Kween District leadership turns battlefield

Kween District leadership turns battlefield

The Court of Appeal has confirmed the election of Kween District LC5 Chairperson Kapcheiko Paul Machinjach, after dismissing the appeal of his rival Banan Kissa Patrick. Banan had accused Kapcheiko of not being academically qualified for the said position saying the Diploma he held was invalid as it was obtained from an institution that was […]

Poor Ugandans to suffer as NMS refuses to give small health facilities drugs

Poor Ugandans to suffer as NMS refuses to give small health facilities drugs

The National Medical Stores has vowed not to supply drugs to lower government health facilities in the next financial year if the government does not provide Shs 41 billion as requested. The General Manager NMS Moses Kamabare revealed his frustrations to the Parliament Health committee implicating the Ministry of Finance for failed financial support for […]

Two Finance ministry officials caught red-handed with Shs1.1billion bribe released on Shs8 million bail

Two Finance ministry officials caught red-handed with Shs1.1billion bribe released on Shs8 million bail

The two Finance ministry officials who were arrested for allegedly receiving a bribe of $333,200 (about Shs1.1b) from Guagzhou Dongsongh Energy Group(U)LTD have on Thursday been granted bail by Anti-corruption Chief Magistrate Agness Alum. Mr John Charles Ogol, the principal finance officer and Mr Geoffrey Turyamuhika alias Tumwine, a senior economist in the Finance ministry, late […]

American based 6’10, Darius Pegue makes debut for Uganda today

American based 6’10, Darius Pegue makes debut for Uganda today

Darius Pegue, a 28-year old Ugandan who has played basketball in the prestigious America National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) will be the main attraction as the Uganda National Men’s Basketball team, the Silverbacks start their bid to return to AfroBasket against Somalia on Monday, March 13. Pegue who went undrafted by the NBA in 2015 […]

Alebtong and Otuke get bigger courts of law

Alebtong and Otuke get bigger courts of law

With the ever rising rate of crime in Northern Uganda, government has moved to bring justice closer to the people. The Minister of Justice, Maj Gen Kahinda Otafiire through t new magistrate’s courts have been created in a statutory instrument 2017, has this week announced the creation of Alebtong and Otuke magistrate’s courts among others, […]

NSSF’s new marriage with whistleblowers

NSSF’s new marriage with whistleblowers

Year after year, there are continued allegations of fraud at the National Social Security Fund (NSSF) and members who contribute to the Fund get worried and frustrated. That the current NSSF leadership has stayed clear of major corruption allegations should not mean it is time to relax. Rather, the leadership has become more transparent, unveiling […]

Govt deploys emergence ambulances to counter Xmas accidents

Govt deploys emergence ambulances to counter Xmas accidents

As survivors narrate their ordeals from Kyenjojo KALITA bus accident and social media still awash with photos of the wreckage of the bus that was on Friday afternoon involved in the accident, the Ministry of Health has decided to act fast and save lives. They have deployed a fleet of fully equipped and staffed ambulances […]

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