FDC: Patrick Oboi Amuriat vows to start street riots after win

FDC: Patrick Oboi Amuriat vows to start street riots after win

Patrick Oboi Amuriat defeated Major General (Rtd) Mugisha Muntu, now the outgoing President of the Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) at Namboole Stadium to herald a new dawn of political defiance. Amuriat garnered 641 votes against Muntu’s 463, a difference of 178 votes while the other two candidates Moses Byamugisha and Dan Matsiko managed only […]

State House body so far ‘saved’ Uganda Shs15 billion

State House body so far ‘saved’ Uganda Shs15 billion

The Health Monitoring Unit has recovered stolen medicine worth more than Shs15 billion, since the unit was created by President Museveni eight years ago. The head of the Health Monitoring Unit, Dr Jackson Ojera, says the Unit deserves applause, rather than condemnations from health workers. His response comes as Uganda Medical Association demand disbandment of […]

Farmers in Tororo benefit from collective farming

Farmers in Tororo benefit from collective farming

Over 4700 farmers in Tororo are harvesting the benefits of practicing modern faming technologies as well as collective farming. The farmers, under various Farmers Based Organizations (FBO) in Tororo say that they are now harvesting increased crop yields from their farms. According to Aterensio Otwani, the Chairperson Nyalakot Farmers Group, one of the 156 FBOs […]

Age limit motion sailed through after arrest of opposition MPs

Age limit motion sailed through after arrest of opposition MPs

For the second day straight, the floor of Uganda’s parliament witnessed chaotic scenes on Wednesday as legislators moved Igara West MP Raphael Magyezi’s motion around presidential age limits. It was adopted at the end of Tuesday’s chaotic proceeding. The motion has since been seconded paving the way for a private members’ bill on presidential age […]

Fresh Dairy accelerate yoghurt consumption for children

Fresh Dairy accelerate yoghurt consumption for children

Uganda’s biggest milk firm, Fresh Dairy has for the last two weeks held supermarket activations across Kampala aimed at educating children and parents on nutrition with an inclination towards encouraging the consumption of 1-Yoghurt-a-Day’ as a healthy and nutritious snack. The activations have also been combined with rewards, where by any customer that buys Fresh […]

Uganda’s star at ILO shines brighter

Uganda’s star at ILO shines brighter

Uganda has been nominated to the Board of the International Training Centre (ITC) and designated as the Official Spokesperson of the Africa Group on Social Dialogue in the Governing Body ofthe International Labour Organisation, on Thursday. The International Training Centre, which is, based in Turin, Italy, is the training arm of the International Labour Organization. The […]