Buganda attacks Museveni gov’t over handling of anti age-limit MPs

Buganda attacks Museveni gov’t over handling of anti age-limit MPs

The centralist Buganda kingdom government has released an official statement on the events that took place in parliament this week. Fighting broke out in Uganda’s parliament for two days between lawmakers pushing for a change in laws to remove age limits for presidential candidates and those opposing it. At least 25 MPs opposed to the […]

Uganda launches new list of antibiotics, updates HIV, cancer, TB medicines

Uganda launches new list of antibiotics, updates HIV, cancer, TB medicines

The Ministry of Health has launched the Essential Medicines and Health Supplies List for Uganda 2016 and its Clinical Guidelines for 2016 to include new recommendations on which antibiotics to use for common infections and which to use for the most serious conditions. New drugs for HIV, hepatitis C, tuberculosis, and leukemia have also been […]

Latest gin makes Kampala entry

Latest gin makes  Kampala entry

As government plans to pronounce itself on the ban on sachet alcohol, a new gin has hit the market. Traders and the community around Kikuubo Market in downtown Kampala were on Friday afternoon treated to a purple date as Gabana Gin was launched in the area. Retailing at UGX1,000, Gabana, which means to ‘share’ in […]

Uganda judges end strike

Uganda judges end strike

Judicial officers Wednesday ended the nearly- half month strike they had started to denounce what they consider “unresolved welfare issues” by the government, a statement by the Uganda Judicial Officers Association (UJOA) said. The president of the Uganda Judicial Officers Association (UJOA), Mr Godfrey Kaweesa told TheUgandan they have agreed to defer industrial action until […]

Uganda ready for 2017 Jamafest Cultural Festival

Uganda ready for 2017 Jamafest Cultural Festival

This year’s East Africa arts and culture festival also known as Jumuiya ya Afrika Mashariki Utamaduni Festival (JAMAFEST) scheduled to be held at the Kololo Ceremonial Grounds in Kampala, Uganda from September 7 and 15, 2017, under the theme Culture and creative industries: An Engine for unity and Employment Creation. Attracting participants from the six […]

Jinja gets a taste of Coco

Jinja gets a taste of Coco

Jinja was for obvious reasons the preferred destination given the long entertainment weekend that had been scheduled in the area. The NyegeNyege Festival was in the zone and thousands of partiers thronged the River Nile district. Uganda Waragi Coconut took advantage and set the stage for an exciting holiday with a mega party at Laftaz […]

NWSC shares plans to accelerate service delivery during the 4th Customer Connect BARAZA

NWSC shares plans to accelerate service delivery during the 4th Customer Connect BARAZA

In line with the corporation’s 5 year strategic direction, the National Water and Sewerage Corporation hosted its stakeholders and customers to a feedback and customer connect session at the NWSC International Resource Center Bugolobi. The Corporation directors; Dr. Rose Kaggwa (Director Business and Scientific services), General Manager Kampala Water Eng Andrew Sekayizzi, Director Commercial and […]

Makerere don weighs in on Kenya elections

Makerere don weighs in on Kenya elections

Political analysts are calling on the Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to work towards an all-inclusive Kenya in the after math of the just concluded Kenyan election. Kenyans voted along tribal lines, a trend that Makerere University History Don Mwanbutsya Ndebesa says has hugely distorted democracy in the East African Country. Ndebesa says Kenyatta needs to […]

Besigye, Mayor Lukwago donate Shs5m to victims of Kibuuye Timber Yard fire

Besigye, Mayor Lukwago donate Shs5m to victims of Kibuuye Timber Yard fire

Former presidential candidate Dr. Kizza Besigye and Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago on Monday donated Shs5 million to victims of the recent Kibuuye Timber Yard fire. The politicians alongside Rubaga Division Mayor Owek. Joyce Ssebugwawo, Buhweju County MP Hon. Mwijukye Francis, Lord Councillor Damba Ddamba Ismail Kisuze, Rubaga Deputy Mayor Mulangira Asuman Ntale among others […]

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