M7 blocks MPs from flying out ahead of Age Limit debate

M7 blocks MPs from flying out ahead of Age Limit debate

As pressure piles on the ruling party, National Resistance Movement (NRM) to sail through the controversial age limit Bill, security at Entebbe airport has been ordered to turn away any NRM MPs seeking to fly out of the country top officials said. Observer quoted Joseph Muyomba Kasozi, the NRM caucus general secretary, in the coming […]

Pay raise for civil servants okayed, not without drama

Pay raise for civil servants okayed, not without drama

Cabinet has had some unconventional decisions in the last two years and the latest is set to be announced by Public Affairs minister Muruli Mukasa after the big shots sat for two full days deliberating on the approval pay raise for all public servants though when the the new wages will come to life remains […]

‘Museveni should brace for Mugabe-style shameful exit’

‘Museveni should brace for Mugabe-style shameful exit’

Zimbabweans begin a new week of uncertainty as the noon deadline for an ultimatum issued to leader Robert Mugabe to resign draws near and Kiira Municipality MP Ssemujju Nganda claims what is happening in Zimbabwe will soon come to Uganda. Hon. Nganda believes all long-serving African leaders (Museveni has been in power since 1986) will […]

Jack Pemba bankrolls Mutoto’s White and Gold party

Jack Pemba bankrolls Mutoto’s White and Gold party

It is at this time of the year that you will see different kinds of “coloured” theme night parties in the different classy bars of Kampala. And city tycoon Jack Pemba of Pemba Sports Africa is sponsoring Williams Bugeme a.k.a Boss Mutoto’s end of year celebration party at a tune of Shs10 million to take […]

Kamya wants to ‘poison’ KCCA councillors, Lord Mayor claims

Kamya wants to ‘poison’ KCCA councillors, Lord Mayor claims

Kampala Lord Mayor Erias Lukwago has opposed a move by Kampala Minister Beti Kamya to take councillors to National Leadership Institute, Kyankwazi for political education. In a letter dated October 31st and addressed to Kampala Capital City Executive Director, Jennifer Musisi, Kamya says the councillors have been admitted for a leadership programme that will take […]

Munyonyo hosts Sunday Soul performances

Munyonyo hosts Sunday Soul performances

Hippy residents of Munyonyo, Muyenga, Kibuli, Kabalagala, Bunga suburbs of Kampala were on Sunday joined at the lakeside by friends in the perfect end to the week. Revelers lounged around Speke Resort Munyonyo and Whitehead Communications presented to them Sunday Soul; with live performances from Uganda’s rising stars and most authentic of Afro-soul Kenneth Mugabi, […]

Age limit: DP’s Mao runs to High Court

Age limit: DP’s Mao runs to High Court

Democratic Party has decided to head to the High Court challenging the proceedings of age limit bill in Parliament. Addressing journalists in Kampala party President Norbert Mao revealed that the case will be filed tomorrow by a team of DP lawyers lead by Alex Waiswa Mufumbiro. According to Mao, the case hinges on the fact […]

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 […]

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