State prosecutors continue countrywide strike over low pay

State prosecutors continue countrywide strike over low pay

State Prosecutors under the office of Directorate of Public Prosecutions, say they are still on strike until government addresses their concerns. This follows last week’s announcement by the Minister of Public Service Muruli Mukasa that government does not have money this financial year for salary increment, and urged striking civil servants to return to work […]

Nigerian Oranto Petroleum gets Hoima Oil wells

Nigerian Oranto Petroleum gets Hoima Oil wells

Nigerian oil firm, Oranto Petroleum Limited, has signed two production sharing agreements (PSA) in the Ngassa Shallow and Deepwater Play of Lake Albert in Uganda. Oranto Petroleum entered the agreement with the Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development for the Republic of Uganda and will hold 100% participating interests in both licenses. Commenting on the […]

Langi, Acholi form dangerous rebel army to oust Museveni, Opposition MPs linked to plot

Langi, Acholi form dangerous rebel army to oust Museveni, Opposition MPs linked to plot

A Ugandan rebel outfit mainly comprising of Langi and Acholis that is operating under tag ACHOLI-LANGI JOINT ACTION AGAINST MUSEVENI CONSIPARCY training in South Sudan has been linked to opposition MPs opposed to the lifting of the presidential age-limit, TheUgandan understands. A highly placed military source revealed on Monday that the red robins donned by […]

Baguma takes Tusker Malt Uganda Golf Open lead

Baguma takes Tusker Malt Uganda Golf Open lead

His score of 73 on Thursday at Kitante Golf Course was confirmation for Baguma Richard that a run of poor form seems to have ended, as well as good enough to take the lead on day two of the Tusker Malt Uganda Amateur Open Golf championship. Baguma Richard (gross of 147) was flawless on a […]

UACE 2016 | UNEB shames schools whose results were withheld over cheating

UACE 2016 | UNEB shames schools whose results were withheld over cheating

The First Lady and minister of Education, Ms Janet Museveni Tuesday officially released the Uganda National examinations board (Uneb)’s UACE (Senior Six) results for 2016, this time, the pass rate was 98.7% compared to 97.8% of 2015. Overall, females performed better than males as many candidates qualify for university and tertiary institutions, Uneb executive secretary Daniel […]

No guns, fanfare as ‘rebel Mumbere’ appears in Jinja court

No guns, fanfare as ‘rebel Mumbere’ appears in Jinja court

Unlike the previous six hearings, there is calm at Jinja High Court where Rwenzururu King Charles Wesley Mumbere makes his bail application hearing according to media reports from the eastern town. Usually, Mumbere’s appearances were characterised by heavy security deployment, closing of some roads and restricted access to court premises. Today there is open access […]

Nabweru Police officers defecate in the bushes

Nabweru Police officers defecate in the bushes

Shocking revelations have been made by the Wakiso District Health Department about the deteriorated sanitation at Nabweru Police Station. The inspectors have given a one-week ultimatum to the Nabweru to construct a new toilet facility, or else the station will be closed. While describing the throes of a nightmare, Eng. Robert Kagwire, the Wakiso District acting […]

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