.
National water and Sewerage Corporation has given an ultimatum of one week to the ministry of defense, the Uganda Prison Serviceand the National referral Hospital at Mulagoto clear their outstanding water bills or be disconnected regardless of the consequences. The government institutions owe the utility company billions of shillings –...
Police have arrested two FDC party activists from the DRC Embassy in Kololo, where they had gone to deliver a protest note against the continuous detention of their member Sam Mugumya in a DRC military prison. Those arrested include; FDC deputy secretary general Harold Kaija and the head of legal...
Muslims around the world have today marked Eid Adha, the feast of sacrifice. It is a celebration to remember the faith of Abraham who had offered to sacrifice his son, but was instead offered a sheep to slaughter. The Mufti of Uganda, Sheik Shaban Ramathan Mubajje is concerned with the...
New Signing Fahad Nayisenge has netted the only goal of the game as SC villa beat Lweza Fc 1-0 to lift the Eid cup at Nakivubo stadium. However the victory has not deterred the Sc Villa faith full from blasting the organizers of the tournament saying they deserve better competition.