Doctors attack Museveni over greed, threaten to strike

Doctors attack Museveni over greed, threaten to strike

Doctors in Uganda’s public healthcare system have threatened to strike in protest over salaries whose value is being wiped out by a deepening economic crisis as President Museveni spends trillions of money to tighten his grip on power. The doctors have demanded that government put in place contingency measures that ensure health workers are adequately […]

Carol Atuhirwe’s body taken straight to Masanafu

Carol Atuhirwe’s body taken straight to Masanafu

The remains of Ms Carol Atuhirwe, who was battling throat and lung cancer, arrived today at Entebbe International Airport aboard Emirates Airways and were immediately chauffeured to Masanafu, Kampala where a vigil will take place. Atuhirwe, aged 31 died in India last week and a family source said there will be a service at All […]

Family wants Interpol UK to deport their relative over fraud

Family wants Interpol UK to deport their relative over fraud

The family of one Ruth Nabuguzi who allegedly forged letters of administration and a death certificate of her father before selling off property worth millions at Buziga and Luweero have approached Interpol Uganda to help them bring her home to face the Law. Former director of Interpol Uganda, now Police PRO Asan Kasingye told TheUgandan […]

Busoga region sidelined as Educ ministry builds 92 primary schools worth shs 155billion

Busoga region sidelined as Educ ministry builds 92 primary schools worth shs 155billion

Despite nationwide cries to reverse the trend of Busoga being the worst performing region in the Primary Leaving Examinations in the country, the government has not heeded as the Education ministry rolls out a multi-billion three-year development project. Over the year’s, the worst performing districts in PLE were mostly from Busoga and the wider eastern […]

African youth join to fight corruption

African youth join to fight corruption

At least 30 youth from five African countries have vowed to take a leading role to fight corruption in their respective countries. The youth are members of Active Young African Leaders (AYAL) and the two-day summit addressed such issues like the role of youth ending corruption, good governance, rule of law, Judicial systems in Africa, […]

Jo Wigg to be named official tourism ambassador for Uganda in Australia

Jo Wigg to be named official tourism ambassador for Uganda in Australia

The State Minister for Tourism, Wildlife and Antiquities Godfrey Kiwanda Ssubi has said that more Australian tourists and prospective investors to Uganda are expected to double in the near future. While meeting the Executive Director of Australia-Uganda Natural Resources Initiative Jo Wigg at his office on Tuesday, the Minister was briefed how the country’s tourism […]

Chaos as Makerere students storm council meeting

Chaos as Makerere students storm council meeting

Students at Makerere University were on Friday afternoon involved in a cat and mouse chase after they attempted to enter and attend a crisis meeting at Uganda’s oldest institution. The students who were mobilized by Mr William Karamagi, the guild academic affairs minister are part of the over 400 whose names are missing on the […]

Uganda to ‘expel’ Burundi refugees

Uganda to ‘expel’ Burundi refugees

Hilary Obaloker Onek, Minister for Relief, Disaster Preparedness and Refugees in the Ugandan Cabinet has announced that the country will expel Burundian refugees. Since Burundi’s 19-months crisis triggered by President Pierre Nkurunziza’s decision to run for a controversial third term began, some 2,000 people are reported to have been killed and thousands arbitrarily imprisoned, as […]

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