Foot and Mouth disease kills hundreds of animals in Bugisu

Foot and Mouth disease kills hundreds of animals in Bugisu

There is a confirmed outbreak of the Foot and Mouth disease in the four districts in Bugisu Region. The affected districts are Mbale, Manafwa, Namisindwa and Bududa. Dr. Felix Odongo, the Bududa District Veterinary Officer, says the disease was first noticed in Bumasete and Bududa sub counties on Friday last week. He explains that to […]

Final o’level exams kickoff

Final o’level exams kickoff

At least 326, 149 Senior Four students are being examined for the Uganda Certificate of Education (UCE)that have started today (Oct 16) as students sit for their first paper, Physics Practice and Art . The government programme, Universal Secondary Education (USE) has registered 151,894 candidates, representing 46.6 per cent of the students sitting UCE. UCE […]

Museveni replaces deceased Kyabihende with Brigadier Dick Olum

Museveni replaces deceased Kyabihende with Brigadier Dick Olum

Brigadier Dick Prit Olum has been posted as the country’s Defence Advisor in Kinshasa in neighboring Democratic Republic of Congo. He replaces replacing Brig. Geoffrey ‘Taban’ Kyabihende who passed away in early August this year. The Commander in Chief of the armed forces, H.E  President Yoweri Museveni has made changes in the Uganda People Defense […]

Prof. Mamdani embroiled in PHD, ‘female student scandal at Makerere’

Prof. Mamdani embroiled in PHD, ‘female student scandal at Makerere’

Fresh trouble is brewing at Makerere Institute of Social Research – MISR. Dr. James Ocita, a lecturer in the Literature Department, says the institute could crumble soon due to mismanagement.  In a six page memo emailed to all staff at the institute on September 13, 2016, Dr. Ocita accuses Prof. Mahmood Mamdani, the Executive Director […]

Late students admitted by Makerere

Late students admitted by Makerere

Coming from a difficult season, Makerere University will work out a special arrangement to ensure that about 400 students who have admitted on five degree programmes that were advertised late catch up with other first year students who reported on August 12. This follows the University releasing the new list more than six weeks after […]

Why Abiriga urinated on Ministry of Finance fence

Why Abiriga urinated on Ministry of Finance fence

The Arua Municipality Member of Parliament, Ibrahim Abiriga, has admitted urinating in public outside the Finance Ministry. “Yesterday, I was badly off. I wanted to urinate… I was urinating,” Mr Abiriga said in a television interview. Asked why he had relieved himself on the ministry’s fence, Mr Abiriga said: “Why not, why not? I was […]

BESIGYE ARREST: Opposition honcho ferried to Nagalama police station

BESIGYE ARREST: Opposition honcho ferried to Nagalama police station

Police led by Kampala Central Police Station (DPC) Joseph Bakaleke have towed a Land Cruiser V8 that was carrying former Forum for Democratic Change (FDC) presidential candidate Dr Kizza Besigye into Kampala Central Police Station, forcefully made him disembark from it and bundle into a Nagalama-bound van, eyewitnesses said. Dr. Besigye was arrested at at […]

Age-limit missing on Tuesday Parliament order paper, Police, army besiege Kampala

Age-limit missing on Tuesday Parliament order paper, Police, army besiege Kampala

A copy of today’s (Sept 26) Parliament order paper shows presidential #agelimit debate is not among the items to be discussedahead of the anticipated motion for a constitutional amendment to lift the cap on the presidential age limit However, the order paper can be adjusted after consultations with the Speaker of Parliament. But media this […]

Ugandans called for free yellow fever vaccination at #MyTaxesWork

Ugandans called for free yellow fever vaccination at #MyTaxesWork

National Medical Stores (NMS) is conducting free yellow fever vaccination at the Uganda Revenue Authority organized its 12th edition of the Taxpayers’ Appreciation Week in Kampala. The free-entry event to all, which is scheduled to take place from September 27 to 29 at Kololo ceremonial grounds, National Medical Stores (NMS) will be conducting free yellow […]

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