Rival camps fight as Doctors’ strike continues

Rival camps fight as  Doctors’ strike continues

The Uganda Medical Workers Union has sued striking doctors and medical practitioners for engaging in an illegal industrial action. The union has also sued the President of the Uganda Medical Association, Dr. Ekwaro Ebuku and Workers MP Dr. Sam Lyomoki, demanding for damages resulting from announcing a strike without following the prescribed legal procedures. According […]

Caritas Uganda calls for agricultural extension to more villages

Caritas Uganda calls for agricultural extension to more villages

A new study by Caritas Uganda, an arm of Uganda Episcopal Conference/ Uganda Catholic Secretariat together with the Uganda Farmers Common Voice Platform highlights a co-relation between agricultural extension services and the performance of other sectors of the economy in Uganda such as Health, Trade and Industry, Water and Environment. Unveiled last week, the report […]

Ankole Land Grabbers Are Too Intimidating, claims Justice Bamugemereire

Ankole Land Grabbers Are Too Intimidating, claims Justice Bamugemereire

The head of the Commission of Inquiry into land matters, Justice Catherine Bamugemereire has noted with concern that the Commission has never seen the kind of intimidation and threats to witnesses as is the case in the Region of Ankole. The Commission on Wednesday morning started late because they had received information that the witnesses […]

Lt. Col. Ndahura Atwooki is 2nd most powerful man in Uganda Police

Lt. Col. Ndahura Atwooki is 2nd most powerful man in Uganda Police

The Uganda Police Flying Squad Unit (FSU) has been transferred to Naguru-based Directorate of Crime Intelligence under the charge of Lt Col Ndahura Atwooki Birakurataki, TheUgandan understands. Lt Col Ndahura is a former commander in the Presidential Protection Unit (PPU), now Special Forces Command (SFC). This comes after two top Police officers Joel Aguma and […]

Fresh Marburg infections hit Kween, govt reports

Fresh Marburg infections hit Kween, govt reports

The Ministry of Health has said more people continue affected by  Marburg outbreak in Kween District, eastern Uganda. A statement issued by the ministry’s Public Relations Officer Ms Vivian Serwanjja said on Friday that there are currently 4 cases – two confirmed, one suspected and one probable case. The two confirmed and one probable case […]

URA lauds Sudhir properties for rental tax compliance

URA lauds Sudhir properties for rental tax compliance

Kampala property mogul Sudhir Ruparelia’s obedience to the law has been vindicated by Uganda Revenue Authority (URA), leading the country’s non-individual rental income taxpayers. In a statement on Tuesday, the tax body said Meera Investments, a real estate company owned by Sudhir leads Uganda’s non-individual rental income taxpayers while the businessman   also comes second among […]

Age limit : Reverend’s son tortured by Police

Age limit : Reverend’s son tortured by Police

Rukungiri Magistrates Court was on Wednesday awed after a Forum for Democratic Change  activist Joseph Bamushanjire Jr. claimed he was allegedly tortured by police  while in custody. Joseph, identified as  the son of renowned Canon Bamushanjire, was arrested together with other two activists while being led to court displayed blood stained clothes.  He has been held at Rukungiri […]

Equity opens Buganda Road branch to grow its business

Equity opens Buganda Road branch to grow its business

Equity Bank Uganda on Monday opened a new corporate and investment banking branch along Buganda Road dubbed the Supreme Banking. The Kenyan commercial bank is eyeing the fast growing corporate and investment banking business in Uganda. The new branch, Equity’s 32nd branch across the country has been described as ‘an exclusive banking outlet’ and targeting […]