School director commits suicide in classroom

School director commits suicide in classroom

Pupils and teachers of Karukata Parents Nursery and Primary School in Bunono village, Nyarushaje Sub-county were thrown into panic mode after discovering a dead body of their director in one of the classrooms. Mr Gakibayo Bindeeba is suspected to have committed suicide due to loans he had acquired yet his school had demands. Bindeeba’s body […]

Police intelligence boss kicked out of house over illegal possession

Police intelligence boss kicked out of house over illegal possession

The director of crime intelligence in the Uganda Police Col Ndahura Atwooki has been kicked out of a house in Kampala he has been illegally occupying. Col Ndahura has been occupying the house on Plot 16, Old Kampala Road since 2004 (13 years). The disputed property belongs to Mr Aneez Jaffer, the owner of Fairway […]

Makerere seeks to replace VC Ddumba Ssentamu

Makerere seeks to replace VC Ddumba Ssentamu

Makerere University has kicked off the search for a new Vice chancellor to replace Prof John Dumba Sentamu who assumed the office in September 2012 taking over from former presidential candidate in the 2016 elections Prof Venansius Baryamureeba. The Ugandan understands that the university council has today held a meeting to to put in place […]

Uganda-Australia Tourism relations gain momentum

Uganda-Australia Tourism relations gain momentum

The newly appointed Uganda’s tourism Ambassador to Australia Jo Wigg has registered tremendous achievements in her short period of appointment with many Australians committing themselves to visiting Uganda to discover its tourism potential. Since her appointment late January this year, Jo Wigg has spent most of her time speaking to families, organizations, companies and institutions […]

CCEDU trains observes ahead of by-elections

CCEDU trains observes ahead of by-elections

In preparation for the forthcoming by-elections in Aruu North constituency, Kamuli Municipality and  the Moroto Woman Member of Parliament, Citizen’s Coalition for Electoral Democracy in Uganda (CCEDU) has completed training a team of ten Long Term Observers (LTOs) at Biva Hotel in Pader district. CCEDU’s head of electoral process observation, Mr. Ivan Mwaka led the […]

Museveni advises Ugandans on safe sex

Museveni advises Ugandans on safe sex

President Museveni has used the International Women’s Day celebrations to advise Ugandans to go for blood checkups before having sexual intercourse with their partners in order to avoid disease transition. Mr Museveni who was speaking briefly about the prevention of Hepatitis B, advised Ugandans not to look for the disease which he said is like […]

Mayanja Nkangi praised for exemplary leadership

Mayanja Nkangi praised for exemplary leadership

The late Mayanja Nkangi has been praised as an incorruptible leader who should be an example to those in various leadership positions. Nkangi, a former prime minister in the Mengo government also held various positions in the central government. The reigning Buuganda premier Mr Charles Peter Mayiga said that it will take long to forget […]

Dr Bitekyerezo vows to crackdown on pharmacies selling harmful drugs

Dr Bitekyerezo vows to crackdown on pharmacies selling harmful drugs

The newly appointed board chairman of the National Drug Authority (NDA) Dr Medard Bitekyerezo has vowed to eliminate expired drugs from the Ugandan market by crackdown on pharmacies dealing in expired drugs. Dr Bitekyerezo, a medical professional said that the days of people who have been selling expired drugs to unsuspecting Ugandans are finished. The […]

Kasaija cries foul for missing out on oil cash as Muhakanizi apologises

Kasaija cries foul for missing out on oil cash as Muhakanizi apologises

Finance minister Matia Kasaija has expressed disappointment for not sharing on the Shs6billion presidential handshake. Mr Kasaija who appeared before the Parliamentary committee that is investigating the disputed payment and he revealed that the despite writing the letter requesting for Shs6b in supplementary budget, the minister never benefited a single shilling. “Categorically, I was not […]